Luminous Egress in New York

In New York, requirements for luminous egress path markings became reetoractive to existinghigh-rise buildings with the implementation of the 2015 International Building Code, adopted as part of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code. This adoption makes itmandatory for all new and existing high-rise commercial buildings in the great state of New York to install luminous egress signage and path markings in stairwells and landings.

For all your luminous egress path markings in New York, you can rely on Ecoglo® to bring you the most cost-effective, highest preforming products.

Your #1 Choice for Code Compliant Luminous Egress Path Markings in New York

For more than 20 years Ecoglo® has been the United States’ number one choice for luminous egress path markings. Before luminous egress signage and path markings were required, Ecoglo® was perfecting our patented manufacturing process, to bring you the best in photoluminescent egress products. Ecoglo® products exceed local and international building and fire code compliance.

Create a safe, visible egress path in your New York buildings with the help of Ecoglo®! Our products are built to with stand the wear and tear of everyday use, without requiring maintenance or replacement. 

Remember… with Ecoglo, you’ll never miss a step!

Ecoglo H3001 Photoluminescent Handrail Markings

Providing a Safe and Illuminated Egress Path

Ecoglo® products provide your building with a safe, easy to follow illuminated egress path. When the power fails in your facility is when Ecoglo® products shine. A few minutes of exposure to a natural or artificial light source is enough for our luminous egress path marking products to illuminate brightly.

To provide a safe egress path it is vital stair treads, hand rails, obstructions and the perimeter of the path are all clearly visible. Emergency situations can often negatively affect the visibility within your facility so providing a clearly visible egress path is critical to the safety of patrons and residents. Ecoglo® products do not rely on any electricity, meaning you will always have a safe, illuminated egress path.

By providing you with industry-leading photoluminescent products, at a cost-effective price point, Ecoglo® makes it easy to provide a safe and illuminated egress path in New York.

Luminous Egress Path Marking Code Compliance in New York

Section 1025 provisions provide an additional level of safety to buildings’ egress paths by requiring the installation of photo-luminescent 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.

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Fire and Building Safety

The state Fire Marshal of New York is dedicated to uphold fire and safety regulations within all buildings in the state.  Part of this safety is ensuring buildings maintain a clear and effective evacuation plan. To enhance the speed and safety of egress, Ecoglo® provides New York with luminous egress pathways and markings, which improve visibility in all lighting conditions. Fire Marshal approved, Ecoglo® provides reliable luminous egress path markings for your buildings in New York.

Recommended Luminous Egress Path Markings in New York

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


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

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