Hung with Care: How to Help Avoid Holiday Decorating Safety Hazards
Did you know that the number of home fires rises significantly during the winter holiday season?
The Safety Net You Don’t Even Know About
UL is an independent safety science company that has been working for a safer world since electricity went public.
Are Your Kids Safety Smart?
Whether your child is 12 or 20, every parent knows it’s a dangerous world out there. You can’t always keep them safe, but they can learn to minimize the risks for themselves.
Is “Zero Waste” for Real?
Many companies make zero waste claims to appeal to environmentally conscious customers, but these promises aren’t necessarily ones you can count on.
Medical Devices: How New Requirements Take Your Safety to Heart
Chances are, you’ve benefited from an electronic medical device at some point in your life. Learn how their safety is evaluated and what big changes are coming soon.
Wearable Technology: Ingenious Gift Idea or Safety Hazard?
What to choose for the gadget junkie in your life this holiday season? Before you stuff a stocking with Web-enabled eyeglasses or wrap up a warm-up jacket with smart sensors for fitness monitoring, get the facts on safety.
Keep Austin Smart: a Living Laboratory for the Modern Energy Grid
The price of meeting the world’s energy demands is estimated at $26.3 trillion through 2030 — an average of more than $1 trillion a year.
The Classroom Danger Hiding in Plain Sight
One-half of the 115,000 schools in the US have problems linked to indoor air quality. School kids are exposed to indoor air pollutants for an extended period...
Is Green Energy Stored Safely?
Almost 80 percent of the world’s energy still comes from fossil fuels that are responsible for 60 percent of greenhouse gasses.
Air-Polluting Toys: a Cautionary Tale
VOCs have been linked to health problems like headaches; eye, nose, and throat irritation; asthma symptoms; increased respiratory irritation; fatigue and ...
Have electric vehicles left safety in the dust?
In the U.S., hundreds of thousands of electric-powered vehicles (EVs) have hit the road. Their future has never looked brighter, as environmental and economic..
Will Smart Homes (and Millennials) Save the Housing Market?
The building practices of ancient times still course through today’s structures. Building practices have been slow to evolve over the centuries because of the s