Plumbing & HVAC Expert Witnesses

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Locate expert witnesses who may give expert opinions regarding plumbing and HVAC by clicking on one of these categories. Experts found here may give opinions regarding issues involving hot water heaters, circulating pumps, and cold water systems. These experts may also provide reports concerning clean room systems, refrigeration systems, and HVAC control systems. Expert witnesses found through this page may also provide expert witness testimony regarding heating, ventilation, air conditioning, climate control, refrigeration, thermodynamics, heat transfer, room air distribution, air handlers, air handling units (AHU), BTUs, condensers, constant air volume (CAV), and furnaces, as well as related topics.

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William Acorn, PE, FASHRAE (Acorn Consulting Services, LLC)
William R. Acorn is principal and founder of Acorn Consulting Services, LLC. A consulting mechanical engineer specializing in the built environment, Bill provides: Project Design and Management Consulting Forensic Analysis and Litigation... Learn More ›

Ivey Engineering, Inc.
Ivey Engineering, Inc. (IEI) is an HVAC, plumbing, process piping, fire sprinkler and energy management consulting firm. The firm primarily performs design and expert witness consulting relating to construction, products, injuries and causality losses.... Learn More ›

Brian A. Darr, P.E. IAAI-FIT(V), CFEI (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
Mr. Darr has 26 years of extensive experience with tires including design, development, manufacturing, quality investigation, race tire preparation and testing of tires at numerous testing facilities. He worked in a tire manufacturing facility as a plant... Learn More ›

Michael D. Haughey (Silvertip Integrated Engineering Consultants)
Michael D. Haughey, P.E. (Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, New Mexico, Oklahoma), expert witness, providing mechanical engineering design of building systems since 1974 including HVAC, air conditioning, heating, plumbing, fire protection, low-energy systems,... Learn More ›

