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MEP Consulting & More, LLC (MEP) provides technical support services to the legal, building and insurance professions to help them avoid, respond to and manage building system failures. We also provide support services for a variety of construction related matters including expert testimony. Our experience spans virtually the entire range of projects: from university and educational facilities to institutional, municipal and other public buildings as well as commercial, industrial and residential projects.

MEP staff has been retained in hundreds of construction-related cases to provide a broad range of forensic services. We provide fair-minded investigation, analysis and recommendations based upon sound engineering principles.

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Mechanical / Fire Protection

Kenneth van Dissel, PE

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Electrical

Emile Ghitea, PE

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Plumbing / HVAC

Daniel Busan, CPD

Kenneth van Dissel, P.E.
Mechanical Engineer
Principal

Mr. van Dissel has worked in the building design, construction and maintenance industry for nearly three decades. He has worked as a contractor, consulting engineer and as the Director of Engineering for a large real estate owner/developer. He has been responsible for and participated with the conceptual design, budgeting, selection of equipment and construction materials, installation methods, interdisciplinary coordination and scheduling of many large and sophisticated building mechanical, plumbing, electrical, automation, fire protection, fire alarm and telecommunication infrastructure systems. Expert with the design, specification, installation, startup, operation and maintenance of these systems. Ken is a registered engineer in California

Emile Ghitea, PE
Electrical Engineer
Principal

Mr. Ghitea's work as a forensic consultant is based on over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer and designer. He has extensive experience covering a range from small residential systems to large systems including generator replacements and large electrical service change-outs. He is experienced in lighting, power, fire alarm and communication design for institutional, medical, commercial and design/build projects. He has performed analysis of electrical systems for hospitals, military and industrial facilities.

Mr. Ghitea's background in electrical engineering provided a solid platform for performing Forensic Services. Over the past thirteen years, he has given testimony at arbitration and deposition for Superior and Federal Court cases. His cases have involved residential construction defects, fire investigations, product defects, electric shock, overhead and underground building systems, lighting surveys, electrical failures, code analysis, personal injury and electrical design.

Mr. Ghitea also performs commissioning of electrical and lighting systems, electrical design and construction document reviews and is LEED AP certified. He is a registered professional engineer in CA, NV & AZ.

Daniel Busan, CPD
Principal

Mr. Busan's work as a forensic consultant is based on more than 28 years of combined experience as project design engineer and forensic consulting engineer. He has designed HVAC and plumbing systems for a large variety of projects and managed design engineering issues throughout construction management. In over 500 forensics cases Mr. Busan has inspected and investigated conditions and prepared reports of his findings. Mr. Busan has also prepared and delivered defect presentations as well as technical reports including scope of repair and cost estimates. Mr. Busan has participated in numerous mediation sessions and has been deposed as an expert witness and testified under oath at arbitrations.

Areas of Technical Expertise


  • Mechanical/HVAC
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Fire Protection and Alarm
  • Automation and Controls
  • Building Commissioning
  • Energy Management

Clients rely on us to provide services related to:

  • Consulting Engineering
  • Field Investigation
  • Expert Testimony
  • Peer Review
  • Dispute Avoidance / Resolution
  • Fire Causation Analysis

Types of Cases
and Assignments


  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Defects
  • Design / E&O Claims
  • Construction Management Issues
  • Delay Analysis
  • Product Defect
  • Personal Injury Claims