Emergency Lighting

What is an emergency lighting system and How Does it Work?

Emergency lighting systems are designed to light up a space in case of emergency. They are typically used in places such as hospitals, schools, and airports. An emergency lighting system is a system for lighting in the event of a power outage, blackout, or other emergency. Emergency lights are typically powered by either batteries, generators, or solar panels.

What are the different types of emergency lights?

Emergency lights are a vital part of any emergency preparedness plan. They provide light in the case of power outages and can also be used as warning lights when there is an emergency.

The main two types of emergency lightings are the internal and external bulkhead emergency fittings. They are usually made of polycarbonate body and tray which houses all the components. Most of these emergency lights can operate for three hours without their mains power supply and will recharge when the mains power has been restored. Another very popular type of emergency lighting is the illuminated fire exit signs which light up to show you where the exits are.

LED vs Halogen

The types of emergency lighting systems available are LED, incandescent, halogen, and fluorescent lights. Each of these has advantages and disadvantages that make them suitable for different applications.


The most common type of emergency lighting system is the LED light. The advantages of this system include a low power consumption, long life span, and a lower cost than the other types. The disadvantages include limited light output in comparison to the other types and an inability to produce a beam with a certain color temperature or beam angle.


This type is typically used for industrial purposes because it can produce a wide range of colors with high intensity levels. It also has long life span and low power consumption for its size. These advantages are offset by its high cost as well as its inability.

What are the differences between LED and standard bulkheads?

LED bulkheads are used in the marine industry. They have an advantage over standard bulkheads because they are more efficient and require less power to light up. However, there is a downside to this – LED bulkheads are more expensive than standard bulkheads.

LED Bulwarks have an advantage over standard bulkheads because they are more efficient and require less power to light up. However, there is a downside to this – LED Bulwarks are more expensive than standard bulkheads.

At Oxley Systems & Services Ltd, our electricians know where to install many emergency exit lights in your building and how many are needed, so contact us today for more information.

What we do

We offer a broad range of electric gates, fire alarms, intruder alarms, CCTV installation, and more to help our clients feel secure at all times. Oxley Electrical & Security LTD provide you with the solutions you need to keep your business safe and secure. We ensure you the highest quality equipment and the professional installation process.

Residential CCTV Systems

CCTV is essential for everyday life to ensure that your premises is secured and monitored at all times. It is not only for monitoring your premises 24/7, but it can also act as a deterrent to potential intruders.

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Business CCTV Systems

Our latest technology CCTV Security System is especially designed to protect your home and property from any intruder threats. The cameras can be positioned indoors and outdoors at suitable positions and produce high quality images and resolution for maximum security.

Intruder Alarm Systems

Our alarms systems have unique features such as controlling the alarm system at any time and any location. The alarm is suitable for all smartphone devices ie. android and ios. We offer two types of these alarms, whether you want our perimeter beam which detects force entry or an internal beam that detects the presence intruders inside our team has got you covered.

Emergency Lighting

The purpose of emergency lighting is to make sure the lighting is delivered automatically, and suitable for a time when your power supply has failed. We work quietly behind the scenes, making sure that your lights are powered in emergency situations.

Gate Automation

We ensure security and proper functioning with the long life of your gate, you can select a comprehensive range of designs and styles to suit your residence. As one of the leading installers of automatic electric gates, you can be assured that we will offer you the best electric gate system services available.

Fire Alarm Systems

Our fire systems offer top quality security within your premises and will reduce damage to your property, documents and occupants. Our 24/7 accredited alarm monitoring service keeps an eye on alarms and the status of systems; and take actions when it is needed.


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