Yes. Effective with the 2017 NEC code, photovoltaic powered signs require listing. The code added an entire section 600.34 with the requirements. (NEC page 70-493)
The USSC Foundation has funded a comprehensive report on the recent US Supreme Court case involving signs, Reed v. Town of Gilbert, 135 S. Ct. 2218 (2015). Hailed as a landmark case on signs and content neutrality, Reed has subsequently been subjected to various interpretations, despite its clear message.The research team is headed by Steven Brody [...]
Why is November 9, 2017 an important date for crane owners? This is the effective date for crane operators, to be certified to operate a crane or derrick with a rated capacity over 2000lbs.
The United States Sign Council (USSC) is pleased to announce that its seminar proposal titled “A Guide to National Sign Illumination Standards” has been accepted by the American Planning Association for presentation at the APA National Conference in New York City, May 2017. This session will introduce national sign-illumination standards, based on research conducted at [...]
Standard Luminance Levels of On-Premise Signs (2017) A new Penn State University sign lighting study has been released and is now available. The United States Sign Council Foundation (USSCF) funded the new research to determine the standardized brightness or “lighting levels” for many different color combinations used in typical on-premise signs – cabinet style signs [...]