LED Exit Sign - All You Need To Know About
Affordable and reliable, "universal" configuration makes install easy
LED Exit Signs are the most popular type of exit sign available today because of their combination of efficiency, longevity, and value. Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) provide bright, constant, and uniform illumination to the word "EXIT" for 8 to 10 years. Compared to traditional incandescent and fluorescent illuminated exit signs, LED exit signs are 10 times more efficient, drastically reducing electricity costs associated with exit signs. Incandescent exit signs typically consume 30-40 watts while LED models consume 2 to 4. Additionally, light source lifespan is expanded from 2,500 hours (incandescent) to 80,000 hours (LED), eliminating maintenance cost and time while improving reliability and building safety. All models are UL 924 Listed and compliant throughout the United States, we offer UL Canada models as well.
Features of LED Exit Signs
- Efficient - consumes less than 5 watts of electricity
- Affordable - models begin at less than $20
- Reliable - powerful battery backup systems
- Compliant - UL 924 Listed, NFPA 101, ICC, IBC, IFC
- Long term solution - 8 to 10 year lifespan
Both red and green letters are compliant for the United States
There are many different types of LED exit signs including affordable thermoplastic, durable cast aluminum, and upscale Edge-Lit models. To make sure you purchase the right type of LED exit sign you will want to examine your application and consider the various differences and features of the models that we offer. All of our LED exit signs operate on 120 or 277v AC electrical power, come with red or green letters, can be single and double sided, and come with a five year warranty. Most models come with a "battery backup system" which allows the exit sign to remain illuminated for at least 90 minutes during an emergency power outage, such can be the case during a fire or earthquake.
LED Exit Signs and their battery backup systems require an electrical connection. Unfortunately, there are no truly battery operated exit signs. If electrical power is NOT available where you need to install your exit sign, you will want to consider one of our two non-electrical exit sign alternatives.
Maybe you need a combination model with emergency lights
Thermoplastic LED Exit Signs are highlighted by their great value, as they are our most affordable models, beginning at less than $20 per unit. Offered with either a black or white housing, thermoplastic LED Exit Signs are designed for indoor use and come in a "universal" design. "Universal" means that the exit sign can be configured in the field in a number of different ways, making it versatile and applicable to almost every type of installation. Our "universal" thermoplastic LED exit signs come with one backplate, two EXIT faceplates, mounting plate, and installation hardware. For single sided applications you will want to utilize one EXIT faceplate and the backplate. For double sided applications, where EXIT will need to be viewed from both sides of the unit, both EXIT faceplates will be used and the backplate will not. The universal mounting bracket allows for top(ceiling) mount and side(left and right) mounts. For back(wall) mount applications, you will attach the backplate to the wall or junction box and then snap on the faceplate. A full set of detailed instructions is included with every sign. You might need a combination model, which combines an exit sign with a emergency lighting unit. Emergency lights illuminate the exit pathway and work in conjunction with exit signs to aid building evacuation. If you need emergency lights and an exit sign, a combo model is the perfect 2 for 1 solution, requiring just one electrical connection for two safetly lighting fixtures.
Durable, appealing, and compliant - all in one solution
A step up from our thermoplastic models, is our line of Cast Aluminum LED Exit Signs. Cast aluminum LED exit signs combine durability with increased aesthetic appeal. Our brushed aluminum housings are curved for a sleek appeal and come in classic aluminum, white, or black finishes. We offer custom finishes for an additional charge that can be customized to your specification. Cast aluminum exit signs are popular for applications such as schools and hospitals, where sturdiness and attractiveness are both desired.
Don't sacrifice aesthetics; combine safety with style
Edge-Lit LED Exit Signs are designed for upscale environments and blend well with high-end interiors such as law and medical offices, banks, corporate headquarters, retail stores, and institutional applications such as colleges and universities. Edge-Lit LED exit signs are distinguished by their glowing EXIT panel and surface/recess mounted aluminum housing. Recess mounted models offer the most elegant design as all that is viewable is the glowing acrylic EXIT panel. The aluminum housings are offered in classic aluminum, white, or black finishes. We offer custom finishes for an additional charge that can be customized to your specification. Surface mounting Edge-Lit LED exit signs can be installed onto most surfaces and our recess models are designed for installation into either drywall or suspended ceiling applications.
The Exit Store offers a wide variety of LED Exit Signs, one of which will be right for you. Please call us today to speak with a customer service representative who can help you pick the right model for your unique application. Call us now at 866.471.2849!