October 2, 2018
UL Announces Agreement to Add EPDItaly Products to SPOT™ Online Database
MILAN, September 27th, 2018 — UL’s Environment division has announced that Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) certified by EPDItaly will be featured on UL’s SPOT™ database, the world’s largest, credible web-based source for product sustainability information. SPOT features nearly 100,000 credible green products families and facilitates their selection for the design community, professional purchasers and others… read more
July 26, 2018
Manufacturers have a partner in market competitiveness
Glem Gas, S.p.A — an example of how UL strategically helps manufacturers get safer products to market faster. Founded in 1959, Glem Gas S.p.A, makes the kind of stylish, beautiful appliances that we expect from Italy. Their products marry Italian tradition with technological innovation worldwide. Glem Gas, S.p.A. sells its products globally, a challenge for… read more
May 31, 2018
UL expands chemical and sustainability capabilities with new 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 indoor air quality laboratory. 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 an effort to meet… read more
February 13, 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
February 1, 2018
UL opens Center of Excellence laboratory for appliances, lighting and HVAC in Carugate
January 24, 2018
A new dedicated standard for access control systems for improved building access control in the United Kingdom
October 16, 2017
UL Environment and Italian Program Operator EPDItaly announce agreement of mutual recognition for EPDs
UL Environment and EPDItaly, founder of the only Italian Program Operator, have recently signed an agreement of mutual recognition of EPDs (Environmental Product Declaration) for construction products and building services. Mutual recognition of verified EPDs means that EPDs issued by both US and Italian program operators are accepted mutually without further verification. Both UL and… read more
September 25, 2017
European market access now simpler for manufacturers of appliances burning gaseous fuels
Ballerup, Denmark, September 20, 2017 — Manufacturers of appliances that burn gaseous fuels now have a new option when seeking market access into Europe. In order to enter the European market, products must meet the Gas Appliances Directive (GAD) – 2009/142/EC. The GAD provides access to the European market for manufacturers of appliances and fittings… read more
September 14, 2017
UL Acquires AE Performance Testing Lab
NORTHBROOK, Ill., August 24, 2017 —UL, a global safety science organization, today announced that it acquired AE Performance Testing Lab, the testing services business of AE srl – Appliances Engineering, headquartered in Varese, Italy. AE srl – Appliances Engineering will continue to operate independently as an R&D enterprise under current leadership. AE Performance Testing Lab… read more
May 2, 2017
Promoting Safer Products, Inspiring Trust
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