Construction Management & Sustainability Expert Witness

Scott Riffenburgh, LEED-AP, CEA, CEM

Professional Expertise:

Scott Riffenburgh brings over 20 years of experience in the construction industry as a construction management professional and construction consultant in the fields of building science, sustainable practices and energy management. Mr. Riffenburgh brings a wealth of knowledge that touches on every sector of construction, including residential, commercial, institutional, utility and government facilities.

As a project manager, Scott has been passionate about bringing value to clients by applying the latest building science practices, and has attained a considerable array of credentials in the sustainability field. Along with planning, managing and executing sustainable commercial, residential and school construction projects in Southern California, he has founded and led two companies and developed business models for companies entering the sustainability sector.

This experience makes Mr. Riffenburgh uniquely qualified as a construction expert witness in both Construction Project Management and Sustainability Standard of Care. 


  • US Green Building Council (USGBC)
    • LEED Accredited Professional (LEED-AP)
  • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
    • Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
  • California Association of Building Energy Consultants (CABEC)
    • Certified Energy Analyst (CEA)
  • State of California - HERS I and HERS II Rater
  • Building Performance Institute (BPI)
    • Certified Building Analyst (BA)
    • Building Envelope Professional (ENV)
    • Multifamily Building Analyst (MFBA)
  • Build it Green Certified GreenPoint Rater: Multifamily; New Construction
  • EPA EnergyStar Partner
  • CABCEP Solar Certification

Memberships / Affiliations:

  • Association of Energy Engineers
  • BIA San Diego
    • Building Resources Council Board Member
    • Housing Affordability Committee
  • California Association of Building Energy Consultants
  • International Code Council (ICC)
    • San Diego Chapter Member


  • University of California
    • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, with Computer Science/Control Systems
  • University of Maryland, Munich Germany Campus
    • A.A. Sciences & Technology

Recent Articles:

Contact Expert



See Xpera's Forensic Engineers and Consultants
See Xpera's Forensic Architects and Consultants
See Xpera's Forensic Professionals who are Licensed Contractors
See Xpera's Real Estate Professionals
See Xpera's Specialty Professionals
View All Experts A-Z