Category Water Conservation

Stormwater and Sustainability

Cities and utilities across the country are progressively adopting or increasing stormwater fees as a means to generate funding for capital projects related to mitigating surface runoff, treating runoff, or separating stormwater drains from the sanitary sewer system. Oftentimes, stormwater… Continue Reading →

A Fluid Look Into Water Meters

Most people never think twice about their water meter. At best, they know it is has a brass body with a plastic cap located somewhere outside the house. At worst, they think “What’s a water meter?”. Although we know water… 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 →

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 →

Top 4 Ways to Prepare Your Building for the Summer

It seems like we rapidly moved from the winter season to summer this year. Just a few weeks ago, Atlanta temperatures were 50-70ºF, while the temperature a couple of days ago climbed to over 90ºF. With such a rapid change… Continue Reading →

Savings are Cool

Burton Energy Group’s demand side team recently had the opportunity to learn about a unique cooling tower water savings system by taking a field trip to see the system in person. We were invited by Aqualogix, the manufacturer of the system,… Continue Reading →

The Forgotten Drought

When the word “drought” is mentioned, many people think of California, Texas, and the arid southwest, and rightfully so. Over the years, we’ve all seen the pictures of burned over areas, the cracked clay, or Lake Mead with the bleached… Continue Reading →

Water Crises as Top Long-term Risk Ranked by the World Economic Forum

See the latest article from circle of blue about why all businesses, both large and small, need to do their part in conserving water. The World Economic Forum ranked water crises as the top global risk to industry and society over… 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 →

Executive Orders Mandate 25% Reduction in Water Usage

In addition to the March 17th state mandate imposing heavy fines on excess water use, California Gov. Jerry Brown has issued Executive Orders for cities and towns to cut water use by 25 percent throughout his state. “We’re in a… Continue Reading →

World Water Day – Sunday March 22nd

“A drop of water is flexible. A drop of water is powerful. A drop of water is in demand.” – United Nations The link below contains a few powerful images that undoubtedly touch us all. Even with the droughts here… Continue Reading →

Water Efficiency Measures Save over $200,000 in 2 years!

Many have heard the tagline “blue is the new green” when talking about water efficiency. Well, Burton Energy Group has exemplified that phrase when working with FelCor Lodging Trust to identify cost effective water conservation measures at several hotels within… Continue Reading →

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