text.skipToContent text.skipToNavigation

FEATURED VIDEO: Dual-Lite History

1940
1942
Cocoanut Grove Fire
The worst nightclub fire in U.S. history struck the Cocoanut Grove in Boston, Massachusetts, claiming 492 lives and injuring 166 others. This tragedy created a nationwide uproar that led to stricter enforcement of revised building and electrical codes for public structures, and the addition of safety requirements, which included emergency lighting products.
1950
1950
Change in Product Line
Dual-Lite made an important change in both its product line and its business operation. That year, it added battery-operated emergency lights and relocated from Bridgeport to Newtown, Connecticut.
1960
1960
LSN Inverter
Dual-Lite was the first to introduce extended life batteries with a patented 2-state charger.
1970
1973
Delite Cylinders
1974
Exquisite Exits
1975
Lumenette Series
1976
Dual-Lite, Inc. Dual-Lite became a publicly traded corporation, changing its name to Dual-Lite, Inc.
1979
EZ-1 Units
1980
1982
EZ-2 Units
Dual-Lite launched the most recognized lighting unit on the market today with its patented Spectron Self-Test/Self-Diagnostics.
1984
LSN Inverter with Spectron
Dual-Lite launched the LSN inverter with its patented 2nd generation of Spectron Self-Test/Self Diagnostics.
1990
1989-1996
Liteforms Family
2000
2002
Dual-Lite becomes a part of Hubbell Lighting, Inc.
2004
LiteScapeĀ® Units
2008
PG Series
Outdoor LED Emergency Units
2010

2011-2015
EV-LED Family
Dual-Lite developed and launched the EV Family, and most notably the EVHC-BC, which is the market's first high performance indoor emergency unit with patented, user-friendly, front battery.

2015
Dynamo
Dual-Lite launched Dynamo, the first high performance LED emergency unit designed specifically for industrial applications.