Gallery: San Francisco 49ers’ New Home to be Pro Football’s First LEED-...

 

The Superbowl-bound San Francisco 49ers are set to move into their new Santa Clara stadium next year, and it’s set to be pro football’s first LEED certified stadium. There’s no word yet as to which level of certification the stadium is aiming for, but the facility will generate enough solar power to offset all energy consumed during home games. The stadium will feature 3 solar arrays over its bridges and a green canopy above the tower portion of the stadium and the 49ers training center.

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  1. cjerredleslie January 28, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    Actually, the Chicago Bears “Soldier Field” is already LEED certified. Perhaps the author meant first stadium that will be LEED certified under the New Construction category?

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