July 6, 2021
UL and IBHS driving trust in residential roofing shingle performance
The growing partnership between UL and IBHS aims to address the increasing demand for rating the performance of roof shingles as the industry continues to improve asphalt shingle design.
Improve Firefighter Safety: New UL Training on Flammable Refrigerant
UL FSRI has just released a new on-line course for al firefighters explaining the hazards associated with flammable refrigerants based on recent fire tests by UL.
Achieving Energy Efficient Residential Roofs and Ceilings in UL Fire-Rated Assemblies
Balancing fire performance and energy efficient construction in buildings can be a challenge, but it is achievable.
Q&A: Signs Adhered to Elevator Doors
Learn how code authorities determine the acceptability of a filmed material, nonmetallic cladding, wrap or sign applied to a passenger elevator door.
Q&A: Fire Resistance-Rated Ceiling Designs Supporting Grade I Insulation Installation
Learn how to identify UL fire resistance rated roof-ceiling designs that include insulation capable of Grade I installation quality with or without netting.
Save the date for our virtual Building Innovation Summit 2021
Stay tuned for additional information on our Building Innovations Summit, which will be held on Aug. 31 – Sept. 2, 2021. The summit will feature informative sessions given by UL safety experts on a range of topics effecting the built environment, safety, and security. Hear what industry experts have to say about:
Enhancing safety and security in uncertain times (Aug. 31)
Innovations for a brighter tomorrow (Sept. 1)
Building strong foundations for a safer future (Sept. 2)
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