Can you imagine life before air conditioning? We’re just past the 100 year anniversary of when air conditioning, invented in 1902 by Willis Carrier, was installed in the first home around 1914. What may have cost Charles Gates in the hundreds of thousands in today’s dollars, homeowner’s now can get air conditioning that is 99% cheaper and more efficient. When choosing Cates Heating and Cooling for your replacement air conditioner, you’re choosing specialists who’ve seen it all, and installed it all. This should give you the confidence that your replacement A/C installation will be hassle-free, and at an investment aligned with your budget.

The importance of choosing an expert air conditioning installer cannot be stressed enough!

Cutting corners and selecting a company with limited experience in residential A/C installation, or a company that does not have experience working with different manufacturers, could end up costing you thousands, or even worse, an air conditioner that isn’t working and a contractor you can’t find.

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Why Cates?

  • Specialization –  Your home is unique and will require its own unique cooling solution. Because Cates has specialized in specifically heating and cooling services, this will ensure that your certified technician will understand all of the nuances affecting your home’s cooling comfort and provide the best solution to match comfort with your budget.
  • New A/C Installation for All Major Brands – York, Lennox, Rheem, Trane, Carrier, and many others. Our recommendation is based on customizing comfort to your unique home, budget, and years remaining before moving residences.
  • Brand Neutral – Because we install all major brands, we have the flexibility to offer customized comfort to suit your home and budget, while not being pushed to offer one specific manufacturer over another.
  • Competitive Pricing – We can and will always match the needs of your new air conditioner to your budget.


If Cates Heating and Cooling installs your new air conditioner, here is what we guarantee:

  • 10-Years (A DECADE!!) of Parts and Labor Warranty on select Cates products
  • Certified Technicians that can install all major brands
  • 100% Money-Back Satisfaction Guarantee from a third-generation family-owned business

Areas Served

While we are the go to company for new and replacement air conditioning in Lenexa, our commitment to hassle-free repair has helped grow our service territory to the surrounding Greater Kansas City market. On the Kansas side, our primary service area is Johnson County (Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park, Shawnee, Leawood, Mission, Roeland Park, Fairway), and Wyandotte County. On the Missouri side, we replace air conditioners in most parts of Kansas City, including areas of Westport, Waldo/Brookside, Plaza, Lee’s Summit, and North Kansas City. We are fully licensed, bonded & insured to do business in all counties and cities in the Greater Kansas City Metro.