Cool Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Inc. is a full-service, licensed HVAC company dedicated to providing high-quality maintenance, repair, and replacement services. We service residential & commercial air conditioning & heating units and commercial refrigeration in Lake, Sumter and West Orange counties.

Cool Air is family owned and operated by Ben and Sally Lilly. Ben Lilly has 35+ years of HVAC experience and knowledge. As a second-generation HVAC contractor, Ben Lilly takes pride in his work and personally trains and oversees each of the company’s technicians.

When you call Cool Air, you can be assured that you will receive prompt, courteous service at a fair price. For over 21 years, Cool Air has proudly served the South Lake County community. We are members of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Better Business Bureau, where we maintain an A+ rating. Additionally, we are well-known for honest, reliable and professional service.

Why choose Cool Air?

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Cool Air Conditioning

& Refrigeration, Inc.

Cool Air strives for on-going education in order to stay up-to-date with new technologies and keep service at its best. The list below includes some of the qualifications and certifications that have been earned by Cool Air and its employees:


  • Putnam Co Vo-Tech Center - Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Diploma
  • Westinghouse Electric Corp - Motor Doctor Seminar
  • Refrigeration Service Engineers Society - Heat Pump Certificate
  • Universal Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification
  • Mitsubishi City Multi Diamond Designer - Level 1 Seminar
  • Fujitsu Certification of Training
  • R410A training from Ruud & Rheem

Ice Machine Seminars:

  • Manitowac
  • Hoshizaki
  • Scotsman

Gray Systems, Inc. Courses:

  • "A Review of Liability Issues & Risk Mgnt"
  • "Licensing & Other Legal Compliance Issues"
  • "Construction Business Management"

Chiester Mgmt Systems, Inc. Courses:

  • "The Florida Building Code Administrative Core Course"
  • "Personal Protective Equipment for FL Contractors"
  • "HVAC Systems and Indoor Air Quality for FL Contractors"
  • "Project Management for FL Contractors"