Walker-Miller Energy Services Opens 31,000 Sq. Ft. Headquarters in Detroit

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DETROITApril 30, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Walker Miller Energy Services, an African-American, woman-owned company dedicated to changing lives through energy waste reduction, today celebrated the opening of its recently purchased headquarters located at 8045 Second Avenue in DetroitUnited States Senator Gary Peters, Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan were among the elected officials, customers, team members, community partners, family and friends in attendance.

“Establishing our permanent home in this community means so much to the entire Walker-Miller Energy Services team,” said Carla Walker-Miller, Founder and CEO, Walker-Miller Energy Services. “This underscores our long-standing commitment to Detroit. We are extremely blessed to be able to grow our team, empower people and enrich communities right here.”

The two-story, 31,000 sq. ft. headquarters location includes warehousing space, a full-service customer experience center, training area and office space for its Detroit-area team members. The company previously rented office space at 2990 W. Grand Boulevard in Detroit. The Detroit facility has eight electric vehicle charging stations to serve the company’s fleet of electric vehicles used for implementing utility sponsored residential energy waste reduction programs. Later this year, the firm will begin a renovation to make the mid-century modern structure, dubbed “The Emerald Corner,” one of fewer than 500 Verified Zero Net Energy (ZNE) commercial buildings in the United States.

Launched as a single member start-up nearly two decades ago, Walker-Miller Energy Services has become one of the largest African-American, woman-owned energy waste reduction companies in the country, and a recognized champion for diversity & inclusion.

The company’s philosophy of energy waste reduction as economic development compels them to reduce the energy burdens on families, recruit people of color into the rapidly growing energy efficiency industry, and consistently deliver extraordinary experiences to all stakeholders.

With 115 team members across three states, Walker Miller Energy Services works with a variety of utility, residential and commercial customers including DTE Energy and Ameren Illinois Corporation to reduce energy waste. Company services include: energy waste reduction program design and management, call center services, education and outreach and workforce development.

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