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March 29th, 2018
UL and Jinmao Announce Agreement to Promote Healthy Building and Indoor Air Quality Testing in China

MARIETTA, GA., March 28, 2018 — UL (Underwriters Laboratories), and Jinmao Green Building Technology Co., Ltd., a systems integrator focused on technological services, product sales, system integration and energy management, today announced an agreement to collaborate on initiatives to promote healthy building and indoor air quality testing and certification in China. As part of the… read more

April 22nd, 2015

by Jessica Neal – Marketing Specialist We spend approximately 90% of our time indoors¹, exposed to Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and other irritants which can exacerbate respiratory sensitivities such as asthma or allergies and can lead to other significant health and environmental concerns. As awareness of these effects and the part that materials included in our… read more

March 31st, 2014
UL Environment – Thought Leadership

UL Environment staff routinely contribute to industry publications, and we’d like to share some of our recent editorial contributions here, sorted by topic: ▶ Sustainability / Greenwashing / Green Marketing ▶ Building Materials, EPDs, LEED v4, Indoor Air Quality, Facility Management ▶ Hospitality ▶ High-Tech / Electronics ▶ Purchasing / Procurement: ▶ Janitorial / Sanitation… read more

December 17th, 2013
Transparency & Performance in Green Building Products and Materials

According to a recent UL survey, architects, builders and contractors report that a significant number of projects they undertake have clear sustainability goals that require environmentally preferable products. Driven largely by public interest in minimizing the potential environmental impact of building products, architects and builders now actively embrace “green” initiatives, such as the new International… read more

December 17th, 2013
Demystifying the EQ Credit in LEED v4

The EQ credit (the credit for low-emission products) underwent some changes when LEED v4 was adopted. The original credit was fairly simple to understand and was fairly straightforward for architects and designers to achieve. The new updated credit shows a shift towards more products being asked to show compliance and having their true impact on… read more