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 Expert  108187

Expert in HVAC Control Systems and Equipment


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Jersey (NJ)
USA
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.
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energy-efficient heating ventilating and air conditioning control

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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.
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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).

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HVAC equipment design

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HVAC trouble shooting


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Localities:
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

Education:
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

 

Mestek

 

Cooling Products Group

 

Engineering Manager

 

1992 to 1997

 

Mestek

 

Nesbitt

 

Manager of Product Development

 

1989 to 1995

 

Automated Test Labs, Inc.

 


 

President

 

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

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Consulting Engineer

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

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).

Licenses/Certifications

EPA Certified Universal Refrigeration Technician


Publications:
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:
Training/Seminars

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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