All Previous Events


August 8, 2016
Abraxas won a contract to provide ongoing service for a controls system for NOAA in Virginia.

June 2016
Abraxas is providing Energy Assessments for the VA Hospital System VISN 19, which covers 5 VA hospitals in the Rocky Mountain Region covering 3.1M square feet.

June 27, 2016
Abraxas won an RFP process, and is now a provider of Energy Audits for Jamaica Public Service.

June 15, 2016
Abraxas has been designated as a provider of Retro-commissioning for CenterPoint Energy’s Retro-commissioning Program.

April 8, 2016
John Avina was elected Interim Chapter President of the San Luis Obispo Association of Energy Engineers

June 30, 2016
Abraxas Energy Consulting was awarded an Operations, Maintenance and Support Contract-CDC, Fort Collins, Colorado. Abraxas is now employing 27 staff in Fort Collins providing 24/7 support to the 350,000 SF facility.

July 26-29, 2016
A 2-day Metrix Introductory Training and a 2-day Metrix Advanced Training was held in our headquarters office in San Luis Obispo, CA. Upcoming training opportunities will be offered in Washington, D.C.; and Toronto, Ontario Canada; and Australia.Clic...

July 15, 2106
John Avina and John Shonder, From the Department of Energy, published a paper in the latest edition of Energy Engineering. The paper is titled: New Directions in Measurement and Verification for Performance Contracts. Click Here for more informatio...

August 8-11, 2016
Abraxas will exhibit at Energy Efficiency Exchange August 9-11, 2016. Stop by and see us at Booth # 404. http://www.2016energyexchange.com/

September 23, 2016
President and Owner, John Avina will be speaking at World Energy Engineering Conference on 9/21/16 -9/22/16 on that same paper on Virtual Audits. John will also chair a session on RCx big data applications. http://www.energycongress.com/

February 28, 2016
John Avina was appointed to serve on the Association of Energy Engineer’s Certified Energy Auditor Test Committee.

August 22, 2016
Senior Engineer, Steve Rottmayer will be speaking at the ACEEE Summer Study on 8/22/2016 about a paper John Avina and Steve Rottmayer co-authored on virtual audits.

October 27-28, 2016
Toronto Ontario, Canada. 2 Day Metrix Advance training session, This training is for experienced Metrix users looking to advance their skills. Go to our Training Software page for more informati

October 25-26, 2016
Toronto Ontario, Canada. 2 Day Metrix Introductory training session, This training is for all Metrix users looking to advance their skills. Go to our Training Software page for more information

July 28-29, 2016
San Luis Obispo, CA 2 Day Metrix Advanced training session, which will be taking place in San Luis Obispo, CA. This training is for experienced Metrix users looking to advance their skills Click Here for more information

July 26-27, 2016
San Luis Obispo, CA 2 Day Metrix Introductory training session, which will be taking place in San Luis Obispo, CA. This training is for all Metrix users looking to advance their skills Click Here for more information

May 19-20, 2016
Denver, CO 2 Day Metrix Advanced training session, which will be taking place in Denver, CO. This training is for experienced Metrix users looking to advance their skills Click Here for more information

May 17-18, 2016
Denver, CO 2 Day Metrix Introductory training session, which will be taking place in Denver, CO. This training is for all Metrix users looking to advance their skills Click Here for more information

November 4-5, 2015
Sydney, Australia 2 Day Metrix advanced training session, which will be taking place in Sydney, Australia. This training is for experienced Metrix users looking to advance their skills Click Here to fill out a registration form.  

July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015 - Abraxas is a sub consultant to HNTB-Halff JV to provide energy audit and related engineering services for their recently awarded A/E IDIQ contract with US Army Corps of Engineer District, Fort Worth. This is a nationwide 5 year contra...

July 1, 2015
Abraxas awarded 5 year Blanket Purchase Agreement for Energy Services, USACE Seattle District - July 1, 2015 Abraxas Awarded Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide Resource Efficiency Manager and Energy Conservation Management Services in suppo...

July 2015
Abraxas-Sigma JV, LLC awarded Operations, Maintenance and Support Contract-CDC, Fort Collins, CO Abraxas-Sigma JV has been awarded a contract to perform Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Support Services at CDC Fort Collins Campus, CO. We are r...

