Videos

360° time-lapse of Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium roof installation

Tottenham Roof

Take a look from all angles of the roof being installed at English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur FC’s new stadium thanks to this 360° camera placed in the middle of the construction action.

Click image to view video

LA Coliseum renovation update

la_coliseum_update

The mighty LA Coliseum is undergoing a complete overhaul that will modernize everything from seating to concourses, lighting, technology and AV. It will also reduce capacity at the Californian venue from over 93,000 to 77,000 as it introduces more comfortable seating. With a completion date of 2019, watch the progress so far.

Click image to view video

Chase Center completes first quadrant of pre-cast stadia work

chase_center_precast

Watch the latest update on construction at Chase Center, the multipurpose arena which will be the new home of the Golden State Warriors NBA team in California.

Click image to view video

In the current issue of Stadia we explore the difficulty turf specialists face these days of growing and maintaining natural turf playing surfaces. Can you name this stadium, which had to redesign its pitch after it was once criticized by former Chelsea FC manager Jose Mourinho?


Join our
LinkedIn Group


News

Eaton’s Ephesus LED sports lighting retrofit solution installed at Ford Park

Eaton’s advanced Ephesus sports lighting LED and controls system has been installed at Ford Fields, part of the Ford Park complex in Beaumont, Texas, to illuminate the park’s 12 all-turf infield, championship-caliber youth baseball/softball fields. The new sports lighting retrofit solution features Eaton’s patented system technology, including industry-leading dynamic control functions to provide the best lighting, while helping to reduce maintenance costs and energy use by as much as 75%.

Consistently ranked among the top-10 youth sports facilities in the USA, Ford Field is among the busiest competitive youth baseball/softball complexes in the country, typically hosting over 2,200 travel teams during 35 weekend tournaments annually.

“The ability to easily retrofit Eaton’s Ephesus All Field fixtures directly on our existing infrastructure and offer a completely wireless control system made for a simple and efficient retrofit solution,” says John Hughes, general manager of Ford Park. “By providing the best environment for players and spectators, we can attract even more elite travel baseball and softball teams from around the country.”

For the retrofit solution, Ephesus All Field 750 fixtures were installed on the existing infrastructure to replace the original 1,500W metal halide system that was installed when the complex was built in 2002. The system’s patented optical system offers Ford Field staff the ability to individually control the light fixture, including controlling the glare, light cut-off and spill light.

The multiple mounting options, low weight and low Effective Projected Area (EPA) make it the first LED fixture designed to easily retrofit into existing sports lighting infrastructure. Additionally, the self-contained electrical junction box and easily-deployed lighting control system dramatically reduce installation costs.

The unique wireless control system proactively monitors each fixture in the installation and provides real-time information on the individual fixtures, as well as the entire system, such as energy consumption and operating temperature. For further control, it also allows users to program functions such as scheduling and dimming right from their mobile devices. At Ford Fields, the lights are set to operate at 75% for practices but at 100% for games. Additionally, in the event of heavy rainfall, they illuminate just the turf infields for practices to protect the grass outfields.

“The All Field Series brings our experience with deploying high-output, extremely efficient LED lighting solutions at prominent professional sports venues to municipal fields of all sizes,” said Mike Lorenz, president, Eaton’s Ephesus Lighting business. “Since professional and municipal field managers face different challenges, our innovative technology is specifically designed to give venues like Ford Fields high-quality, controllable, cost-effective and energy-efficient lighting.”


RECEIVE THE
LATEST NEWS


Your email address:



Read Latest Issue

Web Exclusives

Harman lights up Jyske Bank Boxen Arena

Audio and lighting solutions can transform a venue with a simple flick of a switch, which is something visitors to the Jyske Bank Boxen Arena in Denmark will now be able to experience as a result of a dynamic installation.  
Click here to read more



One-on-one: Matthew Dates, vice president, CannonDesign

Stadia speaks to the vice president of CannonDesign about the company’s role in the recent redevelopment of Virginia Tech’s English Field at Union Park.
Click here to read more



Behind the scenes at LAFC's brand-new training facility

Take a look inside new MLS franchise Los Angeles FC’s Performance Center, complete with state-of-the-art facilities ahead of the Banc of California Stadium grand opening
Click here to read more



Fast refurb pays off for Orlando

An aggressive deadline and a fixed budget drove the refurbishment of Orlando’s Camping World Stadium – but the venue is already reaping the results.
Click here to read more



Largest US e-sports venue to open in Arlington, Texas

The new 100,000ft² state-of-the-art facility is designed to draw competitive pro video gaming players and fans from around the world.
Click here to read more




Supplier Spotlight

Supplier SpotlightWe are building a list of leading suppliers covering all aspects of the stadia industry. Want to see your company included? Contact john.doherty@ukimediaevents.com for more details.

Submit your industry opinion

Industry BlogDo you have an opinion you'd like to share with the stadia community? We'd like to hear your views and opinions on the leading issues shaping the industry. Share your comments by sending up to 500 words to matt.ross@ukimediaevents.com

Submit Your Recruitment Ad

Recruitment AdTo send us your recruitment advertising or to receive information on placing a banner please email john.doherty@ukimediaevents.com