Monthly Archives: February 2011

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IFC Floor Identification Sign Requirements

Floor identification signs (a.k.a. level indicators) provide information about floor levels, usually in buildings that have two or more stories. Typically found in commercial and residential R1 buildings, the signs are an integral part of evacuation safety, especially when they meet IFC (International Fire Code) guidelines. Currently, a version of the IFC, which regulates egress...

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IBC and IFC Approved Floor Identification Signs: Three Reasons to Use Them

Strengthening your building’s evacuation safety protects its occupants from evacuation injuries and you from the lawsuits they create. In most buildings, the most important area of evacuation safety is vertical exit enclosures, the long stairwells that are used in place of elevators during emergencies. Unlike other building areas, the enclosures are prone to egress jams...

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