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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Kansas State Compliant EXIT Signs
Wichita recommends green Exit signs. The Kansas Fire Prevention Code includes the minimum Life Safety Requirements for buildings in Kansas, and all existing occupancies, both new and old, are judged by these standards. This means that even existing buildings are not exempt from Life Safety code, and must have the proper size, contrast, and lighting systems involved in all Exit signs. As long as buildings are not in a "hazardous" condition, older existing buildings do not need to be retrofitted to actually meet the code in place. Kansas also hosts a Fire, Burn, and Life Safety conference every year in different locations in the state.
Recommended Exit Signs for Kansas
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.