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 Expert  108187

Expert in HVAC Control Systems and Equipment

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Jersey (NJ)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert has devoted his professional career to the design, component selection, cost estimating, prototyping, testing, integration, interfacing, manufacturing, and trouble-shooting of control systems, primarily for HVAC equipment and systems.

energy-efficient heating ventilating and air conditioning control


heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration

Expert's career path includes the selection of air-to-refrigerant and water-to-refrigerant heat exchangers used as evaporators, reheat coils, or condensers in primarily R-22 DX systems from 1/2 to 200 tons, as well as the specialty items (filters, driers, back-pressure valves, EPR valves, oil separators, sight glasses, expansion valves, head pressure controls, etc) and refrigerant piping (sizing and routing) to produce properly operating systems.

refrigeration system

Expert has been designing and directing new or redesigned product development in this area for many years. His work includes conceptual design, component selection, control systems, piping, wiring, sheet metal structure and enclosure, prototype and preproduction unit preparation, and major agency construction requirements.

Expert has designed units for residential, industrial, transportation, severe environment, military, and computer room applications. He is skilled with performance test equipment, as well as the documentation and testing requirements of safety approval agencies such as Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Intertek Testing Services/ETL Testing Laboratories, and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA).


HVAC equipment design


HVAC trouble shooting

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Trenton, New Jersey;  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  Allentown, Pennsylvania;  and Baltimore, Maryland.

Often requested
with this expert:

Cooling Systems for People & Equipment: HVAC Design and...
HVAC Design, DDC Control, Fluid Dynamics, Constructability
Electronic, Electrical, Mechanical, Forensic and...
HVAC, Air-Conditioning and Fire Protection Systems

Year   Degree   Institution  
1971   M.S.E.E.   New Jersey Institute of Technology  
1962   B.S.E.E.   New Jersey Institute of Technology  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

2005 to 2006


FPM Group


Mt. Holly, NJ, office


Mechanical Engineer


1998 to 2004


National Refrigeration and AC Products


National Comfort Products


Engineering Manager


1997 to 1998




Cooling Products Group


Engineering Manager


1992 to 1997






Manager of Product Development


1989 to 1995


Automated Test Labs, Inc.





1986 to 1989


Airflow Company



Engineering Manager/V.P. Engineering


1972 to 1986


EDPAC Corporation


Engineering Department


Chief Electrical Engineer/Director of Research and Development


2004 to





Consulting Engineer


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of IEEE and ASHRAE; he has been a representative on ASHRAE Standards Project Committees. He has been the company representative to the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) and a member of the Unitary Small Equipment Engineering Committee. Expert has also been the company representative to the Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association (GAMA), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Canadian Standards Association (CSA), and Intertek Testing Services (ITS/ETL).


EPA Certified Universal Refrigeration Technician

Publications and Patents Summary

He holds two United States Letters of Patent.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2005 to 2006   McGuire Air Force Base/Ft. Dix, NJ   Mechanical Engineer with FPM Group   He designed the ventilation system (equipment, ducts, diffusers, controls) and coordinated the engineering efforts involved in a project to replace the existing 50+ year old multiple chilled water air conditioning central station units with energy-efficient geothermal heat pumps.
2005 to 2006   Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas   Mechanical Engineer   Expert provided the engineering expertise to evaluate the suitability of retaining existing rooftop heating and cooling multizone and dual duct units with revised room layouts.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has done a significant amount of on-site evaluation, trouble-shooting, and commissioning of HVAC and control equipment and systems for single and multi-family residences, schools, and office buildings.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Controls for consulting on heating and cooling systems.
  • CSA expert for consulting on CSA Approval.
  • Refrigeration pressure vessel engineer expert needed for consulting regarding low pressure CO2 storage vessels, refrigeration system design.
  • HVAC control system expert for consulting on combining weather data in HVAC control systems.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in ventilation engineer - expert witness.
  • Expert HVAC system for consulting on residential design and construction.
  • Clean room testing expert for consulting on contamination issue.
  • Expert in DDC control system technician, CA for consulting on DDC Control Systems.
  • Expert in HVAC actuators with ASICS electronics for tarriff classification case.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has provided marketing support and training for field service personnel on control systems and HVAC equipment including heat pumps.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of the following products: HVAC equipment including compressors, fans, heat transfer coils (refrigerant, water, steam), controls (electrical, electronic, electro-mechanical, DDC, and pneumatic), actuators (valves and dampers), wire, motors, humidifiers, thermostats, and sensors; actuators (valves and dampers); transformers (power, isolation, auto-transformer, control, and buck/boost); motors, motor controls, power factor correction; humidifiers; test equipment for pressure, temperature, flow, velocity, and electrical measurement and recording; and sensors (temperature, pressure, flow, and humidity).

Other Skills and Services

Expert has extensive experience working with standards and procedures for safety approvals by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Canadian Standards Association (CSA), and Intertek Testing Services (ETL).


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