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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  • 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
  • Chanaka Fernando Avatar

    Stephen and the team at Maxim Air did a great job. They were very professional from the beginning.

    Stephen sent a technician for the inspection within a very short time period.

    After a thorough inspection, all the options were explained to us in detail and clearly answered all our queries, and guided us through the process.

    The technician on site was very polite and friendly.

    A high quality job was delivered on time for a very reasonable price. We are very happy with the results and would highly recommend Maxim Air.

    Chanaka Fernando 13/06/2018
  • Marlene Nassif Avatar

    Our air condition is 20 years old and never worked to full potential it was always very weak and not much heating or cooling. Rang Stephen he came had a look and advised to change all the ducts and put new zones. Very happy we went with his advise we ended up with perfect heating and cooling so he really saved us from buying a new unit. The guys who came to do the job were all very efficient and polite, I would not refrain from recommending them to anyone they were all very good and very reasonable price

    Marlene Nassif 13/06/2018
  • Nicholas Scott Avatar

    The boys at Maxim Air Conditioning were very professional and respectful. My new ducted airconditioning has been great. The best thing I found about the whole installation was how quiet and kind the staff were to my family and home environment. Cleaned up everything at the end and took away all packaging. Would recommend this company to anyone!

    Nicholas Scott 13/06/2018
  • Charlie Khoury Avatar

    Fantastic service. And great quality. Nothing is ever too difficult which is why they have done multiple jobs for our company and will continue to do so

    Charlie Khoury 04/06/2018
  • Carl Avatar

    Professional, friendly and reliable. You can’t go wrong with these guys. From beginning to end, I could not fault. Thanks for such a positive experience and result!

    Carl 08/04/2018
  • Tobin Lottering Avatar

    Maxim did a really good job. Stephen and Aaron provided a good solution for me and provided viable options for the system. Their team does neat work and goes the extra mile (they fixed some holes they found in my roof for me and provided some tips on fixing damaged drywalling). A really good experience they delivered what they promised.

    Tobin Lottering 27/03/2018

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