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March 30th, 2018
UL Announces Agreement with Taiwan Architecture and Building Center Add Certified Products to SPOT™ Online Database

MARIETTA, GA., March 29, 2018 — UL (Underwriters Laboratories) today announced that the Taiwan Architecture and Building Center (TABC) has agreed to add products that have received the TABC Green Building Material mark to SPOT®, UL’s web-based product sustainability information tool. The addition of the products to SPOT will give architects and designers in Asia… read more

May 24th, 2017
An Easier Path to the NOM Mark

The expertise of UL Mexico meets the flexibility of global testing Historically, manufacturers wishing to sell products in Mexico could only obtain the NOM Mark by sending samples to an accredited lab in Mexico. UL Mexico has been accredited and approved by the Mexican Authorities to grant the use of this mark, but we understood… read more

July 30th, 2015
Building Performance Is In The Air | Improving Health, Productivity, & Profitability

Poor indoor air quality costs the U.S. economy over $17-26 billion annually*. From medical costs and absenteeism to asset remediation and unleased space, the air we breathe inside our buildings is impacting our health, productivity and profitability. Building owners and occupants have an opportunity to improve building performance and establish themselves as a leader in… read more

July 27th, 2015
Protecting People, Places and the Planet: How Product Declarations Support Greener Building Decisions

Guest blog post by Aaron Smith – Director of Sustainable Building Solutions for ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions Clearly, we are living in an age of transparency. In nearly every facet of our lives – from healthcare and nutrition to retirement plans and baggage fees – we want to be informed.  Not surprisingly, we want to… read more

July 24th, 2015
UL Training for Building & Life Safety Technologies

UL offers technical training for the building and life safety industries by providing the educational resources needed to develop, manufacture, install and deploy safer products throughout the global marketplace. This knowledge can help demonstrate a commitment to safety, advance an approach to risk management and risk prevention, keep pace with new technologies and regulations, and… read more

July 6th, 2015
Tremco Uses GREENGUARD Gold Certifications to Provide Customer Assurance

Guest Blog Post by Amy Woodard, Product Steward—Regulatory and Compliance at Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing What gives a new car its unique smell?  How about new carpeting?  Well, it’s actually volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that are generating that unique scent.  VOCs are carbon-based chemicals that evaporate quickly at room temperature and contribute to the air quality… read more

June 26th, 2015
New Free Ebook on Building Materials Product Selection and Improving Indoor Air

Available now for free download, The GREENGUARD Difference: Specifying the Right Products for Your Green Homes offers everything you need to know about what goes into certifying lower-emitting materials through UL Environment’s GREENGUARD program, and why these products should be in every home built today. A joint publication with Green Builder Media, this resource describes… read more

June 23rd, 2015
UL Environment Publishes New Material-Agnostic Product Category Rule for Cladding

Bringing clarity to transparency for North American building materials market MARIETTA, Ga., June 23, 2015 — UL Environment, a business division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), today announced the publication of a new material-agnostic Product Category Rule (PCR) for cladding products. Using this new PCR will allow manufacturers to cut through the clutter of the 14… read more

May 21st, 2015
Study shows more architects and designers recognize and reference UL Environment’s certifications

According to a recent McGraw Hill Smart Market Report (pg 56) UL Environment brand awareness has grown roughly 50% among residential architects and designers in just three years.  This is evidence that UL Environment is effectively delivering on our mission of contributing to the creation of healthier homes, and helping our customers win in the marketplace. HIGHLIGHTS:… read more

May 21st, 2015
UL and AIA Atlanta 2015

by Jessica Neal – Marketing Specialist at UL Environment  One of our key purposes at the AIA National Convention is to educate. The bar was raised this year as we were selected by AIA for two educational events and hosted an additional customer event discussing transparency. Paul Bates, our Education and Training Program Manager, led… read more