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HVAC expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including building construction, mechanical engineering, indoor air quality, energy efficiency, and building codes. Some of the most common specialties among HVAC expert witnesses also include refrigeration systems, ventilation systems, heating systems, air conditioning systems, and ductwork design. They have provided opinions on the effects of improper installation, system malfunctions, maintenance negligence, design flaws, and environmental impact.

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Terrence James Fearon IV, PEView profile

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Mr. Terrence James Fearon IV, PE

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New Jersey

Mr. Terrence J. Fearon has over 18 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering and is a Forensic Engineering Expert. He earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers College of Engineering. Today, this expert is ICC certified as a Residential Electrical Inspector, Commercial Electrical Inspector, and Electrical Inspector. He is also licensed as a Professional Engineer in the...

HVAC Marketing Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile

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HVAC Marketing Expert Witness | Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

This HVAC expert has more than 35 years in the HVAC and energy industry. He has extensive experience managing individual retail locations, as well as service as a regional manager with 300-400 employees. He specializes in providing training, sales, and marketing services to the HVAC, propane, and heating oil industry. He has developed and implemented marketing programs to increase customer bases...

Joseph L. Nowikowski, CFEI, CVFI, MBA, PEView profile

ID: 6578924

Mr. Joseph L. Nowikowski, CFEI, CVFI, MBA, PE

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Arizona

Mr. Joseph L. Nowikowski has 41 years of experience in the field of Engineering. He earned his BS in Mining Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and his MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He also obtained his MBA with an emphasis in Business Administration from Jacksonville...

HVAC &Plumbing Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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HVAC &Plumbing Expert Witness | California

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California

This expert has over 40 years of field experience as a plumber and HVAC contractor. He has installed, managed, and consulted for various projects. He is familiar with construction defects, claims, personal injury, costs, and product liability. He currently serves as Principal for a consulting firm dealing with plumbing, heating, HVAC, and Asbestos exposure mechanical systems.

Jerry Francis Ludwig, PE, PhDView profile

ID: 6708246

Mr. Jerry Francis Ludwig, PE, PhD

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Massachusetts

Mr. Jerry F. Ludwig has 34 years of experience in Engineering. He earned his BS in Construction Engineering and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Engineer in the state of New Hampshire and as a Mechanical Engineer in the state of...

HVAC Piping & Plumbing Refrigeration Systems Expert Witness | ArizonaView profile

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HVAC Piping & Plumbing Refrigeration Systems Expert Witness | Arizona

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Arizona

This expert has over 35 years of experience as a professional engineer. He is a registered as a Professional Mechanical Engineer (P.E.) in Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Utah. He is an internationally recognized authority on assessing, evaluating, conceptualizing and remediating complex project design, construction and operational issues...

HVAC Expert Witness | OhioView profile

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HVAC Expert Witness | Ohio

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Ohio

This highly qualified expert has 25+ years of experience in Engineering and has specifically focused on investigations and forensics for the last 15+ years. He earned his B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio State University, and he has published over 35 papers and reviews and is a patent owner of 2 products. He belongs to the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air...

Engineering and HVAC Systems Expert Witness | MarylandView profile

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Engineering and HVAC Systems Expert Witness | Maryland

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Maryland

This HVAC expert is the president of of an engineering consultancy. He has extensive experience in the design of piping, duct, mechanical, plumbing and fire protection systems for new and retrofit commercial and institutional buildings. This expert has experience working on projects ranging from small to large; project complexity ranges from simple office tenant, retail and hotel projects to base...

Engineering Expert Witness | Rhode IslandView profile

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Engineering Expert Witness | Rhode Island

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Rhode Island

This expert earned his BS at Lehigh University in Mechanical Engineering. He then went on to complete his MBA at Worcester Polytechnic Institution. Formerly this expert served as a National Grooved Product Manager at Anvil International Headquarters. Currently, he is the Director of Product Engineering at a Private Company based in MA. Specializing in HVAC, Fire Protection, Plumbing, and process...

Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology Expert Witness | WisconsinView profile

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Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology Expert Witness | Wisconsin

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Wisconsin

This highly qualified expert has over 15 years of experience human and forensic toxicology, occupational disease, occupational and environmental health and safety, industrial hygiene and asbestos. He completed his BS in Medical Laboratory Technology at Marquette University and his MS in Pharmacology and Toxicology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. In addition, he is active in his field as a...

Boiler Maintenance Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Boiler Maintenance Expert Witness | Texas

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Texas

This qualified expert earned his Associates in Engineering from the Hutchinson Community Jr. College and has completed additional coursework in engineering and business from Oklahoma State University and air conditioning courses from Tyler Jr. College. This expert has certifications in stationary engineering, boiler operations, and refrigerant recovery. He is a member of various professional...

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Electrical Engineering & Electrical Construction Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Electrical Engineering & Electrical Construction Expert Witness | California

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California

This electric engineer has over 40 years of experience and is active as a consultant. He earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from Heald College and is licensed in California as a professional electrical engineer. The expert started his career as an electrical engineer with RE Corp., where he estimated electrical construction projects and earned his electrical contractor's license. He spent...

Plumbing, HVAC & Electrical Expert Witness | ArizonaView profile

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Plumbing, HVAC & Electrical Expert Witness | Arizona

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Arizona

This expert has extensive experience in general contracting, plumbing, electrical/mechanical construction, and demolition. He is currently a Manager & Safety Officer for a consulting and general contracting business. The expert previously served as a Vice President & Safety Officer in the Mechanical Division at PM&M Electric. He maintains an active California Contractor's License and an active...

HVAC and Plumbing Design Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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HVAC and Plumbing Design Expert Witness | Texas

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Texas

This highly-qualified expert has over 35 years of experience in HVAC and plumbing design. He earned his BS in mechanical engineering from Texas Tech University. He's active in his field as a member of several organizations, including the Academy of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning. This expert is a licensed professional engineer in 16...

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Building Engineering Design Expert Witness | IndianaView profile

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Building Engineering Design Expert Witness | Indiana

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Indiana

This highly-qualified expert has extensive experience in the engineering design of buildings. His work has focused on areas such as the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering design, HVAC engineering design, LEED projects, energy-efficient buildings, and architecture. He earned both his BS and MS in mechanical engineering from Purdue University. This expert is a licensed professional...

HVAC Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an HVAC expert witness in a legal case?

An HVAC expert witness provides specialized knowledge on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. They can testify on installation standards, system failures, maintenance issues, and safety protocols.

What types of cases might require an HVAC expert witness?

Cases involving HVAC system failures, improper installations, personal injuries due to faulty systems, disputes over repair costs or warranty claims often require the expertise of an HVAC expert witness.

Can an HVAC expert witness assist in construction defect litigation?

Yes, an HVAC expert can provide crucial insights in construction defect cases. They can identify if HVAC systems were installed correctly or if they contributed to any structural issues.

Are there subspecialties within the field of HVAC that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, some experts may specialize in residential systems while others focus on commercial or industrial HVAC systems. Some may also specialize in specific brands or types of equipment.

How can an HVAC expert witness help in cases related to indoor air quality?

An HVAC expert can assess whether a system is properly filtering and circulating air, which can be critical in cases involving health issues like mold exposure or respiratory illnesses.

How does Expert Institute select its HVAC expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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