HVAC Expert Witness 

Our HVAC consultants investigate health and safety hazards, construction defects, product liability & construction disputes

Ivey Engineering’s HVAC expert witnesses have experience in all facets of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) design, construction and manufacturing. We have designed and built HVAC systems for commercial, health care and LEED buildings, residential projects of all types, and industrial and government facilities.

One of our HVAC consultants worked for a large national equipment manufacturer. Another has extensive experience as an HVAC service and maintenance technician and also as a service manager for a 50-truck HVAC service company.

Did you know our engineers provide consulting for marijuana grow facilities? We help solve issues related to humidity control, ventilation and air quality.

Our HVAC Experience

 Ivey Engineering’s HVAC expert witnesses have expertise in:

  • Air conditioning systems
  • Heating systems
  • Ventilating systems
  • Heat pump systems
  • Evaporative cooling systems
  • Fan coil units
  • Condensing units
  • Refrigeration equipment
  • Chiller and cooling tower systems
  • Piping systems
  • Supports
  • Pump systems
  • Packaged equipment
  • VAV box and terminal units
  • Boilers
  • Furnaces
  • Industrial ventilation

We Investigate Health & Safety Hazards

Ivey Engineering’s HVAC consulting services include analyzing and investigating health and safety hazards, such as:

  • Mold
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Airborne contaminants
  • Sick building syndrome
  • Fires
  • Explosions
  • Asbestos
  • Smoke migration
  • Construction safety and injuries
  • Product safety
  • Second-hand smoke
  • Refrigerant leaks
  • Combustion air separation
Want more information about our HVAC expert witness services? Call or e-mail us today!

We Stay Up To Date

The firm’s HVAC experts have experience in the application of all major model building codes and standards, such as the:

  • Uniform Building Code (UBC)
  • International Building Code (IBC)
  • International Residential Code (IRC)
  • Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC)
  • International Mechanical Code (IMC)
  • International Energy Code (IEC)
  • Model Energy Code (MEC)
  • California Title 24 Energy Standards
  • ASHRAE Standard 90 and 62
  • ASHRAE Handbooks
  • ACCA Manuals
  • SMACNA standards
  • NFPA standards
  • UL standards
  • Manitoba Building Code (MBC)
  • Alberta Building Code (ABC)
  • Model National Energy Code For Buildings (MNECB) Canada

We Analyze Construction Defects

IEI’s HVAC consultants analyze construction defects related to:

  • System performance
  • Code compliance
  • Condensate leaks
  • Equipment failure
  • Comfort problems
  • Water damage
  • Odors
  • Corrosion
  • Cooling tower failure
  • Chiller failure
  • Pipe failure
  • Excessive moisture
  • Dust infiltration