AC Disposal — Cousins Air — Air Conditioner Sales & Repair Specialist AC Disposal — Cousins Air — Air Conditioner Sales & Repair Specialist

AC Disposal

Because they contain refrigerant, a potentially hazardous material, most states and counties have specific regulations regarding air conditioner disposal. You cannot, for instance, simply put them out on the curb or toss them in the closest trash can, even if they’d fit! The local dump or landfill may also be off limits, depending on where you live. The only safe and legal way to dispose of a broken or antiquated A/C system is to call in the professionals.

As one of the leading air conditioner service companies in South Florida, we install an awful lot of central air systems each year. More often than not, these new units are used to replace old ones that are either out of order or past their prime. As a result, we take it upon ourselves to dispose of these unwanted systems for our loyal customers.

Why Call Us?

Like most major appliances, air conditioners, or their parts and components, are sometimes recycled to save time, energy, and the environment. But first, we have to remove or drain the coolant and refrigerant from the system. Once removed, it may be possible to process the used refrigerant gas for future use; a technique that is known as refrigerant reclamation. As certified reclaimers, we are qualified to process these materials under federal law.

We strongly discourage our customers from doing this work on their own; the disposal process is not only complicated, it can be dangerous. It is also a job that requires at least two people to complete. After all, the average condenser unit or outdoor fan weighs well over one hundred pounds. Furthermore, the hundreds of pounds of metal that should then be recycled must be transported to a receiving facility, which are rarely found in residential areas.

How Long Will It Take?

After all the wires are cut and the unit has been disconnected, the old A/C system can be loaded up and taken away. Barring any unforeseen issues, the entire job should only take a few hours. Then we can get started on the new installation.

In most cases, our experienced technicians recommend replacement after an bad air conditioner tune-up. When the A/C system is terribly out of date or has major repair issues, they may suggest replacement as a viable option. Disposal can then be discussed as part of a total package deal.

Testimonials

John - just wanted you to know about the installation of my new air conditioner yesterday. Your installers Alex & David showed up on time (a feat for contractors), removed my existing equipment, prepared the house for the new installation, and then installed the new equipment. They were efficient, personable (another feat for contractors) and completed the job on time (need I say more). I've been with Cousins through two houses over about 13 years and I've never been disappointed. So kudos to your firm and the people who you employ. I'd be remiss if i didn't comment about Joe... [READ MORE]

-Len S.

Thanks to Allyson, Kim and John Cahir for my first impressions of Cousins! And to you, Mike, for inspiring confidence in you, Cousins and the system and installation teams. [READ MORE]

-Jack W.

Owners usually only hear from their customers when there is a complaint. However this is a “complement" about your company and some of your associates……….My wife,Theresa, and I, wanted to let you know your installation team of Kohrie, Alex, Rob, and Omar did an outstanding job installing our new air conditioners. They were professional, polite, neat and clean. It was a big job as far as we were concerned, with short notice and tight attic space, but they put me and my wife at ease immediately. When finished everything was neat and clean with the new air conditioners working [READ MORE]

-Vic D.
Ibis in the Woodlands

We woke up Saturday morning and the house was hot. No air, no circulation via the fan . . . nada. Who passed the law that your a/c unit can only break during the hottest part of the summer AND on a weekend? As our previous a/c guy has now retired, we were at a loss as to who to contact. Fortunately, we have a good friend "in the business" (wholesale side) and he told us that Cousins was (by far) the people we wanted to deal with. A technician (Thomas) came out later that day (he called several times during the day to make sure we knew what [READ MORE]

-Terry B.
Pompano Beach, FL

I have nothing but good things to say about Cousins. We had so many problems with both our AC units in our new home and Cousins came to our rescue every time. We hired them after trying to get ******* (the company who installed the units to fix our AC). ******* gave us such a run-around, wrong information, and no call backs (even when Carrier called them on my behalf). We lost days without AC because of *******'s incompetence. Cousin’s was efficient, reliable and their techs knew their stuff. They came to fix my AC even before [READ MORE]

-Chart C.

Thank you so very much for sending your team out to evaluate our broken air conditioning system.Furthermore, thank you for the thoughtful presentation of options for replacing the system.Three choices were explained, and after input based upon your many years of experience, we confidently selected the Carrier 17 SEER, 4 Ton, two-stage system. Installation was professionally done by two installers and two separate supervisors stopped by to make sure everything was installed correctly.So far so good, and so quiet. We will monitor [READ MORE]

-Benjamin Schreier...
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