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October 22nd, 2018
Bringing Security Home

A partnership to better understand the security of connected devices Smart homes are an exciting reality and, as new products continue to hit the market, the promise of expanding the smart home environment is intriguing to consumers. From connected appliances to smart thermostats, consumers have myriad options for connected technology, but many people remain rightly… read more

October 15th, 2018
AHRTI Hosts Flammable Refrigerant Research and Planning Conference

As originally posted on the AHRI Industry News page  AHRI’s research arm, the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Institute (AHRTI), held a Flammable Refrigerant Research and Planning Conference Oct 8-9 at UL in Northbrook, Il. More than 120 attendees from manufacturing sector, codes and standards committees and working groups, national laboratories, non-profit organizations, and government agencies… read more

March 28th, 2018
UL Complimentary Lunch & Learn – Safety and Performance Requirements for HVAC/R Products and Systems

Join us for a lunch & learn to learn about North American safety and performance requirements for HVAC/R products and systems! UL’s product testing and certification programs are intended to provide manufacturers the means for ensuring their HVAC/R products and systems are compliant with applicable safety and performance requirements around the world. This lunch &… read more

January 5th, 2017
Environmentally Unfriendly Refrigerants Get the Freeze

Manufacturers look to flammable substitutes as a likely recourse. By Ed McMenamin / Associate Editor, Appliance Design Magazine Manufacturers, safety experts and international standards organizations will continue to focus attention on flammable refrigerants as the substitute for environmentally unfriendly compounds face steep reductions in the approaching years and decades. In the HVAC sector, experts say… read more

January 5th, 2017
AHRI Spring Meeting 2018

Date: May 7-9, 2018 Location: Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, MD AHRI Spring Meeting offers industry leaders an opportunity to gather to address industry-wide issues. Contact UL at to schedule a meeting with one of our representatives attending the meeting.

January 5th, 2017
AHRI 2018 Leadership Forum

Date: November 11-13, 2018 Location: Tucson, AZ The AHRI Leadership Forum is a brand–new association event that will offer critical, strategic industry and association information in an interactive, dynamic setting. This event is being carefully designed to feature dynamic speakers, stronger peer networking opportunities, and leadership presentations to further AHRI’s and member companies’ goals. Contact… read more

November 7th, 2016
UL and AHRI Flammable Refrigerant Research Project

The AHRTI Project Management Subcommittee met in Northbrook on August 30, 2016 regarding the flammable refrigerant research project UL is currently conducting for the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). The group also toured the labs in building 5 and the custom, simulated rooms that UL built in building 11 to allow for full-scale room… read more

September 9th, 2016
Progress Continues at UL on AHRTI Research Project on Flammable Refrigerants

On August 30, AHRI members and staff visited UL in Northbrook, Ill., to review the on-site progress of AHRTI Research Project 9007, Benchmarking Risk by Real-Life Leaks and Ignitions Testing. The Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Institute (AHRTI) is the research arm of AHRI. This project conducts refrigerant leak and ignition testing under real-life conditions… read more

March 23rd, 2016
UL Receives Approval to Expand Scope of Testing for AHRI Certification Programs

UL’s Plano, TX lab is now approved for AHRI product performance certification testing for packaged unitary small cooling and heating products NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 23, 2016 — UL, a global safety science organization, today announced that its Plano, TX facility has received approval from the  Air‑Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) to perform testing for its Unitary… read more