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...

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Some useful information about the latest FCU technology

FCU designs have not really changed much since the 70’s. The principle components remain a heat exchanger (coil), fan(s), motors, a filter, a control system and a chassis to hold the whole thing together!

This page gives you links to find more detail on each subject


FCU Styles - Airside V Waterside. Fan coils are available in a number of physical styles.

Fan Coil Styles More Information Here

Draw Through or Blow Through. FCUs either have the air blown at, or conversly drawn through the the coils.

Fan Coil Layout

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FCU Chassis Design. The unit chassis are typically made from galvanised steel with all internal surfaces insulated.

Fan Coil Metalwork

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Heat Exchanger / Coil. At the heart of the air conditioning process, the heat exchange block.

Fan Coil Header

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Condensate Tray. Fan coils incorporate a condensate tray to capture condensate generated on the coil surfaces.

Fan Coil Con Pan

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Fans and Motors. Ability Fan Coils generally use forward curved double or single inlet centrifugal types.

Fan Coil Fan

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Control Systems. Control of Fan Coils had not changed much over the last thirty years - until now!

Fan Coil Bacstat

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Pressure Independent Characterised Control (PICC) Valves

Fan Coil ValveMore Information Here