Chicago Approved Recessed EM Light

City of Chicago Products

CRT Series

Our Chicago Approved Recessed EM Light is UL listed for damp locations, meets UL924, NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, NEC, OSHA, local and state codes, as well as meets all of the City of Chicago requirements.

  • Architectural, recessed design
  • Designed for installation into T-bar type ceilings
  • 27-50 Watt capacity available
  • Meets City of Chicago Requirements
  • Durable 20-gauge steel housing
  • Maintenance-free, sealed lead calcium battery
  • 120 or 277 field-selectable inputs



  • Two metal, 6V 12W adjustable bi-pin halogen lamp heads.
  • Charge rate/power “ON” LED indicator light and push to test switch for mandated code compliance testing
  • LVD (low voltage disconnect) prevents battery from deep discharge
  • 6V or 12V 12Ah sealed lead calcium maintenance-free, rechargeable battery — one per 27 watt unit and two per 50 watt unit.
  • Internal solid-state transfer switch automatically connects the internal battery to lamp heads for minimum 120-minute emergency illumination
  • Fully automatic solid-state, two-rate charger initiates battery charging to recharge a discharged battery in 24 hours

Adjustable mounting bar hangers provided for T-bar type ceiling grid systems

  • Durable 20-gauge steel housing
  • Neutral white or black finish

  • UL listed for damp locations (20°-50°C/68°F-122°F standard)
  • Meets UL924, NFPA101 Life Safety Code, NEC, OSHA, Local and State Codes
  • Meets City of Chicago requirements

Five year warranty on all electronics and housing; batteries pro-rated for two years.


Spec Sheet