Sports Giant AEG Is Cutting Emissions at Arenas

Venues like the Barclays Center and Staples Center are saving energy and water.
Oct 30, 2017 7:00 PM ET

AEG’s Vice President of Energy and Environment John Marler discusses how AEG is working toward its environmental goal of reducing emissions and furthering its sustainability practices throughout the company’s facilities, venues and team operations.


By Eileen Mignoni

AEG stadiums now include sustainability features ranging from on-site gardens to major energy-saving programs. The Staples Center in L.A. can generate up to a fifth of its power from rooftop solar panels. And the Barclays Center in Brooklyn has a huge green roof that reduces heat absorption on hot days. Marler says it’s about more than the energy saved.

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