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Overview of Energy Savings Best Practices

One of the cornerstones of Burton’s energy management approach with our clients is implementing a basic set of energy savings best practices across their portfolios. These best practices have been compiled over the years and are based on the experience… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Bears Ring in the New Year with Low Prices

A new year, a new decade, and it’s the natural gas bears that are celebrating. The January 2020 contract settled at $2.158 per Dth, its lowest level since January 1999, following the lowest summer gas prices in 20 years. Typically,… Continue Reading →

The Burton Sandwich Shoppe Takes on a New Look in 2019

Burton’s annual tradition of making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches took on a new twist this year and The Burton Sandwich Shoppe relocated with a different menu, to help feed the homeless! After reaching out to various organizations, we realized… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Declines with High Production Output

Since early November, natural gas prices have continued to slide. A significant change from this time last year, the December contract settled at $2.470 per MMBtu, nearly 48% below the December 2018 settle. Throughout the month of November, natural gas… Continue Reading →

Colder Temperatures Bring Bulls to the Natural Gas Market

The eastern half of the United States is starting to experience or is bracing for below-average temperatures and our first real taste of winter temperatures. The Midwest and Northeast have already been experiencing colder temperatures, but next week is expected… Continue Reading →

Burton’s Pumpkin Patch

This fall, we added a couple of new pumpkins to the Burton patch! In early October, Paul, one of our Energy Specialists, and his wife, welcomed their first baby girl, to a household full of boys. To start November, Chris,… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Prices Lose Momentum and Turn Lower Amid Fall Temperatures

Last month, natural gas prices were rising and the October contract was pushing $2.50 per MMBtu. At month’s end, the October contract settled at $2.428 per MMBtu, but market sentiment has turned bearish. Natural gas prices have declined 16 of… Continue Reading →

On the Energy Trail…in Mayberry?

One of my favorite pastimes is watching reruns of the Andy Griffith Show.  This comedy first aired in the 1960s starring Andy Griffith as a small town sheriff in the fictitious town of Mayberry.  The show was loosely based on… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Showing Signs of Volatility

Natural gas has experienced an uptick in pricing, after experiencing multi-year lows in July, off the backs of record level production and average temperatures. The September contract rolled off the board at $2.251 per MMBtu, a 5% increase from the… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Prices Hit Three Year Lows with Record High Demand

Natural gas demand is at record highs, but prices continue to fall. Earlier this week, natural gas prices dropped to three-year lows while supply growth continues to outpace increasing consumption. The August contract settled at $2.141 per MMBtu, 6.5% below… Continue Reading →

Managing Your Electric Demand to Reduce Costs

As everyone knows, the arrival of summer means not only longer days and warmer weather, but higher energy costs due to increased air conditioning loads. In fact, energy costs are typically much higher during the summer than any other time… Continue Reading →

A Complacent Natural Gas Market Starts to See Some Price Action

The natural gas market has been relatively complacent in recent weeks, while traders kept a close eye on the weather forecast. Tropical Storm Barry has returned some bullish sentiment back into this market, along with a forecast of above normal… Continue Reading →

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 →

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