National Association of Counties (NACo)

National Association of Counties (NACo)

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 3,066 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


Every year, we ask partners to renew their commitment: Join the 2016–2017 Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR Campaign now!

Cumulative Savings

These savings numbers include member organizations savings.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (lbs.) 105,120,043
Dollars $8,510,678
kWh 57,795,676
BTUs 139,189,091,537

Member Organizations

Organization Name % to Goal Lbs. of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Albemarle County, VA N/A 933,536
Arapahoe County, CO N/A 1,292,278
Athens-Clarke County, GA N/A 254,729
Bartow County, GA N/A 279,979
Blue Earth County, MN N/A 363,708
Broward County, FL N/A 28,124,820
Buncombe County, NC N/A 320,662
Caddo Parish, LA N/A 4,012,427
Catawba County, NC N/A 0
Chaves County, NM N/A 686,850
Clackamas County, OR N/A 492,585
Cobb County, GA N/A 1,833,844
Cuyahoga County, OH N/A 0
Dorchester County, SC N/A 0
Fluvanna County, VA N/A 4,619,419
Franklin County, OH N/A 469,748
Greenville County, SC N/A 1,893,192
Greenwood County, SC N/A 17,053
Hamilton County, OH N/A 2,709,188
Haywood County, NC N/A 0
Henrico County, VA N/A 0
Isle of Wight County, VA N/A 459,228
Kent County, DE N/A 21,878
King County, WA N/A 182,154
La Plata County, CO N/A 3,380,711
Lee County BoCC N/A 2,102,755
Lewis & Clark County, MT N/A 0
Lincoln County, OR N/A 1,403,659
Livingston County, MO N/A 51,189
Los Angeles County, CA N/A 2,594,826
Madison County, IL N/A 4,161
McHenry County, IL N/A 1,868,674
Miami Dade County, FL N/A 7,321,684
Monmouth County, NJ N/A 15,738,362
Monroe County, FL N/A 867,816
Monroe County, IN N/A 0
Monroe County, MI N/A 688,377
Montgomery County, MD N/A 226,563
Nassau County, FL N/A 202,152
Navajo County, AZ N/A 0
Northampton County, VA N/A 9,677
Okaloosa County, FL N/A 2,440,755
Oktibbeha County, MS N/A 0
Orange County, NC N/A 1,273,840
Orangeburg County, SC N/A 0
Pasco County, FL N/A 0
Prince William County, VA N/A 2,118,262
Riley County, KS N/A 4,084,812
Roanoke County, VA N/A 0
Roanoke County, VA N/A 0
Salem County, NJ N/A 52,773
Salt Lake City County, UT N/A 1,541,312
Santa Fe County, NM N/A 245,089
Sarasota County, FL N/A 947,312
Scioto County, OH N/A 19,963
Screven County, GA N/A 539,699
Sullivan County, NY N/A 0
Tuscaloosa County, AL N/A 239,846
Washoe County, Nevada N/A 6,047,205
Yolo County, CA N/A 450

Past Success:

The Change a Light Campaign

Cumulative Total Pledge [2006 – 2008]
# of Pledges 21,270
# of Bulbs 79,451
Energy Savings 22,405,182 kWh
Cost Savings $2,083,682
*Greenhouse Gas 32,495,459 lbs.

* pounds of emissions prevented