June 30, 2015
Abraxas Awarded IDIQ Contract - NAVFAC Hawaii-Abraxas Energy Consulting was awarded a 5 year IDIQ Contract to perform Retro-Commissioning Services at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Abraxas will perform retro-commissioning services for variou...

July 16-17, 2015
A two-day Metrix 4 advanced training session was held on: July​, ​16-17​ 2015 Location: ​811 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA. This training was more in-depth than the introductory training, and is for experienced Metrix users only. We w...

​July 14-15, 2015
A two-day Metrix 4 introductory training session was held on: ​July 14-15, 2015. Location: ​811 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 A fax-in sign-up form is available here. To register, either purchase the training online, or fill out and ...

April 21-22, 2015
A two-day Metrix 4 introductory training session was held on April 21-22 at 1719 Emerson St, Denver, CO Introductory Training Date: April 21-22, 2015 Location: 1719 Emerson St, Denver, CO A brochure and a fax-in sign-up form are available at...

April 23-24, 2015
A two-day Metrix 4 advanced training session was held on April 23-24, 2015 at 1719 Emerson St, Denver, CO. This training is more in-depth than the introductory training, and is for experienced Metrix users only. We went over lots of tips a...

August 11-13, 2015
Abraxas will exhibit at Energy Efficiency Exchange 2015. http://energy.gov/eere/femp/energy-efficiency-exchange-2015

May 12-14, 2015
Energy Symposium 2015 Energy Training Seminar - On May 12-14, 2015 in Monterey, CA. Energy Symposium-Abraxas attended the 2015 event. Information on the 2016 Symposium is not yet available. Visit www.energysymposium2015.org

January 2015
January 2015- Abraxas welcomes Steve Rottmayer, PE, LEED-AP to our team. Mr. Rottmayer has been working in the energy efficiency field for over 15 years and has led energy assessments in over a hundred buildings, including scoping-level walk-through ...

January 28-29, 2015
A two-day Metrix 4 advanced training session will be held on January 28-29,  in San Luis Obispo, CA. This training will be more in-depth than the introductory training, and is for experienced Metrix users only. We'll be going over lot...

January 26-27, 2015
A two-day Metrix 4 introductory training session will be held on January 26-27 in San Luis Obispo, CA Introductory Training Date: January 26-27, 2015 Location: San Luis Obispo, CA A brochure and a fax-in sign-up form are available at www.a...

October 2014
October 2014 - Abraxas completed an ASHRAE Level 2 audit for AVX Manufacturing in San Salvador, El Salvador. A 420,000 square feet electronic component manufacturing facility.

October 2014
Luke Air Force Base in Arizona - Abraxas is currently retrocommissioning three buildings at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona. The contract was awarded Fall 2014.

October 1-3, 2014
Abraxas to exhibit at the World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington D.C.  John Avina and Robert Urban will speak in sessions.  John Avina will also chair a session on Energy Basics.

October 3, 2014
John Avina to chair a session entitled, “Energy 101 - Advanced Topics in Energy Engineering,” at World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) at the Washington Convention Center in Washington DC.

October 2, 2014
John Avina, President of Abraxas Energy Consulting will be speaking at World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) at the Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. His presentation is entitled, “Energy Accounting 101”.

September 2014
Fall 2014 - Patrick McLaughlin, CEA, LEED AP has joined Abraxas. Mr. McLaughlin is an energy engineer with extensive experience in Energy Performance Contracts particularly in the Public Housing and Government sectors. His expertise includes engineer...

September 2014
September 2014 - Abraxas awarded a contract to perform ASHRAE Level 2 energy audits of 2.8 million sq ft at Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, CA September 2014 - Energy Improvement Project awarded to Abraxas to perform Retrocommissioning at Luk...

August 2014
Recent Contracts Summer 2014 - Abraxas is a subcontractor to DAV Energy Solutions on VA contracts to perform energy audits and Retrocommissioning at VA hospitals and medical centers in VISNs 21 and 22 in northern and southern California.

August 12-13, 2014
John Avina taught a 2 day Metrix Introductory course at University of South Carolina.

July 10, 2014
Abraxas Energy wins another Federal subcontract! We will perform energy audits at 3 VA facilities throughout Northern California.

