Original Green Building Tour at PPG Paints Arena, November 7, 11:30am-1pm, Pittburgh, Pennsylvania

  • 7 November 2023
  • Start time : 11:30 AM
  • End time : 01:00 PM
  • Event Host : Green Building Alliance
  • Event Location : 1001 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219, United States
Original Green Building Tour at PPG Paints Arena, November 7, 11:30am-1pm, Pittburgh
Event Description

Green Building Alliance Members and 2030 District Partners are invited to tour the only LEED Gold certified sports facility in North America, home of the Pittsburgh Penguins—PPG Paints Arena.  The Pittsburgh Penguins have joined Green Building Alliance’s Pittsburgh 2030 District and the Green Sports Alliance to continue reducing the Arena’s carbon emissions.  

Hear from Vice President of Operations, Michael Stuever, about the challenges and successes of achieving a LEED Gold sports arena, as well as current operations and sustainability initiatives of PPG Paints Arena and the Pittsburgh Penguins.  

More About this Building:   

  • The arena uses 40% less water than other sporting arenas   

  • Natural lighting and high-efficiency ventilation have reduced energy use by 31%   

  • High-efficiency water coolers and ammonia ice chillers help cut energy consumption   

  • Fun Fact: The facility was ranked as the “Best NHL Arena” by Sports Business Journal in its first year of operation 

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Green Building Alliance
  • Agenda
    • 11:15-11:30 AM – Arrival and registration

      11:30 AM – Introductions and opening comments

      11:40 AM – Tour begins

      1:00 PM – Tour concludes
  • Cost
    • $0 GBA Member

      $10 2030 District Partner
  • Event type
    • Conference/Expo

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