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Our Team

About Us

Our team of consulting engineers, draftsmen, and project managers were hand-selected for their extensive expertise in HVAC, Plumbing, and Air-Quality Control system design. With licenses in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Hawaii and Alaska, our highly-imaginative staff have produced innovative designs for over 13,000 successful projects.

Team 1

Our Team

Our expert staff of hand-selected engineers and draftsmen have successfully completed over 13,000 commercial, residential, and industrial projects. With licenses in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Hawaii and Alaska, this small, imaginative team utilizes their expertise in engineering and drafting to produce innovative custom HVAC-R and Plumbing designs.

Our Expertise

Working in conjunction with structural, construction, architecture, and HVAC technology leaders, our team of consulting engineers continue to achieve impressive results for clients through our innovative design framework. We have designed HVAC, Plumbing, and Air-Quality Control system designs for commercial, residential, educational, and religious facilities of all types.


Our Team

Meet the team
Gabriel Gagnon President California Energy Designs

Gabriel Gagnon

Chief Executive Officer

Gabriel joined the company as a draftsman and soon worked his way to Project Manager, eventually becoming the company President, and later, CEO of our organization.

Team 2

Asbed Khachatoorian

Senior Project Manager

Asbed was hand-selected out of university for his distinguished accomplishments, having won consecutive ASHRAE awards in System Selection as a student. Since, he has worked his way up into our leadership.

Team 3

Luis Dozal

Senior Plumbing Engineer

Licensed in multiple states, Luis Dozal brings a strong mechanical engineering background and plumbing design expertise to our team, as our senior plumbing engineer.


Don Morales

Senior CAD Drafter
Team 4

Shabin Minas

Consulting Draftsman
Team 5

Nima Kasmaie

Consulting Engineer

Matthew Gagnon

Jr. Draftsman

Our History

Since 1977, California Energy Designs has served architects, engineers, developers, and contractors on their industrial, commercial, and residential projects. Our firm prides itself on having a small, hand-selected, well qualified, and imaginative staff in order to ensure the finest quality and timeliest completion of all projects.


Founded in 1977, California Energy Designs began with a focus on serving architects, engineers, and developers with energy-efficient HVAC/R designs.


Engineering firm, Kelly-Stewart-Goldstein, became a division of California Energy Designs. Originally formed in 1944, the firm specialized in large governmental and utility company projects.


Moving from La CaƱada Flintridge to Burbank, our new offices brought us closer to new neighbors like Lockheed Martin, Warner Brothers, and Disney.


Fitting new growth and expansion in Burbank, California Energy Designs was reorganized under the leadership of its longtime employees & executive team. We look forward to the next chapter of continued growth.

Let’s work together

Our team of consulting engineers work collaboratively with architects, project managers, builders, and other contractors. We pride ourselves on our deep and lasting partnerships.

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Our Mission

An Innovative Approach to System Design

We utilize creativity, innovation, and years of expertise to engineer HVAC/R and Plumbing design solutions that fit the needs of our commercial, residential, and specialty facility projects. This imaginative approach to engineering, combined with oour exclusive activity in HVAC, plumbing design, and energy evaluation, gives us an appreciative understanding of each customer’s problems and a well-tread framework for resolving them.

Our Values
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Sustainably-Driven System Design | Innovation Meets Creativity




System Design for Residential, Commercial, & Specialty Facilities

Our Services

We provide our clients with the latest computer-aided drafting and design technology from standard 2D drawings to the latest in 3D computer-aided drafting technology.

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300 E. Magnolia Blvd. #502
Burbank, CA 91502

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(818) 790-6817

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