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Green Initiatives

The Ford Center is very proud of their commitment to building a venue that is friendly to the environment.
  • Achieved USBGC LEED Silver Certification
  • Use of a previously developed site
  • Close proximity to public transportation routes
  • Enhanced building commissioning plan to properly balance and calibrate mechanical systems to improve energy and resource efficiency
  • Use of FSC (Forestry Stewardship Council) certified wood to promote sustainable lumber harvesting practices
  • Use of low-emitting materials and finishes for improved indoor air quality
  • Use of light colored/reflective roof and hardscape materials to reduce urban heat island effect
  • Zero use of CFC-based refrigerants in building mechanical and refrigeration systems, contributing to a reduction in ozone depletion
  • Implementing recycling program for arena waste
  • Successfully diverted more than 75% of construction waste from landfill disposal
  • Use of recycled building materials throughout: concrete, steel structure, aluminum skin, as well as interior finishes
  • Use of locally and regionally sourced materials where possible
  • Use of day lighting and views out of the building in public concourse spaces
  • Energy-efficient mechanical, electrical and lighting systems with digital controls
  • Water-saving plumbing fixtures
  • Orientation of glass and the lobby to north and northeast to reduce cooling loads

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