This year was a little different... The Pie & Pint has traditionally been a showcase of the latest and greatest that Ability have to offer. However, given the number of game-changing developments currently in progress, we’re going to hold a bigger event in 2018 to present this next generation of Fan Coil Units and Control systems.

The exact dates will be posted as soon as they are known...

World Projects

Ability Milestone Timeline


  • Jan 2001 - Ability 'Opened the doors for business'

The founding Shareholders of Ability actually started preparing for the official company launch one year earlier in Jan 2000. Throughout 2000, the product designs and testing were all completed, the factory was found and fully 'kitted' out and the majority of the administrative systems needed where defined, established and proven. So, on January the 2nd 2001,when the company officially commenced trading, everything was ready and Ability 'hit the ground running'.

  • May 2002 - First ever EC/DC fan coil project delivered to Marina View, Guernsey
  • Apr 2002 - Awarded H and V news Award for Environmental Initiative of the year for EC/DC fan coils
  • Feb 2006 - Matrix Self Balancing fan coil patent application submitted
  • Feb 2006 - Matrix Self Balancing Fan Coil launched
  • July 2007 - First Variable Speed (VAV) Fan Coil Contract - Northern Rock
  • Apr 2008 - Awarded H and V news Award for Air Conditioning product of the year for Matrix fan coils
  • Jun 2009 - First overseas Matrix project - Masdar phase 1A
  • Jun 2010 - Monthly output exceeds £1M
  • Mar 2011 - Patent Granted
  • Mar 2012 - Ability moved to new premises in Poole, Dorset
  • May 2012 - Monthly output exceeds £1.5M

Matrix Fan Coil Unit