Photoluminescent Step Edge Markings

F4171 Stair Nosing
Ecoglo photoluminescent step edge products provide step edge visibility and enhance egress speed in all light conditions. Ecoglo has a wide range of products available for different stairs finishes including concrete, metal, carpet, tile and more. Ecoglo is the product of choice by major facilities around the word to help mitigate risk and reduce liability.Luminous Step Edge Markings within interior exit stairways of high rise buildings are required by the following Building and Fire codes:
  • IBC/IFC 2009, 2012 section 1024.2.1
  • IBC/IFC 2015 section 1025.2.1
  • NYC LL 141 Section 1024.2.1
  • NYC LL26 RS 6.1 Section 2.2.2
  • NFPA 101 section

IBC 2015 Section 1025.2.1 Code Requirements

A solid and continuous stripe shall be applied to the horizontal leading edge of each step and shall extend for the full length of the step. Outlining stripes shall have a minimum horizontal width of 1 inch (25 mm) and a maximum width of 2 inches (51 mm). The leading edge of the stripe shall be placed not more than 1/2 inch (12.7mm) from the leading edge of the step and the stripe shall not overlap the leading edge of the step by not more than 1/2 inch (12.7 mm) down the vertical face of the step.
Exception: The minimum width of 1 inch (25 mm) shall not apply to outlining stripes listed in accordance with UL 1994.

Contrast Stairs

Ecoglo photoluminescent strips are installed using ecoglo recommended premium polyurethane adhesive. The strength of the adhesive and rigidity of the product results in a permanent installation. Ecoglo E series contrast strips are ideal for stairs required by code to have luminous path markings. Ecoglo Contrast strips can be installed on concrete, wood and metal stairs.

E20 Series
E30 Series
E40 Series

Flat Stair Nosings

Ecoglo Flat Stair nosings are installed with adhesive and mechanical fasteners or adhesive only. They can be used on a range of substrates including concrete, timber, tiles, steel, checker plate, resilient flooring and thin carpeted stairs.

F3-G Photoluminescent Flat Stair Nosing
F3-G Series
F4-E20 Series
F5B-E20 Series
F6-E20 Series
F7-E30 Series
F7-E40 Series
F8-E30 Series
F8-E40 Series
RF7-E30 Series
RF7-E40 Series
RF5-E30 Series
RF5-E40 Series

Cast In Place Stair Nosings

Ecoglo Photoluminescent cast in place stair nosings are installed into wet concrete, flush with the concrete floor.

S10-E30 Series
S10-E40 Series
S2-E30 Series
S2-E40 Series
S3-G Series
S4-E30 Series
S4-E40 Series

Carpet Stair Nosings

Ecoglo photoluminescent carpet stair nosings are installed on carpeted stairs using adhesive and mechanical fasteners.

C4-E20 Series
C5-E20 Series
RC4-E30 Series
RC4-E40 Series
RC5-E30 Series
RC5-E40 Series

Tile Nosings

M4.10 Tile Nosing profile is compatible with tiles that are between 3/16” and 11/32”

M4.125 Tile Nosing profile is compatible with tiles that are between 3/8” and 1/2”

M4.10-E30 Series
M4.10-E40 Series
M4.125-E30 Series
M4.125-E40 Series

Resilient Flooring Nosings

Ecoglo resilient tile stair nosings are installed flush with resilient flooring, or other thin floor materials that have a similar thickness.

RF7B-E30 Series
RF7B-E40 Series
RF7C-E30 Series
RF7C-E40 Series