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BDFS Emergency Strobe for egress marking for both occupants AND rescue responders

May 2016

Philips Bodine introduces the BDFS36 Emergency Strobe
Automated visual egress notification system to aid in fire related emergencies

Philips Emergency Lighting announces the new BDFS36 emergency strobe for marking exit doors with illuminated light strands. The illuminated light strands outline the frame of the doorway indicating the proper path to safe egress. The BDFS helps buildings exceed the NFPA® 72 National Fire Code requirements by creating a visual notification appliance for both occupants AND rescue responders.

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Newsworthy events for Philips Emergency Lighting from years past:

2015 Articles
Introducing the ELI-S-400 and ELI-S-600 inverters 10.15
B30 and B30ST upgrade 10.15
Self-testing line expands to LED emergency drivers 6.15
Products on display at LightFair 2015 5.15
Achieving excellence - Philips Bodine continues to win awards for innovation 4.15
New BSL310SB adds flexibility to our LED emergency drivers 2.15
The new ELI-S-250 Sinusoidal Inverter 2.15


New low-profile Emergency LED Drivers - the BSL310LP & BSL36LP 10.14
B50 upgrade offers low profile AC Output solution for T5 operation 9.14
BSL17-C2 & BSL17C-C2 Upgrade 6.14
LP600 & LP600STU now LED field installable 3.14
The BSL310 is now field installable 2.14
2014 Obsolete Product List 1.14

Introducing the BSL10 for cold LED Applications 12.13
The new ELI-S-100 12.13
BSL20 Accepted Into 2013 IES Progress Report 10.13
BSL20s - High Output LED Applications


Older News

2011 Red Hot Specs Winners Announced 2.12
Philips Bodine Celebrates 50 Years 1.12
BDL94C/BDL940 Obsolete 6.11
Philips Emergency Lighting LED & Inverter Products Win Multiple 2011 Awards 4.11
BSL26C Emergency LED Driver 7.10
BSL722 Cold Available 7.10
BSL17C Emergency LED Driver Released 7.10
Philips Qualifies for ARRA 2.10
End-of-Lamp-Life Compatibility 3.09
John Levesque Introduced As General Manager 10.08
LP600STU Wins EC&M Product Category 2007
ARCTIC175 Wins Lightfair's Most Innovative Product 2007
CheckMate Awarded 2006 Product of theYear 2006
ARC Keeper Named EC&M's Product of the Month 2005
Bodine Wins top awards at Lightfair 2004
RCT Wins Product of the Year 2000

Memphis International BBQ Cooking Contest
Memphis BBQ Fest 2007 - "Hognando de Soto"
Memphis BBQ Fest 2006 - "Red Eye Cafe"
Memphis BBQ Fest 2005 - "Pit, Pub & Riverdance Lounge"
Memphis BBQ Fest 2003 - "Memphis Seoul"

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