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Record Natural Gas Production Overshadows Low Inventories

Is Spring finally here to stay? Winter was starting to feel like the house guest that had over-stayed his welcome! The colder temperatures appear to have finally pushed out and most of the U.S. is enjoying spring-like weather, and in… Continue Reading →

Market Remains Flat with Low Storage, High Production and Mixed Weather

The April contract moved into the prompt position at $2.686 per MMBtu and rolled off the board at $2.691 per MMBtu. Neither the bulls nor bears have been able to take the reins and drive this market, with 2018 looking… Continue Reading →

Bears Take Over As Extreme Cold Pushes Out

As the extreme cold temperatures pushed out, the bears took the reins in the natural gas market and quickly pushed pricing back below $3 per MMBtu. The March contract moved into the prompt position at $3.167 per MMBtu and within… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Spread Widens with Warmer Weather in the Forecast

The February contract moved into the prompt position with bullish pressure and continued that momentum throughout the month. Below average temperatures across much of the U.S. drove greater demand for natural gas for heating purposes. According to The Weather Channel,… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Makes a Bearish Start to 2018

Happy New Year and hello Winter! Old Man Winter has decided not to hibernate this year and made his presence very well known to start 2018. December experienced large swings in temperatures, but after a week of warm temperatures and… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Retro-Commissioning: A Low-Cost Way to Save Energy

Suppose someone was willing to give you something at almost no cost that you know would generate tangible benefits over several years. Would it really require a lot of debate to determine if it’s something that you should do? In… 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 →

Optimizing the “V” in HVAC – The Next Big Thing in Energy Savings and Sustainability for Restaurants

Ventilation of restaurants has always been important to keep a balanced, healthy, and productive environment for customers and crew. Ventilation is important to provide for a few important reasons: The air being pulled from the kitchen by hood exhaust fans… 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 →

Women’s History Month – Spotlight on Women in Energy & Sustainability

In honor of Women’s History Month, learn about the ten women below whose contributions revolutionized the energy industry and pioneered efforts for environmental sustainability. 1) Mary Walton (1827-unknown) American environmental engineer who focused on solving a growing issue in the Industrial… Continue Reading →

Burton Energy Group named 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

We are very excited to announce that we have been named an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the second year in a row!   “We are incredibly proud to have received this honor now in two consecutive years”,… Continue Reading →

Policy Watch: Michigan Considers 100% Energy Deregulation

      Craig, our Energy Policy Watch Dog, found this new interesting topic for our weekly POLICY WATCH…      Michigan State Representative Mike Shirkey has proposed legislation that will eliminate the limit on competition in the electric retail… Continue Reading →

U.S. Crude Oil Production Exceeds Net Imports

    Craig, our Energy Policy Watch Dog, found this new interesting topic for our weekly POLICY WATCH…     For the first time in 18 years, US crude oil production will exceed net imports. While the role of the… Continue Reading →

New Employee: Will Rice!

Burton Energy Group would like to introduce you to our newest team member… Will Rice! Here are a few words from Will…   I recently joined Burton Energy Group’s demand side team as an Energy Engineer. I graduated from Georgia… Continue Reading →

Policy Watch: Senate Proposes 25% Renewable Energy Standard

    Craig, our Energy Policy Watch Dog, found this new interesting topic for our weekly POLICY WATCH…        Legislation has been proposed in the U.S. Senate that will require states to receive at least 25% of their… Continue Reading →

Policy Watch: Federal Courts Deny State Subsidies for Power Plants

        Craig, our Energy Policy Watch Dog, found this new interesting topic for our weekly POLICY WATCH…         In two separate cases this month in New Jersey and Maryland, federal courts have struck down… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas NYMEX Expiration

After three days of rising, the November contract posted its biggest loss in four months, the day ahead of expiration.  On Tuesday, October 29th, November dropped another 2.1% to settle at $3.496 per MMBtu.  The forecasts for unseasonably warm temperatures… Continue Reading →

DIY: Reducing your Rate in a Regulated Market

As a young student attending Georgia Tech, I began my career working for the Georgia Public Service Commission as a co-op student.  During my time there I learned about the regulated electric industry and the deregulated natural gas industry.  However,… Continue Reading →

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