Midwest HVAC News
York becomes official HVAC
partner of the NHL.
Johnson Controls, the global leader in
delivering solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings,
and the National Hockey League today announced the York brand has
become the official heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)
partner of the NHL in North America for the 2012-13 season.
Under the agreement, announced
today in Las Vegas at the 2012 NHL Awards media availability, York
not only becomes an official partner of the NHL and the official
HVAC partner of the League, but also a proud supporter of NHL Green,
an official partner of the NHL Draft, a proud partner of the 2013
Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, a proud partner of the NHL Awards,
and the official HVAC partner of the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto.
"We look forward to working with the York brand on a number of
exciting activations to build brand awareness and preference among
NHL fans throughout North America," said Brian Jennings, NHL
executive vice president of marketing. "As the newest supporter of
NHL Green, we welcome York's expertise and assistance in our mission
to attain greater energy efficient standards across the League."
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"The NHL is a highly respected
professional sports organization that is demonstrating
significant growth in attendance, television viewership,
merchandise sales and online traffic to NHL.com," said Melissa
Marineau, director of marketing for Johnson Controls Unitary
Products. "NHL Green shares our goal of raising awareness of
environmental issues and helping to educate the community on
ways to save energy. This partnership not only provides national
exposure to our brand, but also provides a great opportunity for
our distributors and contractors to get involved and extend the
sponsorship in their local communities."
In addition to the league partner designations, York has also
reached agreements with a variety of individual NHL teams
throughout North America. Those agreements will be announced
York products from Johnson Controls include energy-efficient,
residential central air conditioners, heat pumps, furnaces and
accessories and innovative light-commercial, packaged heating
and cooling systems marketed through a national distribution
network and delivered to home- and building-owners through
qualified York heating and cooling dealers.
For more information about York, visit: http://www.york.com or