British Standards BS5266-1 :2016.


  • Scope of the standards
  • Specific Lux Levels Requirements
  • Practical Solutions

Seminar Overview

The British Standard provides the emergency lighting designer with laid down guide lines which form the general basis for the designer to work to. British Standard BS 5266: Part 1: 2016. This seminar will provide;  An overview of the BS5266: Part 1: 2016 Standard, identifying particular locations and the recommended Lux levels and response times for those locations. The requirement for testing of the emergency lighting, financial implications, reduction of risk and the feasibility of the use of automatic testing of the emergency lighting system. Practical Solutions will also be discussed on how these specific requirements can be achieved.


Presenter Biography

Neil Whittingham is the Major Projects Engineer for Ventilux; he began his early career working as a senior field service engineer for a major blue chip organisation operating in the leisure sector. Neil joined Ventilux in 2000 as a commissioning engineer then was appointed the Service Manager and soon moved into his current position. His key responsibilities are working closely within the specification market to assist with innovative solutions for emergency Lighting within the major project sector. Neil a Certified ICEL Engineer is known to be an Emergency Lighting Specialist whose technical expertise has translated into securing some of the largest emergency lighting schemes in Europe, Neil also sits on the ICEL Technical Committee. With over 16 years experience Neil is a seasoned presenter who regularly conducts seminars on the relevant standards and innovation of emergency lighting solutions within the built environment.