Emergency Lighting Control Devices FAQ
What is emergency lighting control?Emergency lighting control is a device that provides power to emergency lighting fixtures during power failure situations to maintain a safe environment.
What are the 4 parts of a lighting control system?The four parts of a lighting control system are emergency AC inverters, emergency ballasts & drivers, emergency control devices, and emergency lighting units & remotes. Explore Acuity Brands Life Safety products.
What are OSHA requirements for emergency lighting?According to OSHA standard 1910.37(b)(6), requirements for emergency lighting are, “Each exit sign must be illuminated to a surface value of at least five foot-candles (54 lux) by a reliable light source and be distinctive in color. Self-luminous or electroluminescent signs that have a minimum luminance surface value of at least .06 footlamberts (0.21 cd/m2) are permitted.”
What are the different types of emergency lights?Emergency lights come in many different types, including:
- Area lights
- High bays
- Linear lights
- Surface lights
- and more
Can emergency lighting be dimmed?Emergency lighting can be dimmed using emergency control devices similar to those found on this page.