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Al Salem Johnson Controls Provides King Abdullah Financial District with the Latest Integrated Smart Solutions

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18 Oct 2019

Al Salem Johnson Controls has provided King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) in Riyadh with the latest integrated Building Management Solutions through METASYS; which contributes to increased flexibility, sustainability and productivity. Therefore, creating a fully integrated environment; which includes HVAC solutions, smart controls, fire safety and security systems.

Dr. Mohanad AlShaikh, CEO of Al Salem Johnson Controls, stated that from the early design stages, the company had been selected as the right partner for the district for its leadership and excellence in delivering integrated smart solutions, that promote energy efficiency, reduce overall costs, provide sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions, improve comfort and safety, as well as the cooling efficiency of all buildings.

Al Salem Johnson Controls Provides King Abdullah Financial District with the Latest Integrated Smart Solutions

“Al Salem Johnson Controls demonstrated, through this project, its deep technical expertise and innovation. Furthermore, our Building Management System is characterized by competitive features, and the ability to converge several systems for better and unified, intelligent infrastructure for buildings” said AlShaikh.

Al Salem Johnson Controls’ METASYS is a Building Automation System that allows the integration of various building management systems, such as fire alarm systems, control systems, data collection (SCADA), energy control systems among others. METASYS also connects several devices with the latest wireless technologies, enabling constant monitoring and controls across KAFD from anywhere and from any device.

METASYS system has been designed to work with both conventional and emerging technologies. Among its many capabilities, METASYS can make quick and accurate decisions regarding energy consumption based on data obtained from sensors which are then presented in the form of Dashboard reports.

METASYS controls 700 thousand data points in King Abdullah Financial District. Additionally, it provides an integrated security management system, another for operational and control purposes in addition to specialized metering systems for energy management and tunnel ventilation control.

On the other hand, King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) in Riyadh has also been provided with 700 YORK Saudi made air-handling units manufactured at YORK’s factory in Jeddah. The company has proved its commitment to providing integrated heating, ventilation, cooling, and air conditioning solutions through a wide range of complementary and supportive air conditioning systems to its clients and partners, including a variety of world-class brand air conditioning components adopted by the company in all its products and solutions.

Worth mentioning, King Abdullah Financial District is considered to be one of the most important and largest construction projects in the world with more than 50 buildings and 3 skyscrapers. The Financial District includes office buildings, hotels, museums, conference center, as well as supporting facilities and infrastructure such as service tunnels, central utility plant, monorail stations, and parking buildings.


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