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April 11th, 2018
Lumen Insights Issue 1 2018

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Stay in the know with real time Lighting Industry updates from UL. Lumen Insights is a quarterly newsletter delivering key insights on energy efficiency, performance, reliability, safety and sustainability lighting trends, standards, regulations, UL solutions and more. In this Issue: Retail Performance Testing: UL Launches a… read more

February 22nd, 2018
March 1 DOE Annual Certification Due Right Around the Corner

It is once again time for retailers to prepare their annual DOE certification filings for 2018, with the first due date on March 1st across several product categories. Though many manufacturers are already aware of the due-diligence necessary to comply with the DOE’s energy conservation standards, retailers are often unaware of their share of responsibilities…. read more

January 16th, 2018
Retail Performance Testing: UL Launches a new Laboratory in Allentown, PA

As part of a continued effort to diversify the portfolio of performance testing services offered to our clients, the UL Performance team located in Allentown, PA is pleased to announce the addition of a full-service laboratory designed to assist and support the evaluation and testing needs of UL’s retail clients. Initially focused on the performance… read more

August 23rd, 2017
Stock Up On Fire Safety

The importance of retail fire safety inspections Fires in retail occupancies can have devastating effects, including business disruption, loss of revenue, damage to property and, in the worst scenarios, injury or death. Even small fires can result in significant loss. Retailers have a responsibility to shareholders, employees, customers and the communities in which they are… read more

June 26th, 2017
Higher Standards for Data Cables

As technology evolves, the demands placed on various devices – laptops, tablets, smartphones, power banks, etc. – are increasing. Similarly, the demands and expectations placed on the data cables that transmit information and power and charge these devices are also rising. Users are requiring faster charging and higher wattage and, to achieve this, may unintentionally… read more

February 10th, 2017
Recorded Webinar: Shining a Light on 2017 Regulatory Updates – A Retail Lighting Overview

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE RECORDING > Join UL experts for a one hour webinar highlighting recent changes to requirements, effective dates, and anticipated impacts of these changes. The live event took place on March 3: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST      

July 16th, 2015
How to Avoid Store Opening Delays as a Retailer (Pt. 2)

Part Two: Pursuing Certification By Bruce Bohren, Primary Designated Engineer, UL In Part One of this series, we discussed “red tagging,” which is when a local inspector does not allow a retail fixtures to be turned on because it is not up to code, and this may prevent the store from opening. The best way… read more

July 9th, 2015
What Retailers Need to Know to Avoid Store Opening Delays

Part One: Red Tagging By Bruce Bohren, Primary Designated Engineer, UL Has a store opening delay happened to you? Maybe it was during a major renovation or before a grand opening. The store is a few days away from the planned opening and the local electrical inspector comes in and “red tags” one of your… read more

February 9th, 2015
Visit UL at Global Shop and Talk to a UL Expert!

  Visit UL in Booth #1668 at Global Shop 2016 in Las Vegas, NV to ask UL’s experts your questions about commercial displays, such as: What UL standard do I need? What’s the difference between UL 65 and UL 962? What updates to UL 962: the Standard for Household and Commercial Furnishings affect my product?… read more

November 3rd, 2014
UL Announces GREENGUARD Gold Certification for RH Baby & Child Furniture

Retailers and Customers See Benefits of Certification for Healthier, More Sustainable Products Northbrook, IL November 3, 2014 – UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, today announced that RH Baby & Child household children’s furniture products have received GREENGUARD Gold Certification. Now offering the largest selection of GREENGUARD Gold Certified household children’s furniture, including… read more