NEXT WEEK’S LuxLive Digital Festival 2020 will feature an extensive educational programme on emergency lighting to help building owners and managers comply with the regulations.
The first day of the free, two-day event – Wednesday 11 November – will have a dedicated track on emergency lighting,
It will explore the best practice procedures for staying compliant with national standards and guideline.
Kicking off the day is Sophie Parry, technical applications consultant with the Society of Light and Lighting. Parry will run through the current obligations to ensure compliance in terms of emergency lighting standards, testing and maintenance, including the new ‘points of emphasis’ additions to the regulations.
Following her is Kevin Stubbs and Stewart Langdown, both fellows of the Society of Light and Lighting. In a special LIA seminar, they’ll explore lighting control and emergency.
The presentation introduces the LIA guide that will help building managers ensure their lighting will work as anticipated. They will discuss how the lighting should work safely in emergency mode and save energy in normal use, and how testing and reporting can be implemented.
The seminar is designed to help everyone avoid common pitfalls which unwittingly lead to unsafe and impractical installations
A representative from Jacobs will walk us through the requirements for emergency lighting for outdoor applications.
In an emergency, what do building occupants do once they have left the exit door? BS 5266 discusses safe passage to a muster point or a place of safety.
Richard Caple, marketing and lighting applications director at Thorlux Lighting, will look at the requirements for emergency lighting for social housing.
Questions he will explore include: What does best practice look like in social housing applications? What are the issues in providing emergency lighting in this application and how are they overcome?
David Mooney, associate at Atkins Global, will discuss using the RIBA Plan of Work as a roadmap to a successful design with emergency lighting.
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