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WHO WE ARE. WHAT WE OFFER
Established in 1997, Ringtail is a leading UK manufacturer, designer, and supplier of professional LED emergency and amenity lighting equipment. With 20 years’ experience in the manufacture of emergency lighting, Ringtail supplies a comprehensive range of quality lighting products worldwide. We are committed to quality and innovation and use cutting edge technology to develop creative emergency lighting solutions, designed to the latest lighting industry standards.
We currently supply emergency lighting to a wide cross-section of clients including electrical contractors, fire contractors, wholesalers and architects.
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From all the staff at Ringtail Lighting we would like to thank you for your business this year and we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Each year, instead of sending out Christmas cards we make a charitable donation to help make a difference to those people in need. This[…]
Despite recent changes to the legal requirements surrounding emergency lighting and the obvious safety benefits, a recent survey has revealed shocking levels of neglect towards emergency lighting installations. Many factors surrounding the installation and maintenance of emergency lighting were found to be insufficient, despite many being mandatory legal requirements and those offending these laws facing[…]
Glare is a visual sensation caused by excessive and uncontrolled brightness. The effects of glare can range from being unnoticeable to being highly disabling and uncomfortable. Glare from a light fixture is referred to as discomfort glare, which triggers the intrinsic desire to look away from the light source, or disability glare, which causes discomfort[…]
Energy saving LED lights have revolutionised the market of lighting, offering superior performance to its traditional counterparts: being low energy and environmentally friendly. They have been classed as the best way to reduce electricity demands for residential and commercial lighting. With the growing use of LED lights, there have been concerns that LED lights might[…]
There have been recent revisions to the emergency lighting requirements in the UK British standards BS5266. The new regulations are to bring it in line with the European emergency lighting luminous requirement specification standard BS EN 1838:2013. Facilities managers must review their current installations. Commercial buildings such as hotels are required to undertake regular reviews[…]
All employers, business owners, landlords, occupiers or anyone in control of a premises are all responsible in an emergency. You are known as the ‘Responsible Person’ and if there is more than one of you, you must work together to meet your responsibilities. A responsible person must: Carry out a fire risk assessment of the premises and regularly review it. Inform staff about risks.[…]
In places where emergency exits signs are legally required, having a low ceiling can be an issue. Ringtail Lighting has developed a range of products to specifically overcome the issues of restricted ceiling heights and avoid DIY disasters like the botched job in the photograph below! There is no need to install your exit signs[…]
Ringtail Lighting has recently supplied its X-MRD LED Emergency Spotlights to a new £36m hotel development in Southampton. When completed, the complex will feature the 85-bed and 12 apartment Southampton Harbour Hotel and Spa that will become the city’s first luxury five-star hotel since the Grand Harbour Hotel was downgraded in 2009. The hotel is[…]