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Super Bowl LII: U.S. Bank Stadium scores on sustainability

U.S. Bank Stadium features a sleek, practical roof made of a material that lets the snow fall into a gigantic snow gutter. This transparent material, Ethylene Tetrafluoroethyl, also saves energy. It allows natural sunlight into the stadium, giving the venue a natural, outdoorsy feel, while also allowing solar thermal heating that redistributes warm air in the winter and pumps cold air in the summer.  The unique high-tech roof is only one of the stadium’s many green features. U.S. Bank Stadium was the first NFL stadium to be built with LED sports lighting, which consumes 75 percent less electricity than the metal halide lighting typically used.  Read more...



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