Water Intrusion Expert Witnesses

Water intrusion expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on water intrusion. The water intrusion expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Appraisal & Valuation, Architecture, Building Inspection, Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, HVAC, Land Surveying, Landscape Design, Mechanical Engineering, Premises Liability, Real Estate, Slip Trip & Fall, and Structural Engineering.

Marcor G. Platt, SE, PE, PMP Precision Systems Engineering

Mesa, Arizona
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Forensic engineering, construction defect evaluation and repair, structural failure analysis, structural retrofits, structural building codes, fall protection anchorage, project management, fire damage analysis, water intrusion, electrical transmission line structures, impact structural damage
Mr. Marcor Platt is a licensed civil and/or structural engineer in 16 states - namely Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Washington. He provides expert opinion reports and testimony for structural and civil projects involving both forensic engineering and design engineering. He has conducted over 550 forensic investigations involving roof failures, wall failures, foundation damage, corrosion, or other forms of damage resulting from rain, hail, wind, snow, tornado, lightning, fire, volcano, tropical storm, vehicle impact, or other natural or man-made events. He has testified at depositions and trials regarding post-tensioned slab adequacy to resist punching shear, project cost estimates, structural adequacy to resist wind forces, truss repair versus replacement, and other topics. Mr. Platt has structural/civil engineering and project management experience across the ...

James H Cantrell, CPM, CAM Cantrell Associates

San Francisco, California
Real Estate - Property management, Broker, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, Condominiums, office, slip/trip/fall, maintenance, water intrusion, mold, personal injury,security, management standard of care, due diligence, real estate property management, real estate disputes,
Mr. Cantrell is currently active in day to day property management. He is a California Real Estate Broker, a Certified Property Manager (CPM) and a Condominium Association Manager (CAM) in the state of Florida. He is an expert in all aspects of Real Estate including Property Management of Residential, Commercial, Condominiums and Homeowners Associations, Shopping Centers. Expert in Standards of Care, property damage, personal injury, habitability, landlord/tenant, maintenance, air quality and mold issues, receiverships, lease interpretation, partnership agreements, trust properties, child molestation. An IREM instructor teaching throughout the US , Russia and Poland. Recipient 1987 Frank Lyons award-CPM of the year, CPM Emeritus 2011, President IREM San Francisco, IREM SF instructor of the year 2001, 2007 nd 2013 Lloyd Hanford Jr Distinguished Faculty award IREM. Featured speaker National Facility Management and Technology Conference-Chicago 2007 and Baltimore 2008, 2009. C...

Stephen George Landscapes West (Urban Landscapes & Consulting, Inc. )

San Diego, California
Construction Defects, Landscape Design - landscape, landscape construction defects, landscape design & construction, irrigation, landscape drainage, water intrusion, landscape personal injury, arboriculture, property line dispute, landscape standard of care
California Landscape Contractor - Lic. #389976 & #961442 Certified Segmented Retaining Wall Installer - CSRW1 Certified Concrete Paver Installer ICPI Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute Specialist Course - Permeable Paver Installation ICPI Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute MWEL Mastering Water Efficient Landscapes CLCA California Landscape Contractors Association & The Metropolitan Water District Belgard Hardscapes Belgard Authorized Contractor Certificate of Authenticity Memberships: CLCA California Landscape Contractors Assoc. IR Irrigation Association ISA International Society of Arboriculture ICPI Interlocking Concrete Pavement Assoc. NCMA National Concrete Masonry Association PTCA Professional Tree Care Association of San Diego BBB Better Business Bureau * A+ rating Awards: California Landscape Contractors Association Residential Design & Build Resi...

Robert S. Griswold, CRE, CPM, CCIM, MSBA Griswold Real Estate Management, Inc.

