Residential Air Conditioning, Commercial Air Conditioning, and
Industrial Air Conditioning Services in Durban, and throughout South Africa.

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Gauche Air

GaucheAir commenced trading on 1st July 1991 as a service orientated company specialising in split units, air-cooled package units, water-cooled package units and chillers. Today the company is a respected manufacturer and supplier of refrigeration and air conditioning installations ranging from simple residential applications to complex solutions on oil rigs.

GaucheAir has been in business for more than 30 years and is built on a strong foundation of service excellence. Our installation, service, and maintenance crews pride themselves on being the best in South Africa.

Operating out of Jacobs, KwaZulu-Natal, in close proximity to the Durban harbour, our services extend throughout South Africa and to neighbouring states and beyond, and our impressive client list includes FNB, Standard Bank and Toyota, speaks for itself.

No matter how big or small your air conditioning requirements are, the engineering expertise and commitment of GaucheAir will satisfy your every need. 

You can rest assured that GaucheAir strives to not only give you top quality installations and service excellence but also to do this with the welfare of the environment in mind as demanded by ISO-14001, a certification for environmental management systems which GaucheAir has attained.

We are not limited by any restrictive trading agreements, we are in a position to supply the equipment that best suits your application – be it from Samsung, Carrier, Daikin, York, etc., or a purpose-designed and manufactured GaucheAir solution.

We thank you for your interest in GaucheAir and look forward to being of service.




Our air conditioning solutions provide comfort all year round for commercial applications ranging from restaurants and offices to shops, hotels and banks. Our air conditioning units use renewable energy from the air to reduce fuel bills and CO2 emissions.


GaucheAir provides many solutions for chilled water applications in the printing and packaging industries. We supply quality chillers using Daikin, York, and Carrier Chillers.


With stylish indoor units, a wide range of models and controls for each room, GaucheAir will provide you with cost-effective, comfortable and energy-efficient solutions for your living room, bedroom, office etc.


We strive to add value to our local economy by providing the best solution to those connected with us.


We simply must offer a level of service that is exceptional.


We believe in being legislatively compliant with special emphasis on safety and the environment.



Human Capital is essential to the sustainability of any enterprise, and GaucheAir affirms this view.

The Owner, Engineering Manager, and Service Manager together represent over 60 years’ experience in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry.

All estimating, design, and engineering, as well as the preparation of CAD drawings, are done in-house by our Engineering Department. We also have a Service Department which takes care of all maintenance for our many clients.

GaucheAir currently has a permanent staff compliment of 80 people which includes 5 qualified technicians, three duct installation crews, a piping installation crew, and split and wall unit installation teams.

GaucheAir is committed to staff improvement and at present has 10 learnerships and 14 apprentices registered with MERSETA.

We are registered with FEMA (20891) with regards to workmen’s compensation, Unemployment Insurance Fund, Metal Industries, MERSETA and SEIFSA.


Unit Numbers 7, 8 & 9
Jacobs Industrial Park
166 Bluff Road
Jacobs, 4052

+27 31 467 7088