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

Fan Coil Applications

There are many reasons why an Ability fan coil units, particularly Matrix Fan Coils are of interest to our customers. This page details what might interest you if you are a developer, a designer or an installer.

A Developers Perspective

  • Offer your tenants ‘Grade A’ efficiency rated world leading air conditioning technology.
  • Provide your tenants with the highest levels of comfort.
  • Appeal to prospective tenants with their own corporate commitment to being ‘Green’.
  • Attract prospective tenants with lower energy costs.
  • Command a premium for a premium environment.
  • Reduce tenant complaints through remote problem solving - Less occupier disruption.
  • Forget the distruption of routine maintenance - Matrix can self diagnose and request maintenance.
  • Give different tenants, within the same building, different design criteria options.
  • Remotely reconfigure Matrix as tenants move in, leave or move around your building.
  • Expect less damage to building fabric throughout building lifetime, including handover.
  • Demand a soft landed handover from your designers – Matrix makes it possible.
  • Matrix will keep your building viable for longer. Matrix motors have twice the life expectancy of AC types.
  • Struggling for power? Matrix reduces overall building electrical demand in congested city areas.
  • Add a new dimension to your own sales and marketing campaigns.
  • BACnet allows you to keep your communications options open with a wider choice of components, a wider choice of installer and freedom to chose who provides your ongoing support.

A Designers Perspective

  • Be the first to excite your "developer" clients with this new air conditioning concept.
  • Choose Matrix to help achieve the highest energy rating for your design and your client’s building.
  • Offer your client the option of a ‘Soft Landed Handover’
  • Matrix allows your design to adapt because changes are all made remotely.
  • Offer unique features such as ‘Multi Room’ unit strategies
  • Your design will react to the needs of the occupiers.
  • BACnet - Integrate with any other product you may want to use.
  • The overall component cost of your design will be less than a conventional design.
  • Your design will be quicker to implement and commission.
  • Your design will remain physically flexible - If you could have fitted a fan coil unit, you will fit a Matrix.
  • Enhance your project design portfolio for tomorrow.
  • Start giving your projects the best energy credentials.

An Installers Perspective

  • Matrix is a self-contained, fully assembled package, not a collection of parts.
  • A number of ancillary components will no longer be required, VCDs, Double Regulating Valves etc.
  • Matrix will integrate with any system but does not depend on any other system.
  • Many Matrix installation elements are less skills dependant so consider keeping more in your own package.
  • Installation and Commissioning are quicker so costs are reduced.
  • Commissioning is more accurate.
  • You can continue to work on the building fabric as commissioning continues because commissioning is controlled remotely.
  • A panicked handover can be avoided by offering your client a soft landed, progressive handover.