When an already-sustainable sports and entertainment complex was looking to up their game even more, they turned to DeSantis Landscapes to get the job done. The Moda Center at the Rose Quarter, a 30-acre campus and home to the Portland Trail Blazers, had been improving their sustainability efforts across the board, having earned their first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification in 2010, becoming the first sports complex in the world to be LEED Gold certified.
Major kudos to Laura House, DeSantis Landscapes Account Manager, who is responsible for the landscaping at the Rose Quarter. She received a request less than two weeks ago to “beautify” the leaking and inoperable fountain in the courtyard at the Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, and it needed to be complete prior to the Memorial Day weekend […]
Through a massive effort on the part of several folks at Rip City Management, the Moda Center has been re-certified under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Existing Buildings program. The Moda Center is the only sports arena in the world to be LEED certified. Read more about it here….
How can landscaper contractors partner with others in facility management to advance sustainability goals? For one answer check out this Public Service Announcement recently released by the Portland TrailBlazers. RIP CITY!