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CONSOL Energy Center earns LEED Gold Certification

Wednesday, 08.04.2010 / 2:37 PM / NHL Green
CONSOL Energy Center has achieved LEED Gold certification, becoming the first NHL arena to reach that standard of sustainability, it was announced today by the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Sports & Exhibition Authority.

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), established by the U.S. Green Building Council, is the nationally-accepted standard for the design, construction and operation of green buildings. LEED ratings are based on a points system organized by categories such as energy and atmosphere, building materials and resources, water efficiency, indoor environmental quality and innovation and design.
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Richter: Gulf oil spill a wakeup call

Tuesday, 07.13.2010 / 5:26 PM / NHL Green

John Kreiser - NHL.com Columnist

Former NHL goaltender Mike Richter says the oil that's been spilling into the Gulf of Mexico for nearly three months following the explosion of a BP-leased rig on April 20 has to serve as a wakeup call toward the growth of renewable energy.

"This is not BP's problem, not even the gulf's problem. This is all of our problem," Richter said in a conference call sponsored by the Sierra Club after he and Boston Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference were among a group of athletes who took a boat tour of the Gulf Coast region on Tuesday to get a firsthand look at the impact of the continuing oil spill.

"We have an opportunity here to use this as a wakeup call. We can do an awful lot -- we're not expecting to get off fossil fuels by the weekend, but we have to understand that we need to move in the right direction."
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