Emergency lights are generally not the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about energy efficiency. However, that doesn’t mean property and building managers shouldn’t consider efficient lighting fixtures.
In fact, emergency lighting is essential for accidents or catastrophic events that require a safe and smooth evacuation from a building. It provides illumination allowing people to see clearly, avoid obstacles and move confidently to the nearest exit in a crisis. Furthermore, a lot of this is required by law. To regulate things like emergency lighting in commercial buildings, schools and offices. For example, exit signs must be located in an area that highlights an unobstructed exit from the building and all signs should be visible and easy to follow.
Matelec’s cutting-edge LED technology allows the Gladiator LED Rechargeable Utility Light to operate in emergency battery mode during a power outage, while it can work through plug in mains and charge the batteries. It can also be charged or plugged into solar power and it can be plugged to anything that has USB power source.
So when you consider updating your lighting fixtures, don’t forget about emergency lighting as an essential component.