Emergency lighting is a vital and effective life safety tool, providing reassurance and guidance to people at critical times when they need to escape quickly and safely from a building. Specific requirements for emergency lighting are set out in law, and international standards. This design guide will help you to plan and implement an emergency lighting installation, that satisfies all the legal requirements, and ensures safe evacuation in the event of an emergency
An emergency light is a battery-backed lighting device that switches on automatically when a building experiences a power outage. Emergency lights are standard in new commercial and high occupancy residential buildings, such as college dormitories, apartments, and hotels.