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Best Practice Achievements
2012: Moved into a LEED-CI space where we model/monitor energy use.
2012: Convert all printed materials to soy based ink.
2014: GREENGUARD Certification- UL GREENGUARD Certification provides a competitive advantage in an increasingly muddled green marketplace by serving as a health-based differentiator. Products that earn GREENGUARD Certification have been scientifically proven to meet some of the worldâ€™s most rigorous, third-party chemical emissions standards, helping to reduce indoor air pollution and the potential health risks of chemical exposure.
Product Emissions Testing- For manufacturers who want to determine the chemical emissions from their products, UL is a global leader in chemical emissions testing for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and formaldehyde content. Chemical emissions testing can help manufacturers demonstrate compliance with the following global and regional emissions and materials requirements, including California 01350, Blue Angel, Golden M, EN Standards, and many more.
Environmental Claim Validations, which are third-party verifications of single-attribute environmental claims, such as recycled content, formaldehyde and VOC content, and other attributes.
Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), which demonstrate marketplace leadership by showcasing a manufacturerâ€™s commitment to transparency and objective, third-party verification.
UL provides comprehensive flammability testing for fabrics and upholstered furnishings, and conducts tests in accordance with nationally-recognized standards that investigate ignition, flame-spread and heat-release characteristics of furnishings. Test methods include reaction to heat, small flame and radiance plates, and the â€œcigarette and match test.â€
UL also offers physical and durability testing to demonstrates your commitment to making products that are durable, safe, and meet industry requirements.
2012: Increase CEVs delivered by 25%.