It is a Main Luminaire Conversion with T8 LED tube integarted with SEPM0320F (Emergency powerpack modules). A sustained or combined emergency luminaires designed higher lumens output with maintained or non-maintained mode to ensure that people can orientate themselves & find their way confidently & safely through a building to a place of safety.
An emergency powerpack modules are available to convert main luminaires for emergency use. The conversion kits comprises of an emergency module and for self contained conversions a rechargeable batteries. In instances where the main luminaires contain more than one lamp, it is usual to convert just one of the lamp for emergency use.
Luminaire containing two or more lamps, at least one of which is energized from the emergency lighting supply and the others from the normal lighting supply. A combined emergency luminaire is either maintained or non-maintained.
Very Often , People, even in familiar buildings, may become frightened & disorientated during an emergency. The occupants’ reaction times, speed of adaptation, chance of panicking & ability to walk in a straight line may be different (e.g. users have disabilities or have taken alcohol or drugs).
It is also designed for High-Risk Task Area which usually are hazardous area or workplaces involving risk assessment It is also designed for High-Risk Task Area which usually are hazardous area or workplaces involving risk assessment will identify any hazardous work processes and locations needing special consideration. A proper shut-down procedures are needed for the safety of operations and all the other occupants of the premises. For example in places such as plant or production lines where machines are running , in laboratories handling hazardous , control rooms that such as plant or production lines where machines are running , in laboratories handling hazardous , control rooms that manage dangerous processes.
For EN1838:2013 details that the maintained illuminance on the reference plane shall not be less than 10% of the required maintained illuminance for that task and never less than 15 lux. This may require emergency luminaire to be operated in maintained mode for high-risk task area.