Emergency
Lighting

Emergency lighting systems Specialists

All commercial buildings will need to install fire emergency lighting systems within the corridors or exits of the building. the experienced TES team will evaluate your many variations within the design of your building, and access what is needed to install the correct emergency lighting solution.

How your building is used and the activities of your occupants will play a big part in the emergency lighting needed. Your building may have visitors that are not familiar with the layout of the building and finding the nearest route to the exit. Emergency escape lighting is crucial to a safe evacuation of all building occupants.

Where is Emergency escape lighting necessary?

Our professional team of experts at TES will review the needs of your building for emergency lighting. Throughout the building Emergency lighting is often installed in the following areas:

  • All building escape routes
  • Each flight of stairways so that there is sufficient light
  • Floor level changes
  • Every exit door
  • External escape routes and final exit points
  • Emergency escape exits and signages

What are the different types of emergency lighting?

All emergency lighting is designed to help illuminate walkways for the occupants to safely leave the building. Working with professional electrical installers such as the TES expert team will make sure you have the correct emergency lighting installed in the most suitable position within your building to guide your occupants safely to the nearest exit.

Why do you need emergency and exit lighting systems?

The easy identification of exits and building escape routes is critical to the safe and calm evacuation of all building occupants in the event of a serious incident such as a fire, flood, or un-expected mains power cut.

What is emergency lighting?

  • An emergency lighting system is designed to provide temporary lighting in an emergency situation in which the mains power may fail and normal illumination fails to function. This could be the result of a fire, flood, or simply a regular power cut resulting in sudden darkness which could prompt panic by the building occupiers.

Emergency lighting is installed to illuminate automatically when the mains power is lost, the emergency lighting system should be designed to provide adequate lighting levels and must remain illuminated long enough to allow all occupants to safely evacuate the premises.

How often should you test emergency lights?

Your emergency lighting system should be tested annually by qualified electrical engineering professionals. The qualified TES team of electrical experts will perform a full rated emergency lights test every 12 months. Your emergency lights will pass the full rated duration test if they perform for 3 hours by providing adequate illumination for the entire duration.

Testing of emergency lighting systems and why it is important.

Hiring qualified electrical professionals to ensure that your business is fully Fire Safety compliant is a serious responsibility. Ensuring that all occupants of your building can calmly and safely evacuate a building during a fire incident or powercut should be a major concern for building owners.

For the emergency lighting to be fully compliant you will need regular testing to ensure that the emergency lights will perform and provide full illumination for 3 hours giving the occupants the time to leave a building safely.

Why Use TES for your emergency lighting?

TES are experts in compliant installation and maintenance of emergency lighting systems Uk and internationally. Please get in contact with our friendly team should you have any questions on info@tescompliance.com, or call our electrical team on 010 1001 555 for a free electrical survey within your premises.

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