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    NHL partnership increases use of sustainable lighting

    March 24, 2021

    Signify and the National Hockey League announce partnership to increase the use of sustainable lighting in North American ice hockey facilities

     
    • Signify named Preferred Lighting Company of the NHL®
    • LED and connected lighting can help reduce the carbon footprint, energy consumption and operational costs of sports facilities

     

    Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, and the National Hockey League (NHL) today announced their partnership to help the more than 4,800 ice rinks across North America, from major arenas to community facilities, transition to sustainable LED and connected lighting. These solutions can help the ice hockey industry reduce its environmental footprint by improving energy efficiency, while also delivering health and wellbeing benefits and an enhanced fan experience.

    The NHL is committed to advancing sustainable business practices and reducing the environmental impact of all levels of hockey for future generations of players and fans.”

     

    Max Paulsen
    Director, Business Development, NHL

    “The NHL is committed to advancing sustainable business practices and reducing the environmental impact of all levels of hockey for future generations of players and fans,” said Max Paulsen, Director, Business Development, NHL. “Upgrading to LED and connected lighting is better for our planet – and offers a practical and cost-effective solution for rinks across North America. Through our partnership with Signify, rink owners will have the opportunity to reduce operational costs, streamline maintenance and focus resources on improving the holistic, in-venue experience. We are thrilled to name Signify the Official Lighting Partner of the NHL and look forward to working together to support facilities’ switch to sustainable lighting solutions.”

    We are proud to partner with the NHL and bring better, sustainable lighting solutions to hockey facilities across North America.”

     

    Martin Stephenson
    Head of North American Systems & Services, Signify

    Signify offers custom lighting services to help sporting venues assess their current equipment and create a plan according to their needs, whether it’s a retrofit upgrade or installing a new connected lighting system like Interact Sports. Signify also provides high-quality lamps, luminaires and software for a range of indoor and outdoor applications, from UV-C disinfection lighting to help disinfect locker rooms to color-changing, exterior façade lighting to excite spectators.

     

    “We are proud to partner with the NHL and bring better, sustainable lighting solutions to hockey facilities across North America,” said Martin Stephenson, Head of North American Systems & Services, Signify. “Together, we can have a positive impact on the sport’s environmental footprint and on all who play and enjoy the game.”

    To learn more about Signify, its lighting innovations and commitment to sustainability, visit www.signify.com.

     

    NHL and the NHL Shield are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League.  © NHL 2021.  All Rights Reserved.

    For further information, please contact:

     

    Signify Corporate Communication

    Elco van Groningen

    Tel: +31 6 1086 5519

    Email: elco.van.groningen@signify.com

    About Signify

     

    Signify (Euronext: LIGHT) is the world leader in lighting for professionals and consumers and lighting for the Internet of Things. Our Philips products, Interact connected lighting systems and data-enabled services, deliver business value and transform life in homes, buildings and public spaces. With 2020 sales of EUR 6.5 billion, we have approximately 37,000 employees and are present in over 70 countries. We unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. We achieved carbon neutrality in 2020, have been in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index since our IPO for four consecutive years and were named Industry Leader in 2017, 2018 and 2019. News from Signify is located at the Newsroom, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Information for investors can be found on the Investor Relations page.

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