Black Lumber Joins the WPP as an Advanced Partner

Thank you to Black Lumber, which joined the MCEC Workplace Partner Program as an Advanced Partner in October 2016.  We are thrilled to have such a terrific local business on board!20161015_114021-2 Black Lumber has been a part of the Bloomington community since 1928 and has continued the company’s tradition of being a family operated business and a strong community supporter.
20161015_121026-2In October, they  supported the MCEC with Project Porchlight, an initiative to distribute 1,000 free LED light bulbs in order to encourage local residents to implement energy-saving practices and technologies in their homes. They helped the initiative by supplying  over 750 discounted LED bulbs and helping us host a special event that allowed community members to pedal energy bikes, participate in energy conservation activities and learn methods of saving energy in their own homes.20161008_112028-2Learn more about Black Lumber at


Monroe County businesses and non-profits can now easily become active participants in the Monroe County Energy Challenge by joining our Workplace Partners Program.

The Workplace Partners Program (WPP) is based on the idea that workplaces can be a catalyst for positive change in our community. Commercial and institutional meters aren’t included in the competition, so the focus of the WPP is on encouraging a shift in employee behaviors at home. Sign on to become an MCEC Workplace Partner, and we will provide you with materials and information you need help your employees and customers save energy in their homes, while also making them more mindful of their energy use at your business!  Click here to see our options for involvement.

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