CONSOL Energy Center Named International Finalist for "Sustainability" at Stadium Business Awards
/ Pittsburgh Penguins
CONSOL Energy Center has been named a finalist for the “Sustainability Award” at the international Stadium Business Awards in Barcelona, Spain.
Other finalists for the “Sustainability Award” are Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland; BMO Field in Toronto, Canada; The NEC Group (LG Arena and the NIA) in Birmingham, UK; Stadio Marcantonio-Bentegodi in Verona, Italy and Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
Winners in 20 categories will be announced June 15 during the Stadium Business Summit at FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou Stadium. As the only awards to recognize achievements in the global stadium industry, the Stadium Business Awards cover all categories of stadium and arena operations.
“The awards are designed to acknowledge the leaders, achievers and innovators within our industry, and this year’s nominations reflect the impressive array of developments in the stadium, arena and sports venue sector,” said Ian Nuttall, founder of the Stadium Business Awards.
“The Pittsburgh Penguins are extremely honored that CONSOL Energy Center has been named an international finalist for Sustainability,” said David Morehouse, CEO and president of the team. “Our goal from the start was to have a green building, and we are proud that CONSOL Energy Center was the first NHL arena to achieve LEED Gold certification. “
Hundreds of nominations from around the world were narrowed down to a short list – to be judged by an independent panel of international industry experts.