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Setting a goal of achieving the highest LEED rating “was the right thing to do for our city and the environment,”Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United owner Arthur Blank said in a statement.
Alternative transportation options, LED lighting and 4,000 solar PV panels that can power nine Atlanta Falcons games or 13 Atlanta United matches have been lauded as some of the stadium’s sustainability achievements.
Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO of USGBC and Green Business Certification, said the stadium’s leadership team has raised the bar for the industry, according to the November press release.
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