Each of Ecoglo’s durable products meet and exceed luminous egress path marking codes set out by relevant building and fire codes.
These documents provide guidance to local building officials, architects, and contractors regarding the requirements for luminous egress path markings in new and existing high-rise commercial buildings in accordance with the 2018, 2015, and 2012 International Building and Fire Codes.
States adopt these regulations on their own accord, so it is important to know which codes your state has adopted. For example, California has implemented the 2018 International Building Code as part of their California Building Code 2019, while the state of Florida implemented the 2015 International Building Code as part of the Florida Building Code 2017.
The National Fire Protection Association 101 Life Safety Code mandates the use of luminous egress path markings to ensure patrons have access to a safe and efficient evacuation route in the case of an emergency. Installing Ecoglo®’s industry-leading line of photoluminescent stair nosing and self-luminous egress path markings will ensure your facility meets NFPA 101 luminous code.
As of March 30th, 2018, all apartment buildings and hotels in New York City must meet the specific guidelines laid out in the 3 RCNY 505-1 & RCNY 505-2 codes. These regulations outline requirements for luminous apartment and guest room identification signs along with luminous directional markings and exit signs – ensuring guests and residents have a suitable luminous egress pathway to use in evacuation situations.
Similar to other building codes, the NYC LL Compliance Guides requires buildings to mark doors leading to exits with illuminated emergency exit signs. Doors, frames, stairs, hardware, and other components of egress paths must also be marked in order to provide a clear, failsafe egress pathway.
Ecoglo®’s photoluminescent stair nosing and luminous egress path markings are failsafe, will enhance egress speeds in all lighting conditions, and exceed the requirements of the NYC LL Compliance Guides.
California Building Codes utilize sections 1024 and 1025 to outline the requirements for luminous egress path markings within the state. This code requires the use of luminous egress path markings in all commercial high-rise buildings and applicable occupancy buildings.
Ecoglo® is renowned amongst photoluminescent signs suppliers for providing exceptionally engineered luminous egress products that exceed California’s Building Codes, enhance egress speeds, and improve patrons’ safety in emergency situations – regardless of lighting conditions.