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William R. Acorn, P.E., DFE, FASHRAE, CFLC Acorn Consulting Services

Scottsdale, Arizona
Engineering Expert Witness, HVAC Expert Witness - HVAC and Refrigeration, Process and Power Piping, Plumbing Systems, Standard of Care in Design and Construction, Chemical Exposures in the Workplace, Cleanroom Design and Performance, Codes and Standards, Patent and Trade Secret Disputes, Data Centers
William R. Acorn is founder of Acorn Consulting Services, LLC, an engineering firm. As a consulting mechanical engineer, Bill provides project analysis, forensic reconstructions and litigation support services relating to the design, delivery and functioning of high-tech manufacturing facilities, semiconductor fabrication facilities, institutional laboratories, data centers, health care facilities and a variety of commercial buildings. He is a recognized expert in the evaluation of deficiencies in HVAC systems, cleanrooms, piping systems, refrigeration systems, construction defects and building and fire code compliance. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants. Bill has more than 40 years of experience as a professional engineer and owner's agent and is a recognized expert in assessing, evaluating, remediating and providing testimony on complex project design, construction and operational matters. His consulting expertise has been influential in shaping approaches to code compli...
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Scott Friesen, P.E. Ivey Engineering, Inc.

San Diego, California
Engineering Expert Witness, Plumbing Expert Witness - HVAC, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, piping, fire sprinkler, fire alarms, defects, claims, injury, mechanical, design, construction, energy management, HVAC, design, plumbing design, construction defects, design errors, failure analysis, design, fire suppression, life safety.
Ivey Engineering, Inc. (IEI) is an HVAC, plumbing, process piping, fire sprinkler and energy management consulting firm. The firm performs design work, forensic analysis, expert witness consulting, product liability, and construction claims consulting. The staff is comprised of professional engineers, former construction executives and service and repair professionals. We are licensed engineers and licensed contractors. We know what it takes to design, bid and construct projects. Contact Rush Porter, Director of Business Development, for information.
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Michael D Haughey, P.E. Silvertip Integrated Engineering Consultants

Westminster, Colorado
HVAC Expert Witness, Plumbing Expert Witness - Engineering-Mechanical, Fire Protection, Energy Conservation, Sustainability, Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation, Heating, Cooling, Air Conditioning, Fire Sprinklers
Mechanical Engineer, 45 years HVAC, Plumbing, & Fire Protection engineering design, facilities engineering, energy analysis, systems commissioning, troubleshooting, expert witness subconsultant 30+ projects, and sustainability consulting. Presented over 54 seminars to organizations in the HVAC field. Past President and current Director Rocky Mountain Chapter ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers); Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) Board of Directors and Secretary; US Green Building Council (USGBC) - Colorado Board of Directors, Programs Coordinator, and Greenbuild 2006 Host Committee Chair. 28 year member of Toastmasters; Member Colorado Earthquake Hazard Mitigation Council; Past member: AIA Colorado Committee on the Environment, AEE, RMAEE. Keynote Speaker for the Rocky Mountain Chapter ASHRAE 2004 Annual Tech Conference.
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Gerard J. Rauth, PE Landmark Facilities Group, Inc.

Norwalk, Connecticut
Engineering Expert Witness, Failure Analysis Expert Witness - Air Conditioning, Building Inspections, Building Code Analysis, Design Errors & Omissions, Damage Assessments, Fire Suppression Detection & Alarm, HVAC, Heating, Indoor Air Quality, Insurance Investigations, Plumbing, Ventilation
Mr. Rauth is a principal of Landmark Facilities Group, Inc., a Professional Engineering corporation in Connecticut. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in both Mechanical and Fire Protection Engineering and is registered in NY, NJ, CT, DE, PA, VT, ME, & NC. He has 25 years of consulting, design and construction administration experience in mechanical, HVAC, plumbing and fire protection systems for commercial, institutional and high end residential buildings. He is the author of system assessment, failure analysis and damage assessment investigation reports for property owners and insurance companies. He was a member of the NYC Department of Buildings Fire Protection Systems Technical Committee, writing the fire protection section (Chapter 9) of the 2014 NYC Building Code. He has a MS in Fire Protection Engineering with an emphasis in performance based design, forensic engineering, failure analysis, and fire origin and cause investigations using NFPA 921 – Guide for Fire and Explo...
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Wesley D Hoy, PE Hoy and Miller Consulting, LLC

