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Larry Smith

Senior Consultant

Construction 2020
Expert Information
Qualifications BS Mechanical Engineering
Professional Memberships ASHRAE
LEED AP USGBC
Contract Experience AIA, AIA with modifications, GSA
Services Quantum, Forensic Technical
Sectors Buildings, Transportation Infrastructure, Industrial & Manufacturing, Power & Utilities, Resources, Technology, Aerospace, Defence, Security & Space
Expert Highlights
  • Over 40 years’ experience in construction and engineering industries.
  • Proven as a credible witness under cross-examination, including concurrent evidence (hot-tubbing).
  • Register Professional Engineer in several US states and a qualified LEED AP USGBC.
  • Speaker and author on matters of cost management, building commissioning, and indoor air quality.
  • Experienced tradesman, contractor and program manager.

Larry Smith is a registered Professional Engineer with 40 years’ experience in construction and engineering industries. He has been appointed as a technical or quantum expert on 38 occasions and cross-examined on 17 occasions.

Larry has provided litigation support and expert testimony in matters relating to technical aspects of complex megaprojects, including HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning), process piping, plumbing, and electrical and automation issues on values in excess of US$50m. He is also a skilful quantum analyst, assisting clients in claims for damages up to the value of US$400m.

Larry is widely-experienced in claims consulting, construction management, programming and scheduling, and project controls, management and monitoring. He specialises in decoding complex technical and quantum matters for clients, helping them resolve disputes and reclaim costs.

Larry holds professional engineering licences in five states and HVAC and plumbing licences in seven states and multiple municipalities. He is a previous owner of a mechanical contracting firm, providing build services for commercial, municipal, institutional and industrial clients. He is a skilled facilitator, having conducted many successful value management studies and partnering sessions. He has assembled and managed task teams consisting of personnel from general contractors, speciality contractors, building operations and management.

Larry is a highly-qualified professional, holding a BS Mechanical Engineering and is a certified Mechanical, Plumbing and Boiler contractor. He is a member of the The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and is a qualified AP Leader in Energy and Environmental Design awarded by the US Green Building Council (LEED AP USGBC). He has contributed to Planning and Designing Research Animal Facilities – 1st Edition, Chapter 8 – Cost, and his expertise is often called upon for speaking engagements concerning cost management, building commissioning, and indoor air quality.

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Location Atlanta, GA, US