December 4, 2020
Cyber Security for Fire Protection Systems
The convenience of IoT is accompanied by cyber risks and weaknesses that must be adequately addressed. Cyber threats can range from small-scale personal attacks to large sophisticated attacks affecting society and critical infrastructures.
Carbon Monoxide Safety, Portable Generators & UL 2201
With natural disaster occurrences on the rise, many are turning to portable generators to keep the lights on, but how safe are these solutions? Discover how UL 2201 Standard testing safeguards against dangerous Carbon monoxide.
UL Helps Develop New Global Fire Safety Common Principles
With building fires a global concern, the application global standards development, code setting, and education efforts could help improve safety.
New UL Standard Provides Equipment Safety Certification for the Cannabis Extraction and Processing Industry
Relying on peer review reports to determine code compliance for cannabis extraction and processing is no longer the only tool in a code authority’s repertoire.
Ensuring Code Compliance for Required Fire Alarm Central Station Service
Have you ever heard that a building is protected by a central station fire alarm system and wondered what that really means? Do you assume that the building fire alarm system is monitored by a listed facility and the fire alarm is fully operational at all times?
Q&A: Paving the Way for Regulatory Acceptance with the Enhanced and Smart UL Marks
The building and life safety industry continues to see more products with the enhanced and smart Marks due to new compliance challenges and risks. Find answers to our most commonly asked questions from code officials around the world.
UL 2524 Certification and Compliance for Code Authorities
Join us as we discuss an overview of code requirements for UL 2524 geared toward code authorities.
UL Launches UL 9540A Database to Recognize Manufacturers Who Have Completed Testing for Their Energy Storage Systems
UL today launched a free online database recognizing manufacturers who have completed testing under the ANSI/CAN/UL 9540A Standard for Test Method for Evaluating Thermal Runaway Fire Propagation in Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS).
The SolarAPP: The Emerging US Permitting Solution
With clean energy goals at its core, SolarAPP is a rooftop solar and storage review plan software to support effective approvals of safe and compliant systems.
International Fire Safety Standards: Common Principles - Safe Buildings Save Lives
On behalf of the members of the International Fire Safety Standards Coalition (IFSSC) we are pleased to present the International Fire Safety Standards: Common Principles (IFSS-CP).
UL Product iQ Premium Features Now Free for Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs)
Product iQ offers premium features to code authorities (AHJs) free of charge. Log into your Product iQ account to request a free upgrade.
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Managing Editor - Bruce Johnson
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