Gainesville, Florida
Automotive Expert Witness, Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness - Vehicle fire, Heavy-duty truck, rechargeable cells, Codes and standards, motorcycles, crash reconstruction, tires, brakes, motor home, vehicle preventative maintenance and inspection, vehicle recall, black box download, seat belts, HVAC
Wesley D. Hoy, P.E. is a Principal of Hoy & Miller Consulting, LLC, an authorized engineering firm that provides expert services and opinion to the legal and insurance industries. Mr. Hoy's areas of court-qualified expertise include automotive maintenance, automotive systems, automotive system failure analysis, vehicle fires, crash reconstruction and automotive electronics and electronic control systems. As an ASE certified automobile and heavy-duty truck master technician, as well as a register mechanical engineer, Mr. Hoy has an extensive practical background in automotive preventive maintenance and repair, tires, brakes, steering and suspension, vehicle electronics, seat belts, black box download and interpretation, and vehicle fires. Additionally, Mr. Hoy has an extensive background in vehicle crash reconstruction, including pedestrians, bicycles, trucks, motorcycles and automobiles, and has consulted on hundreds of cases. A partial list of specific cases that Mr. Hoy has ...
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Brice R Miller, CGC, LEED AP Hoy & Miller Consulting, LLC

Gainesville, Florida
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Moisture Intrusion, Stucco, Roofing, Building Envelope, Windows, Asphalt, Building Codes, Paint, HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection, FL Statute 558
Brice Miller is a Principal of Hoy & Miller Consulting, LLC, an authorized engineering firm that provides expert services or opinions to the legal and insurance industries. Mr. Miller has consulted or provided expert services on more than 1400 matters ranging from 40+ million dollar multi-family mid-rise claims to single-family home claims. Many of these involved stucco and/or other building envelope issues. Mr. Miller has been very successful in assisting in the resolution of matters prior to trial or arbitration. He has worked diligently to develop protocols and procedures to ensure that his opinions can be defended in deposition. His staff of full-time engineering technicians have all completed stucco inspection and other training/certifications from outside vendors, and his professional support staff facilitates the timely production of accurate, high-quality reports. Hoy & Miller's consistent track record of uncompromising ethics instills confidence and trust. They use ...
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Robert B Elkins, Jr., P.E., BCxP Expert Consultations, LLC

Canton, Georgia
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, HVAC Expert Witness - Building Envelope, Vapor Barrier, Water Damage, Construction Defects, Indoor Air Quality, Design Defects, Plumbing System Failure, Humidity Control, Industrial Ventilation, Building Pressure, Building Controls, Commissioning
Mechanical Engineer with over 35 years of design, construction, testing, &/or commissioning experience began providing forensic analysis and expert witness services as Expert Consultations, LLC in 2016. Since starting Expert Consultations, we have consulted on over 30 assignments across eight states. We work directly with insurance companies and attorneys, in subrogation and litigation, on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. We have on-site testing facilities sufficient to inspect and evaluate residential and light commercial equipment and controls for both HVAC and plumbing systems.
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Charles W. Boyle, Jr., PE CWB Engineering Services, L.L.C.

Metairie, Louisiana
HVAC Expert Witness, Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness - Mechanical Engineering, Codes/Standards, HVAC Systems Design, HVAC Construction Document Quality Control and Quality Assurance, Testing and Commissioning, HVAC Systems Investigation, Indoor Air Quality, Mold and Water Damage, Construction Defects, Building Envelope
Charles W. Boyle, Jr. P.E. - Over forty-eight years of experience in the field of mechanical engineering with a specialty in HVAC engineering, design and consulting services for residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and marine projects since 1974. Licensed in 1976 as a Louisiana PE in mechanical engineering. Summary of Professional Experience Provided Investigation and expert witness services often regarding HVAC system performance and/or mold and water damage in buildings. Provided HVAC consulting engineering services. Provided commissioning services for HVAC projects. Field and engineering experience in energy auditing, the implementation of energy efficient control strategies, air and water balancing, HVAC system evaluation and problem resolutions. Provided Quality Assurance, and Quality Control reviews of construction documents and coordinated of MEP engineering disciplines. Provided engineering design services to support Design/Build Construction Projects. M...
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Ervin L Ritter, PE Ritter Consulting Engineers Ltd.

Lafayette, Louisiana
Engineering Expert Witness, Environmental Expert Witness - Building Mechanical Systems, HVAC Systems Design, HVAC Systems Installation, HVAC Systems Controls, Plumbing Systems Design and Installation, Building Fire Protection systems, Indoor Air Quality, Indoor Environmental Quality, Mechanical Codes , Plumbing Codes, National Fire Protection Codes
Consulting engineer in private practice since 1973 and owner of Ritter Consulting Engineers Ltd. since 1981. Registered to practice in Louisiana, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia. Deposed and testified in both Federal and State courts. Member of the following professional organizations: ASHRAE AIHA LES NSPE NFPA AIA AEE IBC code IMC code IPC code
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Thomas Bowman, PE Bowman Engineering, Inc.

