Small Duct High Velocity System for Heating

The Unico System is a simple solution offering instant heating, cooling and ventilation all year round along with improved Indoor Air Quality (IAQ). It is a central air distribution system made up of small ducts that mix and deliver conditioned air into the living space.and well being. A central air distribution system using Small Duct High Velocity (SDHV) heating and cooling system technology, it is ideally suited to new self-build homes and residential properties as well as for renovation projects, architecturally unique heritage buildings and commercial properties.

The Unico System is made up of key components: the Air Handler, the main central duct, flexible supply tubing, discrete room outlets, a return air module that can be used for providing fresh air from outside and room controls to quickly set and adjust indoor comfort levels. It’s compatible with Nest Pro with its range of features and settings for everday living.

The Air Handler Unit (AHU) is at the heart of every system, incorporating a variable speed fan motor, ultra-efficient coils and return air module which are managed by the intelligent S.M.A.R.T control panel for precise airflow control. It can easily be installed in the roof space above ceilings, in utility rooms, an adjoining garage or in a basement.

For heating, the Unico System can replace fossil fuel boilers and traditional radiators, with the flexibility to easily match with almost any heat source including Air Source or Ground Source Heat Pumps. It has major advantages when compared with other heating options including its small footprint, a range of heating coils that give installers and end-users a choice of solutions, space saving room outlets that replace radiators and provide superior and efficient comfort.

As a central air system, Unico dehumidifies better than any other system and can also offer a total Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) solution with the ability to reduce airborne odours, germs, mould and bacteria in home. It comes with a standard air filter but goes further with the option of upgrading to a higher grade of filter, providing an easy means to add UV light and integratiion of ventilation control.

Unico technology can drive down energy costs whilst providing the highest levels of comfort and offering ultra quiet operation. Homeowners and property managers can enjoy all year-round superior air comfort with a range of benefits:

One simple solution offering instant heating & cooling along with improved air quality and comfort.

Superior energy efficiency with 97% of the system energy delivered to the conditioned living space.

Removal of 30% more humidity than traditional HVAC systems for improved air quality and optimum comfort levels.

Creation of a draft-free, ultra-quiet living environment with minimal temperature variation thanks to aspiration technology.

Delivery of air quietly and seamlessly with even temperatures and decibel levels down to a whisper (< 30 decibels).

Flexibility to work independently, freeing up wall space, or alongside traditional radiators and underfloor heating.
Integrated ventilation with heat recovery available.

Air Craft is an approved Specialist Installer Partner, including CIPHE recognition, for the Unico System. With full manufacturer training covering the selection, installation and commissioning of systems for customers in both the residential and commercial sectors, Air Craft already has vast experience with the product. Further details of the Unico System are available in the Homeowner Guide.
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I can finally enjoy my home as intended. I can monitor and control the air conditioning from anywhere. This saves me wasting energy when I am away from home and the weather suddenly changes.

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