EMERGENCY LIGHTING SYSTEMS

Emergency Lighting is essential in the event of a power failure. If this happens, your obligation is to ensure any persons within your building are evacuated safely and quickly. The easiest way to achieve this is to ensure that the escape routes and emergency exits are illuminated.

VOCA Fire Protection are experts in the design, installation, maintenance and commission of emergency lighting systems for projects large and small. Please contact us for a no-obligation quote to see how we can provide your building with a necessary emergency lighting installation.

WHAT IS EMERGENCY LIGHTING?

Emergency light fittings are self-contained units that are wired into the mains, but have the benefit of a battery as a backup power source that is continuously charged which enables them to remain illuminated should the mains power fail. These fittings can tell when the power has failed and will immediately switch to the backup battery as their power source. The batteries themselves can either be contained within the body of the individual light or can be accessed by the light fittings via an independent wired circuit. The batteries are kept charged via the mains as they need to power the emergency light fittings for a minimum of 3 hours in the event of a power failure, so to conserve power in this instance, the light output from the fitting is reduced, more often than not, to 10% of the normal light output.

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Emergency Lighting Installations and Maintenance

Why do I need these fittings?

Emergency Lighting is essential in the event of a power failure. If this happens, your obligation is to ensure any persons within your building are evacuated safely and quickly. The easiest way to achieve this is to ensure that the escape routes and emergency exits are illuminated.

What are the different types of Emergency Lighting?

There are two different types of emergency lighting, these are; Maintained Emergency Lighting and Non-Maintained Emergency Lighting.

Maintained Emergency Lighting will remain illuminated and operate as a normal light fitting. These fittings are controlled with all the other lights in the area, however as and when the power fails the maintained emergency fitting will continue to operate at a lower light level for a minimum of 3 hours.

Non-Maintained Emergency Lighting is ordinarily powered off so that the batteries can continuously be charged via the mains, however, should the power fail, the fitting switches on using its battery supply. Non-maintained fittings are not a general light fitting but are fitting such as emergency exit signs.

Emergency Lighting Installations and Maintenance

WHY YOU NEED EMERGENCY LIGHTING

Evacuate Visitors Safely
Ensure You Meet Building Regulations
Futureproof & Upgradeable

REASONS TO HAVE EMERGENCY LIGHTING

  • Simple and easy to retrofit

  • Keeps your visitors safe in emergencies

  • 24-hour uptime, 365 days a year

  • Low maintenance costs

  • Managed and tested on-site

  • Easy to install additional light fixtures

  • Range of fixtures and power options

  • Every system is bespoke to individual needs

  • Essential during power failure

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