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July 2nd, 2018
GSA Study of High-Performance Buildings Finds They Deliver Cost Savings and Occupant Satisfaction

On June 28, 2018 the U. S. General Services Administration (GSA) released the results of a three-year comprehensive study comparing 100 federal high-performance buildings, which followed the Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings , and 100 legacy buildings that did not follow the standard. The study examined five key metrics: energy savings, water savings, cost to… read more

September 21st, 2017
New UL Initiative Increases Supply Chain Transparency for Purchasers and Supports Manufacturer Efforts to Address Human Rights Abuses

MARIETTA, Ga., September 21, 2017 – UL Environment, a division of UL, LLC (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced today they are collecting data to identify products made by manufacturers that have policies and procedures in place to protect against human rights abuses throughout their supply chain. This information is displayed as search… read more

January 4th, 2017
UL GREENGUARD Certification Now Included in EPA Standards for US Federal Government

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that UL GREENGUARD Certification is now included in the EPA’s Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for US federal government procurement. These recommendations are the result of a multi-year stakeholder process, jointly led by the EPA and General Services Administration (GSA), and are designed to put a more… read more

June 13th, 2016
UL Offers Industry’s First Certification Program for BIFMA Performance Standards

UL is now offering the first and only program that certifies that a product meets BIFMA performance standards for furniture. Now, furniture manufacturers can achieve certification from a trusted third-party certifier that demonstrates products meet industry performance and durability requirements. BIFMA Performance Certification allows you to meet a variety of purchasing requirements, such as GSA… read more

October 20th, 2015
Join UL for A Presentation at NeoCon East

Join speakers from UL, BIFMA and the GSA for a presentation called “Acing the Test Report: Test Report Standardization and Transparency,” which will be presented at NeoCon East in Philadelphia.  Stefania Crum of GSA, Dave Panning of BIFMA, and Doug Woodard of UL will discuss how variations in testing, reports and product names can present… read more