HVAC Expert Witness 

Our HVAC consultants investigate construction defects, product liability, construction disputes & design defects

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; multi-family residential projects of all types; industrial and government facilities; hospitality projects; and detention facilities. Our engineers also have experience in the manufacturing and sales of HVAC equipment.

Did you know our engineers provide consulting for marijuana grow facilities? We help solve issues related to humidity control, ventilation and air quality.
An HVAC technician checking the readings of a cooling system

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
  • VRF/VRV systems
  • Refrigeration equipment
  • Chiller and cooling tower systems
  • Piping systems
  • Pump systems
  • VAV systems
  • Boilers
  • Furnaces
  • Industrial ventilation

We Investigate Health & Safety Hazard Causation

Ivey Engineering’s HVAC consulting services include identifying sources that cause health and safety hazards, such as:

  • Mold
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Airborne contaminants
  • Sick building syndrome
  • Fires
  • Explosions
  • Asbestos
  • Smoke migration
  • Second-hand smoke migration
  • Refrigerant leaks
  • Personal injury
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
  • Equipment failure
  • Comfort problems
  • Water damage
  • Odors
  • Corrosion
  • Pipe failure
  • Excessive moisture
  • Dust infiltration