Michael Pollock (Cogent Experts, LLC)
Mr. Pollock has 25 years of engineering experience working on regional, national and global projects in designing, consulting, project and construction management, construction defects, operations, maintenance, facilities and real estate, contract administration,... Learn More ›
Timothy C Behrens (Charles Taylor Engineering Technical Services)
Location: Arizona
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Behrens has 40 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering, with the last 37 years focusing on Failure Analysis and Forensic Engineering. Areas of expertise include Vehicle Fire Origin & Cause (including...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Dr. / Professor J. Rasty, Ph.D., PE, CFEI, CFII, President & CEO (Real World Forensic Engineering)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Since 1988, Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC (“RWFE”) has provided engineering services to industries and government labs, as well as litigation support to both plaintiff and defense attorneys practicing...
Michael Stichter, Ph.D., P.E. (ARCCA, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Stichter is a Mechanical Engineer at ARCCA with extensive experience in automotive, recreational, transportation, agricultural, commercial and industrial equipment and systems. He specializes in failure...
Bradley N. Plank, PE (Mechanical & Metallurgical Engineer)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Both a mechanical and a metallurgical (including plastics) engineer, Mr. Plank provides failure analysis and investigation of claims in cases of loss or injury and has testified in cases of personal injury,...
Justin D. Watts (Certified ICC California Residential and Commercial Building Inspector)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: EXPERT IN CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS, REAL ESTATE HOME INSPECTIONS, AND INSPECTOR STANDARDS OF CARE - Over 40,000 + Building Inspections completed in all trades Active: City Senior Building Inspector - City...
DANIEL ROBLES (Community Engineering Services, PLLC)
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Thirty-five years of practical engineering experience across the aerospace, building construction, and technology industries. Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Masters degree in International...
Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE (Yarmus Engineering, P.C.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Yarmus Engineering, P.C. has been providing Engineering services throughout the tri-state area since 1974. Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE, President of the firm, has worked in various engineering and...
David Caggiano, P.E., P.Eng, CFEI (David Caggiano Engineering LLC)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Dave is available nationwide and in Canada. Dave is a licensed mechanical engineer and certified fire and explosion investigator with extensive experience in the design, testing, service and maintenance...
Accident & Safety Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: ($180ph review NY, NJ, MD, PA, DE, VA, DC, WV) • Accident Reconstruction: Car, Bus, Truck, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Rollovers • Biomechanics,Occupant Injury • Safety Standards, Falls • Building...
William J. Pyznar, P.E., BSAE, BSCE (The Falcon Group)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Pyznar is the managing principal for Engineering Design and Project Management for the firm's building-related work, in addition to overseeing the daily operations of the firm. Included in his responsibilities...
Stanley Jaworski, P.E., C.F.E.I., C.V.F.I. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Stanley Jaworski, P.E., C.F.E.I., C.V.F.I. Mechanical Engineer & Building Systems Expert Stanley Jaworski is a mechanical engineer with a diverse range of professional and vocational experience. As...
Chad E. Jones, P.E., CFEI, CMSE®, CVFI (The Warren Group, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: *Available Nationwide* Senior Consulting Engineer Chad Jones is a licensed professional engineer in multiple states, a NAFI Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, NAFI Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator,...
Don L Gifford (Gifford Consulting Group)
Location: Nevada
Areas of Expertise: Don L Gifford, B.S., MBA, has served as a forensics expert for 27 years, specializing in electrical, lighting, general construction, fire and explosion analysis, mechanical, product and system failure,...
Daryl J. Smith (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Building Systems, Facilities Systems, and Facilities Design Expert; Mechanical Engineer Daryl has more than 25 years of comprehensive expertise with facilities design and construction and building systems....
David Riddle, P.E., MBA, Esq. (The Falcon Group)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: David Riddle, P.E., MBA, Esq., is the Director of the West Palm Beach office within The Falcon Group. David brings over 20 years of experience to Falcon as a Litigation, Testifying Expert, and General...
Edward A. Gray (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Ed Gray is a Facilities Engineer, Property Management Expert, and Patented Inventor with over 36 years of combined professional experience in marine and shoreside facilities. As an expert at Robson Forensic,...
Roger W. Griffith, P.E.
Location: Tennessee
Areas of Expertise: Roger W. Griffith, P.E. provides engineering design, forensic analysis, and expert witness consulting in plumbing, fuel gas systems, HVAC, and fire protection. Specialty areas include hot water systems,...
Bill O'Brallahan (Procom Co.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Since 1978, Bill O’Brallahan has been successfully building and remodeling homes in Southern California. In the early 1980’s, he started and operated REI Services—A complete home inspection service company...
Ronald K. Tyson (Tyson Enterprises, Inc.)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: BUILDING & PREMISES EXPERT, Review and research to render opinions on correct building codes and life-safety standards concerning construction, ADA & OSHA issues. Opinions on causation & foreseeability,...
Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc. is a multi-discipline, broad-spectrum firm providing comprehensive and qualified forensic engineering, architecture, scientific, biomechanics, and fire/arson investigation...
Wade Lanning, Ph.D. (ARCCA, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Lanning is a Senior Engineer at ARCCA specializing in the forensic analysis of mechanical failures and material degradation, such as fracture surface analysis, metal corrosion, polymer oxidation and...
Dale J. Cagwin, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Dale J. Cagwin, P.E., C.F.E.I. is a Licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states and a Certified Fire Protection Specialist. His experience includes fire protection engineering and HVAC, mechanical,...
Ronald J. Natoli, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mechanical Engineer: HVAC, Plumbing, Process Systems & Fire Protection Expert, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator Ron is a Mechanical Engineer working out of the Pittsburgh office of Robson...
Lefler Engineering, Inc.
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Lefler Engineering is a mechanical engineering consulting firm that specializes in the design and forensic investigation of HVAC, plumbing, and fire sprinklers systems. Trevor Lefler is a licensed professional...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Raj Srinivas, P.E., LEED AP BD+C (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Raj Srinivas, P.E., LEED AP BD+C is a mechanical engineer and building systems expert with 25+ years of experience in the design, construction, and maintenance of HVAC, plumbing, industrial process, and...
Rene Basulto P.E., MSEM, CGC, C.F.E.I. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mechanical Engineer & Building Systems Expert Rene Basulto is a Mechanical Engineer & Building Systems Expert with 40 years of experience in the design, construction and maintenance of building systems,...
Marlin E Buckley (Marlin E. Buckley, P.C.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Marlin E. Buckley, P.C., provides technical expert assistance to contractors, owners, attorneys, architects and other construction professionals, from the initial stage of the project, to the completion...
Daniel M. McDonough, M.S.M.E., ACTAR (ARCCA, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. McDonough is a mechanical expert and accident reconstructionist specializing in the safety of mechanical systems and devices, including automotive, marine, aviation, recreational, commercial and industrial...
Mark V. Sutherland PE, CFEI, CVFI, CFII (Expert Forensic Engineers)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: I have been engaged in the design, development, marketing and troubleshooting aspects of electrical engineering since 1983, and in the more specialized practice of forensic engineering since 2002. During...
Ryan Forensics, PLLC
Location: Arkansas
Areas of Expertise: Ryan Forensics division of Ryan Engineering, Inc. is a full-service firm that provides quality, value-adding, professional services at competitive rates. We are a team of professional engineers licensed...
Plumbing & HVAC FAQs

What is a plumbing & hvac expert witness?

A plumbing and HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) expert witness is a person with specialized knowledge and experience in the field of plumbing and HVAC systems and products.

What is the role of a plumbing & hvac expert witness?

In legal proceedings, the role of a plumbing & HVAC expert witness is to provide insight into these systems and related issues.

How much can a person make as a plumbing & hvac expert witness?

Plumbing & hvac expert witnesses can make between $150-$400 per hour, and even more depending on their skills, knowledge, and experience.

What are the qualifications of a plumbing & hvac expert witness?

Plumbing & HVAC expert witnesses should have knowledge in plumbing and HVAC design, installation, and safety protocols.

What type of evidence is gathered in a legal proceeding by a plumbing & hvac expert witness?

A plumbing & HVAC expert witness may gather evidence such as inspection reports, photographs, and expert opinions to support their testimony in a legal proceeding.

What type of cases typically involve the testimony of a plumbing & hvac expert witness?

Cases involving plumbing and HVAC expert witnesses typically involve construction defects, water damage, mold, indoor air quality, and personal injury claims related to faulty installation or maintenance of plumbing and HVAC systems.