Building egress using photoluminescent markings

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Series titleConstruction Technology Update; no. 78
Physical description7 p.
SubjectHuman behaviour; Emergency lighting/wayfinding
AbstractThe use of photoluminescent material systems in buildings is gaining acceptance in North America as a valuable safety feature for users of exits and stairwells in the event of power failure and the loss of emergency lighting. This Update describes the characteristics and installation of photoluminescent markings.
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PublisherInstitute for Research in Construction. National Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Utilisation des marquages photoluminescents pour les voies d'issue
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number21800
NPARC number20330880
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Record identifier2ba4339f-1526-4301-aa7e-316e73e48cb6
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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