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How to Build a Stadium that Can Tackle the Big Game

How to Build a Stadium that Can Tackle the Big Game Home to both the New York Jets and the New York Giants, MetLife Stadium is one of the most technologically advanced stadiums in the world. It's also one of the greenest stadiums in the U.S. Super size! - One of the largest Bundle up! Awesome amenities! 17 club lounges - First-ever Championship Game in an open-air, stadiums in the NFL - 52 bars - 2.1 million square feet - Nearly 39 football fields! - 82,500 seats - 1,202 beer taps - 217 luxury suites cold-weather stadium Technology Touchdown MetLife Stadium was built to handle any and every technology that is available today and beyond. WIFI TECH HD VIDEO VIDEO RIBBON BOARD HO MONITORS Some of the best 4 massive HD Video ribbon 2,100+ HD WiFi and cellular technology in place video display board circles the monitors boards interior bowl VIDEO PYLONS SOUND SYSTEM HD TECH IT INVESTMENT $80 million invested 10 huge HD video pylons $40 million spent 2,500-speaker sound system in information on HD technology technology Lean and Green MetLife Stadium's partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency makes it one of the most energy-efficient stadiums in the U.S. ..and is the first Certified Green Restaurant® stadium in the world! Estimated $19.9 million saved in operating expenses over the past 3 2 years. -Water Low flush toilets MetLife Stadium reduced 24.3M gal and waterless urinals annual water use by 25% compared to the old stadium. Synthetic turf 6.2M gal Yearly savings come from: Native plants 700K gal -Power MetLife Stadium's iconic solar ring produced 350,000 kilowatt-hours of energy as of February 2013. It is twice as large as .yet it uses 30% less energy through Energy-Star equipment, automated lighting, efficient windows and using biodegradable fuels the old stadium.. and reusable fluids in outdoor transformers. - Construction Materials Reduced, Reused, Recycled 2,314 tons Stadium seating is made of of material diverted from landfills 80% recycled cast iron 82% of total waste recycled 20% recycled plastic Reduced Carbon Footprint Meadowlands Rail Line opened in 2009. Since then MetLife Stadium has avoided 3,176,250 vehicle miles. The stadium has reduced its carbon footprint by 268,828 Metric Ton Carbon Dioxide Equivalent, equal to annual greenhouse gas emissions from the energy use of 22,840 homes for one year. Build to Win Delivered as a design-build project, MetLife Stadium used innovative technology to finish the project on budget and ahead of schedule. Building Information Modeling (BIM) expedited the construction process and led Processing... to opening 5 months ahead of schedule. Prefabrication techniques were used on the lighting system and 3,200 pieces of concrete were precast at four plants and shipped to the site. will open 5 months ahead of schedule Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags tracked more than 3,200 concrete pieces weighing up to 45,000 pounds each. Every piece was custom made for its specific location in the stadium and is not interchangeable. Sources: http://www.epa.gowregion2/greenteam/pdf/metlife_report_3-2013.pdf SKANSKA #BuildtoWin

How to Build a Stadium that Can Tackle the Big Game

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Sports are an integral part of American life and culture. From the frenzy of March Madness to the history of the World Series, nothing brings the nation together like a championship game. And the bigg...


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