Useful Links & Resources

Standards & Resources

ANSI: American National Standards InstituteControlling body for standards development within the USA.
CSA: Canadian Standards AssociationControlling body for standards development within Canada.
Master Format™ Activities (Division 27)Online resource dedicated to the creation of a technology division within the CSI master format document.
FCC: Federal Communications CommissionFederal body which oversees telecommunications regulation within the USA.
ISO: International Organization for StandardsThe international standards setting body, headquartered in Switzerland.

Industry Publications

AV NetworkMagazine focused primarily on sound, but also video, security, and data systems.
BuildingsLatest trends and products in commercial buildings market.
Cabling Installation and MaintenanceMagazine focused on the premise cabling marketplace.
Cabling Installation and Maintenance (Australia)Magazine focused on the premise cabling marketplace in Australia.

Cabling-Design.comOnline resources for premises wiring users and professionals.
Certification MagazineMagazine for Information Technology certified professionals.
Communication NewsGeneral interest telecommunications magazine.
Connections +Magazine focused on the premise cabling marketplace in Canada.
Consulting-Specifying EngineerMagazine for professional engineers who design mechanical/electrical/electronic systems for commercial buildings.
Communications SolutionsMagazine focused on the convergence of voice and data.
ECOnlineOnline publication for electrical contracting professionals.
EC&MMagazine focused on electrical design, maintenance and construction.
Electrical ContractorPublished for NECA, focuses on power, voice, data, video.
Electrical NewsMagazine and on-line resource for the electrical building & lighting industry.
Electrical WholesalingOnline resource and magazine for Electrical Distributors.
ElectricSmarts.comWebsite for the electrical industry.
The Electronic Blue BookOnline source of regional, categorized construction information.
Electronic HouseConsumer-oriented publication dedicated to integrated home electronics.
Fiberoptics OnlineOnline resource focused on fiber optics.
Home ToysOnline resource for home automation and networking information.
ICT Solutions & Education (ISE) MagazineTelecommunications Outside Plant magazine.
Information WeekMagazine for networking and IT professionals.
Internet TelephonyMagazine focused on the implications of the convergence of voice, video, fax and data industries.
LightwaveMagazine focused on fiber optic communications technology and applications.
Network ComputingGeneral interest internet-oriented publication.
Network WorldMagazine for networking and IT professionals.
Professional Certification Magazine
TED On-LineOn-line resource and magazine for Electrical Distributors.
Telecom EngineMagazine focused on service provider technologies and applications.


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