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Underwriter's Laboratories Label (UL)

A label on a product or manufactured item showing the material is regularly tested by, and complies with the minimum standards of the Underwriter's Laboratories specification for safety and quality.

Uniform Building Code

aka UBC

The Uniform Building Code is one of the family of codes and related publications published by the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) and other organizations, such as the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), which have similar goals as far as code publications are concerned. The Uniform Building Code is designed to be compatible with these other codes, as together they make up the enforcement tools of a jurisdiction.

Uniform System

(see CSI Format)

Unit Price Contract/Unit Pricing

An estimate or contract based on the cost for completing some measurement of work (for example, for every square foot of flooring installed, the subcontractor is paid X).

Unit Prices

A predetermined price for a measurement or quantity of work to be performed within a specific contract. The designated unit price would include all labor materials, equipment or services associated with the measurement or quantity established.



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