UL SPOT App for AutoCAD

UL SPOT App for AutoCAD

Win32 and 64, English

UL Verification Services Inc.
The UL SPOT app for Autodesk® AutoCAD® is an add-in that enables AutoCAD users to access product data from UL SPOT, the source for product sustainability information and Detailed Product Information.

General Usage Instructions

Select a block in your project. Then, from the menu bar select the UL SPOT ribbon; selecting any of SPOT, Manufacturer, Product Type, MasterFormat, Standards, Certification, LEED, GreenGlobes, Well or See more menu options on the ribbon, which will launch the Product Data Editor dialog. 

To initiate a search, select the "Search Spot" button to search for product information and sustainable certification documentation on the spot.ul.com site.  Once you have located the product of choice, select the UL icon in the upper left corner of the product page. A dialog will open which will allow you to select the documents you would like linked to the selected family type in your project, along with the manufacturer’s name, model number, unformat classification code and URLs to the product page and product image.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

Add category

This command allows user to a categories the blocks to AutoCAD blocks to uniquely define the type and use of the block in AutoCAD


Select a Family in your project; then, from the menu bar select the UL SPOT ribbon; select the SPOT icon, which will launch the Product Data Editor dialog. To initiate a search, select the "Search Spot" button to search for product information and sustainable certification documentation on the www.ul.com/SPOT site.


Search products by manufacturer or brand name.

Product Type

Search by type of product, such as a door, window, furniture, etc.


MasterFormat is a standard for organizing specifications and other written information for commercial and institutional building projects.


Search by product standards numbers


Search by the certification program that a product or facility is certified to.


Search for products that contribute to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), a rating system devised by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) that provides a framework that project teams can apply to create healthy, highly efficient, and cost-saving green buildings.

Green Globes

Search for products that contribute to Green Globes, an online assessment protocol, rating system, and guidance for green building design, operation, and management.

See more

Click to see products that contribute to other green building rating systems such as BREEAM, IgCC, GreenStar programs, and more.


Click to Export to create reports by category into a .xls or pdf file.


Register, Login, Profile


The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk App store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer by downloading it again from Autodesk App store, and select the 'Uninstall' button, or you can uninstall it from 'Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features' (Windows 7/8/8.1/10), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues


Company Name: UL Verification Services Inc.
Company URL: http://spot.ul.com
Support Contact: SPOTApp@ul.com

Author/Company Information

UL Verification Services Inc.

Support Information

To learn more about UL's SPOT database, visit spot.ul.com. If you have questions about the Revit add-in, please contact SPOTApp@ul.com or 888.485.4733.

Version History

Version Number Version Description


This is the first release of the UL SPOT App for AutoCAD that provides direct access UL SPOT (spot.ul.com), the world’s largest source for credible product sustainability information. Updated publisher information and support for AutoCAD 2015 32bit versions.
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