Leading Installer of Unico Systems in Chicago’s North Shore Area

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American Vintage Home is proud to be a leading installer of Unico Systems in America. Whether you want to enjoy the benefits of Unico in Evanston, Oak Park, or elsewhere in the Chicago North Shore area, our unrivaled installation process ensures a positive experience for you. This way, you can begin a new chapter for your home comfort and rest assured that you are getting the most out of your investment.


SpacePak Versus Unico

Deciding between SpacePak and Unico? Either way, we’ve got you covered. Give us a call, and we can help you decide whether Unico or SpacePack installation would be best for your home!


How Does Unico Work to Cool Your Home?

The high-velocity Unico System uses “aspiration” to gently mix and then distribute air throughout the home. It controls humidity by passing air through the cooling coils at a 24- to 26-degree temperature differential, while traditional HVAC systems can only reduce the temperature by 15 to 17 degrees.

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Are you interested in learning more about the benefits of installing a Unico AC system in your Chicago North Shore Area home? Give us a call at 847-999-4595 or reach out to our experts online, and our team will provide you with valuable insight into the numerous benefits of choosing Unico AC!

Why Choose a Unico System for Your Chicago North Shore Home?

A Unico air conditioning system offers:

  • Small, airtight, and leak-free ductwork that ensures both minimized operation costs and quiet operation
  • Lowered humidity levels in your home by up to 30%
  • Superior design flexibility
  • Ducts that are one-fourth the size of conventional HVAC systems, making Unico ideal for the smaller spaces typically found in older homes
  • Ductwork that is incorporated into building space without compromising or disrupting living areas
  • A large selection of outlet choices to blend with any décor
  • Draft-free, consistent temperature throughout your home

Unico System’s Ductwork Fits in With Your Home’s Decor

You’d never want to see obtrusive ductwork throughout your home. With a Unico System, your living space won’t be compromised. The ductwork is built within your existing home structure to keep the ducts out of sight.

Even more, Unico offers a wide selection of outlet styles and colors to match your home decor. You can choose the option that’s right for you and preserve the beauty of your older home.

Repairs & Maintenance on Unico AC Systems

American Vintage Home is proud to be a leading servicer and installer of Unico Systems in America. From service to installation, we know this product better than any other company. You can rest assured that our work is not only accurate but also cost-effective. If you’ve ever felt that your existing service provider did not have the capacity to properly maintain, repair, or resolve issues with your Unico System, let us prove we’re different. Our technical skills and experience with these systems are simply unmatched.

Unico AC System FAQs

How noisy are Unico Systems?

When installed properly, Unico Systems generate the same level of sound as a new conventional forced air system. These systems accomplish this by adding sound attenuator tubing near all the vents. So even though the air is traveling at a higher velocity than in conventional forced air systems, the attenuator tubing acts as a buffer that reduces the sound. The result is a quiet operating system that delivers relaxing, soothing comfort.

What equipment is installed?

A new Unico System includes:

  • A blower coil – installed in the attic or basement
  • A condensing unit – installed outside
  • Main supply trunk tubing
  • Individually branched supply duct tubing with sound attenuators
  • Vents throughout the home
  • Refrigerant lines that connect the condensing unit to the blower coil
  • A drain line that runs from the blower to a designated drain
  • Electric lines that run to the blower coil and condensing unit
  • A return air filter grille that allows air to travel from the home to the blower

How big are the ducts that are installed?

The supply tubing that travels through the walls and ceiling has a 2-inch diameter on the inside and a 3.5-inch diameter on the outside. The main duct line installed in the attic or basement has a diameter of 7 to 9 inches.

Are Unico Systems as comfortable as conventional air conditioning?

Yes, if not more so. Unico Systems remove up to 30% more moisture than conventional forced air systems. This distinction is critical to your comfort level in a high-humidity climate like Chicago in the summer. As a result, rooms stay at a comfortable, uniform temperature.

How long does it take to install a Unico System?

Generally, it takes 5 to 7 workdays to install your whole Unico System. Of course, the larger your home size, the longer the installation. We take the time to ensure every installation fits the home perfectly to ensure optimal system performance, longevity, and energy efficiency.

American Vintage Home: Your Older Home Experts in Chicago’s North Shore Area

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It takes certain skills and experience to understand the unique challenges of older homes. At American Vintage Home, we’ve spent years working with these older structures and architectural features.

That’s why, when you are looking to install a Unico System in Evanston, Oak Park, Winnetka, or elsewhere in the Chicago North Shore area, your best bet is always American Vintage Home. We’ve worked in homes just like yours, and we know how to improve your comfort without disrupting your home’s historical value.

Unmatched Respect for Your Home

American Vintage Home shows the highest level of respect for your property and home. Our technicians wear shoe covers, put down drop cloths, and are trained to service your system both quickly and effectively. We even follow up with a phone call to ensure that you are happy with our work. We are proud to stand behind everything we do, and we never consider a job complete until you are 100% satisfied.

Let our team of older home experts ensure that your home provides you with the comfort you need! Call today at 847-999-4595 or contact us online to schedule your Unico AC services in the Chicago North Shore area! 

Our Unrivaled Installation Process

The installation process is a very important moment in your system’s life. It directly determines how efficiently your system will operate and how much money you will save. That’s why we take several steps to ensure your system will be installed correctly, including our:

  • Engineering consultant visit. Our consultant will answer your questions, conduct a thorough analysis of your home, and present you with a proposal listing several options with upfront pricing.
  • Initial walkthrough. Our installation manager and lead technician will guide you through each aspect of the work that our team will complete.
  • Installation. Our technicians will arrive each day at the appointed time and adhere to the timeline created by the installation manager, who will monitor the job daily. We also use shoe covers and drop cloths to keep our work area clean and contained.
  • Final walkthrough. The installation manager will inspect the work done in each phase, explain the basic operation of your new system, and ask you about your experience during the installation.

Give our team a call at 847-999-4595 or schedule an appointment online so we can start you on the path of total home comfort!