Sports stadiums across the world have taken on the challenge of becoming part of a green mission to help save the planet. This is quite a daunting task as it requires the examination of every aspect of the game, the venue, the attendance and the fans. University of Phoenix Stadium hosts the 2015 Super Bowl and has already set in place the key pieces required to ensure their obligation to go green. To step up to the plate on this topic, it means more than just installing low electric use high tech scoreboards and a bit of recycling. This is serious business.
To begin with, the University of Phoenix Stadium is part of the USGBC (United States Green Building Council. This is a community of tens of thousands of organizations that have set up guidelines to assist other companies and organizations to change the building and construction process into one that addresses environmentally friendly building. Working with an immense number of professionals in a variety of fields they educate, certify and offer guidance to those that want to have environmentally friendly building as part of their green mission.