San Diego, California
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Property management, broker, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, slip/trip/fall, maintenance inspection, water intrusion, mold, health & safety, personal injury
Robert Griswold specializes in: * Currently active as a day-to-day hands-on practitioner, consultant and expert in all aspects of real estate (except valuation). Serves as a consultant or expert witness in standards of care, standards of practice, best practices, and custom and practice for real estate transactions, property management/ownership and fiduciary duty issues for all types of residential and commercial real estate – management, operations, maintenance, health & safety, habitability, mold, water intrusion, personal injury, trip & fall, premises liability, property inspection, broker or agent failure to disclose; misrepresentation; negligence/fraud & association board duties, & real estate receivership. * Certified Property Manager (CPM), CRE, ARM, CCIM, PCAM, CCAM, GRI * Real estate expert for NBC News This Weekend (NBC 7/39 San Diego) * Author - Property Management Kit for Dummies and Property Management for Dummies * Co-Author - Real Estate Investing for Dummies; M...

John L. Heinaman Heinaman Advisors LLC

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Construction, Construction Defects - Building Envelope, Glass & Glazing, Glass Contracting, Windows, Exterior Wall Systems, Construction Defects, Building Inspection, Glass & Aluminum Systems, Water Intrusion, Claims Resolution, Curtain Wall Installation, Contract Glazing, Project Management
John Heinaman is Managing Principal of the Consulting Collaborative West Coast office in Orange County, CA. John has experienced 56 years of working with companies in the glass industry, including a 25 year career with sales and management positions with PPG industries, executive positions with Model Glass Company and 28 years as President and CEO of Heinaman Contract Glazing, with facilities in Lake Forest, CA and Las Vegas, NV. As an entrepreneur starting his business, he has always been a firm believer that the use of a business coach and consultant is a wise investment in improving the function and the results of a business. The business of Heinaman Contract Glazing grew from a small start-up company to having annual revenues of almost $50 million, including a single complex project including custom designed glass and aluminum systems for exterior and interior applications, with a value of $22 million. This work was managed by an on-site team to closely coordinate with the a...

John J Rohosky, AIA

San Francisco, California
Architecture, Construction - Failure Analysis, Slip, Trip & Fall, Accident Reconstruction, Building Codes, ADA, Construction Defects, Water Intrusion, Cost to Repair, Standard of Care (architects, contractors), Construction Administration, Remedial Construction Documents, Life Safety Issues
Construction litigation consulting; court appearance, testimony and detailed site investigations, remedial cost estimates, detailed reports, deposition and declarations (MSJ), construction scenario reconstruction, damage assessment due to fire, flood, wind or earthquake, visual presentation, models and videos. Construction documents and contract administration services for any remedial work upon request.

Andrew R. Zimbaldi, MBA Kidder Mathews

Irvine, California
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Property management, brokerage, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, slip and fall, premises liability, maintenance, standards of care, disclosure, owner and broker disclosure, personal injury, mold, bedbugs, water intrusion, health and safety, personal injury, fiduciary duty, fraud, receivership.
Currently active as the Senior Vice President of Asset Management Services for Kidder Mathews: one of the largest commercial and property management brokerage firms in the western United States. In excess of seventy million square feet of assets under management. Serves as an expert witness in property management, standards of care, brokerage, owner and agent disclosure, premises liability, water intrusion, mold, bedbugs, personal injury, health and safety, fiduciary duty, and most all aspects of the real estate industry.

Craig L Moskowitz, PE, MBA, MS CLM Engineering Associates, LLC

Stamford, Connecticut
Premises Liability, Construction Defects - OSHA, construction, slips/trips/falls, storm damage, water intrusion, roofing systems, warranty inspections, civil engineering, structural engineering, building collapse, property condition assessment, building codes, forensic engineering, engineering expert, construction accidents, personal injury
Since 2010, the President and Managing Member of CLM Engineering Associates, LLC, which concentrates its focus on forensic engineering/expert witness work for the insurance industry and legal community. In addition, we offer construction management, civil engineering and building inspection services. Prior experience includes extensive construction management work on both commercial and residential projects. Performed safety inspections on both civilian and military projects through application of OSHA regulations. Designed drainage systems for the government while an officer with the United States military. Cost estimating for various projects exceeding $500 million. Design document creation and management of high-rise construction in Manhattan. marketplace. Management of telecommunications projects for Verizon in Manhattan including CPM schedule creation and updating. Directed and managed all water distribution system and sewer system work while working as a contractor to th...

