Emergency Lighting Design Tips (1)Emergency Lux Levels - Escape route corridors - 1 Lux minimum on the centre line of the escape route; Open areas - 0.5Lux minimum in the central core to within 0.5m of the escape route. Emergency Lights - Non-Maintained: Non-maintained units only operate when the normal mains supply fails(emergency lighting only). Right: Emergency Lights - Maintained: Maintained units operate normally and continue to operate when the normal mains supply fails(mains & emergency lighting). Emergency Lights in Junctions: Install within 2 metres of the escape route junctions. Right: Emergency Lights in corridors: Install within 2 metres horizontal distance of a change of direction in an escape route. Emergency Lights in Stairways: Install within 2 metres horizontal distance of a change of direction in stairs / floor level(each stair tread to receive direct light). Right: Emergency Lights by the Final Exit: Ideal light for illuminating the escape routes.
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