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Brian L. Hill

Professional Expertise:

As a Construction Consultant with Xpera Group, Brian Hill connects clients to the diverse range of experts, technical specialists, tools and other resources that the firm has to offer in order to solve complex building performance issues. With a deep background working with and on behalf of some of the top firms in the architecture, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry, his broad skill base is in demand for high stakes claims, disputes and investigations. In addition, Hill is the editor and publisher of AECforensics.com, dissecting the latest issues impacting quality and risk management in the built environment.

Area of Expertise:

  • Construction Forensics Investigation & Analysis
  • Sustainability Risk Management
  • Building Envelope
  • Fire-Resistive Construction
  • Building Codes & Standards Research
  • Emerging Technologies in the Built Environment

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Over 18 years experience evaluating, analyzing and improving quality at thousands of buildings
  • Extensive litigation experience supporting many of the industry's leading experts and attorneys, playing an influential role in numerous high-stakes and precedent-setting cases
  • Recognized author and speaker on quality and risk management best practices for all phases of the building lifecycle, with an emphasis on sustainability
  • Diverse background and abilities cultivated from more than 25 years spent in a wide range of industries

Certifications / Licenses:

  • Certified Quality Assurance Practitioner (CQAP)
  • Certified Green Building Professional (CGPB)

Memberships / Affiliations:

  • San Diego Green Building Council
    • Green Assistance Program - Technical Advisor
    • Marketing Committee Co-Chair
  • Building Industry Association of San Diego
    • Member, Communications Council
    • Sustainable Buildings Committee

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