June 25-26, 2014
John Avina hosted a session at the West Coast Energy Management Congress.

June 25-27, 2014
John Avina attending the West Coast Energy Management Congress in Seattle Washington.

June 11, 2014
Abraxas awarded an Energy Study from GSA Region 9 CA. Commissioning at Weinberger Courthouse San Diego and Energy Audit - RCx at Pasadena Social Security office.

June 4, 2014
Abraxas Energy wins Federal subcontract to perform energy audits at VA facilities in VISN 3. Facilities are located in New York VAMC's at Castle Point, Bronx, St Albans and Montrose

October 1, 2014
Robert Urban, a Certified Energy Manager and Operations Manager at Abraxas Energy Consulting, will be presenting a session entitled, “Understanding Utility Bills 101”, at the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) at the Washington Convention C...

October 1-3, 2014
Abraxas Energy Consulting will be exhibiting at the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. WEEC is well-recognized as the most important event held for energy professionals in all areas of the ...

July 22-24, 2014
John Avina to speak at the Omni Hotel in Championsgate, Florida at the Energy 2014 Seminar. He will be presenting a session entitled, “ The Good and Bad of Energy Audits.” This is a premier event for energy professionals.

June 26, 2014
John Avina, Founder of Abraxas Energy Consulting to chair a session at West Coast Energy Management Congress in Seattle, Washington. Session 3C: Strategic Energy Management

March 19, 2014
Abraxas Energy Consulting opens another office space in Denver, Colorado 1719 Emerson St. Denver, CO, 80218 866-480-7711

February 13, 2014
As part of a UESC Performance Contract to identify and implement lighting retrofit projects, Abraxas was announced a sub-contractor to perform the lighting energy audits of 834,000 sqft at Cal Poly University San Luis Obispo.

January 15, 2014
Abraxas accepted into Arizona's SRP Retro-commissioning rebate program. $618,190 of the 1.1 million dollar budget still available for our customers.

January 20-23, 2014
Abraxas conducted an Introductory Metrix Training in Atlanta.

January 14-15, 2014
Abraxas Energy attended the Federal Utility Partnership Working Group Winter 2013 Meeting.

December 2013
Christmas comes early! Abraxas' energy audit to save one of our federal clients more than $100,000 a year on a utility bill oversight.

December 18, 2012
Abraxas was selected to receive a Master Services Agreement with Pacific Gas & Electric to be a technical service provider.

January 24-25, 2013
Abraxas conducted Metrix Advanced Training in Orlando.

January 27-28, 2013
Abraxas attended ASHRAE in Dallas.

January 29-31, 2013
Abraxas attended the AESP conference in Orlando.

February 13, 2013
Abraxas Energy Consulting has been awarded a contract to provide energy audits for 119 buildings for Joint Base Lewis McChord in Tacoma, Washington.

March 25-28, 2013
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory and Advanced Trainings in Denver.

May 7-10, 2013
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory and Advanced Trainings in Toronto.

June 25-26, 2013
John Avina chaired a session on Energy Management: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly at the West Coast Energy Management Congress in Las Vegas.

July 29-31, 2013
John Avina presented on Weather Normalization of Utility Bills at Energy 2013 in Orlando.

August 9, 2013
Abraxas was awarded a Master Services Agreement with Southern California Gas to provide energy efficiency engineering services.

August 12-15, 2013
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory and Advanced Trainings in Washington, D.C.

September 11, 2013
Abraxas released Metrix version 4.5.3

September 19, 2013
Abraxas was awarded a contract from US Geological Survey to track utility bills and provide bill-related services.

September 25-27, 2013
Association of Energy Engineers, awards, John Avina, owner of Abraxas, the Energy Professional Development Award for Region 5.

October 16, 2013
John Avina spoke at the Primer Seminario International de Servicios Engineticos in Santiago, Chile.

October 16, 2013
John Avina  presents at the "First International Conference on Energy Services" (the Primer Seminario International de Servicios Engineticos ) in Santiago, Chile.

October 15, 2013
John Avina receives the AEE Award for "Outstanding Accomplishments In The Training and Development Of Energy Engineers and Managers"

September 12, 2013
Abraxas Energy is a  subcontractor to SCS Engineers to perform Energy Services as part of their Los Angeles County Energy Support Services Master Service Agreement.

