Legal & Regulations

NSCA, AV integrators, small business regulations

Inside NSCA Members Call-to-Action to Fight Proposed Legislation

During NSCA’s Business & Leadership Conference (BLC), members approved a motion to aggressively fight several pieces of proposed legislation. Here are 7 things you need to know.

Trump technology tariffs, tech tariffs, av industry, av products

Trump Technology Tariffs: The AV Industry Responds

Products affected by 25 percent technology tariffs include components AV integrators use every day. How will they cope with rising costs—& who will pay?

NSCA, AV integrators, small business regulations

NSCA: We Are Under Attack By Proposed Legislation and You Must Act

A cluster of regulatory legislation that could negatively affect the integration business is on the docket. During its annual NSCA Member Meeting at the 2019 Business & Leadership Conference, the trade organization will ask integrators to step up.

AV service contracts, AV contractors

This Illusory Clause in Most AV Contracts Is Completely Unenforceable

AV contractors should take note of discrepancies between equipment lists and the narrative listed in AV service contracts.

Hall Research EX-HDU, Single Wall Plate Extender

U.S. Patent Granted for Hall Research EX-HDU HDMI & USB Single Wall Plate Extender

Hall Research CEO Ali Haghjoo discusses the patented Hall Research EX-HDU HDMI & USB Single Wall Plate Extender.

AV manufacturers

The New Law Affecting AV Manufacturers and the Industry at Large

AV manufacturers with California markets: listen up, because there’s a new law that might affect what you’re making (and give integrators a harder time).

Trade Agreements Act, BrightSign XT1144-T

BrightSign XT1144-T Media Player Complies with Trade Agreements Act

The new BrightSign XT1144-T satisfies Trade Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. & 2501-2581) making it ideal for government agencies, according to the manufacturer.

NSCA, safety regulations,

NSCA Delivers These 14 Services for Integration Firm Members Every Day

From tracking cyber and safety regulations that affect their companies to addressing insurance needs and compliance issues, these 14 services are the tip of the iceberg in terms of what NSCA provides to its members every day.

Mass Notification System, MNEC, mass notification codes

This Quiz May Reveal Your Mass Notification System Isn’t Up to Code

Even experts on MNEC lack knowledge of code standards. This five-question quiz can help gauge your Mass Notification System readiness.

working man with wrench

Find Out If Your National Electric Code Skills Are Electrified

Installers should take this quiz to determine how well they know the NFPA 70 National Electric Code (NEC) as it pertains to speakers installed in plenum and acoustical ceiling tile.