Hesketh Electrical (NW) Ltd can examine and maintain your emergency lighting Colne & surrounding areas. The British Standard provides emergency lighting designers with clear guidelines (Residential hotels, clubs, hospitals, nursing homes, schools and schools, licensed premises, offices, museums, stores, multi-storey dwellings, etc.) Though this standard recommends the types and durations of emergency lighting systems Colne relating to each category of premises, it ought to be remembered that the standards are the minimum safe criteria for these types of building and a higher standard could be required for a particular installation. These regulations detail the layout and construction characteristics of a building. Approved Document B details the fire safety requirements for new buildings and the significant refurbishment of existing premises. All open areas bigger than 60m² have to be illuminated in case of the failure of the normal lighting source. Additionally, it clarifies that emergency lighting is necessary for all parts of schools that either do not have natural lighting or are used outside regular school hours. The regulations require that systems comply with BS 5266-1, the code of practice for Emergency lighting.