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December 21st, 2017
Protected: UL Well Represented at ift Rosenheim’s 2017 Fire Safety Forum

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December 21st, 2017
Protected: Exterior Wall Fires – On a Global Scale

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April 29th, 2017
New online UL training for 2017

UL is working hard to bring cutting edge educational training opportunities to the building and life safety industries. Over the past few months, we have released the following online training modules: • Pipes and Fittings for Use in Fire-Service Systems • Valves for Use in Fire-Service Systems • Fall Protection Product Certification • UL Certification… read more

April 29th, 2017
Fire Extinguishing System Units Intended for Special Hazard Applications

Understanding fire suppression (control or extinguishment) requires a basic knowledge of fire and the method(s) used by the agent to suppress fire. Fire produces heat during combustion, which is the rapid chemical chain reaction of a fuel combined with oxygen. These four factors are often represented visually as the fire tetrahedron (Figure 1). Water, the… read more

April 29th, 2017
Child Entrapment – A Unique Application of Fire Protection Engineering

Background UL Safety Standards UL 2157, 3rd edition, Electric Clothes Washing Machines and Extractors, and UL 2158, 4th edition, Electric Clothes Dryers, provide three methods to comply with entrapment requirements and a manufacturer can choose either one of these methods to evaluate their appliance. One of these methods is found in Clause 15.6.1.b) (UL 2157)… read more

April 29th, 2017
Ducts – Providing Clarity on Fire Rated Ventilation Ducts and Assemblies

There are major differences among various types of ventilation ducts and it’s not quite so clear when fire rated duct products are involved. In today’s competitive marketplace, many products have similar and comparable counterparts. This is also the case with fire rated duct and fire rated duct assemblies. This article focuses on providing detail and… read more

April 28th, 2017
Mike Halligan joins UL Building, Fire, and Security Inspections

UL is excited to announce Mike Halligan has joined the UL Building, Fire, and Security Inspections business in the Building and Life Safety Technologies Division.  Mike is filling this new position as the North American Project Manager.  He will introduce UL’s inspection and testing services to clients in Higher Education, Healthcare, and corporate campuses, and… read more

April 13th, 2017
UL Product Spec now with Canadian Certifications

By Brian McBain / Senior Regulatory Affairs Representative UL Product SpecTM is a powerful online search tool that helps you easily locate cUL and ULC certification information needed to achieve safe, sustainable code compliant installations. In 2014, UL released a web-based compliance search tool called UL Product SpecTM.  This is not an App, requires no… read more

March 29th, 2017
UL Hosts Medal of Valor Winner at the Detroit Public Safety Awards

At the 2017, Detroit Public Safety Awards, Lead Regulatory Engineer, Sean DeCrane, represented UL and hosted Medal of Valor recipient Bryan Lemon and his family at the UL-sponsored table. Lemon is a Detroit EMT who, along with his partner, was awarded the Medal of Valor for attending to and removing a gunshot victim from an… read more

November 14th, 2016
New Smoke Alarm and Fire Alarm System Training Opportunities

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