Kentec protects newly rebuilt Bank of Albania Museum

A major renovation and restoration of the historic Central Bank of Albania in Tirana, that includes the construction of a new building to house a new Numismatic Museum, is being protected by a new fire safety system that includes a Kentec fire alarm control panel.

Housed in the ground and first floors of the central corpus of the Bank, originally designed by prominent Italian architect Vittorio Ballio Morpurgo in 1934-36, the Museum of Bank of Albania aims to create a new public place that will include a new Numismatic Museum, a new conference hall for 150 people, offices, meetings room, an internal gallery, a roof garden and underground four-levels parking.

Leading fire safety solutions company, Sphinx Security Solutions, designed the system around a two-loop Kentec Syncro AS analogue addressable fire control panel with Apollo XP95 range analogue addressable detectors, call points and sounders to provide a complete building system solution with flexible cause and effect capabilities.

The whole system is fully controlled by a Kentec Graphical User Interface, which among its many features provides a comprehensive history logging and reporting system, allowing analysis of events and trends to be identified to reduce unwanted alarms.

See Kentec’s range at this year’s International Firex, Stand E120, ExCel Centre, 16 – 18 June 2015.


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