Exit & Emergency Lighting Services

Making sure your building’s occupants can navigate the path to safety in an emergency is an essential part of being a commercial building owner or property manager. Having the right emergency lighting in the required areas will ensure your occupants are able to locate the exits easily and safely evacuate the building. Failure to have adequate egress lighting can result in serious fines, enforced by the local authority having jurisdiction (LAHJ).

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Exit and Emergency Lighting Inspection 

According to NFPA and IBC regulations, emergency lighting should be added in all commercial occupancies. All hallways, stairs, escalators, and pathways both immediately inside and outside the exit area of the building should be well-lit with exit and emergency lighting. Additionally, certain non-egress areas should have lighting as well, such as electrical rooms, generator rooms, fire command centers, and fire pump rooms.

Egress lighting typically lasts 10 years, as long as the lights used are LED and not incandescent lamps. Despite this lengthy life span, building owners are obligated to perform routine maintenance and testing to ensure their egress lighting systems are fully functional when an emergency arises. The most current edition of the NFPA Life Safety Code 101 dictates that monthly maintenance should occur with a 30-second test and visual inspection. Additionally, an annual 90-minute test from your local fire protection company should be a part of routine maintenance.

Exit and Emergency Lighting Repair

Emergencies can happen at any time of the day, and when you need an urgent repair for your egress lighting, your safety and your occupants’ safety shouldn’t be left on hold. That’s why Fire Systems of Michigan has 24-hour emergency lighting services available for life’s most unexpected events. No matter what time your emergency lighting gives you trouble, our team is ready to assess the situation and get you the help you need.

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Fire Systems of Michigan has proudly served Southeast Michigan for more than 40 years, offering exceptional fire protection to building owners and property managers when they need it most. Our team has the knowledge and expertise necessary to care for your exit and emergency lighting needs.  

Call 313-255-0053 or contact Fire Systems of Michigan online now to request a quote.

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