1st Floor, 177 Jan Smuts Avenue, Westville, 3629, Parktown North
Johannesburg, 2193


+27 (0)87 150 2374

ABSA – Cash Centres

About This Project

The scope of the project was the upgrading of all the cash centres’ critical equipment to have a redundancy or a configuration of n+1. The works comprised of the following:

  • The installation of an additional 200kVA diesel generator to aid the current existing generator of similar capacity.
  • Installation of a new technological advanced Triple Changeover Control System to connect to the existing.
  • Upgrading of emergency power recovery system with a power shut down requirement of 6 hours; and
  • Installation of a UPS system comprising of 2 x 10kVa latest technology equipment with 10 year life to batteries.
  • New mid-wall and under ceiling air-conditioning units installed to UPS Rooms to function in isolation to the Central A.C system
  • Upgrade and installation of Fire Protection System to UPS, DVR and Rack Storage rooms with a minimum of 2 hour fire rating. All rooms housing critical equipment to comply with a 2 hour fire rating requirements.
  • Installation and introduction of extractor fans for hot/cold aisle configuration around server tracks; and
  • Reconfiguration of existing mechanical units to align with coordinated layouts


Client: ABSA
ISF Involvement: EPCM Solution Provider
Completed: November 2012
Value: R 52 Million

Building, Energy, ICT