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Survey shows that 75% of executives anticipate at least half their employees will be back in the office this month, and ensuring corporate buildings are safe for return is key.


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Survey shows that 75% of executives anticipate at least half their employees will be back in the office this month, and ensuring corporate buildings are safe for return is key.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. UL articles below.


CEOs Want Employees Back In Office—But Can We Prove Buildings Are Safe?

Survey shows that 75% of executives anticipate at least half their employees will be back in the office this month, and ensuring corporate buildings are safe for return is key.

Iconic LA Building First To Earn UL Healthy Building Indoor Air, Water Verification

FourFortyFour South Flower is the first building in the world to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air and Water.

Avi-on Labs Achieves IoT Security Rating

UL verifies Avi-on commercial lighting platform is the first commercial lighting company to meet Platinum level IoT security capabilities

UL, SafeTraces Launch Program To Help K-12 Schools Reopen Safely

Indoor air quality, ventilation and filtration verification, and infection control program helps enhance student, teacher, and staff safety.

The Music Center In Los Angeles Recognized For IAQ Upgrades

The complex is the first performing arts organization to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air Quality.

UL, Telecommunications Industry Association Launch Smart Building Rating Program

The SPIRE™ Smart Building Program is the world’s first-and-only comprehensive and objective assessment and rating program for smart buildings.

Lighting Industry Leaders Team Up To Offer UVC Light Safety Guidance

American Lighting Association, National Electrical Manufacturers Association, and UL bring ultraviolet-C light application risks to the forefront with new position paper.

Quality LED Testing Matters

All LED lighting isn’t created equally, so make quality testing a pillar of your buying decisions for your buildings and sites.

Manufacturers Can Optimize EPDs With New UL Program

UL has launched a program focused on providing insight into Environmental Product Declarations, including product impact in comparison with the category average or previous product versions.

UL, Center For Active Safety Design Form Partnership

Initial focus is to expand the Center's Fitwel Certification System in China, while providing facility and building professionals more access to products that foster healthy buildings.

Cybersecurity Assurance Program From UL

Life safety and electronic physical security systems can now be assessed for cyber risk against industry-specific requirements.
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Duro-Last Roofing Reaches Platinum For NSF/ANSI 347

Certified by UL, the Sustainability Assessment for Single Ply Roofing Membranes standard applies to the company's white, tan, gray and dark gray single ply membranes, and 50 mil terra cotta membranes.

G3512 Gas Standby Generator Set By Cat

These units can start in as little as 6.5 seconds, facilitating compliance with NFPA 110 Level 1 Type 10.

4 Ways To Avoid LED Lighting Failure

Garnering the benefits of investment in LED lighting retrofits means these need to deliver on promised performance.

Q&A: New UL Program Tackles IAQ

In the pursuit of sustainability, IAQ often becomes an afterthought.

Culture Of Workplace Safety Can Deliver Bottom Line Results

Traditionally, companies have kept their health and safety functions separate, hindering collaboration even though it is crucial for organizations to integrate these functions.

New Approaches To Workplace Health And Safety

UL's New Science provides research and resources to help companies protect the health and safety of today's changing workforce dynamics.

The Post‐Frame Fire Wall: New, Tested, And Economical

An hourly rated wall—rated as high as three hours—is often required to separate building areas or occupancy types to meet the IBC requirement for life safety. For architects, builders, and engineers, that traditionally has meant using a rated eight‐inch or 10‐inch concrete block wall on a concrete foundation, but with this recent test exceeding hour‐rating expectations, that may no longer be the case.

ICC, UL Collaborate On New ANSI Standard For Landscape Irrigation Controllers

The standard, in part, will address the importance of safety in electrical devices in landscape irrigation controllers while establishing a basis to ensure the safety, function, and durability of common electrical devices.

UL Environment Revises Odor Control Standard

The updated UL 2796 helps to protect health while still ensuring effective odor control.

New Public Service Video’s Proper Firestop Methods Aim To Increase Fire Safety In Buildings

The video depicts a full-scale room fire at UL's Northbrook, IL, test facility and compares non-compliant firestop systems performance to compliant firestop penetration and joint systems in accordance with ASTM E814 (UL-1479) and ASTM E1966 (UL-2079), respectively.

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