Curt M Freedman, PE, CEM, CEA, LEED AP Expert Witness

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Contact Information

  • Additional States: Connecticut and New York
  • Company: CMF Engineering Inc
  • Phone: (413) 567-1175
  • Website: www.CurtFreedman.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Engineering and HVAC

Specialty Focus: HVAC, Carbon-monoxide incidents, HVAC design, Winter Freeze-ups, Pipe failures, Industrial accidents, Appliance malfunctions, Fire sprinkler system malfunctions, Solar panel failures, Electrical equipment failures, Building assessments, Wind/flood damage, Fork lift/machine accident evaluations

Education: BSME, Lehigh University; MSEM, Western New England University

Years in Practice: 30

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 5


Additional Information

Provide professional engineering consulting services for the residential, commercial, and industrial sector. Design, engineer, and construct HVAC systems, plumbing systems, and utility conservation products; boiler and chiller design. Evaluate building mechanical and structural infrastructure. Provide forensic engineering services for attorneys and the insurance industry. Advocate for utility conservation and more equitable electric, natural gas, water, and sewer tariffs. STATES OF ENGINEERING REGISTRATION Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), The Association of Energy Engineers. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED® AP), U.S. Green Building Council. Tau Beta Pi (τβπ) ~ Engineering honor society. PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFILIATIONS: ~ Association of Energy Engineers (AEE); ~ The Association of Heating Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE); ~ Building Officials & Code Administrators International, Inc. (BOCA); ~ The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Past President, Western Mass. Section 1989-1991. ~ The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) ~ The National Academy of Forensic Engineers, “Senior Member” Western New England University - Instruct Alternative Energy Systems Design and Energy Management courses, and develop and manage the Outdoor Green Energy Laboratory. Additional specialties include: 1) Solar glare evaluation for vehicle accident causation; 2) Evaluation of solar glare to abutters caused by solar panels; 3) Site/design, performance evaluation of thermal or photovoltaic solar panel systems; 4) Low-E Glass reflective sunlight: -Solar fires; -Melted vinyl siding; -Blistered vehicle paint, fires;