Category: Education

The History of Photoluminescence
November 10, 2021 by

The phenomena of photoluminescence (or “glow-in-the-dark”) have been documented since the early 17th century and have since evolved into a source of reliable lighting and egress path markings in the modern-day Life Safety industry as well as other uses you’ve seen in day-to-day life. Learn more about the history of photoluminescence here.

What Is Stair Nosing?
Code-Compliant SafetyEducationGeneral
October 5, 2021 by

Learn what stair nosing is, and how our PERMALIGHT® Aluminum Stair Nosing is the perfect safety solution to creating a visibile, code-compliant step edge in your next project.

What Does it Mean to be "Cal-Fire" Approved?
September 29, 2021 by

Our PERMALIGHT® PVC Exit Signs are a Cal-Fire approved building product – but what exactly does this mean? Learn more in this post.

Keep your obstacles marked and building code-compliant with PERMALIGHT®
Code-Compliant SafetyEducation
September 3, 2021 by

Keep your obstacles marked and building code-compliant with PERMALIGHT®. Learn more about obstacles and solutions from PERMALIGHT® for these building-code required markers in this article.

What is Retro-Reflection?
EducationGeneral Safety
August 25, 2021 by

Do you know what retro-reflection is and how it’s used to create additional safety? Learn more in this post!

PERMALIGHT® Aluminum Stair Nosing
Code-Compliant SafetyEducation
August 23, 2021 by

UL1994-listed and UL410-listed for floor suitability, our PERMALIGHT® Aluminum Stair Nosings are the best solution for a building-code compliant egress/exit path marking on stair-step edges and leading edge of landings. Learn more by clicking this post.

Guide to Safety with PERMALIGHT®
Code-Compliant SafetyEducation
August 20, 2021 by

The PERMALIGHT® Photoluminescent Egress Path Marking System is designed to save lives in emergencies. When the lights go out, our luminous signs and markings kick into action and guide you out of buildings safely. Read more in this article.

Let the Running Man Guide you to Safety
Code-Compliant SafetyEducation
July 7, 2021 by

Learn more about the iconic Running Man symbol and how it is designed to keep you safer in an emergency.

What's the Difference Between these Exit Signs?
Code-Compliant SafetyEducationGeneral Safety
June 28, 2021 by

They’re both exit signs – what exactly is the difference between a building-code compliant exit sign and a standard exit sign? Learn more about it in this article.

PERMALIGHT® Anti-Slip Tape & Polyester Tape Differences
Code-Compliant SafetyEducation
May 19, 2021 by

We often get questions about our PERMALIGHT® Anti-Slip Tape and PERMALIGHT® Polyester Tape. From afar they look pretty similar, plus they’re both tapes that glow-in-the-dark. What’s the difference?