Unless you’re looking out for them, you’d probably be surprised at how many emergency and exit lights there are installed around bars, cafés, restaurants, shops and other commercial premises.
Emergency lights are incredibly important in directing occupants to safety when there is a fire, blackout or other emergency.
There is a minimum standard applicable to all Class 6 buildings over 100m2 constructed after July 1 1994.
Under AS2293.1, emergency lights need to be installed at a wide range of points including exits, hallways, stairwells, car parks and foyers.
The number of lights that are required depends on many factors including the size of the building and the number of exit points.
A trained and experienced electrician will have a thorough understanding of all relevant Emergency Lighting Standards. They will be able to recommend to you how many emergency lights needs to be installed and what type of system will work best.