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May 30th, 2018
UL Announces Agreement with MACO to Build Volatile Organic Compound Testing Laboratory

Laboratory will conduct research, testing and quality assurance for sustainable building materials for the Chinese market  MARIETTA, GA., May 30, 2018 — UL and MACO Group Corporation, a company specializing in the production and sale of sustainable building products including coatings, adhesives, dry mixed mortar, and waterproof coatings, today announced an agreement to develop a… read more

May 23rd, 2018
UL is expanding chemical and sustainability capabilities with the opening of a state-of-the-art laboratory in the European region

We are expanding our service capabilities in our Cabiate, Italy lab and are pleased to announce the opening of a new laboratory for indoor air quality, GREENGUARD and VOCs. With the increasing complexity of the regulatory landscape in Europe and around the world, there is a growing need for VOC emissions testing and validation. In… read more

March 29th, 2018
UL and Jinmao Announce Agreement to Promote Healthy Building and Indoor Air Quality Testing in China

MARIETTA, GA., March 28, 2018 — UL (Underwriters Laboratories), and Jinmao Green Building Technology Co., Ltd., a systems integrator focused on technological services, product sales, system integration and energy management, today announced an agreement to collaborate on initiatives to promote healthy building and indoor air quality testing and certification in China. As part of the… read more

December 8th, 2016
The Devil is in the Details – UL GREENGUARD Certificates Include Important Information about Product Usage Assumptions

  UL’s GREENGUARD Certification Program is the most widely used resource for design professionals, consumers and others to find low emitting interior products that promote better indoor air quality. Products that achieve GREENGUARD and GREENGUARD Gold Certification have demonstrated low chemical emissions during normal use. However, some products, such as printing inks, are used in a wide… read more

October 17th, 2016
Ten tips for improving indoor air quality in your home

Did you know that October is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Awareness Month? Most people are aware of the importance of good IAQ but are uncertain about how to achieve it. Will purchasing an air purifier do the trick? What many people don’t know is that there are a number of simple steps you can take… read more

August 27th, 2015
UL Webinar: Watching Your CARBs — A guide to monitoring formaldehyde emissions in your finished products and supply chain

Recent news stories of falsified CARB labels have had many retailers and manufacturers concerned about their liability for selling products that have not met regulations. The potential for lawsuits and damage to brand reputations are driving many to more fully understand the regulations, and how they can demonstrate that their products are safe. This presentation,… 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

September 23rd, 2014
New Hampshire Updates VOC Regulations

The State of New Hampshire has issued updates to its Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) regulations, which will go into effect on January 1, 2015. VOCs are found in everything from paints and coatings to antiperspirant and deodorant products and cleaning product formulations. Moreover, VOCs have been determined to be a major contributing factor in the… read more

March 31st, 2014
UL Environment – Thought Leadership

UL Environment staff routinely contribute to industry publications, and we’d like to share some of our recent editorial contributions here, sorted by topic: ▶ Sustainability / Greenwashing / Green Marketing ▶ Building Materials, EPDs, LEED v4, Indoor Air Quality, Facility Management ▶ Hospitality ▶ High-Tech / Electronics ▶ Purchasing / Procurement: ▶ Janitorial / Sanitation… read more