September 11, 2013
Abraxas awarded contract by US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Kansas City Contracting Division to perform energy audits at 3 building sites in Missouri

October 30, 2013
Abraxas awarded multiple subcontracts from DAV Energy Solutions to perform energy audits and retro commissioning at VA Medical Facilities in several western states

October 25, 2013
Abraxas awarded a sole source 5 year contract by US Geological Survey (USGS) for Utility Monitoring and Web Based Utility Analysis and Data Services

December 15, 2013
Effective December 15, 2013, GSA renewed Abraxas Energy Consulting's contract under 03FAC, Facilities Maintenance and Hardware for a 5 year period through December 15, 2018.

November 6-7, 2013
Abraxas to release Prop 39 solutions (booth #220), at the “Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit” in Pasadena, CA Convention Center.

January 24-25, 2013
Abraxas conducted an advanced Metrix course for an ESCO in Orlando.

January 26-28, 2013
John Avina attended the ASHRAE conference in Dallas

January 29-31, 2013
John Avina attended the AESP conference in Orlando.

February 2013
Abraxas wins a contract provide energy audits on 115 buildings at Joint Base Lewis McChord in the Tacoma, Washington.

March 25-28, 2013
Abraxas is conducting introductory and advance courses in Denver.

May 6-9, 2013
Abraxas is conducting introductory and advanced Metrix courses in Denver.

June 25- 26, 2013
John Avina chaired a session on Energy Management: The Good, the bad and the ugly at the West Coast Energy Management Congress in Las Vegas, Nevada.

July 29-August 1, 2013
John Avina conducting two sessions at the Energy 2013 Conference in Orlando, Florida.  The review will include utility bill normalization techniques and energy auditing issues and solutions.

August 12-15, 2013
Abraxas is conducting an introductory and advanced Metrix courses in Washington D.C..

September 25-27, 2013
John Avina, Founder of Abraxas Energy Consulting, to present his new paper on M&V for ESPC at the World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington D.C.

March 6, 2013
Taking the Sting Out of Federal Sequestration Budget Cuts with Energy Efficiency US Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District Joint Base Lewis McChord "We strive to be the best at what we do, and our efforts are paying off as the quality of ...

December 3-4, 2012
Abraxas is hosting a Metrix 4 Introductory Training Session in San Luis Obispo, CA. More information can be found on our Training page.

October 31-November 1, 2012
Abraxas Energy Consulting exhibited at World Energy Engineering Congress at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. John Avina, owner of Abraxas, chaired the track entitled, Energy Management: The good, the bad and the ugly. John Avina prese...

September 30, 2012
Abraxas was announced a sub-contractor for ERG to perform EISA energy audits of 3,300,000 square feet at 4 FBI facilities including the J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington DC.

September 27-29, 2012
Abraxas conducted an Introductory Metrix Training in Atlanta.

September 24-25, 2012
Exhibited at 2nd annual GreenGov Symposium in Washington, DC

August 2012
John Avina scheduled to speak at Gov Energy in St Louis on the topic of Audit or Existing Building Commissioning: Which is best for your building?

August 20-24, 2012
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory and Advanced Trainings in Dallas.

August 13-17, 2012
John Avina attends ACEEE Summery Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings in Pacific Grove, CA

July 31, 2012
John Avina successfully passes his California General Contractor’s License Exam.

May 17-18, 2012
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory and Advanced Trainings in Chicago.

April 30, 2012
Awarded contract to perform EISA energy audits at US Bureau of Reclamation sites throughout the Western US

April 11, 2012
Abraxas releases Metrix 4.5.1.

March 2012
Abraxas and the County of San Luis Obispo awarded an Innovator Pilot Grant from Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) to perform 40 energy audits for commercial businesses in the county

March 16, 2012
Awarded contract to perform energy audits for USDA, Forest Service Southern in Southern California

March 12-15, 2012
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory and Advanced Trainings in Toronto.

February 23-24, 2012
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory Training in Chicago.

February 2012
Junior Engineers, Clayde Barkley and Steven Wancewicz passed their Certified Energy Manager (CEM) exams certified by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)

January 31-February 1, 2012
John Avina gives talk, "What Utility Bills Reveal About a Building" at Energy, Utility & Environment Conference in Phoenix.

