Exit Signs by State - Comply with Your State and Local Regulation
There is often confusion over which colors are allowed when choosing an Exit sign for your building. Exit sign requirements vary by state and municipality, which is why it's important to check with your Fire Marshall to see whether Green Exit Signs
or Red Exit Signs are required in your building. The information below is for general guidance, only. For many, however, it is also important to get a “sense” of any color preference – so that your building is as consistent as possible with others in your area. Even though the European Union generally uses Green
Exit Signs (Red is used to specify prohibited actions), our UL 924 standards allow either Green Exit signs or Red Exit signs. Yet, localized codes often specify one or the
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Florida State Compliant EXIT Signs
Northern Florida requires primarily red Exit signs, but also makes it easy for many organizations to follow the Life Safety Code supported by the state. For example, in 2007 a loan was offered to Nursing Homes, allowing them to install sprinkler systems in specific facility areas. The State Fire Marshal Nursing Home Fire Protection Loan Guarantee Program was developed to "mobilize private funding" toward an increase in sprinkler systems in the many nursing homes throughout the state. This program is a great opportunity to discuss other Life Safety codes with your local Fire Marshal to find out their specific recommendations for other Life Safety Equipment.
Recommended Exit Signs for Florida
These photoluminescent signs can be installed without wiring. These ecologically friendly signs are maintenance free, free of radiation and UL 924 listed. They last over 20 years and are the favorite of more and more property owners. Over the life of the sign, you will save $ thousands. You can decide in the field which directional arrows are needed.