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PB&J Day 2018

Here at Burton, we have a longstanding holiday tradition called “PB&J Day”, where we spend an entire workday assembling sandwiches that we then donate to organizations that serve the less fortunate. For this year’s PB&J Day, held in December 2018,… 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 →

Happy Earth Day 2018!

Happy Earth Day! Every April 22nd, people around the world celebrate Earth Day. It’s a day dedicated to raising awareness about the effects of environmental degradation and how as individuals and communities, we can help reverse these effects. The very… Continue Reading →

St. Patrick’s Day Build

Rather than celebrate my non-existent Irish Heritage, I decided to join some of my awesome co-workers for my first Habitat for Humanity build. Since we were a small group, we joined another larger group build already in progress – Day… Continue Reading →

Diamonds and Pearls for Crimson Tide Girls

The University of Alabama started the year off with a bang, but for the biggest fan in Burton’s office, it paled in comparison to the birth of his first born! Zach, one of our Developers, and his wife Amy, welcomed… Continue Reading →

2017 PB&J Day

Here at Burton we have a longstanding tradition called “PB&J Day”, where we spend an entire workday during the holiday season assembling sandwiches that are ultimately donated to feed needy families and individuals through a partner organization. This year, on… Continue Reading →

Burton Builds with Habitat for Humanity

One Saturday morning at 7:30am, a group of four of us arrived in West Atlanta to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. Our task was to continue construction on a house. Specifically, it was Day 6 build. Tasks included painting the… Continue Reading →

October’s Scavenger Hunt Shenanigans – Epitomizing the Saying “Work Hard Play Hard”

At Burton, we hold quarterly meetings that always end with a fun social event. In the past, we’ve bowled, cheered on local sports teams, played at arcades, participated in escape rooms, and spent the afternoon at Top Golf. Rest assured… Continue Reading →

Burton Holiday Traditions

We all look forward to the various holidays that are scattered throughout the year. Usually that means spending time with family and friends. At Burton that also includes having fun with colleagues, and on some occasions their families. Kay Kern… Continue Reading →

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice!

Earlier this month, the Burton family threw a surprise baby celebration for one of our engineers, Justin! Justin and his wife were anxiously awaiting the arrival of their first daughter. One afternoon a few weeks before the official due date, Burton… 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 mild… 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 his… 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Burton Bowl-A-Rama

The Burton team enjoyed a few hours out of the office leading into Labor Day weekend. After a productive company meeting, we assembled at Main Event and slipped on multi-colored, slick-soled shoes before going in search of the perfect bowling… Continue Reading →

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