Burton Energy Group Earns 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award
Burton Energy Group recognized again for its sustained leadership to protect the environment
ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 9, 2019 — Burton Energy Group (Burton) is proud to announce that it received the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Burton Energy Group’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. on April 11, 2019.
Burton Energy Group, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2008, will be honored for being one of the most outstanding American providers of energy efficiency services to the commercial and industrial marketplaces, and for continuing to drive new services focused on water and waste reduction in 2018. Some of Burton’s key accomplishments over the past year include being invited by the EPA to present in their Partner of the Year award winner series as a multiple Service and Product Provider category winner, participating in the new Tenant Space pilot program and assisting in the development of additional commercial sectors to be scored by ENERGY STAR such as museums.
“ENERGY STAR has been a valued partner of Burton Energy Group for over 10 years and continues to provide the foundation for much of what we do. We are extremely grateful and humbled to have won the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for a seventh consecutive year, the last five of those as a Sustained Excellence Award winner. Most importantly, we would like to thank the EPA, ENERGY STAR and our clients for their commitment to energy efficiency and unwavering stewardship for the environment” said Doug Latulippe, Director at Burton Energy Group.
“I applaud the 2019 ENERGY STAR Award Winners,” said EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation Bill Wehrum. “Their innovation and leadership enhance America’s economic competitiveness. Reducing costly energy waste improves air quality and public health while protecting the environment.”
The highest honor among ENERGY STAR Awards is the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award. EPA presents the Sustained Excellence Award to partners that have already received ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognition for a minimum of two consecutive years and have gone above and beyond the criteria needed to qualify for recognition. Winners hail from small, family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 organizations – representing energy-efficient products, services, new homes, and buildings in the commercial, industrial, and public sectors.
For a complete list of 2019 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners.
About Burton Energy Group
Burton Energy Group is a privately held, independent company providing energy management services for businesses with multi-site, geographically diverse facilities. We work with our clients to design and manage energy plans that reduce energy consumption, improve environmental performance, mitigate price risk, stabilize utility budgets, and lower overall energy operating costs. Our clients include many large facility portfolio operators in retail, hospitality, financial services, restaurants, commercial real estate, and distribution in the United States and across the world.
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions. Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped save American families and businesses nearly 4 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity and achieve over 3 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. In 2017 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid $30 billion in energy costs. More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at: energystar.gov/about and energystar.gov/numbers.
Vice President, Energy Supply and Risk Management
Burton Energy Group
Stephan D. Sylvan
Director of Communications, Climate Protection Partnerships Division