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July 17th, 2018
Appliance Advisor Issue 2 2018

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Stay in the know with real time Appliance, HVAC/R and Water industry updates from UL. Appliance Advisor is a quarterly newsletter delivering key insights on energy efficiency, performance, reliability, safety and sustainability trends, standards, regulations, UL solutions and more. In this Issue: Cooling Towers: Preventing Legionnaires… read more

July 16th, 2018
Saudi Arabia, Energy Efficiency – New Standard for Motors

By: Federico Picco / UL Saudi Regulatory Program Expert  Most recently, The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) published new Energy Efficiency (EE) standards for Saudi Arabia related to single speed, three-phase cage induction motors. This new standard is now based on IEC 60034-30-1: 2014, covers a wider scope and introduces the “exempted” category… read more

June 28th, 2018
Keeping Energy Efficiency a Top Priority

By: Rolando Aries / UL Engineering Leader In an increasingly energy consumptive market, governments and manufacturers alike are working intensively to reduce energy demands, gas emissions and costs. Additionally, consumers are expecting to find more energy efficient options. As a result of this new dynamic, manufacturers must remain constantly aware of changing requirements and standards… read more

April 24th, 2018
New Energy Efficiency Labels in Saudi Arabia

Regulatory changes are coming, and UL can help you prepare for market access. The Middle East is an appealing market for global manufacturers but, as with any new market, it comes with challenges. Navigating the regulatory landscape can be difficult and understanding cultural differences in day-to-day business can be intimidating. UL, as a GCC Standardization… read more

February 1st, 2018
UL Opens Center of Excellence Laboratory for Appliances, Lighting and HVAC in Carugate, Italy

MILAN/ CARUGATE, February 1, 2018 — UL, a global safety science organization, today celebrated the Grand Opening of its new Carugate-based center of excellence: a new laboratory for testing lighting, appliances, HVAC and gas products and equipment. The opening highlight was an official ceremony, in which the Mayor of the city of Carugate – Mr… read more

December 19th, 2017
Recorded Webinar: The Impact of Energy Efficiency Final Rule for Motors

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE RECORDING > Join UL experts for a one hour webinar reviewing the US Department of Energy Final Rule issued on January 11, 2017, including the current regulation status, proposed changes and how they will impact manufacturers with existing certifications Learning Objectives: Which regulations are changing and why The impact to existing… read more

July 17th, 2017
Important Updates For Industrial Motors

Industrial motors (larger than a standard coffee maker) are typically regulated for energy efficiency. In the North America market, separate regulations exist in for the United States, Canada, and California. The California Energy Commission (CEC) is the newest regulation of the three, but Canada recently expanded regulations (effective June 5), meaning some manufacturers may not… read more

June 29th, 2017
INSIDE UL: An Inside Look at UL’s Performance and Reliability Testing Center

Where Performance and Reliability Meet Design and Innovation. Did you ever wonder why some of your appliances last longer than others? Or, why one product performs better than its competitor? If yes, then you are in the right place as the staff at UL’s Product Engineering Services team in Newton, Iowa have been answering those… read more

June 29th, 2017
Energy Efficiency for Connected Thermostats, Lab Grade Refrigerators, Commercial Boilers

By Steve Joerger / UL Operations Manager The UL Product Engineering Services Lab in Newton, IA recently achieved Accredited Laboratory status with ENERGY STAR for the product categories of Commercial Boilers, Lab Grade Refrigerators and Smart Thermostats. These products join a wide array of household & commercial appliances and HVAC equipment the lab tests for… read more

June 29th, 2017
UL Goes Hand in Hand with CNIS for Innovative Development of Sino-Us Energy Efficiency System

UL and the China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS) signed a memorandum of understanding of cooperation in April. Attending the signing ceremony, Ma Lincong, President of CNIS, Duan Lian, Deputy Party Secretary of CNIS, Lin Ling, Director of the Resources and Environment Department of CNIS, Todd Denison, VP&GM Appliances, HVAC & Lighting of UL, Boris… read more