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UL Solutions Issues Cohesion the First Smart Systems Verification for an Access-Driven Real Estate Software Platform

UL Solutions Smart Systems Rating Program, a UL Marketing Claim Verification, helps Cohesion to empower trust in its innovative smart building features

UL Solutions Issues Cohesion the First Smart Systems Verification for an Access-Driven Real Estate Software Platform

May 13, 2024

NORTHBROOK, ILLINOIS — May 13, 2024 — UL Solutions Inc. (NYSE: ULS), a global leader in applied safety science, has awarded Cohesion, a smart building software platform, the first Smart System Verified Platinum rating for unified building operations software, helping empower trust in smart building technology among building owners, contractors, consultants and operators.

The use of smart building technologies is increasing due to their impact on sustainability and the enhanced experience for building occupants and operations management. These features may include reservations and amenities management, identity management, temperature controls, indoor air quality monitoring and optimization, and more.

For Cohesion to receive the Smart System Verified Platinum rating, UL Solutions evaluated its platform across six categories: connectivity and interoperability, control and automation, digital experience, functional value, resiliency and cybersecurity. Each category has different areas of examination reflected in sub-categories, and UL Solutions utilized its science-based methodology throughout this evaluation.

“Smart building technology software companies are innovating at such a fast pace as the industry continues to evolve rapidly. Verification by an independent third party can be a significant differentiator in the crowded smart building technology market, especially when it comes to security and comfort of building occupants as well as data capture,” said Frederick Sy, vice president of Strategy and Portfolio Innovation at UL Solutions. “We are pleased to announce that Cohesion’s software achieved our Smart System Verified Platinum rating, making it the first verified smart integrations-driven real estate software platform with building access features.”

“Achieving UL Solutions Smart System Verified Platinum rating for Cohesion’s unified smart real estate software platform is a testament to the power of a unified platform that integrates all underlying systems, regardless of manufacturer. We built Cohesion to help every building become more resilient for commercial landlords and enterprises,” said Thru Shivakumar, CEO of Cohesion. “Working with UL Solutions to verify our software marketing claim solidifies and deepens trust among commercial and enterprise customers seeking a comprehensive platform they can rely on to achieve their smart building goals across portfolios.”

Learn more about the UL Solutions Smart Systems Rating Program.

About UL Solutions
A global leader in applied safety science, UL Solutions (NYSE: ULS) transforms safety, security and sustainability challenges into opportunities for customers in more than 100 countries. UL Solutions delivers testing, inspection and certification services, together with software products and advisory offerings, that support our customers’ product innovation and business growth. The UL Mark serves as a recognized symbol of trust in our customers’ products and reflects an unwavering commitment to advancing our safety mission. We help our customers innovate, launch new products and services, navigate global markets and complex supply chains, and grow sustainably and responsibly into the future. Our science is your advantage.

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