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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Texas State Compliant EXIT Signs
Texas is a little more diverse. Dallas recommends red Exit signs, while the western and southern municipalities recommend green Exit signs. The Big state of Texas is influenced by both eastern and western traditions, which may account for such a variety in Exit Sign colors. Texas is an active proponent for fire safety, and recently enacted a law requiring only fire-safe cigarettes to be sold in the state. With cigarettes as a primary cause of fire across the country, this may cause significantly less fire emergencies in Texas and other states that have passed this law.
Recommended Exit Signs for Texas
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.