Saudi ministry awards contract to ABB
18 Oct 2010
(MENAFN) ABB said in a press statement that it has won an order to provide a complete smart building management system for Saudi Arabiaï¿½s Ministry of Higher Education.
To be implemented by Riyadh-based ABB solution provider Nassli, the project will transform the Ministry of Higher Educationï¿½s head office in Riyadh into the Saudi governmentï¿½s first smart building, the statement said.
The buildingï¿½s lighting, HVAC, public address, fire fighting, access control, IPTV and CCTV systems will be integrated through an open protocol IP solution.
ABBï¿½s KNX-based technology will provide the Ministryï¿½s facility management with the ability to control all of the buildingï¿½s functions from a single interface, both on site and remotely.