Emergency exit sign

Emergency Lighting

Emergency lighting and signposting of escape routes are required to ensure that these facilities can be safely and quickly used by people who must
evacuate an hotel/guesthouse, school, office or factory in an emergency. Emergency lighting and signposting should be provided :

   (i) in all stairways, corridors and other parts of escape routes including
   external elements;

   (ii) in all areas of public assembly, e.g restaurants, dining rooms, function    halls, bars and lounges.

Emergency lighting should be sufficient in intensity and duration to provide illumination to facilitate evacuation of the building in an emergency should all or some critical sub-circuits of the normal lighting fail.
We provide Emergency lighting in Dublin and Nationwide.


How Emergency lighting works

Emergency lighting is normally supplied from one of three sources :
(a) self-contained luminaires,
(b) central battery systems, or
(c) central generator systems

A reliable emergency lighting system is a basic requirement to facilitate safe and speedy use of escape routes in the event of an emergency during periods of darkness. The reliability of the system is dependent on it being designed, installed, commissioned and maintained in accordance with recommended standards. All new emergency lighting systems should comply with I.S. 3217 :2008 : Code of Practice for Emergency Lighting. Existing systems should be appraised against this standard for adequacy, irrespective of standard in use at the time of their installation. Defective or inadequate installations should be repaired/ upgraded to the new standard.