The avant-garde Begui library, in the Italian town of La Spezia, It has relied on this interconnected security from Bosch Security solution.
Situated in Italian port city La Spezia, in the so-called Gulf of the poet by the many writers who have praised this coastal area, Pietro Mario Beghi library is an avant-garde installation, of 1.560 square meter, distributed in three modern plants, After the redevelopment of the historic building for the study of architecture 5 + 1AA (now called Atelier Alfonso Femia).
In addition to a loan of books self-service station, a reading room for children and an auditorium with a capacity for 72 seating, This library welcomes also the Institute of history of the resistance and the contemporary was of the Sapieza, with a vast collection of valuable books and original documents.
With this literary heritage, the Town Hall of La Spezia It convened a public tender to find a solution of integral fire protection according to the highest demands of the standard in 54 for this kind of systems and evacuation by voice of the European Union, as well as local authorities in this matter.
Under these requirements, the local system integrator Bagnone SNC proposed a comprehensive solution: the interconnection between an alarm system of evacuation voice offered by Bosch as the sole provider, It could be discreetly and without disruption to the careful design of the interior of the library.
After the award of the contract, Bagnone SNC set up Addressable Fire Panel 1200 Series, interconnected with the full PA system, all of this manufacturer. The solution supports evacuation by phases, It enables alarm and public address messages automated through Bosch wall speakers, it fit in with the colour of the Library palette.
The system detects fires accurately, Thanks to the automatic optical detectors and three duct smoke detectors placed strategically throughout the building. Alarms can be activated also thanks to the manual fire alarm buttons, so, in case of emergency, pre-recorded messages and signal guiding the occupants of the building to a safe place.
"Our expectations have been overcome in the best way. Everything was as we plan it, both from a technical and organizational point of view", says Claudio Canneti, Technical Manager of public works of the city of La Spezia.
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