Lincoln Financial Field awarded ‘gold’ status for energy use
- Dec 12, 2018 7:27 pm GMT
LEED is a popular global program for green building certification with four levels, from a base certification to silver, gold and platinum.
“Reaching LEED Gold status is a tremendous accomplishment for our organization,” Eagles president
Additionally, the team and its concessions provider,
The Eagles' Go Green program, which began in 2003 when the stadium opened, started with simple recycling bins for use by employees and grew to stadium-wide composting and diverting 4,000 tons of waste a year from landfills. That includes the use of on-site, bio-digesters that decompose food waste.
The stadium also has slashed use of water bottles, switched to LED lights or fluorescent light alternatives, installed timers for lighting and the HVAC system, uses environmentally-friendly cleaning products, provides beverage cups made of corn, switched to wood coffee stirrers, and installed carpets made from recycled fibers.
Further, Eagles ownership said it has created a 6.5-acre forest in Bensalem and planted 5,900 trees with help from
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