Nothing beats the summer heat like a blast of cool air from the air conditioner. If you want to enjoy low temperatures without the high electricity bills, split system air conditioning could be the best option.

What are the advantages of using split system air conditioning?

These efficient heating and cooling systems come in all sizes, whether you need to cool a single room or a larger space in your home or office. Maxim installs quality split systems from the most trusted brands in Australia at competitive prices including Daikin, Samsung and Mitsubishi Electric.

We have more than 15 years of experience working with all types of cooling and heating systems for residential homes and commercial buildings, offering the highest standard of service at competitive prices in North Shore and Castle Hill in the Hills District of Sydney NSW and across Sydney.



Benefits of split system air conditioning include:

  • Rapid cooling – These systems cool spaces quickly and efficiently, with automatic timers and remote control operation making them convenient to use.
  • Energy Saving – Inverter technology means less energy is needed to maintain a consistant temperature. All the split systems we install meet or exceed the Australian Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS).
  • Saving money – As well as lowering your energy bills for the long term, these units are also easier to install than ducted systems, as they require less modifications to your home.
  • Less intrusive – The indoor units of split systems are designed to be as compact as possible, so they'll have a minimal impact on your home. Their quiet operation makes them suitable for use in bedrooms and working areas.
  • Cleaner air – Most systems also purify the air while cooling, reducing dust and allergens in your surroundings to improve indoor air quality (IAQ).
  • Easy to maintain – Once the system has been installed, it's easy to clean the filters and keep it in good working order. The product will also be covered by a manufacturer's warranty if anything goes wrong.

How do split systems work?

Split system air conditioning systems are split into two components – an outdoor unit that contains the compressor, and an indoor unit, which may be wall-mounted or floor-standing or ceiling cassette type which contain the fan and evaporator.

Like other air conditioners, split systems use refrigerated cooling to remove the heat from the air inside your home, it will then transfer out the heat through the refrigerant lines and  disperse it through the condenser coil. The air in the room is cooled by a cooled refrigerant and circulated around the indoor space by the fan.


What types of split system air conditioners are available?

Split systems come in a range of options, depending on how much cooling you need, how much space you have available and whether you need heating as well as cooling. You can also look for advanced features such as humidity control and Wi-Fi compatibility to get even more out of your new air conditioner.

Wall mounted

Wall-mounted air conditioners are the most popular choice for Australian homes. These compact units are usually installed high on the wall and have sleek, modern designs that blend in with contemporary decor. Their quiet operation makes them ideal for bedrooms, study areas and offices.

Floor standing

If you're short on space, or you want to make use of an existing fireplace or alcove, floor-standing units could be more convenient than high wall-mounted units. These usually direct air upwards rather than down, and because they're within easy reach, it's even easier to keep them clean and change the filter.

Ceiling cassette

If you don't have enough space on your walls for a wall-mounted or floor-standing unit, or you just prefer a centrally located unit for a larger space such as an open plan apartment or boardroom, a ceiling cassette can be a great alternative. These compact units take up less space than a ducted system, and their quiet operation means you won't even notice they're there.

Multi-head split systems

If you need to cool multiple rooms, a multi-split system lets you maintain unique climates in different areas, all through a single compressor. Two or more indoor units can be connected to the same outdoor unit to save space and improve convenience.

Want to know more about split system installation in Sydney? Get in touch with Maxim. We can help you choose the best solution for your home, workplace or project.


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  • Chan Michael Avatar

    Just had a ducted system and a single unit installed by Maxim. The "whole journey" was an exceptional experience! - very approachable, competitive and reasonable pricing, accommodating to installation date, friendly staff including the owners, who are down to earth people.

    No need to look elsewhere!

    Chan Michael 12/03/2019
  • Nasrin Azizi Avatar

    Amazing company. Well organised, great prices, even accept credit card payment. Could not recommend enough!

    Nasrin Azizi 01/03/2019
  • aida Nedel Avatar

    I would highly recommend MaXim Air to anyone looking for ducted system. We spent a lot of time and effort shopping around, when we could have gone to the best and most competitive to start with. very professional . A joy to deal with from the initial consult to the installation.

    aida Nedel 28/02/2019
  • Carolyn O’Brien Avatar

    MaXim Air recently installed ducted airconditioning in our home. From start to finish the service was very professional and efficient. The installations guys were awesome and worked tirelessly in extreme heat to complete the job and I couldn’t be happier with the result. Thank you MaXim Air

    Carolyn O’Brien 22/02/2019
  • Raj Bareja Avatar

    Thanks to Arran and Stephen for their excellent workmanship and customer friendly attitude. Right from the beginning of the process they always guided us about the right product for our home and kept us informed all along. We installed 18.0 KW ducted AC and the whole process was really smooth. There was some delay from my end in approving the quote but Arran still did his best to accommodate the installation dates so that my family can bear the unexpected hot weather in Sydney during the months of December and January. Thanks Maxim team.

    Raj Bareja 01/02/2019
  • Mark Pinder Avatar

    Very helpful and friendly, competitive prices. Installation team were customer focused and experienced... all arrived and finished on time. I would highly recommend. Installed a 12.5KW Daikin. Performs well.

    Mark Pinder 15/01/2019
  • Tom Williams Avatar

    The team at MaXim Air are extremely professional and friendly. They provided expert advice and suggestions during the initial quote for a ducted system, which was also highly competitive. The installation went flawlessly, they even helped fix up a sagging ceiling when installing the ducted vents. They truly went above and beyond in making sure I was 100% happy with the job. I would highly recommend MaXim Air Conditioning.

    Tom Williams 03/12/2018
  • Helen Devitt Avatar

    Arran provided expert advice and ideas (that no one else had suggested) for the initial quote for our ducted air conditioning. The quote was very competitive. We received reminders of the installation day via text prior to installation. On the day of installation Victor and his team arrived on the dot of 7am and worked all day until the job was completed. They were very conscientious and cleaned up thouroughly. Would highly recommend MaXim air conditioning services.

    Helen Devitt 01/12/2018
  • Calvin and Kimberley Avatar

    Maxim recently installed 2 split system air conditioners for us and we were very pleased with their excellent service. Stephen and his team were efficient, hardworking, professional, and pleasant to deal with. We were impressed with the effort that the team went to in ensuring we were happy with the position of the units in each room, and making sure the areas were tidy and all rubbish removed after installation. The team was punctual and completed the tasks within the quoted time frame. We also were grateful for the quick responses to our queries. We would highly recommend Maxim. Thank you Stephen and team.

    Calvin and Kimberley 18/11/2018
  • Andrew Wild Avatar

    Excellent service from the Maxim team. A bit late (due at 7am which is too early on a Saturday anyway!) but no concern as they did a great job and were very helpful. Highly recommended.

    Andrew Wild 17/11/2018

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