Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 20, 2012
National Association of Counties (NACo) recently announced that FacilityDude, an energy tracking software provider, has joined NACo’s Green Government Advisory Board as a new corporate partner.
Green Government Advisory Board Chair Gregg Goslin, commissioner, Cook County, Ill., said the addition of FacilityDude will enable NACo’s Green Government Initiative to expand its energy-tracking services to county members.
“We are pleased that FacilityDude is joining the nation’s counties and our other corporate partners to help lead NACo’s Green Government Initiative,” Goslin said. “Especially in these tough times more counties, businesses and organizations across the country are seeking innovative ways to go green and reduce the cost of operating county government.”
FacilityDude is a software company that strives to expand the tools available for facility, business, and energy managers to increase efficiency, save money, and reduce energy consumption. FacilityDude offers a suite of web-based tools to track utility and maintenance needs.
FacilityDude CEO Tom Knox said his company shares NACo’s commitment in educating the nation’s counties on energy efficiency and how to implement innovative, cost-effective solutions to manage energy costs and conservation efforts.
“Joining NACo’s Green Government Initiative means we can have a bigger impact on local government by providing solutions to reduce overall operating expenses as well as carbon footprint,” Knox said. “Together, we can make a significant difference and we’re very excited about this opportunity.”
NACo’s Green Government Initiative is a national effort launched in 2007 to assist the nation’s counties in developing and implementing environmentally sound, cost effective practices. It serves as a comprehensive resource for local governments on all things green, including energy, green building, air quality, transportation, land use, water quality, purchasing, and recycling.
The Green Government Advisory Board consists of 18 innovative corporate partners and 21 county
leaders in sustainability—tasked with shaping the direction of the Initiative.
For more information about NACo’s Green Government Initiative and FacilityDude, visit the NACo website at http://www.naco.org or contact Jared Lang 202.942.4224.
The National Association of Counties (NACo) is the only national organization that represents county governments in the United States. Founded in 1935, NACo provides essential services to the nation’s 3,068 counties. NACo advances issues with a unified voice before the federal government, improves the public's understanding of county government, assists counties in finding and sharing innovative solutions through education and research, and provides value-added services to save counties and taxpayers money. For more information about NACo, visit http://www.naco.org.
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