The article, 'Illuminating the Means of Egress,' was written by electrical engineer M. Scott Gibbs, PE. Gibbs, who celebrated his 20th anniversary with PBA in 2020. Gibbs was recently promoted to Group Leader of PBA's Higher Education Group.
The peer reviewed article focuses on how egress lighting and emergency egress lighting are of the upmost importance when trying to create a safe environment. It also touches on how they share a common purpose with each having specific needs and requirements when it comes to code. The two most common codes associated with egress lighting are highlighted in the article: IBC and NFPA 101: Life Safety Code.