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Timbers park earns LEED status

The Portland Timbers' refurbished Jeld-Wen Field earned a silver LEED rating.

The Portland Timbers' refurbished Jeld-Wen Field earned a silver LEED rating.

Jeld-Wen’s green touches include energy-efficient lighting and low-flow plumbing fixtures, recycling stations and food-waste composting programs, subsidized mass transit programs and bicycle racks for attendees, along with the liberal use of green-certified materials and equipment.
“The challenge we face is taking an 85-year-old facility and transforming it into a leading example of efficient use of resources,” said Ken Puckett, the stadium’s senior vice president of operations, in a statement. “We are proud to have achieved LEED Silver certification, and we will continue to identify ways to increase efficiency in all areas of our operations and make an even greater impact.”

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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