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All posts tagged 'Stadiums'

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NFL Stadiums Attempt to Lower Energy Costs: 24 of the Most Energy Efficient Stadiums in the League

Electric Choice, Aug. 21, 2015.

"With the National Football League’s pre-season in full swing, and regular season play right around the corner, football fans from all over the country are gearing up to see their favorite teams square off. Every season, millions of fans pile into NFL Stadiums to watch the action unfold live. These stadiums are notorious for their size and technological advancements. They also consume millions of kilowatt hours in energy."

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‘Solar Super Bowl’ Highlights Importance of Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy World, Jan. 30, 2015, by Rhone Resch.

"For the fourth time in just three years, a major professional sports championship will be decided on Sunday by teams which have invested significantly in clean, dependable solar energy, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)."

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SRP Will Provide Free Wind Energy to Super Bowl

AZCentral News, Jan. 14, 2015, by Ryan Randazzo.

"Salt River Project will light the Feb. 1 Super Bowl in metro Phoenix with electricity from wind power."

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LED Lighting Makes Pro, Trains For Super Bowl Debut

Forbes, Jan. 27, 2015, by Heather Clancy.

"This year’s Super Bowl will the first played under energy-sipping LED lights. The University of Phoenix Stadium, host to the Feb. 1 game, uses 312 fixtures made by Ephesus Lighting, which specializes in technology for fields, arenas and the like. The lights replaced 780 metal halide fixtures."

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Stadiums Tackle Sustainability

Buildings, Oct. 2014, by Christopher Curtland.

"Green sports facilities set an example for other sites." Sustainability & energy efficiency highlights are given for seven stadiums.

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Baltimore Ravens Stadium Scores LEED [Gold] Points

Interiors & Sources, Jan. 2014.

"The Baltimore Ravens might as well have just won the Sustainability Bowl. In partnership with the Maryland Stadium Authority (MSA), the organization has earned a LEED-EB Gold certification for M&T Bank Stadium."

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Super Bowl's Green Stadiums: MetLife and Others Tackle Energy Efficiency

National Geographic, Feb. 1, 2014.

"MetLife Stadium will light up in bright orange, blue, and green lights when the Denver Broncos play the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.  The striking display that rings the top of the stadium is powered by LED light bulbs, which are already energy-efficient—but they are made even more so by the power source that runs along the same track. The 1,350 solar panels installed on the ring can generate enough electricity to power the colorful lights and other operations."

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