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PV-Stop receives federal safety approval

Urban Solar is proud to announce UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.) approval for its PV-Stop transit lighting solution.

UL is a globally renowned and independent safety science company that promotes safe living and safe work environments. It is a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL), which has programs to provide certification and ensure products meet construction and electrical standards for the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).

The PV-Stop is a stand-alone lighting solution at bus stops that provides transit users, drivers, and officials with a safe, green, economical and practical transit stop amenity.

We are pleased to have received a UL listing, a world leader in product safety and testing standards, to further validate our integrated solar-LED product designs. This approval is a direct result of our experience with solar lighting, high design metrics and best of breed components used in our solar powered LED lighting solutions,” says Urban Solar President Jeff Peters.

Each NRTL uses its own unique registered certification marks to designate product conformance to the applicable product safety test standards. OSHA recognizes more than 15 NRTLs including CSA, TUV and UL. Once it certifies a product, the NRTL authorizes the manufacturer to apply the registered certification mark to the product. If the certification is done under the NRTL program, this mark signifies that the NRTL tested and certified the product, and that the product complies with the requirements of one or more appropriate product safety test standards.