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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

February 1st, 2018
UL and USGBC Announce Strategic Collaboration to Help Architects and Designers Find Products that Contribute to LEED v4 Requirements

MARIETTA, Ga., February 1, 2018– UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, today announced a collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to develop digital tools that help architects, designers and buyers identify products in UL’s SPOT™ database that contribute to LEED v4 requirements (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). The collaboration advances… 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

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

April 21st, 2015
UL Environment joins ASID in commitment to Clinton Global Initiative

UL Environment joins 12 other organizations in engaging with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) in its 2014 Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) Commitment to Action to develop the ASID Protocols for Health and Wellness in Design. UL signed on to the three-year ASID CGI America Commitment to Action to develop integrated education and… read more

March 30th, 2015
More Products Now Qualify for LEED Credits using Option 1 of the Building Products Disclosure & Optimization

Updated LEED credit interpretation (January 2015) means that more products with Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) can qualify for LEED credits. This new interpretation now allows certain equipment and machinery to qualify towards the 20 minimum product requirements in Option 1 of Building Products Disclosure and Optimization– Environmental Product Declarations, Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Sourcing… read more

March 30th, 2015
GREENGUARD and GREENGUARD Gold Certification now confirmed to qualify products for credit in BREEAM Rating Schemes

Manufacturers who obtain UL GREENGUARD or GREENGUARD Certification for their building materials may now have easier access to the global green construction market. In addition to qualifying for LEED® IEQ credits, a subset of GREENGUARD Certified and GREENGUARD Gold Certified products are now confirmed to show compliance with the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology… read more

October 31st, 2014
A look back at Greenbuild 2014

by Jessica Neal, UL Environment – Marketing After announcing several exciting projects, meeting with our clients and colleagues, and sharing in education sessions, we are back! Our time at Greenbuild was hugely successful! If you were able to attend, we hope you found it valuable, as well.  Some key highlights… Our booth once again featured… read more