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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Indiana State Compliant EXIT Signs
Indiana recommends green Exit signs, while nearby Louisville, KY has more red Exit signs. This shows a significant difference across borders and among Midwestern states. Indiana has also adopted mandatory, statewide building codes, where local jurisdictions may adopt more stringent regulations only with the approval of the Indiana Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission. Indiana abides by 2008 Indiana Fire Code (the 2006 International Fire Code with specific state amendments). Because of these amendments, it is best to take individual questions to your local fire marshal before inspection. Contact your local Fire Marshal for more information.
Recommended Exit Signs for Indiana
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.