Moving to Mesh: Retrofitting a Scattered Campus with Cloud Capabilities

Moving to Mesh: Retrofitting a Scattered Campus with Cloud Capabilities

At 8 p.m. on a Thursday night, the principal of a Blytheville high school gets a call from the basketball coach. A group from the team has decided to have a spur of the moment practice session before an upcoming...
Industry Mourns the Loss of Mel Mahler

Industry Mourns the Loss of Mel Mahler

Industry veteran Melvin “Mel” Mahler passed away on July 21 at the age of 82, leaving behind an impactful legacy on the electronic security and life safety industry. Mahler, the 2005 Morris F. Weinstock Person of the Year, spent years...
ESA Member Companies Sweep SAMMY Awards

ESA Member Companies Sweep SAMMY Awards

ESA member companies won four out of six Installer and Installation awards and filled 12 of the 15 runner-up spots in these categories in the 24th Annual SAMMY Awards. The SAMMY Awards, organized and operated by the widely read technology...
Will Lack of Commitment Kill Your Business?

Will Lack of Commitment Kill Your Business?

Commitment for our purposes means the willingness to do whatever is necessary, within ethical boundaries, to be successful in sales. It means they will change, grow and adapt based on the circumstances. It combines the concepts of possessing strong determination...
A New Cyber Landscape

A New Cyber Landscape

In an ever-evolving world of technology, it seems we are always one step-behind. Just as the iPhone X was coming out, I was upgrading to a 7S.  A new app came out that helps you manage your expenses.  Meanwhile I think...
Executive Committee Appoints John Loud as VP

Executive Committee Appoints John Loud as VP

ESA recently announced John Loud, president of LOUD Security Systems in GA, as vice president of its national Executive Committee. Loud has worked in the electronic security industry for over 20 years and has been involved with the Association on a...
ESA Files Comments to DOL in Support of Revised “Joint Employer” Definition

ESA Files Comments to DOL in Support of Revised “Joint Employer” Definition

On April 9, 2019 the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) seeking public comments on proposed rule changes designed to provide more clarity on the circumstances that create a “joint employment” relationship between employers...
Legislative Report – June 2019

Legislative Report – June 2019

FEDERAL The federal bills that were introduced or moved in June address robocalling and IoT cybersecurity improvements for covered devices used by the federal government. Another bill, S. 1786, would establish a percentage threshold above the poverty line for establishing...
Shattered Glass: No Ceiling for Weinstock’s Person of the Year

Shattered Glass: No Ceiling for Weinstock’s Person of the Year

From a single mother working as a waitress and bartender to serving as President of the largest professional trade association in the U.S. representing the electronic life safety, security and integrated systems industry — and now the 2018 ESA Person of...

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