Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fire Evacuation Regulations: Compliance is Easy When Luminous Symbols Are Present

Emergency exits are included as part of building construction to provide occupants a faster egress route during a fire or other type of critical situation. These evacuation points also serve as an alternative option when the nearest egress point is blocked. The International Fire Code, or IFC, is a set of regulations created by the...

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Photoluminescent Safety Signs Reinforce Your Current Egress System

Photoluminescent technology was actually discovered thanks to fish that absorb light and then emit a glow as it is dispersed. This same concept has been applied to various safety products to provide improved energy efficiency. Traditional egress signs use incandescent bulbs and power to show building occupants each exit location. This signage must be lit...

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OSHA Green Evacuation Sign: Reduce Your Compliance Expenses with Eco-Friendly Products

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration or OSHA regulates many building items to ensure your workers have a safe environment. Specific identifiers are designated to areas of danger, provide instructions, and inform workers of when caution is needed. Green materials used in newer products offer an environmentally friendly option to your business. Evacuation signs are...

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Solar Powered Exit Lighting and Evacuation Safety

Solar powered building equipment is valuable for its electricity-free technology that lowers energy costs. It can also increase building safety, as demonstrated by photoluminescent exit signs. Unlike egress lighting and electrical exit signs, self-luminous signage is self-sustaining, requiring neither maintenance nor electricity – characteristics that increase evacuation safety and lower energy cost. Unlike electrical signs, which...

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