Wherever you live on the North Shore, Maxim Air can install a custom air conditioning system tailored to your local climate and your individual preferences.

We understand that your cooling needs are influenced by your environment. Our expert technicians will design a system that helps you make the most of natural cooling, lowering your energy bills while keeping you and your family comfortable.

Maxim Air has installed and repaired air conditioners in homes and commercial buildings across Sydney for over 10 years.


We service and install in all Lower North Shore suburbs including:

  • Cammeray - NSW 2062
  • Cremorne - NSW 2090
  • Milsons Point - NSW 2061
  • Mosman - NSW 2088
  • North Sydney - NSW 2059
  • Willoughby - NSW 2068

All Upper North Shore suburbs including:

  • Asquith - NSW 2077
  • Chatswood - NSW 2057
  • Hornsby - NSW 2077
  • Killara - NSW 2071
  • Lindfield - NSW 2070
  • Normanhurst - NSW 2076
  • Pymble - NSW 2073
  • Roseville - NSW 2069
  • St Ives - NSW 2075
  • Turramurra - NSW 2074
  • Waitara - NSW 2077

Do you need air conditioning if you live near the coast?

Where you live affects how warm or cool it will be at different times of the year. If you live close to the sea, you can benefit from its cooling breeze in the summer and its warmth in the winter, compared to inland areas that are warmer in the summer and colder in the winter. A coastal beach brings in cooler breezes than a harbour beach.

Buildings on the Upper North Shore generally require more cooling and heating than those on the Lower North Shore, but you'll still benefit from having energy-efficient air conditioning installed wherever you live to keep you cool in the hotter months.

Other factors also affect how much natural cooling you're able to receive in your home, such as its design, the materials used in its construction and the orientation of your windows and doors.

At Maxim Air, we specialise in all types of air conditioners from all the major brands, so we can recommend the ideal option for your home or business.

Can living on the coast damage your air conditioning?

One problem with living near the sea is that salt and sand in the air can get into your air conditioning unit and damage its metal coils and other components. That's why routine maintenance is so important to make sure it's free from faults and operating at peak efficiency.

When we install your new air conditioner, we'll organise a maintenance schedule so our technicians can check, clean and service the unit and its components as often as needed, helping you to enjoy uninterrupted cooling.

If your A/C does develop a problem, regular maintenance means we can catch minor issues before they become serious, saving you money on repairs and extending the life of your system.

How to look after your air conditioner

You can help your air conditioning system stay in good working order with regular cleaning and maintenance. You should:

Clean or change the filters. This should be done at least once a month if you live on the coast, or more frequently if you have pets.

Clean the outside unit. Spray the coils and aluminum fan blades a few times a week to rinse away salt and prevent corrosion.

Clear away obstacles. Keep the area around the outdoor condenser unit free from leaves and other debris, to avoid blocking the airflow and putting a strain on the system.

Install a resilient system. Maxim Air's technicians will recommend air conditioning that's designed specifically for a coastal climate, with components that will stand up to corrosion.

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  • Haixi Yang Avatar

    Maxim is one of the best company to work with. Professional, punctual and very friendly, they did a fantastic job. I highly recommend them.

    Haixi Yang 21/10/2018
  • Paul Kangro Avatar

    I had several companies quote to replaced my existing, very old, ducted system. Maxim was the only company to actually listen to what I wanted and make great suggestions - and they delivered a quote that was much lower than I had expected. They turned up on the agreed day and worked till the job was done - no corners were cut - the quality of the install was excellent. It was a very large complex job. They cleaned up everywhere - it was like they had never been there. They left very late at night, after a very early start. Before they left I found them with a torch going over my driveway in detail to make sure no screws had been left that i would drive over - you don't see that attention to detail often. The large team we had working at our place were all very courteous and friendly. For value, integrity and a very high standard or workmanship - I would recommend Maxim to anyone without hesitation.

    Paul Kangro 20/10/2018
  • Brian Chuong Avatar

    Stephen provided a detailed explanation of the installation process. Air con installed 1 month ago, with new duct, motor and unit. So far so good. The customer service was good, and the price reasonable.

    Brian Chuong 17/10/2018
  • Sasha Kovic Avatar

    Maxim did a great job installing ducted aircon into my new house. The guys were very professional and offered good practical solutions compared to others who looked at the job. I would definitely recommend them to friends and use them again.

    Sasha Kovic 15/10/2018
  • Brian Chuong Avatar

    Stephen provided a detailed explanation of the installation process. Air con installed 1 month ago, with new duct, motor and unit. So far so good. The customer service was good, and the price reasonable.

    Brian Chuong 15/10/2018
  • James Wakeham Avatar

    Friendly service and honest advice. Fixed the a/c unit with a simpler fix (which may or may not last) rather than going straight to the expensive fix

    James Wakeham 11/09/2018
  • smiley r Avatar

    Aaron delivered on his promise to do the job on time (our tight time-line) and on budget (best quote received). Technicians Matt and Vic were very punctual, very polite, tidy, efficient and helpful. Maxim is highly recommended.

    smiley r 21/08/2018
  • nick alaveyan Avatar

    We had one of the best experience in the trade industry dealing with Maxim air-conditioning quality of the service was unbelievable the idea from the director of the company regards to designing the grills are fabulous they did they best to provide the high-quality and the clean job with the lowest price for us.

    We do highly recommend people to use these kind of service as much as we satisfied and happy we wish the same to other customer send

    nick alaveyan 16/08/2018
  • Mabel Cheng Avatar

    Stephen provided a good air-con service to my new home. He gave professional advice with a reasonable price.

    Bellevue Hill

    Mabel Cheng 25/07/2018
  • Uzma Raza Avatar

    Fantastic service! Stephen was very helpful and professional right from the start. My house had a very small roof space which made the job very challanging, but he took it onboard and made things work. The boys were very friendly and professional. Would highly recommend MaXim Air to my family and friends. Thank you

    Uzma Raza 28/06/2018

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