Greenfield, Massachusetts
HVAC Expert Witness, Plumbing Expert Witness - Mechanical, HVAC, Heating, Plumbing, Building Systems, Freeze Losses, Pipe Failures, Water Heating, Appliance Failures, Water Leaks, Combustion Equipment, Building Assessments, Damage Assessments, Cost Estimates, Energy, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Cooling, Process Systems, Product Liability
Licensed Professional Engineer: MA, CT, RI, ME, NH, VT, PA. Provided Forensic Engineering Services on hundreds of cases with a specific focus in the areas of Building Systems and Equipment, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Failure Analysis of Mechanical Systems and Components, Failure Modes & Effects Analysis, Energy Systems, Industrial Process Systems. Substantial experience in the Design and Manufacturing of Mechanical Systems and Components. Design and Operation of Energy Systems and Power Plants, including Nuclear, Fossil and Renewable Energy. Also provide services in the areas of Project Management and Construction Administration for the entire duration of a project or on an interim basis, or for the purposes of Claim Damage Mitigation. Detailed knowledge of Construction Management Processes and Organizational Structure. U.S. Patent: 7,631,820 B2 Experienced Arbitrator for FINRA and Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation.
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Curt M Freedman, PE, CEM, CEA, LEED AP CMF Engineering Inc

Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, HVAC Expert Witness - 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
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, Florida, 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 ...
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Roger W. Griffith, P.E. Griffith Engineering & Consulting, Inc.

Jefferson City, Tennessee
Plumbing Expert Witness, HVAC Expert Witness - Plumbing, plumbing systems, plumbing codes, plumbing design, plumbing engineering, piping, hot water systems, scalding, Legionella, fuel gas systems, gas appliances, gas venting, carbon monoxide poisoning, HVAC, HVAC design, fire protection, sprinkler systems, construction defects, failure analysis
Roger W. Griffith, P.E. is a licensed, professional mechanical engineer in 18 states and has over 34 years of experience as a mechanical engineer. . He is the founder and principal of Griffith Engineering & Consulting. His experience includes plumbing, HVAC, and sprinkler system design, forensic analysis, and expert witness consulting. For the past 15 years, Mr. Griffith has provided expert witness services, including deposition and trial testimony. In addition to plumbing, HVAC and sprinkler systems, his areas of specialty include hot water system design, hot water scalding, legionella, and venting of gas appliances as it relates to carbon monoxide poisoning. Mr. Griffith is a Board Certified Diplomate Forensic Engineer (DFE) of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE). Prior to founding Griffith Engineering in 1997, Mr. Griffith worked at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), an electric utility, as a nuclear piping analyst, valve and heat exchanger specialist, mainten...
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D. Reid Middlebrooks, PE Apollo BBC

Houston, Texas
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, HVAC Expert Witness - 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.
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Roger A Strand Strand Consulting LLC

Park City, Utah
HVAC Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Carbon monoxide Poisoning, HVAC defects, central heating, ventilation, Air Conditioning, Radiant heat, boiler systems, Indoor Air Quality, HVAC design flaws, HVAC Installation failures, venting issues,
I have been In the HVAC business for 54 years in California and Utah. I have worked on multiple cases in Utah and one in New Mexico. Every case I have worked on has been settled without going to court. As stated I have been actively working as an expert witness for 12 years. I have provided written and verbal testimony for deposition, mediation, and court regarding results of situation analysis, onsite inspections and reconstruction analysis, plan and design review, building parameters and documentation, I do analysis research of local, state and federal codes in relationship to situational failures of safety, improper installations and the lack of required proper training and over-site of employees by companies involved in construction, installation and repair. I am RSES- COSA Carbon Monoxide Training Certified, NATE certified, Quality Management Systems Certified-Chitester ManagementSystems Inc., ASME Member and I have a Utah State Contractors License with qualifier subs S-211 an...
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Michael A. Lo Presti, PE Presti & Company, Inc.

Dulles, Virginia
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - AEC Breach cases, HVAC, Building Construction, MEP Systems, Plumbing, Tire and Wheel Failure, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Gas Systems, Product Liability, Fitness Equipment, Patent Infringement.
Mr. Lo Presti has over 32 years of engineering experience and is an effective Expert Witness and litigation advisor. He has advised in Construction Defect, Product Liability, Personal Injury, and Patent Infringement cases as well as building and energy code compliance and claims throughout the mid-Atlantic. He has expertise in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Plumbing, Controls, Natural Gas and other engineering systems design in facility building construction and management. He also has experience with large-scale industrial process design, including power plants and industrial boilers as well as significant experience in manufacturing. Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and North Carolina. Board Member of State Professional Engineering Society (NSPE), Member of ASTM Committee on Tires and Exercise Equipment. Member ASME, ASHRAE, NSPE, and VSPE.
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