An emergency light is a lighting device with a battery backup that switches on automatically when a building experiences a power outage. Emergency lights are standard in commercial and high occupancy residential buildings, such as college dormitories. Most building codes require emergency lighting be installed in older buildings as well.
The main housing of these exit signs and emergency lights is painted white or made from a white thermoplastic.
The main housing of these exit signs and emergency lights is painted black or made from a black thermoplastic.
A damp location is an interior location normally subject to dampness or condensation, or an exterior location protected from weather and not subject to saturation with water. Damp locations include over bathtubs, indoor pools, covered porches, and like locations.
Brushed die-cast aluminum housings provide a modern appearance with ultimate functionality.
Wet Location emergency lights and exit signs are weatherproof and designed to be used in outdoor environments, as well as indoor locations that are exposed to water and moisture. Wet location emergency lights and exit signs are extremely durable and long-lasting.
Batteries placed in cold environments can eventually fail or rupture. If your emergency lights or exit signs will be installed in temperatures below 20° F (-6° C), you may want to consider a cold weather option. Cold weather lights include a thermostatic battery heater which maintains the battery strength and lifespan in temperatures between -4° F (-20° C) and -40° F (-40° C) depending on the model you choose.
Assembled In America
Products displaying an 'Assembled in the USA' label (-USA) will contain a higher percentage of imported components but will be physically assembled in America. The FTC states that Assembled in America products must have undergone a significant transformation on American soil.
An emergency light with battery backup capability switches to emergency operation in the event of a power loss to illuminate escape routes and safety equipment.
A photocell senses current lighting condition and when lighting conditions are dark it turns on your emergency lights and back off with lighting is bright enough to see. Photo sensor controls help save energy and money when paired with outdoor light fixtures in various industrial, commercial, and residential applications.
Exit signs & emergency lights that are surface mountable are typically one sided and have a back plate that can be connected directly to a wall or flat surface.