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Barry C. Abramson, P.E., BEAP

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ASHRAE Course Instructor

Barry C. Abramson, P.E., BEAP


Barry has provided energy and sustainability consulting services for 40 years. His current focus is developing decarbonization strategies for existing commercial building portfolios. He serves on ASHRAE TC7.6 Building Energy Performance. He was a member of ASHRAE SPC211 that wrote the Standard for Commercial Building Energy Audits and co-authored the 2023 Annex to Standard 211 on Building Decarbonization Assessments. He serves on the USGBC’s LEED Existing Buildings Consensus Committee and is a former Chair of the LEED Energy and Atmosphere Technical Advisory Group. He was Principal Investigator for an ASHRAE research project on HVAC equipment service life, with results published in the ASHRAE Handbook – HVAC Applications and cited as a primary source throughout the building industry.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Barry and his team at Servidyne helped clients assess their building systems to develop risk-mitigation strategies to improve the health and wellbeing of building occupants. Barry has delivered numerous webinars on HVAC and water system building readiness and energy efficiency, attended by several thousand real estate industry professionals.

Barry graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Energy and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer, LEED AP O+M, and ASHRAE Building Energy Assessment Professional.

Courses Taught 

6 hours

Commercial Building Energy Audits