15 May '18, 1pm

Some NHL arenas are saving big $ by saving energy. Our new blog post takes a look.

Some NHL arenas are saving big $ by saving energy. Our new blog post takes a look.

While only one team can claim the Stanley Cup, many NHL teams and arena operators are showing that they want to win when it comes to energy efficiency. The NHL was the “first major professional league to undertake an effort to benchmark its current energy performance” throughout the league, according to a report by Green Sports Alliance and the National Institute of Building Sciences, which examined energy and water use across the spectrum of major sports leagues. The league’s most recent sustainability report, issued in March, stated that the NHL reduced its energy consumption by one percent from fiscal year 2014 to fiscal year 2016, by, among other things, using more efficient lighting and enhancing “smart” building technology management systems. In addition, the league saw its water consumption decrease by seven percent in one year as arenas upgraded fixtures, minimized...

Full article: https://ase.org/blog/playoffs-energy-efficiency-these-nhl...

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