Steel Recessed Emergency - 24" T Bar - 2 Lamps

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Suspended Ceiling Recessed Emergency Light

Recessed emergency lights are popular because they hide the bulky housing associated with conventional emergency lighting units. Suspended T-bar ceilings are seen throughout commercial facilities, including offices, schools, hospitals, and more. This easy to install light provides up to 100 watts of emergency lighting power. The steel housing of our T Bar recessed model is sturdy and finished in a white powder coat.

A push button allows for simple testing of the emergency light's battery backup system. 9-watt halogen lap heads come standard, other lamps can be ordered so please call to inquire. The RTEL recessed emergency lights lamps easily adjust to provide emergency illumination over a wide area.


Recessed Plenum Ceiling Emergency Light Dimensions
  • Designed for use in 24" T-Bar/Suspended/Plenum ceilings
  • Recessed emergency lights are attractive and feature a flush mounted housing
  • Powerful halogen lamps provide 90 minutes of emergency power
  • Simple push-button for easy testing of the battery backup
  • UL 924 Listed, compliant throughout the United States


The RTEL recessed emergency light is designed for indoor use in commercial buildings. The RTEL emergency light easily installs into suspended ceilings. It features a bar hanger kit and guide for the size of whole to cut in the ceiling tile making installation simple.


A 20-gauge steel housing is finished with a white baked powder coat finish. The housing is durable, attractive, and corrosion resistant. The white powder coat is standard, but other custom colors and finishes can be ordered for an additional charge.


Utilizes 120/277v AC electricity to operate and charge the battery. Comes standard with solid state charging circuitry, low voltage disconnect, AC lockout, and brownout protection. A battery heater and self diagnostic testing can be added.

Lamp Specifications

PAR style halogen lamp heads provide bright illumination. 9-watt lamps are standard and other wattage include 12, 18, 25, and 30. For photometric data or inquiries into outfitting this unit with other lamp heads, please call today.


A sealed lead acid battery comes standard in the RTEL and provides a minimum 90 minutes of emergency illumination. Battery voltages are 6 and 12 and feature a 24 hour recharge time. A more efficient and longer lasting Nickel Cadmium battery option is available for an additional cost.


To purchase a model with one or more of the options below (that are not offered above) please contact us via email or call us at 800-480-0707 for price and availability.

Self-testing - The unit can come with self-diagnostic testing that eliminates monthly and yearly testing of the battery backup system and alerts the user to any problems regarding operational functionality of the unit.

Nickel Cadmium Battery - The unit can come with a nickel cadmium battery. A step above the standard sealed lead acid batter, Ni-Cad batteries have a 5-7 year lifespan, are easier to replace, and decrease shipping weight.

Time-Delay - This option is ideal for installations that are utilizing fluorescent and HID lamps for general lighting purposes. The time delay feature keeps the emergency lights ililluminated for a preset period (usually 15 minutes) after power is restored since fluorescent and HID lighting can take 10-15 minutes to reach full brightness, even after a short power failure.

Custom Color - The unit comes standard in white but can be custom colored in a variety of standard finishes or can be customized to almost any specification.

Voltmeter - This option gives a visual display of the voltage condition/level of the battery.

Ammeter - This option gives a visual display of the current that is being consumed by the emergency light at all time.


The 20-gauge housing of this emergency light is sturdy and rugged, designed for use in all types fo commercial environments.


The appeal of the RTEL lies in the recessed housing and various lamp options. It is easy to customize this light to any specification that your application requires. Extended run times and remote capability are simple to configure.


The RTEL is valued for its architectural appeal and intense light production. This emergency light seamlessly blends style with power.


Designed for installation into T-bar/Plenum/Suspended ceiling surfaces. Instructions make installation simple. Connects via 120 or 277v AC electricity.