January 17-21, 2012
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory and Advanced Trainings in Orlando.

November 3, 2011
Awarded contract with Southern California Edison (SCE) for Design & Engineering Services Support

October 12-14, 2011
John Avina chairs a session at World Energy Engineering Congress in Chicago. Abraxas Energy Consulting exhibited at World Energy Engineering Congress at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

September 22, 2011
Abraxas releases Metrix 4.5.

August 23-26, 2011
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory and Advanced Trainings in Dallas.

August 7-10, 2011
Abraxas Energy Consulting exhibited at GovEnergy in Cincinnati.

June 16-17, 2011
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory Training in Chicago.

June 15-16, 2011
Abraxas Energy Consulting exhibited at West Coast Energy Management Congress in Long Beach.

May 6, 2011
Abraxas awarded contract to perform EISA Energy Audits at two US Fish & Wildlife Refuges in Region 3.

May 5, 2011
Abraxas awarded contract for Comprehensive Professional Energy Services at USCG TRACEN Petaluma.

April 21, 2011
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory Training in San Luis Obispo.

April 12, 2011
Abraxas awarded contract to perform an Energy Audit and Retro-commissioning services at Whiteriver Indian Hospital, Arizona.

March 22, 2011
Abraxas releases Metrix 4.4.4.

March 16, 2011
Abraxas awarded contract to perform EISA energy audits for US Fish & Wildlife, Region 7 at nine National Wildlife Refuges throughout the state of Alaska.

February 1-4, 2011
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory and Advanced Trainings in Philadelphia.

January 12-13, 2011
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory Training at Johnson Controls Engineering Summit in Las Vegas.

December 8-10, 2010
Abraxas Energy Consulting exhibited at World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington DC. John Avina gave a talk on Energy Accounting 101 at the WEEC. John Avina also gave a talk "How to Select a Good Energy Auditor and Avoid Disasters."

November 2010
Association of Energy Engineers, awards, John Avina, owner of Abraxas, the Energy Professional Development Award for Region 5.

October 2010
Abraxas qualifies as a HUB Zone certified business

September 22, 2010
Abraxas awarded 5 year IDIQ contract with Navy Bureau of Medicine to perform energy audits on Navy Hospitals throughout the world.

September 2012
In the first two years of this contract, Abraxas audited 3 million square feet of building space. Current task order is for another 1.7 million square feet.

September 16, 2010
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory Training in Toronto.

September 15, 2010
Abraxas awarded contract to conduct Building Energy Audits of 8 buildings at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California

September 8, 2010
Abraxas awarded a contract to perform Base Wide Investment Grade Audits at Marine Corps Logistics Base, Barstow, California of 40 buildings totaling 1,326,389 million square feet

September 7, 2010
Abraxas a sub-contractor to SCS Engineers to conduct ASHRAE Level II Energy Audits for ten buildings in GSA Region 8.

August 17-20, 2010
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory and Advanced Trainings in Vancouver BC.

August 16-18, 2010
Abraxas attended GovEnergy in Dallas.

August 11-12, 2010
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory Training in Lawrence, Kansas.

July 1, 2010
Abraxas releases Metrix 4.4.3.

June 2010
Robert Urban and John Avina passed the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG) Certified Commissioning Authority (CxA) exam and both received the designation of Certified Commissioning Authority.

June 30, 2010
Abraxas was awarded contract to conduct a Facility Energy Audit at Dexter National Fish Hatchery in New Mexico.

June 17-18, 2010
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory Training in San Luis Obispo.

May 27-28, 2010
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory Training in Atlanta.

April 20-24, 2010
Abraxas conducted Metrix Introductory and Advanced Trainings in Vancouver BC.

April 15, 2010
John Avina and Robert Urban pass CxA exam, become commissioning authorities.

March 2010
John Avina re-elected president of the San Luis Obispo Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers.

February 4, 2010
Abraxas releases Metrix 4.4.2.

January 24-25, 2010
John Avina conducts 2 day Energy Auditing Class in Doha, Qatar.

December 2-3, 2009
Abraxas conducts Introductory Metrix Training at JCI Engineering Summit in Las Vegas.