Johnson Controls said that components of the Metasys building management system - along with Intelligent Fire Controller models IFC-320, IFC2-640 and IFC2-3030 - are now compliant with Underwriters Laboratories’ revised standard for smoke control systems and equipment, UL 864 UUKL 9th edition. The new standard requires faster response in an emergency. It aligns the UL standard with the National Fire Protection Association Standard 92A for smoke control. Metasys components that comply with the UL standard include network control engines and field equipment controllers.
IAPMO Research and Testing (IAPMO R&T) has received accreditation as an inspection body from International Accreditation Service Inc. to the requirements of ISO/IEC Guide 17020. The scope of this new accreditation includes plumbing, mechanical, and gas-related products.