There are a number of factors to take into account when designing systems for schools and colleges. It is important to ensure that they provide a comfortable and quiet environment so as not to distract attention away from the lessons and there are many different aspects to consider depending on the area of the school that is under consideration.

The following types of unit are applicable:

Wall Mounted units – Least Expensive to install, easy to retrofit

Ceiling Mounted Cassette units – Unobtrusive, aesthetically pleasing and fit very well into a suspended ceiling.

Under Ceiling units – Cost effective solution particularly for large areas. Mounted on the ceiling direct and do not impact on the wall space which may be used fully for display purposes.

Ducted Units – Most attractive, only see small grill, difficult to retrofit, more expensive