fan-coil unit

fan-coil unit

In air conditioning, a unit (which is located in the space being air conditioned) containing an air filter, air heating and/or cooling coils, and a centrifugal fan; the unit receives a supply of fresh air either from a central plant or from the outside by means of an exterior wall opening at the rear of the unit.
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In the summer, fan-coil units cool the water for air conditioning.
The T5500 Series provides universal line voltage (120 or 240 VAC) on/off control of 2 or 4 pipe fan-coil units with manual or automatic heat/cool changeover.
In very high-end luxury buildings where common charges are not an issue, two- or four-pipe fan-coil units may be utilized.
These fluctuations are controlled locally by fan-coil units in the floor.