On those hot summer days and wintery mornings having the right heating and cooling system is critical to being comfortable at home year-round. Whether you are looking for a whole home solution or just to heat or cool certain areas in the house we have the solution for you and your family.
Heating and cooling systems provide your household with a comfortable climate all year round, whether it’s a hot summer night or a chilly winter morning.
Our refrigerant – Prime, is leading the way in the industry. Offering the widest range of refrigerants available at 150 branches nationwide. We understand that the world of refrigerants is changing - Prime and Actrol will have you covered through the HFC phase down with readily available HFO blends.
With an extensive range of compressors including hermetic, semi hermetic, scroll, rotary and open drive - We have got your compressor needs covered no matter the application. Our compressors come from world leading brands such as Tecumseh, Copeland, Danfoss and Bitzer.
With the highest quality and reliable range of evaporators and condensers - From industry renowned brands Tecumseh, Cabero, Cabero Pro and Bitzer. We are here to assist you in installing the best possible unit for the job.
Home to the widest range of condensing units, offering both open and packaged options, as well as standard and fully fitted units to suit any application. From trusted brands such as Tecumseh, ACPAC and Compac, you can rest easy knowing these units are of the highest quality and made extremely robust and reliable.
Wall Hung Split (WHS) Systems are effective means to heat or cool a room. Our extensive range of brands and sizes will ensure that your customer is staying cool this summer.
Some WHS have the ability to be made into a multi system where several indoor units are serviced by one outdoor unit. This gives the homeowner the ability to heat or cool multiple rooms.
With an extensive range of ducted reverse cycle air conditioners - We have got your ducted air conditioning needs covered no matter the size or application. Our units come from world leading brands such as Kaden and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries .
Multi spilt air conditioning are an effective way of heating and cooling multiple rooms. With a large range of options including ducted, wall hung and cassette - our expert staff are here to assist you installing the best system for the job.
Designed to cool a specific room or office, Cassettes are an effective means of heating and cooling when there is no ability to install a wall hung split on the wall or there is limited room in the ceiling for a ducted system.
Discover world leading Australian and International brands in refrigerations and air conditioning available at Actrol.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has a rich history of superior air-conditioning products and is instantly recognisable for quality and technological advancement.
Kaden heating and cooling products are designed to handle the intensities of Australian weather with ease.
Leading the way in refrigerant. Prime has the refrigerants you need, where and when you need them.
Cabero offers world class engineering and supplys quality heat exchangers, evaporators and refrigeration solutions.
Tecumseh has been servicing the industry for almost 80 years and is renowned globally for its innovation, customer service and quality. They are committed to providing reliable compressors, condensing units and parts.
The Actrol branch network are experts in all things air conditioning, chat to our team in-store to get the detail you need when looking at installing an air conditioning system or to get in touch with an installer.
Actrol staff have an array of knowledge in all things air conditioners to find the best solution for you.
Actrol has a national network of 76 branches so you’ll be sure to find a branch close by which can service your needs.
We test products in an in-house testing facility, with a specific area for heating and cooling systems.
Our team of expert application engineers are readily available to support refrigeration product selection, commissioning and maintenance.
Find the answers you need to some of the most common heating and cooling questions.
Split systems or wall mounted units are comprised with both an indoor and outdoor component which work in tandem to generate the perfect climate inside your home or office. The indoor component of a split system air conditioner is usually wall mounted in a central living space. This piece will comprise the vent where cooled or warmed air is expelled and the filters which trap dust and other foreign particles before they enter your home. This unit is also from where you control your internal climate, setting the temperature and the fan speed.
The outdoor component of your split system air conditioner contains the compressor. This part of the air conditioner is responsible for heating or cooling the air before it enters into your home. It is connected to the indoor unit by a network of pipes carrying refrigerant required to heat or cool the air-conditioned air. This unit may need particular space requirements that your installer will explain in detail, but generally a well ventilated outside space near your wall mounted internal unit and large enough to comfortably house the compressor unit is what you will need to consider.
Ducted air conditioning units
This type of air conditioner consists of a compressor unit outside the building which feeds freshly air-conditioned air through a network of vents throughout the building, maintaining the climate in all rooms simultaneously. Although very effective, ducted air conditioning units can become expensive to run. It's best to talk to a licenced installer to see if a ducted air conditioner is best for you.
Split system air conditioners
A split system air conditioner is usually mounted on a wall in a room inside your building and will feed cool air into that room. If the placement is correct, you could effectively feed that air throughout the rest of the building.
Chat with a qualified air conditioner installer to understand which units and which placement is best for your home or office.
Regular air conditioner maintenance like cleaning the filters prevents the build-up of dust and other particles inside the unit and will ensure effective and efficient running. Dirty filters can sometimes force your unit to work harder than it needs to, which can result in more expensive running costs. The main purpose of your filters is to prevent foreign particles from entering the air and can help to minimise allergens inside your home.
As not all air conditioning filters are the same, we recommend familiarising yourself with the owner’s manual. If your unit has not come with a hardcopy of the owner’s manual you can usually find a copy on the manufacturer’s website. The owner’s manual will include a regular home maintenance guide as well the part numbers and descriptions for any replacement pieces like your air filters that you might need.
If you’re unsure of exactly how to maintain your filters, we recommend speaking with your installer or the unit’s manufacturer.
Installation costs for an air conditioner will vary depending on things such as the age and state of your home or apartment, the type of air conditioner you already have installed, and whether you intend to change the position of your current unit when you install your new one.
Consult a licenced installer for a detailed quote and to ensure you select the right air conditioner for your home or office.
When choosing the best air conditioning unit for your needs it’s important that you understand exactly how the space your trying to control the temperature of works. Some things to consider early on in your search for the ideal air conditioning unit include:
What kind of natural light and warmth from the sun does your building and the rooms you’re looking to cool or warm receive? Start with understanding the aspect that your home or intended building faces.
What is your building is made of? Heating or cooling a brick home, for example, is much easier than heating or cooling a weatherboard cottage. Brick is a great natural insulator and will retain an internal temperature very effectively
What kind of insulation – if any – do you already have installed?
Yes. Split systems offer heating and cooling.
With a zone control system such as Myzone 3, you can control the temperature in different rooms. For more information, consult your installer or speak to a Metalflex team member.
No, we recommend that any air conditioning system is always installed by a licensed installer. Any unit installed by an unqualified installer will void all warranties.
Evaporative cooling works best when windows and doors are partially left open to expel air already within the house. This will allow the fresh, cool air to move through the rooms.