Author AmandaP

Amanda is the Sustainability Program Coordinator at Burton Energy Group. Having a passion for sustainability and the environment, Amanda has always wanted to help businesses develop more efficient strategies to lessen the environmental impacts of company operations. She finds any excuse to be outside from hiking, running, wakeboarding, standup paddle boarding, and camping, to riding and showing Arabian horses.

Sharing Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Tips

 On August 3rd, I had the good fortune of serving as the speaker at a monthly meeting of the Green Chamber of the South at the Five Seasons Brewing Company in Atlanta.  The Green Chamber is a non-profit focused on… Continue Reading →

Happy #EarthDay! ESPOY Recap

We had a great time in Washington DC last week for the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year awards dinner, workshops, and related events.  It is an honor not only for us to win and be recognized, but to be there with… Continue Reading →

Behind The Scenes: Saving Energy!

The ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year SocialStar week has celebrated energy efficiency, protecting the environment, and the partners that bring these solutions to people and companies around the world! The last day of SocialStar week wrapped up with a… Continue Reading →

What ENERGY STAR Means To Us: Part 2

Part 2 of our interview with the Managing Partners of Burton Energy Group continues below! Amanda P: Is there an ENERGY STAR moment from 2015 that stands out to you? Brent B: In order to meet and exceed client expectations,… Continue Reading →

What ENERGY STAR Means To Us: Part 1

Celebrations for the energy efficiency efforts of ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year winners continues with SocialStar Week! #ENERGYSTARPOY! I recently sat down with the three Managing Partners of Burton Energy Group to learn exactly what ENERGY STAR means to… Continue Reading →

Favorite 2015 ENERGY STAR Moments

In celebration of the 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year SocialStar week, we took a look back at some of our favorite ENERGY STAR blog posts from 2015!! See our favorite posts below: EPA 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of… Continue Reading →

Burton Celebrates ENERGY STAR Award!

The Burton team celebrated their most recent accomplishment: ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence! This marked the fourth year Burton Energy Group received the award and the second year in a row for Sustained Excellence!! Some of the… Continue Reading →

Banking on Sustainability Commitments: A New Case Study!

In 2015, Burton Energy Group worked in conjunction with one of the world’s largest financial institutions to meet aggressive sustainability targets. Leveraging the power of the Burton Energy Strategy Platform (Burton ESP) the Bank was able to meet their carbon emissions… Continue Reading →

Burton Energy Group Chosen ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

Burton Energy Group is proud to announce that it has won the esteemed ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for Sustained Excellence! This is the fourth year in a row that Burton has been named Partner of the Year for… Continue Reading →

“Clean Energy Breakthrough” Predicted by Bill Gates

Bill Gates recently predicted researchers will “discover a clean energy breakthrough that will save our planet and power our world” within the next 15 years. Gates argues it should be a priority to delivery clean energy to those that do… Continue Reading →

A Year in Review and Looking Ahead

As 2015 finished, the three Managing Partners at Burton Energy Group reflected on the past year and what they are looking forward to in the upcoming year. See the recent interview below. Amanda P (AP): Looking back on 2015, what… Continue Reading →

New Case Study: Having Your Ice Cream and Energy Savings Too

The latest case study from Burton Energy Group showcases energy efficiency by the numbers! Completed in 2015, the Thrifty Ice Cream Plant in El Monte, California (owned by Rite Aid) has already seen outstanding energy savings, increases in production capacity, and… Continue Reading →

Recap from Another Successful EEI National Key Accounts Workshop

Burton is pleased to have sponsored and actively participated in the recent EEI National Key Accounts Workshop held in Dallas, Texas.  As always, there were several excellent technical tracks that focused on designing and implementing energy efficiency programs for owners… Continue Reading →

2015 EEI Fall National Key Accounts Workshop

Burton Energy Group is pleased to once again be sponsoring and attending the EEI Fall National Key Accounts Workshop. The upcoming event will be held in Dallas from October 25th through 28th. Burton is sponsoring the workshop smart phone application…. Continue Reading →

Thinking Zero Waste at Burton HQ

After the “Recycling Refresher” at the Burton Headquarters, I was telling some of my co-workers about a company that can recycle the additional materials that cannot go into our Single Stream Recycling (SSR) bins at work. Items such as chips bags,… Continue Reading →

Composting with K-Cups

So I decided to start composting at home, and the majority of resources I read suggested that coffee grinds are great for a compost pile. I don’t drink coffee at home, but I’ll have one or two cups at work… Continue Reading →

Going Green with a Leaf!

I recently sat down with Managing Partner Mark Breuker to learn about his recent switch to an electric-only vehicle. See what I learned in the interview below! Amanda P (AP): Thank you Mark for sitting down with me today to… Continue Reading →

Recycling Refresher at Burton Headquarters

Creating a recycling program at offices can sometimes present a challenge as you need to coordinate with multiple parties such as building management, maintenance/cleaning staff, potentially waste and recycling haulers, as well as the actual users of the office space…. Continue Reading →

Georgia STEM Day-Part 1

On May 8th, in recognition of Georgia STEM Day, I went to Benjamin E. Mays High School in southwest Atlanta and spoke to three of Mr. Anderson’s Engineering classes about my current job here at Burton Energy Group and how… Continue Reading →

ENERGY STAR 2015 Partner of the Year Volunteer Day

In celebration of Earth Day and the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award winners, the U.S. EPA held a volunteer day for participating companies on Tuesday April 21, 2015. Along with about 15 fellow volunteers, we arrived at the historic… Continue Reading →

Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation in Hospitality – New Case Study!

New Case Study: Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation in Hospitality. Read our latest case study discussing energy and water conservation measures identified by Burton Energy Group to potentially save a hotel client 18% in energy usage and $270,000! Click here… Continue Reading →

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