Photoluminescent Exit Signs
Photoluminescent Exit Signs, recognized as glow in the dark, are charged by an external light source.
Photoluminescent Exit Signs absorb ambient light and then discharges the light over time when a black out or power failure occurs.Minimum requirements are five foot candles of light to charge. Reliability is the number one issue with conventional exit sign maintenance and light failure. Where as Photoluminescent exit signs have no internal lights and are virtually maintenance free. Photoluminescent exit signs typically have a shelf life of 25+ years if properly cared for.
Major benefits of photoluminescent exit signs are Energy efficiency and they are non toxic. It is estimated there is 100 million exit signs in buildings across the United States operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with an estimated power cost of 1 billion dollars per year. By replacing old non energy efficient exit signs companies across the nation can save millions of dollars per year. Photoluminescent Exit Signs are non toxic which may be disposed in local landfills. With a 25+ year life span and energy saving source photoluminescent exit signs can minimize our carbon foot print.
Photominescent Exit Signs are code compliant in most states and abide by local laws.