Appliances and HVAC/R
Appliance and HVAC/R products play a very prominent role in everyday life. There are countless devices used so routinely that consumers often do not consider potential safety concerns. Fortunately, Underwriters Laboratories® understands potential hazards inherent to these types of products and evaluates them prior to any product earning the globally recognized UL Mark.
Appliance and HVAC/R product categories
Within each appliance and HVAC/R product category listed below, you will find product specific information and resources, such as:
- Product listings, related Standards and testing processes
- UL service offerings and brand acceptance
- Global market access solutions
- Related articles, newsletters, brochures and links
In addition to major white goods appliances and a wide variety of small household appliances, UL also offers a complete suite of safety and sanitation certification services for food service equipment, including commercial cooking equipment and gas fired cooking equipment. Learn more.
UL is able to provide component certification service for appliance, special use, and membrane switch types for North America access, as well as access to markets beyond North America. Learn more.
Gas, oil and solid fuel equipment
UL can test and certify products such as heaters, furnaces, water heaters, and fireplaces to all applicable UL and ANSI standards to address manufacturer's conformity needs. Learn more.
Manufacturers of HVAC/R equipment can take advantage of UL's portfolio of performance/efficiency services and safety conformity assessment solutions. UL also offers one-stop safety, efficiency, and sanitation certification services for manufacturers of refrigeration equipment. Learn more.
Infrared thermometers are relatively low cost, hand-held devices that can deliver much more accurate temperature measurements over a greater temperature range. UL offers an infrared thermometer certification service that helps food safety professionals choose an infrared thermometer that accurately measures surface temperature under a variety of expected use conditions. Learn more.
Motor and generator
UL offers a variety of certification services for motor and generator products and components including electric motors and generators, component motors protected from overheating, and fire pump motors. Learn more.
Pool and spa safety
UL is a global leader in pool and spa safety certification, with state-of-the art pool and spa testing equipment and a highly experienced technical staff. Pool safety is a responsibility shared by many, including consumers, manufacturers, owners and installers, maintenance companies, and public health officials. Learn more.
Residential and commercial controls
A wide variety of residential and commercial controls can be certified under UL's component Listing and Recognition programs. In addition to Standards relevant to North America markets, UL can also test and certify to a number of international standards. Learn more.
UL'S DNA PROCESS
DNA is a simpler process and report format for motor product safety evaluations and more readily lends itself to linking, sorting, searching and retrieving. This enables referencing previous construction and testing as a means to reduce the burden, turnaround time and cost for future submittals. DNA eliminates the text and simply catalogues and stores the critical data in this readily accessible database. Learn more about DNA.