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Before this product from Vitro Architectural Glass was first used in the Pittsburgh Hornets hockey rink, chicken wire kept players and fans in their respective zones.


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Before this product from Vitro Architectural Glass was first used in the Pittsburgh Hornets hockey rink, chicken wire kept players and fans in their respective zones.

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HERCULITE Tempered Glass Kept The Hockey Action On The Ice

Before this product from Vitro Architectural Glass was first used in the Pittsburgh Hornets hockey rink, chicken wire kept players and fans in their respective zones.

Network Cameras Play Part At Inclusive Training Facility

Inclusive Sports and Fitness in Holbrook, NY uses Axis network cameras to help athletes with autism expand their physical, social and emotional skills.

Milwaukee Bucks Build Bird Friendly Arena

Designed to earn LEED Silver certification, the NBA team’s new Fiserv Forum features glass that is visible to birds to help prevent collisions.

USTA Reveals New Stadium, New Furniture Ahead Of US Open

For 40 years, Louis Armstrong Stadium played host to memorable moments in tennis history. The USTA has opened a new 14,000 seat stadium to replace this facility and usher in a new era.

Los Angeles Lakers Go Solar At Headquarters Facility

The team installed LG NeON 2 solar panels atop its LEED Platinum headquarters, the UCLA Health Training Center.

Lightning Safety At Outdoor Venues

Especially in summer months, lightning and other severe weather can threaten spectators, players, performers, and other guests at outdoor facilities.

Little Caesars Arena In Detroit Earns SAFETY Act Certification

Part of Homeland Security Act of 2002, the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act encourages the creation and use of anti-terrorism technologies and practices.

Sports Training Facility Opens On DFW Airport Grounds

Six-time NBA All-Star Jermaine O'Neal founded Drive Nation with a vision to train school-aged athletes, and a new 90,000 square foot facility aims to propel that goal.

Restrooms Part Of WVU Football Stadium Upgrades

At the Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, WV, new restroom partitions were part of a recent $55 million facility upgrades.

Security At Sports Venues Focus Of New Lab Facility

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) has opened a research lab to examine safety and security risks for sports venues.

Transforming Welsh-Ryan Arena At Northwestern

The $110 million renovation and expansion project is part of the university's 2010 master athletics facilities plan recommendation.

UTC Climate, Controls & Security Brands In Play At SunTrust Park

The new Atlanta Braves ballpark opened in April 2017, operating with products from the Carrier, Automated Logic, Edwards, Otis Elevator brands.
MLB

At Target Field, Operations Team Continues Compost Effort

At the Minnesota Twins stadium, cups and other concession related products will be kept out of landfill with the help of a partnership with Eco-Products, Inc.

Vivint Smart Home Arena’s Winning Wireless Network

Hosting the March Madness tournament's first and second rounds, this facility in Salt Lake City, UT put its new DAS wireless infrastructure to the test.
spring training

Chicago Cubs Spring Training Facility Sports Sloan Fixtures

At Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ, restroom fixtures installed for aesthetics, performance, and sustainability deliver a winning combination for facility management.
public assembly

New Report From USGBC, LEED In Motion: Venues

This document highlights the results that a number of facility management teams at convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, and other public assembly spaces have achieved through the use of LEED green building rating system.
stadium facility

Sports Facilities, Water And Energy Opportunities

A new report released by the National Institute of Building Sciences and the Green Sports Alliance offers insights, shares results on strategies for sports facilities managers.

Ephesus To Light Up Next Three Super Bowl Games

Eaton's Ephesus LED lighting systems for sports facilities have been installed in stadiums in Minneapolis, Atlanta, and Miami.

Pro Football Hall Of Fame Plans Smart City Infrastructure

Under an 18 year agreement with Hall of Fame Village LLC, Johnson Controls will provide building technologies at the Canton, OH site to transform the site into an efficient, "smart city" showcase.

Yankee Stadium Improvements In Motion

One item slated for completion by the 2017 MLB season is the Bullpen Landings — social gathering areas overlooking the visitors' and Yankees' bullpens.

A Day In The Life Of Stadium Management

Here are six ways to improve stadium facility operations — and the guest experience in the meantime.

Video: Minnesota Vikings Stadium Construction

Released September 25, 2016, the time-lapse showcases 32 months of progress—demo to completion—of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

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.

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