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Visit our website and learn more about AS/NZS standards. AS Emergency escape lighting and exit signs for buildings – System design, installation and operation. standard by Standards. NEW STANDARD – AS/NZS EMERGENCY LIGHTING AND EXIT SIGNS FOR BUILDINGS (PART 1: SYSTEM DESIGN, INSTALLATION AND.

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Inspection and maintenance This is to ensure an acceptable level of illumination for the safe evacuation of ae from those spaces in an emergency situation. Rather than modifying spacings using a set of rules, to achieve the higher illumination levels required in stairs, and spacing tables based around 0.

System design, installation and operation this Standard The principal reason for this edition of the Standard is aw specify updated installation requirements and adapt the Standard to current technologies, terminologies and delete out of date references or methods.

Within buildings required to be constructed of fire-resisting elements, there are no longer separate provisions for buildings supplied with automatic sprinkler systems compared to buildings without.

Many of the section headings have been re-worded to reflect their application better and the sections re-ordered to assist in the reading of the document.


Provisions and requirements for centrally supplied systems have been simplified and upgraded. Spacing tables have been moved to a normative appendix. Made possible by our Business Partners: System design, installation and operation. Further, with changing technology, unlike fluorescent and incandescent types typical of the available light sources at the time of publication of previous editions of this standard, some luminaries including modern LEDs do not produce light beyond their assessed geometric imitation and therefore may not achieve at the current minimum at all points on the floor.

This series of Standards do not cover items iii and iv.

Emergency Lighting and Exit Signs for Buildings update. This standard came into effect on 29 Juneand is applicable from this date.

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This Standard distinguishes between documents cited as normative references and those referenced for information only. Further to these items, some other definitions have been revised to support these new definitions or to clarify previous ambiguities.

The objective of this Standard is to provide designers, installers and certifiers of emergency lighting and exit signage schemes with the relevant requirements and guidance for the provision of emergency lighting and exit signs to all designated spaces within a building.


The class of cable protection has been standardised to be WS4X protection, and the fuse type within terminal boxes has been widened to include fuses of a higher grade than type gG making it easier the match the fuse with a ceramic fuse holder, as required in the Standard. The use of spacing tables for stairwells has been revised and simplified.

To assist in the application of this Standard, definitions are included for the following: Appendix E contains tables based on 0. Click here WA Member 223.1.

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However, definitions for these types 229.31 lighting are included in this edition of the Standard. Two sets of tables are contained within Appendix E and F. The clause specifying the illumination requirements has been moved to Clause 4. Some clauses have been moved to assist reading and application of the Standard. The calculations for the classification currently do not assess the contribution of luminance beyond this degree geometric limit.