Alfonso E. Alzamora, PE, CGC GCI Consultants, LLC

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Construction Defects - Building Enclosures, Exterior Walls and Cladding Systems, Fenestrations and Glazing Systems, Waterproofing Systems, Roofing Systems, Water Intrusion Investigations, and Wind Damage Investigations
I am a Professional Engineer and a Certified General Contractor with 20 years of consulting and engineering experience, specializing in the design, evaluation, inspection and testing of building envelope systems, including exterior wall claddings, fenestrations, waterproofing and roofing systems, for new and existing structures. I am a member of various industry organizations and an accredited LEED professional. I have worked on hundreds of projects throughout North America and the Caribbean. I enjoy providing technical expertise on all types of building projects to develop and construct high performance building enclosure systems. I have extensive experience conducting forensic evaluations on buildings with envelope performance problems, that often lead to remedial design and management of restoration programs and expert witness testimony.

James H Cantrell, CPM, CAM Cantrell Associates

Florida
Real Estate - Property management, Broker, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, Condominiums, office, slip/trip/fall, maintenance, water intrusion, mold, personal injury,security, management standard of care, due diligence, real estate property management, real estate disputes,
Mr. Cantrell is currently active in day to day property management. He is a California Real Estate Broker, a Certified Property Manager (CPM) and a Condominium Association Manager (CAM) in the state of Florida. He is an expert in all aspects of Real Estate including Property Management of Residential, Commercial, Condominiums and Homeowners Associations, Shopping Centers. Expert in Standards of Care, property damage, personal injury, habitability, landlord/tenant, maintenance, air quality and mold issues, receiverships, lease interpretation, partnership agreements, trust properties, child molestation. An IREM instructor teaching throughout the US , Russia and Poland. Recipient 1987 Frank Lyons award-CPM of the year, CPM Emeritus 2011, President IREM San Francisco, IREM SF instructor of the year 2001, 2007 nd 2013 Lloyd Hanford Jr Distinguished Faculty award IREM. Featured speaker National Facility Management and Technology Conference-Chicago 2007 and Baltimore 2008, 2009. C...

David Erik Chase, AIA CHASE A+EP, pc.

West Palm Beach, Florida
Architecture, Construction Defects - standard of reasonable care, construction defects, contract disputes, water intrusion, water leakage, mold, betterment, errors and omissions, copyright infringement, wrongful death, ADA Accessibility Guidelines, insurance issues, arbitration, mediation, expert witness
ARCHITECT : ARBITRATOR : MEDIATOR : EXPERT WITNESS President of CHASE A+EP, pc., & Forensic Architecture: Plaintiff and Defendant®, Mr. Chase is an Architect who was the former long-term President and CEO of the 5th largest Architectural Firm in the United States. With a Master of Science degree in Architecture from Columbia University, he has been personally responsible for approximately $1 billion of constructed projects. Since 2003, Mr. Chase has provided professional services as an experienced design/construction Expert Witness, Mediator, and Arbitrator. In his 55+ year career, this diverse professional experience regarding contract and design/construction disputes, opining in 17+ depositions for over 100 past and present case assignments in 10 states, has guided Mr. Chase in providing a cautious and unwavering commitment to factual, thorough, efficient, and reliable Expert Services. Based on this foundation of design, technical and practical building experience, he has serv...

Ernesto A Guerrero South Dixie Contractors, Inc.

