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Greenland is Ice and Iceland is Green

As most who meet me will quickly find out, my husband and I love to travel. Since our honeymoon in Paris, almost 5 years ago, we’ve been carefully allotting our vacation days to ensure we could make it to the… Continue Reading →

The Total Solar Eclipse of 2017

Across the country – from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina – eclipse glasses were sold out and sighting plans were made. Some even traveled hundreds of miles to see this rare phenomenon – the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017. On August… Continue Reading →

Egypt: Where the Sun Really Lives

  We arrived in Egypt at night and the temperature had cooled down to 86 degrees.  I thought to myself, how much hotter can it get?  Well, it certainly got much hotter.  I was told it was going to be… Continue Reading →

SLOVENIA – What’s in a Name?

SLOVENIA – What’s in a Name? Slovenia – it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world….okay, that may be an alternative fact, but that doesn’t stop this wonderful country nestled between the Adriatic and the Austrian Alps… Continue Reading →

Germany: Renewable Energy & Sustainable Design

On a recent trip to Germany, I discovered what a country that has invested in and incorporated renewable energy into day-to-day life, really looks like. Having never been to Europe, I was amazed at the advances Germany has made in… Continue Reading →

Snips and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails…

  That’s what little boys are made of! The Burton Energy Group family continues to grow and the team enjoyed surprising Paul, an Energy Analyst on the Operations team, with a little baby shower to celebrate the upcoming arrival of… Continue Reading →

Everyone Gets a Trophy…

You’ve heard the comments, “Everyone gets a trophy these days, what’s the big deal?” – well, at Burton, we think THIS award is a big deal! We are honored to have received the 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year… Continue Reading →

Burton Crew Narrowly Escapes the Titanic in Team Building Exercise

The team at Burton Energy Group isn’t all work all the time. Given the intensity that comes with the volume of work we process, it is surprising when a group of colleagues want to do something social outside the office…. Continue Reading →

Higher Education: 30 Years of Progress

Dr. Melissa Moore, Head of Marketing, Quantitative Analysis, and Business Law at Mississippi State University, contacted me recently and asked if I would be interested in sitting on the College of Business Marketing Advisory Board. While honored and humbled with… Continue Reading →

Burton Energy Group Named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for 5th Consecutive 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 fifth year in a row that Burton has been named Partner of the Year… Continue Reading →

Burton Channels Bourbon Street with Mardi Gras Feast at RMHC!

A big Burton thank you to the Ronald McDonald House at Atlanta’s Scottish Rite Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for hosting us on Friday night while we brought a Mardi Gras celebration to the families staying on site! I was… Continue Reading →

Burton’s Big Dance Begins!

Although much of the country’s recent weather conditions may have you double-checking your calendar to believe it, it’s officially March Madness time at Burton Energy Group headquarters – and that means annual traditions abound! While some employees were well-prepared for the… Continue Reading →

Burton Team Takes to the Action Ministries Assembly Line to Fight Hunger!

The Burton Team started 2017 off right with our annual tradition of a company-wide volunteer day. This year, we were hosted by Action Ministries and tasked with assembling packages of food at the organization’s Atlanta warehouse for their SuperPack and… Continue Reading →

There is Something Brewing at Burton Energy Group…

It’s no trick; a very nice treat is on its way!  Burton Energy Group is looking forward to welcoming Micah Burton to the family very soon! The team took some time to share their wisdom and wishes and celebrate Brent,… Continue Reading →

New Beginnings… Again

We moved into our new office recently, the fifth such space we’ve occupied and the third move for our company over the past five years.  Thankfully this relocation, like all of the previous ones, was precipitated by our growth and… Continue Reading →

Another Successful Atlanta RMHC Burton Visit!

We are so grateful to our Burton employees who volunteered their time and energy to prepare a meal for the families at the Ronald McDonald House at Atlanta’s Scottish Rite Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.   Thanks to Brett, Suzanne,… Continue Reading →

FORE!

Dustin Johnson was still celebrating his US Open win while golf audiences around the world waited for the British Open to begin. While waiting, on July 7th, the Burton Energy Open was held at Top Golf Alpharetta. Instead of walking… Continue Reading →

Kennedy’s Cause: Let Your Inner Beauty SHINE

  One of the perks of my job is that I have the opportunity to attend a variety of client functions and charitable events, and none are more meaningful than Kennedy’s Cause.  The foundation’s namesake, Kennedy Hubbard, is the daughter… Continue Reading →

Best Companies to Work for: Burton Energy Group

Our company was recently recognized as one of the best companies to work for, based on a survey by TINYpulse of employees at over 500 companies from around the world with the goal of measuring workforce happiness. While we’re not… Continue Reading →

Return Visit to Where It All Started: Purdue University

In May I had a much overdue opportunity for a return trip to Purdue University, where I completed my Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering over 20 years ago now.  I was somewhat shocked by the much younger version of me… Continue Reading →

Giving Back at Atlanta Ronald McDonald House

A number of my colleagues and other Friends of Burton made the trek to the Atlanta RMHC recently to prepare dinner for families residing at the facility.  While none of us will be mistaken for graduates of Le Cordon Bleu,… Continue Reading →

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