Photometric and psychophysical measurements of exit signs through smoke

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20358921
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TypeTechnical Report
ISSN0381-4319
Physical description42 p.
SubjectLighting; emergency exits; photometers; visibility; smoke occlusion; analysis of variance; sign brightness, colour, spatial characteristics; recommendations; Lighting; Smoke management
AbstractThis paper describes a study of exit sign visibility through smoke. Results of the study show that exit signs that are brightly lit are more visible through smoke, especially if ambient light levels are low and other light sources are minimized.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierDBR-P-1291
NRC number24627
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NPARC number20358921
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Record identifier4ed213d1-8cb8-49e5-a5dd-bdae8d8d478b
Record created2012-07-20
Record modified2016-10-04
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