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Emergency Lighting


In Case of Emergency


Emergency lighting is an extremely important feature in any commercial property, and a simple, visible emergency lighting system can save lives.


Emergency lighting quite rightly evokes some very passionate comment from industry leaders. The specifications and abilities of emergency lights cannot be taken too seriously, as their use can save lives. Back in 2005, legislation was changed, meaning that the responsibility of fire safety in commercial properties was down to the individual in charge of the building. This means that in any building with more than five employees, it is the business or building owners responsibility to make sure that their building is fully compliant with all emergency lighting regulations. As well as this, all safety signs must be designed as pictograms and cannot contain text. All of these considerations must be taken into account before creating an emergency


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lighting scheme.


The main aim of emergency lighting is to easily direct people to the nearest exit in a safe and comprehensible manner. As well as pictogram lighting, added lighting to improve visibility can also be used to help ensure that people can make their way to exits safely. UK based Jordon Reflectors Limited have created a new range of ceiling lights that offer a three hour emergency control gear. The ICE offers a curved extruded plastic optic with linear prisms, whilst the Space 2 offers a very high performance Miro ® Silver micro-louvre optic. All Designerlite luminaires provide clean aesthetic lines with effective performance, offering high LORs together with excellent glare control as well as the emergency control option, meaning


they will provide excellent safety in case of an emergency. The designs suit almost any ceiling types and sizes, so can fit into any commercial environment. Through this new range, Jordan continues to demonstrate its commitment to developing high quality engineered lighting solutions to meet the requirements of the modern lighting Original Equipment Manufacturer. Emergency Lighting specialists, ELP, have


recently been made aware of a gap in the market, with a number of it’s clients requesting self contained emergency lighting units that can be surface mounted directly onto ceilings. Once they were made aware of this need from customers, the company decided to create the LD-SM range of surface mounted, non-maintained 3Watt LED downlight units, which offer a


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