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Your evaporative cooler experts are here!

Look no further than Jim's Air Conditioning for all of your evaporative air conditioning services. We provide high quality services including same day repairs and prompt installation. You can count on Jim's for an efficient cooling service.

Choose Jim's For Your Evaporative Air Conditioner

We all want to enjoy efficient home cooling. You don't want to sit there feeling like a roast chook in the oven on a summer day, right? That's why Jim's Air Conditioning is proud to deliver a range of evaporative cooling services for customers across Australia!

We're open 24 hours, 7 days per week. And just like all evaporative coolers, we're running at high efficiency. That means you can call on our local air conditioning technicians for after hours and public holiday jobs. There's no additional charge for after hours cooling services, either.

Jim's Air Conditioning wants to be here for you. Our vans are fully stocked with all necessary tools and parts, too. So when your local technician arrives, they can get started straight away for same day repairs.

If you're looking for cooler ways to relax in summer, give us a call. Jim's Air Conditioning is here to deliver quality services across Australia. Repairs, maintenance or installation, we do it all.

Licensed Evaporative Cooling System Services

No matter the weather, you can call on Jim's for fast and reliable evaporative cooling services. Our fully licensed technicians are skilled professionals ready to take on your job.

Some of our most common evaporative air conditioning jobs include:

  • Seasonal maintenance
  • Replacing evaporative filter pads
  • Checking for water damage, rust and corrosion
  • Inspecting the cooler and ducts for vermin and mould
  • Disinfecting and deodorising the system
  • Replacing motor parts, including the fan or water pump
  • Fault finding and performance capability testing

Jim's Air Conditioning is also here to assist with any evaporative cooling winter shutdowns. We can also replace and install new units to ensure your home is cool for summer!

Contact us today to learn more, or to book a service. Our experienced AC technicians are ready to get down to business.

Evaporative Cooling Basics

We know that not everyone is familiar with evaporative air conditioners. Many of us are used to refrigerated air conditioning, not the natural process of evaporation.

Essentially, the name speaks for itself. Evaporative air conditioning involves a roof-mounted cooling unit that draws in hot air from outside your home.

The warm air is filtered through moist cooling pads, triggering a continuous cycle of evaporation. Therefore, the cooled water transforms from a liquid to a gas, naturally cooling the external air that is being pushed through the system.

A fan then moves the freshly cooled air through a series of ducts in the roof. Vents release the cool air, giving you an efficient ducted air conditioner.

Evaporative coolers are suitable for most regions. Although, they don't perform as well in humid climates. Long spells of heat and humidity cause the filter pads to turn dank and mouldy. Otherwise, there are few reasons to not enjoy the perks of fresh, naturally chilled air.

Benefits of Evaporative Air Conditioning

If you're after cost effective cooling, evaporative air conditioning is one of the premium options. Less energy is used than a traditional refrigerated air con, while it's also more environmentally friendly.

Competitive installation costs and reduced energy usage also make this a great ducted option throughout Australia.

As the evaporative cooling system doesn't use as much electricity per hour, they're also economically friendly. An evaporative cooler does not use Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), which are harmful to the environment. Instead, the evaporation process ensures that your cooling system can maintain a comfortable temperature with no negative side effects.

For the health conscious or allergenic, evaporative air coolers are a healthier choice for your home. Unlike traditional air conditioning that uses recycled air, evaporative coolers give you fresh, clean, cool air. The circulated air from an evaporative is not dry like that of air conditioners. It won't irritate your eyes or leave you with dry, itchy skin.

As Australian summers continue to get hotter with heatwaves aplenty, an evaporative cooling system offers a competitive difference to traditional systems.

Evaporative Cooler Price

Jim's Air Conditioning is here to keep you cool. If you're wondering about the costs involved with evaporative cooling, you don't have to worry. All of our air conditioning services can be matched up with an interest free payment plan** for your peace of mind.

Absolutely no upfront deposit is required. You can see instant results with same day repairs or installation. Your payment is then spread out across numerous weekly or even fortnightly instalments. And the best part is you can stay in control and manage them every step of the way. You are in control of the price.

The interest free payment options** are a handy way to take care of emergency repairs to your evaporative unit. Even annual servicing or maintenance can be included! Whatever the task, Jim's Air Conditioning will look after your evaporative system with a trusted process.

To book a service, contact Jim's Air Conditioning today. We can often have a technician out on site inside an hour* or your call!

Also, check the list of all services we provide.

Evaporative Cooling FAQs

Get the lowdown on some of the most frequently asked evaporative air con questions.

The major difference between traditional air conditioning and evaporative air conditioning is the cooling method. Standard refrigerated systems use refrigerant and chemicals to cool or heat air to a set temperature. They often have reverse cycle capabilities, too, and can operate at both hot and cold temperatures. Meanwhile, evaporative units use moist cooling pads and warm external air to create a controlled evaporation. This cools down fresh air that is then pumped throughout the home. There is no unbuilt heating, although gas ducted heating systems can be installed alongside evaporative coolers.

Costs can vary depending on your circumstances. Ductwork will have to be installed inside the ceiling, and this may or may not be a straightforward task. Replacement costs can also vary. If existing ducts can be retained, you are only paying for the cost of a new unit (and associated work) rather than a full installation. To get a quote for your home cooling, call Jim's Air Conditioning or fill in an online booking form.

Although easy to use, evaporative cooling systems do require a few extra tricks to work at their most efficient. This includes leaving windows and doors open while the unit is running. This is because this system relies on moving internal warm air through open windows or doors. Naturally cooled outdoor air can then be brought in to replaces it. The entire process creates a natural sense of airflow, much like the external environment. It may feel like a strange thing to do in the current climate, however, there is no additional energy use. Your room remains fresh and cool.
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A Fantastic Job

Brad was awesome and performed a fantastic job with replacing my broken thermostat. Very friendly and professional. Would definitely use these Jim's again if ever needed.
Lyndon, VIC 5 stars rating

No More Cold Nights!

Joe was bloody awesome, got everything sorted as soon as possible, no more cold nights! Thanks mate!
Matt, WA 5 stars rating

Humming Along Beautifully

Elliot was prompt, professional and did a wonderful job. Our unit was making a horrible sound and now it’s humming along beautifully. Thanks, Elliot :)
Rie, VIC 5 stars rating
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