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An emergency light is a back-up lighting system that turns on when the power fails in order to illuminate the way for people to escape from a building in the event of a fire or other disaster. These types of fixtures are often installed in areas such as exit stairwells, warehouses and open environments that can be difficult to navigate in the dark. They are also used for high-risk tasks that cannot be interrupted by a power outage, such as hospital operating rooms and certain industrial applications.
There are many different kinds of emergency lights available, but most are self-contained fixtures with a battery and recharging circuit within each unit. They may be named for their function or categorized by the type of light they produce.
How to Choose an Emergency Downlight
An emergency downlight is a great way to mark escape routes in the event of a power outage, and ensure that building occupants can navigate their way to the nearest fire exit. They typically remain on for between one and three hours, which also allows attending emergency services to access any dangerous machinery or areas in the building safely.
There are a range of options available depending on your specific needs and the space you’re working in, with many coming in various trims and colours to match the rest of the lighting in your space. One thing to bear in mind is that a emergency downlight bulb’s lumen measurement will often differ between standard and emergency use, as they will be dimmer when in emergency mode to preserve the life of the battery. You should also note that many emergency bulbs cannot work with dimmer switches as they can be damaged, and so it is important to choose the right one for your requirements.
Rechargeable Emergency Lighting
Powered by a backup battery, rechargeable emergency lighting turns on automatically during power failure. These lights provide illumination for occupants to safely exit a building in case of a blackout. They also comply with building fire codes and insurance standards.
A rechargeable emergency lighting contains an internal battery that powers LED lamps. There are many types of batteries available for these lights and the type you choose depends on your needs. LEDs consume less energy than other lighting technologies, saving your business on electricity costs and reducing the load on the backup battery.
If you’re shopping for a rechargeable emergency lighting, look for one that has a low lumen output. This will help to preserve the life of the battery and prevent it from overcharging. You may also want to consider one that has a lockout button so that you can disable it in an emergency.
These emergency lights are designed to be wall mounted or recessed for easy installation. They are made to withstand a variety of weather conditions and can be used in a number of different areas in your home or business. There are even a few that have an IP65 rating, making them suitable for outdoor use. Some of these lights also come with a built-in strobe function that can be used to alert occupants in an emergency situation.