Jeffrey D. Bradshaw

MEP Practice Leader / P.E., ACTAR / Orlando

Background

Mr. Bradshaw holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in many states and a certified mold assessor in Florida. He has more than 30 years of experience in building science, engineering design, and forensic consulting involving Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) systems and components. He also has extensive experience in mechanical product evaluations and vehicle accident reconstruction.

His areas of practice include vehicle accident reconstruction, property loss consulting, fire and explosion science, consumer products and product liability, building science, and construction defect claims and disputes.

Mr. Bradshaw has knowledge and expertise of design, testing, investigation, and evaluation of fire protection, plumbing, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. He is experienced in all types of MEP components and systems in residential, commercial, and industrial applications. He has investigated damage to equipment due to hail and lightning. He has investigated the cause of failures and leaks involving pumps, fire sprinklers, commercial exhaust hood fire suppression systems, metal and plastic water supply pipes, drain pipes, flexible water supply lines, plumbing fixtures and components, shower pans, toilets, water heaters, boilers, furnaces, air conditioning equipment, dishwashers, washing machines, ice makers, refrigerators, septic tanks, sewage lift stations, and fish tanks. Mr. Bradshaw also has extensive experience in investigation and analysis of mold growth, moisture intrusion, humidity problems, indoor air quality problems, condensation, pipe freezes, and water leaks.

Education and Certifications

• Mechanical Engineering, B.S.: The Pennsylvania State University
• Licensed Professional Engineer: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia
• Traffic Accident Reconstructionist ACTAR #2921: Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction
• Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) #17311: National Association of Fire Investigators
• Licensed Mold Assessor: Florida MRSA2570
• Certified Aerial Lift Operator
• Certified Refrigerant Technician: Universal - Section 608, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
• Certified Bosch - Crash Data Retrieval System Technician
• Certified Continuing Insurance Education Instructor: Florida #1332553