A common theme throughout UL’s journey in fire safety is that when presented with new products and market trends, UL responds with research, science, new requirements and certification programs. As the holiday season is upon us, in this month’s article we are sharing UL’s response to a holiday season related challenge. In general, consumers are… read more
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Dan Kaiser, Staff Engineer, Building and Life Safety Technologies UL recently released the 8th edition of the Standard for Smoke Alarms, UL 217 and the 7th edition of the Standard for Smoke Detectors, UL 268. These standards include many changes from the previous editions, most notably the addition of three new fire tests. There are… read more
UL offers educational opportunities to understand the new standard requirements for UL 217 & ULC S531 / UL 268 & ULC S529 for Smoke Alarms and Detectors, and UL 864 Control Units and Accessories for Fire Alarm Systems. The following instructor-led training and eLearning opportunities are now available to provide the knowledge needed to understand… read more