Miami, Florida
Building Inspection, Appraisal & Valuation - General contractor, roofing contractor, plumbing contractor, mold assessor, mold remediator, insurance adjuster, wind damage, hurricane damage, tile roof, plumbing, cause and origin, water intrusion, storm created openings, residential, commercial, industrial, mitigation, estimating, roofer, plumber
Florida All-Lines Independent Adjuster – License # P035592 Certified General Contractor – CGC1525515 Certified General Contractor – CGC1529840 Certified Roofing Contractor – CCC1331420 Certified Plumbing Contractor – CFC1429932 Mold Assessor – MRSA2546 Mold Remediator – MRSR2742 Handled high volume of personal lines and commercial losses related to catastrophic windstorms, non-catastrophe claims, mediations, and appraisals. Chosen by numerous insurance companies to handle over 500 appraisal assignments. Performed more than 4,800 detailed roof inspections of hurricane damaged homes. Highly skilled in site inspection and determination of claim validity, damage, and repair costs. Evaluated residential, commercial, and governmental structures, buildings, roads, parks, and golf courses. Experience with losses including fire, water, vandalism, vehicle impact, theft, mold, and sinkholes. Regularly inspect, investigate, and document losses and advise client of scope and proper reserve amou...

Jason Keen Keen Construction and Inspections Inc.

Tampa , Florida
Construction, Building Inspection - General Contractor, Commercial and residential shell contracting, Concrete, Product defect, Construction management, Contracts, Quality control, Insurance inspections, Failure analysis, Permit research, Unpermitted construction activity, Water intrusion, Construction Defects
State licensed general contractor CBC-1254501 State licensed building inspector HI-9654 Construction company owner since 1997 Commercial resteraunt construction. Municipal Bridge repair. Municipal fire station construction. Residential new construction. Commercial and residential property inspections. Construction consultant.

Tony DiNicola, AIA, RID, APA TONY DiNICOLA ARCHITECT

Louisiana
Architecture, Slip Trip & Fall - Forensic Architecture, Architectural Design, Construction Defects, Design Defects, Accessibility Design, ADA, Fair Housing, Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS), Plan Reviews, Inspections, Fair Housing Design Standards, Cause and Origin, Water Intrusion, Roofing Failures, Building Codes, Zoning,
Mr. DiNicola has over 40 years of experience in all phases of Architecture, Construction, Forensic Architecture, Expert Witness and Accessibility (ADA and Fair Housing). Mr. DiNicola has 20 years of teaching experience. Mr. DiNicola offers forensic consulting in the Following areas EXPERT WITNESS: Reports and Presentations, Certificates of Merit, Depositions and Testimony ANALYSIS OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES: Architect’s Standard of Care, Architect’s Errors and Omissions, Pre-Construction Services Facility Programing, Design, Bidding Services, Construction Services, Construction Administration and Post-Construction Services AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: ADA Violations, Texas Accessibility Standards (Plan Reviews and Site Inspections), Site and Building Accessibility Compliance FAIR HOUSING: Compliance with Fair Housing design requirements CODES AND ORDINANCES: Compliance with Building Codes, Local Ordinances, Industry Standards, ADA and Fair Housing BUILDING FAILURES: An...

Jeffrey A Martin Fortress 'Building Envelope Consulting, Inc.

Raleigh, North Carolina
Building Inspection, Construction Defects - Roofing, EIFS, Waterproofing, Flashing, AAMA, Water Testing, Building Envelope, Wall defects, Water Intrusion, RRC, Roofing Defects, Roofing Failures, Infrared Thermography, Tramex, EIFS Inspector, Adhered Stone, Plaza Deck, Balcony, Sheet Metal, Curtain Wall.
Registered Roof Consultant (International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants) Registered Roof Observer (International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants) Construction Document Technologist (Construction Specification Institute) Level One Infrared Thermographer Certified EIFS Inspector (Association of Walls and Ceilings) Certified EIFS Inspector and Level I and II Inspector (Exterior Design Institute) Adhered Stone Certification (Exterior Design Institute) After growing up in a family run commercial roofing business (3rd generation), I have over 35 years experience in the roofing, sheet metal, and construction industry. My knowledge includes all phases of roofing (Single ply, TPO, EPDM, Modified Bitumen, Built-up Coal Tar, PVC, Shingles, Metal Roofing, Clay Tile, and Slate) as well as related sheet metal work. I also perform wall and waterproofing design, observation, and inspections. This includes the AAMA window water testing (E-1105) as well as the AAMA spray...

