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Happy 4th of July and Happy 50th for Peachtree Road Race

There are a lot of reasons to celebrate on the 4th of July. It’s a great time to remember our country and the efforts given by so many over the years to keep America free and full of opportunities. This… Continue Reading →

Do what you can, When you can

Volunteering is a key pillar of the Burton culture and is encouraged in a variety of forms ranging from making and serving dinner at the Atlanta Ronald McDonald House, to food and clothing drives for the local underserved community, to… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Tumbles after Robust Storage Report

Natural gas prices settled at a three-year low this week, after another robust storage injection. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported an injection of 119 Bcf for the week ending May 31st, which well surpassed analysts’ expectation of 109… Continue Reading →

Celebrating Burton’s New Bloom!

At Burton Energy Group, we enjoy celebrating each other’s accomplishments, especially when it involves cake, but there is nothing more special than one of our teammates adding to the Burton family! Energy Engineer, Justin Yoo, recently welcomed his second daughter… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Bulls Continue to Sit the Sidelines

The bulls of the natural gas market have been pushed to the sidelines, while the bears have kept pricing below $3.00 per MMBtu. The May contract settled at $2.566 per MMBtu, more than 5% below the April contract and the… Continue Reading →

GA Power ICF Appreciation Dinner

Burton Energy Group was invited to attend a private dinner on January 15th, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Embassy Suites at Centennial Olympic Park exclusively for Georgia Power’s Commercial Energy Efficient Partners. That’s us! And I… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Prices Declining While Temperatures Increasing

Spring is upon us and the warmer temperatures these past couple of weeks have decreased demand for heating purposes. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has reported two consecutive weeks of natural gas storage injections. Natural gas storage levels are… Continue Reading →

Burton Energy Group Earns 2019 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence

Burton Energy Group is proud to announce that it received the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. This is the fifth year in… Continue Reading →

Happy National Beer Day

April 7th is National Beer Day and in honor of this festive occasion, we’d like to take a few moments to talk about one of the key ingredients…not the golden barley, nor the ever-influential hops, nor even the bubbly yeast,… Continue Reading →

A Trip to the Top…of an LNG Tank

The Women’s Energy Network of Atlanta recently hosted a tour of Southern Company Gas’s Cherokee LNG (liquified natural gas) facility in Ball Ground, GA. As LNG continues to play a larger role in the U.S. natural gas market, it was… Continue Reading →

Strong Production Balances Increased Demand for Recent Heating

Natural gas has spent this past week trading in a very tight range, not pushing past key resistance levels, or dropping below key support levels. The March contract settled at $2.855 per MMBtu, about a dime below the February settle,… Continue Reading →

5 Energy Effecient NFL Stadiums

With the Super Bowl being held in Atlanta recently, Burton decided to look into how energy efficient Mercedes-Benz Stadium and other stadiums of its size are. Although the big game was not that exciting, the statistics we found were. With… Continue Reading →

Bears Return to the Natural Gas Market upon Warmer Weather Forecasts

Natural gas prices have returned to sub-$3 levels for the remainder of 2019, with only next winter trading just slightly above $3.00 per MMBtu. The February contract settled at $2.950 per MMBtu, 19% below the January settlement and the February… Continue Reading →

PB&J Day 2018

Here at Burton, we have a longstanding holiday tradition called “PB&J Day”, where we spend an entire workday assembling sandwiches that we then donate to organizations that serve the less fortunate. For this year’s PB&J Day, held in December 2018,… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Changes the Tide to Start 2019

To kick off the new year, the natural gas market fully reversed the price rally in November, with above normal temperatures sending near term pricing drastically lower. After ending 2018 with a December settlement of $4.715 per MMBtu, the January… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Rallies to Start Winter

The natural gas market has ended 2018 with a bang! After eleven months of settling near or below the $3 average, the December contract settled at $4.715 per MMBtu, the highest settlement since March 2014. Calendar year 2018 averaged $3.086… Continue Reading →

Frequent Flyer Club

It’s 8:00am Monday morning, it’s not a holiday (you think), and yet half of the office isn’t in yet. No, it’s not an episode of the Twilight Zone, it’s just happens to be another busy travel week at Burton! Over… Continue Reading →

Taking Joy In Life’s Little Redirects

Atypically this Sunday, I ran to the office briefly. Upon leaving to avoid construction traffic, I took an unfavorable route home. Several years ago, a dog ran out in front of me, unable to avoid him, he died in my… Continue Reading →

Bulls Take Control at First Sign of Winter

The bullish sentiment has continued to increase in the natural gas market and November’s settlement of $3.185 per MMBtu seems like a minor speed bump in the push to higher pricing. The early arrival of some winter-like temperatures spurred the… Continue Reading →

Top 4 Ways to Prepare Your Building for the Winter Season

There are signs everywhere now – cool mornings, less daylight, leaves changing colors, football games, etc. That can only mean that winter and cold weather is right around the corner. As a follow-up to my earlier blog post about some… Continue Reading →

ESCO Water Support in Japan

Given Burton’s strong history providing water audits within a variety of sectors – hospitality, multifamily, restaurant, retail, K-12, theatres, distribution centers, etc.- we were selected to support a large energy service company (ESCO) to perform investment grade water audits over… Continue Reading →

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