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US Open Plays Under New Retractable Roof

With a 520-foot-long span, the roof structure is designed for stability against earthquake and hurricane wind forces.

In Brazil, Rain Bird Irrigation Products Keep Sports Venues Green

This California company has been the irrigation system partner for 13 new multi-sport and green- pace venues in and around Rio de Janeiro.

Wrigley Field Upgrades With Wireless Lighting Controls

A stadium-wide upgrade includes a new clubhouse for the Chicago Cubs. Opened in April 2016, the facility now features state-of-the-art capabilities.

Question Of The Week: Design Leads To Tricky Facility Repair?

At UConn's Gampel Pavilion, an intricate ceiling design calls for an equally intricate approach to facility repair. Have you encountered a design in one of your buildings that added complexity to facility repair plans? What opportunities have you had to provide the facility management and repair perspective during the design process?

Safety Netting At MLB Parks Protects More Fans

One company's "invisible netting" is now installed at 10 MLB stadiums, including Wrigley Field and Yankee Stadium.

Question Of The Week: Is Your CMMS On Maximum Drive?

A computerized maintenance management system has the potential to improve preventive maintenance dramatically. The manager of stadium operations of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD shares insights on how he and his staff are maximizing the power of theirs.

USTA Serving Up Success For Tennis Facilities

The United States Tennis Association offers technical and financial support to help build or renovate tennis courts at facilities throughout the country.

Wrigley Field Project Chooses Lighting Controls Provider

A four year plan to improve the Chicago Cubs' home field, The 1060 Project will include wireless lighting controls first in a new clubhouse and fitness facility.

Under The Lights At NHL Predators Arena

The 2016 NHL All-Star Game at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena will be played under newly installed LED lighting.

Sloan Partners With Chicago Cubs

The plumbing systems manufacturer has joined the Cubs organization as a Legacy Partner and Official Water Efficiency Partner.

Super Bowl XLVIII Facilities Staff Are Going Green at MetLife Stadium

The stadium's sustainable practices might not be the star of the show on February 2, but behind the scenes, the facilities staff will be carrying out a variety of green practices.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Restrooms Not Forgotten In Stadium Makeover

Rededicated in 2009, the Oklahoma State University football stadium shows school spirit throughout.

St. Louis Cardinals Opening 2012 Season With Solar

The home of the 2011 World Series champs is the sixth MLB stadium to use solar panels.

NHL Foundation Waters An Oregon River

The National Hockey League (NHL) Foundation has put forth effort this season to aid the Deschutes River.

Earth Day Also Brings Action To The NHL

While NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2011 are in full swing, the league's team clubs have been busy greening their facilities and surroundings.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Fill 'Er Up (no spillage, please)

In honor of the Super Bowl, this Friday Funny article salutes an innovation that may literally shake up the way stadiums, restaurants, and other high volume brew purveyors serve their customers forever...but without the foam!

Game Day Challenge To Reduce Waste

In October 2010, 77 colleges and universities took up the EPA's challenge to reduce waste at one of their home football games.

Seattle Seahawks Storage

Furniture and storage solutions from KI and Spacesaver Corporation scored primetime appearances on a recent episode of ESPN’s On the Road to Camp.

Local Firms Build Youth Facility In Anaheim

The 25,000 square foot "Dreamscape" will serve area children through the GOALS (Growth Opportunities through Athletics, Learning and Service) program.

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