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How Our System Saves Lives!

This fact is well documented in history and reports following the terrorist attack of September 11.

Interviews with victims after large fires have demonstrated that occupants can benefit greatly from additional way guidance systems to efficiently move to safety, especially when evacuating during a power failure or in smoke conditions.

Installing a Photoluminescent Material (PLM) way guidance systems along evacuation routes appear to be a potential means of improving occupants' fire safety.

 

A PLM system consists of signage elements that can be installed in the form of signs, paint, strips or fabric on any surface.

 

The particularity of this non-radioactive material is that it contains pigments which have the capacity to store, in a few minutes, the energy from normal lighting.

 

The material will restore this energy as a yellowish-green glow when all lights are extinguished. The initial bright glow emitted by the material will gradually diminish in brightness, but will remain visible for 3 to 40 hours, depending upon the type of material used.

 

If properly installed, some of the benefits of using a PLM way guidance system are that it can provide orientation and confidence to evacuating occupants.

Also, if installed as a continuous strip, PLM can assist orderly and speedy evacuations in blackout conditions and in heavy smoke.

 

PLM is totally reliable, provided it has been exposed to proper lighting to become fully charged. Further, PLM can be set up in new or existing buildings, is simple and economical to install and requires a minimum of maintenance.

 

Studies show the interesting potential of PLM signage to support occupant evacuation.

 

Such signage, properly installed, can address deficiencies in the traditional approach to emergency lighting associated with power failure or smoke-logging of high-mounted luminaires.

 

To obtain the expected outcome it is essential to install the material as a continuous strip with markings on steps and handrails, as well as identification and directional signs.

The installation of a PLM way finding system appears to be a cost-effective addition or even a potential replacement for traditional electrical emergency lighting, since it does not consume energy, requires no wiring, needs minimum maintenance and is totally reliable, provided it is installed in locations where permanent and suitable full lighting is provided.

The occupants behaviour, their speed of movement and their subjective appraisal of the material are all in agreement to conclude that PLM signs and way guidance systems could be a worthwhile addition improving occupant fire safety in buildings.

 

 

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