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What is ULC Monitoring?

April 24th, 2019 | by admin admin | in Security Advice |    0   comments

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When considering security solutions, you may have come across the acronym “ULC” and been unsure about what exactly this is referring to. We will be looking at what exactly ULC monitoring is, and how it can benefit you.

What is ULC?

ULC stands for Underwriters Laboratories of Canada. This is an independent organization that is responsible for testing, inspecting and certifying alarm monitoring and safety products (such as fire extinguishers). ULC has been around for over 90 years, and is primarily concerned with public safety when it comes to such devices. As such, any alarm monitoring systems that are sold in Canada must meet ULC certification before it can be obtained by the end user.

Importance of ULC

The ULC plays an essential role in ensuring that proper codes when it comes to security, fire and other alarm monitoring systems are being met. ULC helps to set standards for safety that all systems need to meet or exceed. This plays an important role in maintaining and improving public safety.

Look for ULC

Now that we have some knowledge on what ULC is, and why it is important, we know to look out for it. ULC evaluates more then just security products, being responsible for a long list of important and essential devices. With this in mind, you will want to ensure that when you choose your alarm monitoring for your home or business, that you choose a company that is ULC complaint, and understands the rules and regulations.

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