Expert Witness Forensic Engineering Consulting Firm

At Ivey Engineering Inc. (IEI) our goal is simple: To provide highly professional and timely expert witness and forensic analysis services to our clients. We are experts with design, construction, and service and repair experience in HVAC, energy efficiency, fire sprinkler, fire suppression and plumbing systems.

Our firm, based in San Diego, California, was founded in 1994 by William Ivey, a licensed Professional Engineer (PE), contractor and an established authority on the design and construction of plumbing, fire protection and HVAC systems.

IEI’s staff is comprised of engineers, who are licensed in various states, former construction executives, and service and repair professionals. Our staff has over 200 years of combined experience and holds contractor licenses and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), Certified Carbon Monoxide & Combustion Analyst, Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and PE accreditations.

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Want more details about our expert witness & forensic engineering services? Call or e-mail us today!

Our Skills

 The firm’s expert witness and forensic engineering consultants have a combined list of skills and experience that includes:

  • Design and construction of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, fire sprinkler and energy-management systems
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Inspection and commissioning of building systems
  • Bidding, cost estimating, change-order negotiation and claims preparation and negotiation
  • Forensic engineering consulting, research and analysis
  • Site inspection
  • Product testing
  • Document review
  • Construction-defect analysis
  • Service and repair of commercial and residential HVAC and plumbing systems
  • Building code compliance review
  • Design review
  • Report writing
  • Presentations
  • Mediation support
  • Deposition and trial testimony

Our Clients

Ivey Engineering provides services to law firms, insurance companies, developers, contractors, architects, engineers and facility owners on behalf of plaintiffs, defendants and neutral parties.

Our team of expert witness and forensic engineering consultants are credible and knowledgeable in their discipline. They are capable of providing an independent and objective expert witness opinion regarding standard of care, building codes, causation, damages, construction costs and fault.

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Our Locations

IEI, a nationally recognized forensic engineering and construction consulting firm, is based in San Diego, California. We provide expert witness and consulting services in over 30 states.

Our professional engineering staff is licensed in various states and offers a diversified and comprehensive array of specialities. We cover every aspect of mechanical and fire sprinkler systems.

Whether you’re searching for an expert to provide opinions on design, a product failure, casualty loss, a construction claim or construction defect, look no further. If you simply need an expert to perform a building condition assessment, we have you covered.