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UL Test Reveals New Homes Burn 800% Faster Than Old Homes

An Underwriters Laboratories test revealed that new homes built with oriented strand board beams burn eight times faster than older homes built with solid beams. Firefighters urge homeowners to have an…


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An Underwriters Laboratories test revealed that new homes built with oriented strand board beams burn eight times faster than older homes built with solid beams. Firefighters urge homeowners to have an escape plan in place, as well as installing smoke alarms outside every bedroom. SSI Staff · February 24, 2015

IC Realtime CEO Matt Sailor believes the new UL 2802 Performance Testing Standard for Camera Image Quality is crucial to keeping other manufacturers’ spec claims honest. January 22, 2014

Monitor America has earned a UL listing as a central station monitoring facility for its 25,000-square-foot, full-service central station here. July 30, 2013

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has teamed with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) to offer a free online training course designed to educate electrical professionals on safe and effective ways to install and troubleshoot issues with arc-fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs). August 08, 2012

UL Life Safety & Security Global Director of Commercial Operations and General Manager Robert Jamieson addess the most significant changes, challenges and opportunities he expects for the security industry in 2012. By Scott Goldfine · January 02, 2012

Waterford, Mich.-based Safety Technology Int'l (STI)., release the UL-Listed electric digital timer module (LT1UL), which allows momentary button to be used in a latching mode that can be reset with a contact closure. SSI Staff · August 01, 2011

Quality control assurances for any security or fire/life-safety project must include the use of code compliant cable. It is incumbent upon installing contractors not to fall prey to inferior or counterfeit products ... April 21, 2011

Bristol, Conn.-based DynaLock Corp. releases the UL-Listed 3101B delay egress magnetic lock system. SSI Staff · April 17, 2011

The UL-Listed ReServ Series of uninterruptible power supplies by Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Altronix is designed specifically for video surveillance systems ... SSI Staff · March 20, 2011

Magnetic switch and sensor technology provider Magnasphere Corp.’s MSS line of sensors has achieved UL 634 Standard listing for connectors and switches for intrusion alarm systems ... December 21, 2010




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