Academic Credentials
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, 1987
Licenses & Certifications
  • Professional Engineer Mechanical, Arizona, #71528
  • Professional Engineer Mechanical, California, #41500
  • Professional Engineer, Hawaii, #PE-19323
  • Professional Engineer Mechanical, Idaho, #P-19343
  • Professional Engineer Mechanical, Minnesota, #58420
  • Professional Engineer, Montana, #PEL-PE-LIC-63292
  • Professional Engineer, Nevada, #027923
  • Professional Engineer Mechanical, New York, #107487-01
  • Professional Engineer Mechanical, Oregon, #88037PE
  • Professional Engineer, Utah, #11601171-2202
  • Professional Engineer Mechanical, Virginia, #402066411
  • Professional Engineer Mechanical, Washington, #28610
  • Certified Commercial Energy Inspector
  • Certified Commercial Energy Plans Examiner (CEPE)
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI)
  • Certified Residential and Light Commercial Air Balancing Technician
  • Universal Refrigeration Certification
Additional Education & Training
  • ASHRAE courses: DDC Systems, Air-Conditioning System Components, Zoned Systems, 2020
  • Building Elevator Systems, CED Engineering, 2020
  • 2015 WSEC Commercial Mechanical & Service Water Heating Systems Provisions, NEEC, 2017
  • Asbestos Awareness Training, Safety Unlimited, Inc., 2016
  • Total Pump Training, Engineered Software, Inc., 2014
  • 2012 WSEC Commercial Mechanical Training, Western WA Chapter of ICC, 2014
  • Confined Space Entry Training, Argus Pacific, 2013
  • Construction Defects Liability in Washington, National Business Institute, 2012
  • National Fire, Arson, & Explosion Investigation Training Program, NAFI/NFPA, 2012
  • Investigation of Gas & Electric Appliance Fires, Fire Findings, Western MI University, 2012
  • Building Science Fundamentals, BSC, 2012
  • Residential Structural Design & Code Seminar, ICBO, 2003
  • Geothermal Heat Pump and Piping: Design, Installation, and Service, Waterfurnace Corp., 1998
  • Oregon Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 1980
Professional Affiliations
  • International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), Member of Publications Committee – producing and updating the Illustrated Training Manuals for the plumbing and mechanical codes
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, Puget Sound Chapter (ASHRAE)
  • National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
  • International Code Council (ICC)

Shannon Ramey is a Principal Mechanical Engineer and Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator with over 30 years of broad experience. He has an extensive background with building mechanical systems, machinery, building design, structural analysis, construction work, and codes. 

Mr. Ramey owned and operated engineering and contracting businesses for 17 years. He designed, installed, and serviced HVAC, refrigeration, and fire sprinkler systems. He has 12 years of paper industry experience with design and installation of processing equipment, automated industrial machinery, and conveyor systems; as well as safety standards for their design and operation.

Mr. Ramey specializes in forensic analysis of HVAC, refrigeration, and plumbing systems. He investigates incidents involving machinery, maritime vessels, fuel and gas piping, fire sprinkler systems, and hydraulic systems. Mr. Ramey provides litigation support and expert testimony to law firms, insurance companies and industry for property damage and personal injury events and leverages his experience in construction defect cases.