--Energy Managers Across North America Call
New Metrix Utility Accounting System Release Most Powerful Yet--
San Luis Obispo, Calif., June 23, 2009 – Abraxas Energy Consulting today announced the next generation of its industry-standard energy management software, Metrix 4. As the utility bill analysis tool of choice for successful energy managers and energy analysts across North America, Metrix 4 is used by many of the continent’s top companies, including Pfizer, Accor Hotels, Macy’s, Jones Lang LaSalle, Siemens and Honeywell, and is an integral part of LEED and other energy efficiency projects worldwide.
The new release adds several new tools to the energy manager’s arsenal, including budgeting and forecasting tools that allow users to create budgets and forecasts, and compare current usage to budgeted numbers. The software allows users to analyze bills, understand their facilities’ energy usage patterns, track savings and energy performance, and produce vivid Excel reports that tell a facility’s entire energy story in easy-to-read formats.
“The pre-release feedback has been humbling,” said John Avina, president of Abraxas Energy Consulting. “We’
In addition to providing superior analysis opportunities, Metrix also points out energy conservation opportunities such as simultaneous heating and cooling, improper control, and ventilation problems and supports its findings with deeper, fuller reports made possible by enhanced tools and charting features. These features among others are driving this product toward a more diverse set of users than ever before. Now for the first time, Metrix is also able to track and forecast garbage as a utility-type to go along with its electricity, water, gas and steam capabilities and allows energy managers to make project management notes at many levels within the software itself.
The latest release is free for the company’s current software maintenance subscribers. New users can expect to receive valuable understanding and insight about their facilities within a few hours of entering their utility data and can start by downloading and using the software free for 30 days from the company’s website at www.abraxasenergy.com.
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About Abraxas Energy Consulting: Here at Abraxas Energy Consulting, it is our job to save you energy. And by saving you energy, we can save you lots of money.
There are a few different ways that we can help you save energy. One of our main methods of saving energy is by studying your utility bills to understand your energy usage patterns. From these patterns, we can make decisions on not only where to reduce your energy usage, but also when.