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Utilities Continue to Offer Financial Assistance Amid Pandemic

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic, utilities across the country have been providing a significant amount of financial assistance to customers, both residential and commercial. This help has been given in a few key ways: Suspending service disconnections Waiving… Continue Reading →

Summer Heat Drives Demand, but Natural Gas Prices Remain Low

The month of July has ushered in record heat across the U.S. and is on track to be one of the hottest months, since 1950, when EIA began keeping records. ERCOT (Texas) set a new peak demand record for July,… Continue Reading →

Burton Works From Home

The majority of Burton employees work in our office every day and appreciate the ability to interact with their team and others, on a regular basis. During this pandemic and the shelter-in-place order that was previously implemented in Georgia, the… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Have a Happy and Energy-Efficient Holiday!

Happy Holidays from everyone at Burton Energy Group! As you indulge in seasonal treats and gift giving traditions, check out our list of tips to save energy and money over the holidays. 1. Buy LED Lights – As you deck out your… 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 →

The Future of Electric Utilities – Leveraging the Smart Grid

One bright spring day, I was enjoying the warming weather and sunny skies. Not a cloud in the sky, but nonetheless, the power suddenly went out. In the spring in Atlanta, we are accustomed to power interruptions when thunderstorms roll… Continue Reading →

Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day! Office Efficiency Tips from ENERGY STAR

Lead your business to the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow this St. Patrick’s Day and “Green Up” your office with ENERGY STAR efficiency tips that are sure to save energy and money! 1) Avoid excessive use… Continue Reading →

Does Daylight Saving Time Save Energy?

The controversial policy of Daylight Saving Time (DST) and its benefits and costs to society have been debated ever since Benjamin Franklin first jokingly suggested getting people out of bed earlier to conserve candles in 1784. Read the brief history behind… Continue Reading →

Don’t Forget to Claim Your Energy Efficiency Tax Credits This Season!

Use the links below to check out which energy efficiency federal tax credits you may qualify for before you file and be sure to take a look at additional state-level incentives to get the most bang for your buck or… Continue Reading →

March Madness Takes over Natural Gas Market

March Madness is just around the corner and the natural gas bears appear to be shutting down any Hail Mary shots the bulls are taking to push this market higher. To close out the “typical” winter season term, the March… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Demand Drives Price Volatility

The bulls and bears are having a turf war over the natural gas market. The February contract rolled off the board on Friday at $3.391 per MMBtu, nearly 14% below the January contract, after experiencing a large swing throughout the… Continue Reading →

Be thankful for energy savings with some Thanksgiving Day efficiency tips!

Burton Energy Group would like to wish everyone a very happy Thanksgiving and extend some energy-saving tips to all those hosting Turkey Day this year. When everyone is arriving – Avoid wasting indoor heat by making sure the front door… 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 of… 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 →

Natural Gas Prices Remain at Bargain Levels

Natural gas prices continue to trade at a great bargain for consumers.  For the 13th consecutive month, the natural gas contract settled below $3 per MMBtu.  The February contract settled at $2.189 per MMBtu, the lowest February settlement this market… Continue Reading →

Are You Really Getting The Lowest Rate?

When shopping for a natural gas supplier for your home, it is advisable to review pricing from at least 3 suppliers, if not more.  Keep in mind, you are getting the same product from everyone, so you do not want… Continue Reading →

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