Lorne O. Epson

Senior Consultant / P.E. / Houston


Mr. Epson has extensive experience in mechanical, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) design, plumbing system design, and design management and coordination.  Graduating from San Francisco State University, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis in Fluids and Thermal Power.  He gained broad-based experience as Director of Engineering for a leading custom air handling unit manufacturer, and as a Senior HVAC Project Engineer called upon to solve complex problems with design, integration, manufacturing and operation of HVAC systems for commercial buildings, refineries, and offshore production platforms.

Mr. Epson has performed investigations of building enclosures, mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection systems and their operation and environment.  He determines deficiencies in design and construction of mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection equipment that led to failures and the damage to building materials.  He also develops reports that detail the causes of failures and determines remedial action necessary to repair problems.  He can also provide testimony regarding findings where needed.