Algarve Air Conditioning & Solar Heating

Heatpumps & Solar Panel Solutions

  • Air Conditioning We are the top installer of air conditioning and solar heating systems in the Algarve and carry stocks of leading manufacturers including Mitsubishi, Daikin, Samsung, Panasonic, LG and SANYO.
  • Solar HeatingInstallation of solar heating and solar energy panels for swimming pools and villas in the Algarve. Blessed with the most annual sunshine in Europe, the Algarve is ideal for solar technology.
  • Underfloor Heating & Central Heating (Radiators) The 2 main types of under floor heating consist of wet (water is used in the pipes) or dry which is heated by electricity. Wet UFH is cheaper to run and can be connected to solar panels and a highly efficient heat pump!

Mission Statement:

Penguin's aim is to offer cooling and heating solutions for the home and office with energy-saving as our guiding principle. We believe it is our obligation to promote the practice of responsible energy consumption, offering our clients the most efficient solutions...

...Gas bill August 2011 180 euros (before solar), August 2012  25 euros (after solar) with everybody here ! ... Vale Do Lobo Customer

Many thanks for organising the boys to come out and fit my new air con unit. They did a great job!Almancil Customer

Many thanks - a good friendly service and I shall be in touch about a maintenance contract soon. Albufeira Customer

Thank you for the job which (although has its hitches) was overseen by you in a very competent manner. I appreciate the fact that you 'stood on' the quoted price even when the spec changed.Quinta Do Lago Customer

I just wanted to drop you a ‘proper’ note to thank you for the work that you and your guys did at my home in Lagos. I really appreciated your advice in terms of the installation we needed to make a cold ‘quinta in winter’ warm during the colder months.Lagos Customer

The guys completed the installation this morning bright and early. The installation crew were very efficient, hard working and very tidy. Thank you very much, you have provided a very efficient and professional service.Tavira Customer

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R22 - refrigerant used by most air conditioners now banned by EU -This Affects YOU!!

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Algarve Air Conditioning

imageAir conditioning has a positive effect on personal performance, health and indoor equipment.


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