Funny Glowing Green Stuff

Sept. 1, 2010
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September 2010 Vol. 5, Issue 9

"Funny Glowing Green Stuff"

Survivors who fled World Trade Center (WTC) buildings after the 9/11 terrorist attacks later told Commission investigators "the funny glowing green stuff we followed" enabled them to find their way down darkened stairwells and outside to safety.

That "green stuff" was photoluminescent lighting – glow-in-the-dark material placed on handrails, stairs, doors, and stairwell landings. Photoluminescent lighting leads occupants to safety when other lighting fails and provides your facility with a cost-effective emergency solution.

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