Monthly Archives: January 2012

Photoluminescent Exit Signs: Frequently Asked Questions

Approximately ten years ago, photoluminescent safety products didn’t offer the brightness or burn time necessary during prolonged, low visibility evacuations. Today, these problems have been corrected, and luminescent exit signage is quickly becoming the signage of choice for building owners worldwide. If you are considering implementing luminescent signs, but you wish to know more about...

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Photoluminescent Building Exit Signs: What Are Their Advantages?

The type of exit signage that a building contains can impact more than its egress safety. It can also impact its operating cost and its environmental friendliness. Today, exit signage comes in five basic types: incandescent, compact fluorescent, LED, tritium, and photoluminescent. Of these types of signs, photoluminescent signs offer the most important benefits, making...

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Fire Exit Sign: Which Type Exit Signage is best for Your Building?

Preparing your building for a fire begins with mounting signage that indicates the points of discharge. Exit signs come is several varieties, specifically: incandescent, compact fluorescent, LED, tritium, and photoluminescent. Although the incandescent sign is still found in most buildings across the U.S., its status as the preferred exit sign is quickly fading due to...

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Glowing Exit Signs: Comparing Photoluminescent and Tritium Signs

There are two types of exit signage: signage that is powered by electricity and self-illuminating signage that glows. Now more than ever, glowing signage is preferred to electrical signage – a shift that reflects the improvement of photoluminescent and tritium safety technologies. For the past decade, the debate about which of these technologies is best...

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