The University Aula in Oslo was formerly the location where the Nobel peace prize was awarded. The marble walls in the University Aula are covered with 11 large paintings made by the famous painter Edward Munck. To avoid water damage to the paintings as well as damage to the marble walls, a special solution for fire protection was needed. A consultancy-engineering company together with the Department for Protection of Cultural Heritage contacted VID FIREKILL to get such a solution made matching the strict requirements.
A few months after the inquiry a solution was developed, successfully tested by an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory, and accepted by the authorities having jurisdiction. The final product was called Model AU7 and is specially designed for the protection of large multiple seating areas. With horizontal protection, the height of the room is not a limitation for the nozzles. The nozzles can each cover 9 meters into the room without spraying backward ensuring that wall painting etc. is not wetted and damaged.