Even Basketball Teams Can Score Points Against Climate Change

Even Basketball Teams Can Score Points Against Climate Change
March 7, 2016
Posted by:
Alex Tryon

HuffPost BusinessVivek RanadivéOwner & Chairman, Sacramento Kings

The Sacramento Kings recently rolled out how our new indoor sports and entertainment venue, Golden 1 Center, will be the fastest and most connected arena in the world, offering fans watching courtside and couch-side an unparalleled experience.

It's a dream come true for Golden 1 Center to be a technological marvel - the 21st Century Coliseum - but it is only part of the vision.Past precedent would say that building basketball's newest technological epicenter would be costly to the environment because buildings of this size require massive amounts of energy to build and run.But our fans had a different idea. In a survey of over 20,000 Sacramentans and countless focus groups, one of the top answers to the question of "What do you want Golden 1 Center to be?" was always the same: To become a model of sustainability. Our fans wanted a state-of-the-art arena that would deliver an unparalleled experience for both fans and the environment.We couldn't agree more.Read the full article here.