Air Conditioning Installation Darwin

The Compare Air Conditioning team has conducted a thorough investigation to bring you the top 5 air conditioning installation companies in Darwin. Our team compared numerous companies based on several key factors, which include value for money, customer experience, product range and technical expertise.

From our top 5 air conditioning installation Darwin companies we have selected one company that particularly stands out – Advanced Air. Advanced Air is our top choice because they performed particularly strongly across all of the key categories.

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  • Price

  • Customer service

  • Response time

  • Residential and Commercial

  • Free on-site quote

  • Installation and repair

  • Split systems (reverse / inverter / multi)

  • Ducted (heating / heating and cooling)

  • Evaporative

  • Hydronic Boiler

  • Steam Boiler

  • Services rural areas?

  • Top recommended brands?

  • ARC Tick*

  • Weekend availability

  • Apartments

  • Financing options

  • Installation warranty (yrs)

  • Compare Air Conditioning Rating

* Up-to-date as at 1 November 2019. We review our comparison tables regularly to ensure our data is up-to-date.
* The ARC Tick identifies businesses authorised to install, service and repair fridges, freezers and air conditioners.

Advanced Air is the best value air conditioning installation company in Darwin

Taking into consideration the key categories that our team researched, Advanced Air ranked as the leading company in air conditioning installation in Darwin.
Advanced Air is our first choice based on the following elements:

  • consistently satisfied customers;
  • extremely fast at responding to queries;
  • competitive prices;
  • high quality product range;
  • extensive experience in the industry

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Taking into consideration the key categories that our team researched, Advanced Air ranked as the leading company in air conditioning installation in Darwin.

Price

Advanced Air – our top choice for air conditioning installation in Darwin – has very competitive prices. We found that they respond quickly to requests for a quote, and their quote is understandable and clear.

Air Conditioning Installation Darwin Technician

Our Advanced Air review found that this company stood out from competitors based on the following considerations:

  • Advanced Air is extremely fast at responding to a request for a quote in comparison with other air conditioning installation Darwin companies, generally within a couple of hours.
  • Advanced Air’s quote sets out all of the standard inclusions, and helpfully breaks down the overall price by the price of the unit, the cost of installation, and the price for electrical and brackets. Their quote was both simple and specific and helps customers understand precisely how the quote was formulated.
  • Advanced Air quotes prices inclusive of all foreseen cost of the installation including brackets and electrical equipment, ensuring that there are no hidden or extra charges on the day of installation.

A key component in selecting our top 5 air conditioning installation companies in Darwin is whether they provide value for money. That is why all of our recommendations offer competitive prices that are value for money as compared to other air conditioning installation companies in Darwin. We found the following price-related highlights:

  • Our HME Air Conditioning & Electrical Services review team found that this company provide a neatly presented, itemised quote, which includes installation and electrical circuit work. HME Air Conditioning & Electrical Services charge customers for an on-site inspection.
  • Out of our top 5, our UB Cool Air Conditioning review team found this company to currently be the cheapest. UB Cool Air Conditioning is very quick at responding to requests for a quote.
  • Our K&J Burns review found that this company offer an excellent quote that is very comprehensive. Their itemised quote includes details of the company ethos, technical features and full terms and conditions. K&J Burns also have special offers from time to time.
  • Our Sam Eyles Refrigeration & Air Conditioning review team found that this company provide a great email quote, which is neatly itemised and including relevant and specific details.

Customer Service

The Compare Air Conditioning team found that each of our top 5 air conditioning installation Darwin companies has a great approach to customer service. Yet, Advanced Air stood out for going above and beyond to help customers.

Air Conditioning Installation Darwin sales team member

For example:

  • Advanced Air is dedicated to excellent customer service and is able to provide a quote very quickly. In one exchange with this company, they responded within an hour.
  • The sales team at Advanced Air are polite and able to respond to difficult questions. We found them to be particularly helpful in finding a product that matches customers’ needs.
  • This Darwin-based air conditioning installation company sends several follow up emails to ensure that customer’s needs and requests are being properly addressed.
  • Advanced Air
  • UB Cool
  • HME
  • Sam Eyles
  • K&J Burns

After numerous test calls to dozens of companies, we found that our top 5 choices for air conditioning installation in Darwin all show an above average commitment to customer service.

