Elite Airconditioning
And Refrigeration

About Us

About Us

The Early Years

Universal Entities t/a Elite Air-Conditioning formerly known as Universal Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration t/a Elite Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration began in it's present form in the year 2000.

Elite Air-Conditioning prides itself on maintaining efficiency and client satisfaction. Most of our client service relationships date back to the inception of the company, due to maintained professionalism and quality service. With this in mind, we have grown from strength to strength in our industry where competitiveness is very high. Our service footprint has been expanded to other areas in South Africa, namely the Western and Eastern Cape and touching a bit in the Gauteng area. Elite's Cape Town operation has been in existence for the past twelve years.

    Our Values



We offer a range of services including installation, repair, maintenance, and upgrades for residential, commercial, and industrial systems.


Installing new air conditioning or refrigeration systems in buildings or facilities.

Repair and Maintenance

Repairing and maintaining existing air conditioning and refrigeration systems to ensure they operate efficiently and reliably.

System Upgrades

Upgrading older air conditioning and refrigeration systems to newer, more energy-efficient models.

Indoor Air Quality Solutions

Installing air purifiers, humidifiers, and other devices to improve indoor air quality.

Commercial Refrigeration Services

Providing services for commercial refrigeration systems, such as walk-in coolers and fridges.

Consultation and Design

Consulting with clients to design custom air conditioning and refrigeration systems for their specific needs.

Why choose us?

We have a Wealth of Experience

Having been in the industry for the past twenty-four years, we have accumulated a vast amount of experience in dealing with matters professionally. Our accumulative experience exceeds two hundred years in the Air-Conditioning Industry.

Elite specialises in the maintenance and repairs of all makes and types of HVAC systems. Our technical experience is pivotal in keeping our costs as low as possible to our clients.

All our technicians possess the appropriate qualifications in the trade. All measures are taken to ensure the repairs carried out on long distance call-outs have little or no recalls.

To keep our staff abreast with new technology, courses are set up with various air-conditioning suppliers, on how to repair and handle the various new equipment that is presently flooding the market.

Our Service Spectrum

Elite service delivery covers installation, repairs and maintenance of both industrial and domestic air-conditioning units, including both water and air-cooled systems. Elite also installs extractor fans and ventilation systems. With new installation of any equipment, we generally prefer engaging consultants or follow consultant's specifications, to ensure all warranties and guarantees are covered by our suppliers. Elite offers a 24-HOUR service delivery and we also work through PUBLIC HOLIDAYS.

Elite works with only the best brand names in the market. We are currently one of Carrier's largest dealers, which has been maintained for the past twenty years. Other brands used are Samsung, York, Trane, Hisense, Dunham Bush, Gree. Our refrigeration is suppliers are Kovco, Tecsa and Metraclark.

An Elite Environment

Staff Benefits

As a Black Economic Empowerment company since it's inception (BEE LEVEL ONE), Elite is acutely aware of it's responsibilities to its staff members, and apart from being paid well in excess of minimum wage standards, all staff enjoy regular annual increments, performance incentives, and Workmen's Compensation.

First World Technology Defined

Elite Air-Conditioning has a refrigerant recovery unit, which avoids the discharge of the harmful gases and chemical into the atmosphere, and consequently assisting in preserving the valuable ozone layer. This equipment is already used extensively by first-world countries overseas. All senior technicians have safe gas handling certifications, this enables us to issue COCs on completions of installations.

A Quality Assurance

  • Elite has been Accredited with the air-conditioning body SARACCA for approximately 5 years. SARRACA handles the issuing of the COC certification booklets. They also govern and regulate all air-conditioning company's safe handling of refrigerant gases standards, in the industry.
  • Elite currently holds certification for ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001 standards, with DBS Certification Body who is recognized internationally.
  • Elite possesses a 6ME CIDB grading
  • Elite is a B-BEE Level 1 Contributor: 135% Procurement Recognition
  • Our Accreditations

    • All
    • ISO Accreditations
    • Gas Accreditations
    • Company Accreditations

Networking With The Best

We have always focused on networking with the best,

  • Elite's service delivery to CLICKS RETAILERS spans to approximately 20 years to date in KZN and 12 years in the WESTERN CAPE & EASTERN CAPE.
  • Elite's service delivery to the PEPKOR GROUP spans to approximately 20 years to date in KZN.
  • Elite's service delivery to OLD MUTUAL FINANCE spans to approximately 10 years to date, presently we are the preferred NATIONAL SERVICE PROVIDERS.
  • Elite's service delivery to MARSHALLS WORLD OF SPORT spans to approximately 20 years to date KZN & GAUTENG.
  • Elite's service delivery to TOYOTA SOUTH AFRICA MANUFACTURERS spans to approximately 5 years to date in KZN.
  • Elite's service delivery to BIDVEST WALTONS & BIDVEST FACILITIES MANAGEMENT spans to approximately 5 years to date NATIONALLY.
  • Elite's service delivery to TSEBO, spans to approximately 5 years to date in KZN.
  • Elite's service delivery to ASTRON ENERGY, spans to approximately 1 year to date in KZN.
  • Elite's service delivery to SARS NEW PIER WAREHOUSE, spans to approximately 1 year to date in KZN.