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Emergency lighting solutions
Emergency lighting is critical in any commercial building to direct occupants to exits when there is a fire, blackout or other emergency. Emergency lighting is also required to be installed in enclosed common areas of residential apartment buildings including hallways, stairwells, carparks and foyers.
There is a minimum standard applicable to all Class 6 buildings over 100m2 constructed after July 1 1994 requiring the installation of emergency lights and exit signs that are compatible with AS2293.1. Additionally, Australian Standards require that all emergency lighting is properly maintained every six months. This applies to bars, cafés, restaurants, shops and other commercial premises. Even if an Australian Standard does not apply, your insurance company may require emergency and exit lighting to be installed.
Installation and Maintenance
The professional team at Hit The Switch are can install a complete emergency lighting system in your commercial premises or apartment block. We are well versed in all applicable Australian Standards to ensure that systems are up to code and meet insurance company requirements.
We will work with the building manager or body corporate to suggest the best system for your premises, and we will tailor an ongoing maintenance schedule to keep the system running reliably. All lights and battery backups will be checked and any problems rectified immediately to ensure long term hassle free operation. Every maintenance visit will be logged and faults recorded for your records.
Inadequate emergency lighting puts the safety of all building occupants at risk, and could lead to expensive fines or rejected insurance claims.
Call Hit The Switch today on 1300 205 205 to discuss how we can get your building up to code and keep it there.
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