In October 2011, my big project finally reached the zenith of testing and preparation and was rolled-out! The GreenNurture software platform, an interactive sustainability network (similar to social media) intended to promote County sustainability and training among County employees, finally launched on October 27th after many delays and weeks of testing. We hope that the project will promote County sustainability efforts while also educating its users about sustainability basics that they can do with minimal effort in their oﬃce. We also were able to attract some sweet prizes to use as incentives for the project. In exchange for meaningful suggestions that lead to real economic and environmental savings in County operations, users could receive a pair of Steelers tickets and other prizes.
Finally, work on the Coordinated Weatherization Campaign was completed and concluded at the end of the month.