Luminous Egress in Illinois

Luminous egress path markings in Illinois became mandatory with the implementation of the Building Code 2018 of Illinois.  In an effort to create a safer environment for all, new and existing high-rise commercial buildings within Illinois are required to install luminous egress signage and path markings in stairwells and landings.

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For over 20 years, long before luminous egress path markings were required, Ecoglo® has been working with architects, building managers and more, to ensure a safer community by installing our long-lasting, highly durable photoluminescent products. Ecoglo® products don’t just meet code, but exceed both local and federal building code compliance.

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Providing a Safe and Illuminated Egress Path

Installing Ecoglo® luminous egress path marking products means not having to panic when the power fails in your building. Long after the lights have gone out, our photoluminescent products will be there, shinning bright to guide patrons and residents to safety. The visibility of stair treads, handrails and obstructions within an egress path is extremely important when providing a safe egress passage. Luminous and photoluminescent marking systems can save lives, as they shine brightly when everything else fails.

In emergency situations people’s vision can sometimes be compromised, so providing an easy to see and follow path to safety is crucial. The importance of photoluminescent and luminous egress products is why they have become mandatory in the state of Illinois. By requiring luminous egress path markings in Illionis, we create safer spaces for everyone.

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Luminous Egress Path Marking Code Compliance in Texas

Section 1025 provisions provide an additional level of safety to buildings’ egress paths by requiring the installation of photoluminescent or self-illuminating marking systems that do not require electrical power and the associated wiring and circuits. This means that even if a building’s power supply fails to operate, photoluminescent egress markings ensures occupants can safely egress a building via exit stairways. This is especially necessary in high-rise buildings, which feature a greater anticipated occupant load and occupants which way not be familiar with the emergency exit path.

As most Illinois municipalities have adopted this measure, it is now mandatory for all new and existing high-rise commercial buildings in the state of Illinois to install luminous egress signage and path markings in stairwells and landings.

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Fire and Building Safety

The goal of the state fire marshal is to work with partners and provide assistance in protecting life, property, and the environment. Providing building patrons with an effective emergency egress pathway is critical to a safe and efficient evacuation, and it is crucial that this pathway is clearly visible to all residents. As such, it is imperative that all required buildings install luminous egress pathways and markings.

Recommended Luminous Egress Path Markings in Illinois

For your new or existing projects, browse the range of Ecoglo® products, hand-picked just for Illinois. 

Ecoglo H5001 Luminescent Handrail Strip
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Ecoglo E30 Series Luminous Contrast Strips
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Ecoglo RF7-E30 Aluminum Luminescent Flat Stair Treads
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Ecoglo S10-E30 Series Luminous Cast In Place Stair Nosing
Luminous Cast in Place Stair Nosing

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