Tony DiNicola, AIA, RID, APA TONY DiNICOLA ARCHITECT

Fort Worth, Texas
Architecture, Slip Trip & Fall - Forensic Architecture, Architectural Design, Construction Defects, Design Defects, Accessibility Design, ADA, Fair Housing, Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS), Plan Reviews, Inspections, Fair Housing Design Standards, Cause and Origin, Water Intrusion, Roofing Failures, Building Codes, Zoning,
Mr. DiNicola has over 40 years of experience in all phases of Architecture, Construction, Forensic Architecture, Expert Witness and Accessibility (ADA and Fair Housing). Mr. DiNicola has 20 years of teaching experience. Mr. DiNicola offers forensic consulting in the Following areas EXPERT WITNESS: Reports and Presentations, Certificates of Merit, Depositions and Testimony ANALYSIS OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES: Architect’s Standard of Care, Architect’s Errors and Omissions, Pre-Construction Services Facility Programing, Design, Bidding Services, Construction Services, Construction Administration and Post-Construction Services AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: ADA Violations, Texas Accessibility Standards (Plan Reviews and Site Inspections), Site and Building Accessibility Compliance FAIR HOUSING: Compliance with Fair Housing design requirements CODES AND ORDINANCES: Compliance with Building Codes, Local Ordinances, Industry Standards, ADA and Fair Housing BUILDING FAILURES: An...

D. Reid Middlebrooks, PE Apollo BBC

Houston, Texas
Mechanical Engineering, HVAC - Building Science, Insulation, Building Assessment, HVAC, Water Intrusion, Design Flaw/Defect/Failure, Condensation, Buildings, Forensic Analysis, Building Envelope, Building Forensics, Humidity Control
Mr. Middlebrooks is an experienced mechanical engineer specializing in evaluating failures of HVAC systems and their impact on wall and roof assemblies. He regularly provides opinions based on analysis of cooling and dehumidification design strategies and the occurrence of condensation on surfaces such as insulated pipes and within wall systems.

Gordon A Shepperd, PE Apollo BBC

Houston, Texas
Construction Defects, Building Inspection - Air Leakage, Air Barrier, Building Envelope, Cladding, Water Intrusion, Exterior Wall System, Insulation, Roofing, Vapor Barriers, Waterproofing, Windows, Window Testing
Mr. Shepperd is a building enclosure specialist focusing on the design, construction, and repairs of roofing, walls, and windows. He provides opinions related to causes of failures in building enclosure systems, utilizing his experience with design, construction observations, in-situ testing, and computational simulation.

Guy Wayne Sledge, P.E., P.L.S., EXW℠ GWS Engineering Consultants, LLC

Spring, Texas
Civil Engineering, Land Surveying - Specializing in Louisiana, Texas and surrounding states. Subdivision Design, Drainage Issues, Right-of-way Acquisition, Natural Drainage, Water Intrusion, Boundary Disputes, Pavement Issues, Earthwork, Benchmarks, Joint Design, Land Development, Fema Maps, Encroachments, Civil Site Development
G. Wayne Sledge, P.E., P.L.S., EXW℠ has extensive experience in contract administration, Drainage Impact Studies, utility design, right-of-way plans, contract document preparation, rezoning, construction supervision and inspection, and preliminary and final design for such projects as subdivisions, municipal and state projects, athletic facilities, railroads, industrial parks, commercial developments, boundary surveying, property line disputes, benchmark issues, construction stakeout and topographic survey. He has provided expert witness services for over forty-five (45) years involving: subdivision design, water intrusion, slope failure, drainage/flood, grading, retention/detention basins, contract administration, pavement failure, utility pipe breakage, benchmark issues and boundary issues for over 142 cases. Registered Professional Engineer Civil Engineering (LA) Registered Professional Engineer Environmental Engineering (LA) Registered Professional Land Surveyor (LA) Regist...