  • Response time for quote
  • Response time to initial email request

This is demonstrated in the following ways:

  • Our HME Air Conditioning review team found that this company ask a lot of clarifying questions during early interactions, which allows them to assess what is best for their customers. They then offer valuable advice and recommendations regarding product and brand selection. HME Air Conditioning & Electricals have a very quick response rate, and explain to customers the benefits of the Northern Territory Home Improvement Scheme, which can lead to significant discounts. We valued that HME Air Conditioning & Electricals send emails keeping customers up-to-date and in the loop.
  • Our UB Cool review team found that this company provides their customers with a basic quote very quickly (during our testing phase, within an hour). They are happy to discuss the quote further and provide more details upon request and reinforce that their quote is a general one subject to an on-site inspection.
  • Our team is impressed with the helpful and polite customer service that K&J Burns offer. When calling K&J Burns you speak with a receptionist who is able to respond to most of the customers’ questions. The sales team provide great recommendations regarding trusted and reliable brands to suit customers’ needs and send promotional information and follow up emails throughout the process.
  • Our Sam Eyles review team found that their staff are friendly and patient. They are particularly good at asking relevant and probing questions to ascertain what is best for their customers. They provide a direct contact number for any follow up questions.

Product range

Advanced Air is able to install many of the leading air conditioning brands. That being said, for wall hung split system, they strongly recommend Panasonic systems and are Panasonic warranty agents. According to Advanced Air, they prefer Panasonic systems because:

  • Panasonic is a reliable product that does not requites a lot after instalment maintenance.
  • Their technicians have extensive experience installing Panasonic systems.
  • Advanced Air customers’ have provided positive reviews to say that they are happy with Panasonic systems.
Darwin based Air Conditioning Installation worker

Overall, all of our top recommended air conditioning installation Darwin companies have a wide range of products on offer, we note that:

  • HME Air Conditioning & Electrical Services recommend and install Daikin, Toshiba & Carrier split systems. We found that this Darwin-based air conditioning installation company has had positive customer feedback from their recommended brands. Our team values that HME Air Conditioning & Electrical Services thoroughly explains the reasoning for their preferred brands.
  • Two of our top 5 companies – HME Air Conditioning & Electrical Services and K&J Burns – install ducted systems and evaporative cooling but advise against it due to the climate in Darwin.
  • UB Cool Air Conditioning recommends and generally installs Fujitsu, Panasonic and Mitsubishi Electric. They advise against ducted systems due to the humidity in Darwin.
  • K&J Burns recommend Mitsubishi Heavy Industries or Daikin as their preferred brands.
  • Sam Eyles Refrigeration & Airconditioning exclusively recommend and install Daikin systems. This Darwin-based air conditioning installation company are also Daikin warranty agents. The reason they prefer Daikin is because of the products reliability and performance. Sam Eyles Refrigeration & Airconditioning advise against reverse cycle systems, and suggested more suitable alternatives.

Technical expertise and experience

Our number one recommendation for air conditioning installation in Darwin – Advanced Air – established in 2001 offer high quality expertise and valuable experience. Our team notes, however, that they only offer a 6 month warranty on their installation, the shortest in our top 5. Impressively, Advanced Air maintain an online Google rating of 4.5 out of 5 from many reviews. This speaks to broad satisfaction of their customers.

The Compare Air Conditioning team found that all top 5 recommended air conditioning installation Darwin companies have great technical knowledge and lengthy experience in the industry.

In particular:

  • HME Air Conditioning & Electrical Services established in 2006, and rather than having a fixed warranty on their workmanship, HME Air Conditioning & Electrical services guarantee their installation, meaning that any installation fault will be repaired by them regardless of the time elapsed since installation,
  • Established in 2007, UB Cool Air Conditioning offers a fantastic 5-year installation warranty. This Darwin-based air conditioning installation company are also warranty agents for products supplied through their warehouse.
  • K&J Burns established in 1986, making then the longest running air conditioning installation company in our Darwin top 5. Similar to HME Air Conditioning and Electrical Services, K&J Burns guarantee their labour, meaning any installation faults (which are likely to appear soon after installation) will be repaired by them at their cost. This is opposed to others in our top 5 who offer fix term installation warranties.
  • Sam Eyles Refrigeration & Airconditioning established in 1992 and offers a 5 year installation warranty. They have also maintained a 5 out of 5 online rating on Google with many reviews. Considering that these factors place them amongst the most well regarded and experienced of the air conditioning installation companies in our top 5, It seems that in the area of technical expertise and experience Sam Eyles Refrigeration & Airconditioning perform excellently.

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