‘The Pit’ gets recognized for its green initiatives


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Pit is known for its sea of red, and now it’s being honored for going green.

The University of New Mexico’s iconic basketball arena was built in 1966 and underwent a multi-million dollar renovation just a few years ago. Now it’s being recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council in their report, showcasing some of the most impressive green venues in the world.

Since The Pit’s renovation, they’ve made significant efforts to save water and boost energy efficiency.

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