|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||June 13, 2011|
Tier2-2: Local Businesses
|0.25 / 0.25||
Does the institution give preference to local products and businesses in its purchasing decisions? Local food purchases, which are covered in OP Credit 6: Food Purchasing, are not included in this credit.:
A brief description of the program:
The college strives to utilize local businesses to every degree possible, from everyday purchases such as office supplies, construction materials and furniture to contractors and consultants.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
Office Furniture – largely from Knoll out of East Greenville, PA
Office Supplies – Phillips Group, a family owned business in Harrisburg, PA
Hite Electric – started in PA and now serves the greater PA area including southern New York and northern West Virginia
Tri-Boro Construction Supplies – family owned business out of York, PA
LBK Services – local family owned general construction
Stone House Group – Consulting, commissioning and LEED Administration firm out of Bethlehem, PA
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