When thinking about installing security lights have you ever imagined what the escape routes from the building where you work or the mall you visit frequently would look like, when general lighting is turned off, or if visibility is diminished by smoke from a fire? How easy would it be for you to identify the exit and move up the escape stairs in this situation?
Things you need to know when installing security LED canopy lights
Lighting fixtures shall be installed in specific locations to cover specific risks and/ or to highlight safety equipment and safety signs. They will act as light signals over those parts of the escape route which, in low light, would increase the risk of injury, blockage or difficulty in using firefighting equipment.
LED emergency lighting is one of the most cost-effective systems on the market, because it works longer than those based on regular lighting. When choosing an emergency lighting system, the cost will be an important factor, but you must know that, in addition to the purchasing price, there are several aspects that you must take into account. Most of the cost of an emergency lighting system is related to its time of operation, so it is essential to take into account the time span needed to operate each year. LED lighting usually costs more upfront than other systems, but since it will operate for a longer time, it will be cost-effective in the long run.