Questions and answers

Where is fan coil unit installed?

Where is fan coil unit installed?

They are mounted directly on the wall, and are often used in small premises, for example, separate cabinets or server rooms. Floor-ceiling fan coil units. Installation of fan coils of this type, which is usually narrow and elongated, is made vertically on the floor or on the ceiling.

How are fan coil units controlled?

Aside from fan-speed control, the output of the fan coil unit can be controlled by altering the supply of heated and cooled water (as in the unit in Figure 2) or, less often, through the use of dampers.

How long does it take to install a fan coil unit?

Generally, for a full installation, FCU, ducts, grilles, pipework, etc. would expect from 1-2 days.

How does a fan coil unit work?

A fan coil unit (FCU) contains a fan which draws the air in a space into the unit then blows it over a cooling or heating coil. The air comes out of the FCU either cooler or hotter than before. Each FCU is provided with a small supply of outside air to ensure adequate ventilation.

How does a fan coil unit differ from a convector?

Convector = a tube with metal fins within a cabinet, not unlike a baseboard heater, which transfers heat from hot water or steam to the air of the room. Fan coil units can be heat only (two pipe) or heating and cooling (four pipe). They may or many not also bring in outside air.

How long does a new AC unit take to install?

four to eight hours
Generally speaking, the average installation will take anywhere from four to eight hours, which means the process of removing the old unit and being able to turn on the new one should be finished within a day.

Does a fan coil unit have a condenser?

Four-pipe fan coil units have two supply pipes and two return pipes. Fan coil units linked to ducted split air conditioning units use refrigerant in the cooling coil instead of chilled coolant and linked to a large condenser unit instead of a chiller.

What should be done after installation of fan coil?

After the completion of the installation of the Fan Coil Unit electrical control and BMS connections shall be done as per approved shop drawings. Connect the piping net work to the fan coil unit as per the approved drawing. Condensate drain pans shall be connected by using approved material.

How is a fan coil connected to a piping net?

Connect the piping net work to the fan coil unit as per the approved drawing. Condensate drain pans shall be connected by using approved material. The condensate pipe work shall be connected to nearest drainage point as per approved shop drawing. Appropriate trap shall be constructed in the condensate drain line.

Where are fan coils stored at construction site?

At site all the Fan Coil Units will be stored in a clean / dry place and adequate covering by by tarpaulin sheets will be done to protect the equipment from deposition of construction dust till they are finally shifted to their location. Any discrepancies, damage etc., found will be notified and reported for further action.