March 5, 2021
Thinking Inside the Box: Modular Rooms Bringing Privacy Back to the Office – UL 962
While open concept offices spaces may foster collaboration, they have also slowly eroded personal privacy. Office pods aim bring back privacy while offering a quiet, distraction-free space.
Proper Application of UL Standards for Controlled or Delayed Egress Locking Devices – UL 294 & 1034
Lock hardware is a critical aspect of egress systems which are governed by specific building and life safety codes.
The Underlying Truth About Roofing Underlayments
A roof is an important element of a building’s construction. When properly designed and installed it can provide years of protection against the elements, including fire, rain, snow, ice and high winds.
Q&A: Fire Resistance-Rated Wall Designs for Fire Exposure to the Exterior Facing Side
Navigating fire resistance rating questions with answers from UL experts.
UL Extends Certification Date for Multi-criteria Smoke Alarms
UL extended the compliance date for multi-criteria smoke alarms to certify to the new product standard requirements to ensure sufficient product availability for consumers.
Start Safe Playbook
For help navigating our new kind of workplace, take a look at the UL Start Safe Playbook.
UL Marks for Code Authorities
For additional information on the enhanced mark, take a look at our page on the enhanced mark dedicated to code authorities.
Save the Date for our Virtual Building Innovation Summit
June 15 – June 17, 2021. Stay tuned for additional information on our Building Innovations Summit, which will cover a range of interesting topics effecting the built environment, safety and security. This virtual three-day interactive event will discuss enhancing safety and security in uncertain times, building strong foundations for a safer future, as well as innovations for a brighter tomorrow.
Managing Editor - Bruce Johnson
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