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Top End Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Electrical (RACE) was launched in May 2005 by Directors Matthew Kelly and Andrew Armstrong (Matt and Andy) at a small office and workshop in Berrimah, Northern Territory. The foundation of this company came about due to the identification of certain market areas within the Northern Territory where there was room for an Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Electrical Company to provide reliable and professional service that otherwise was hard for customers to procure from a single ‘one stop shop’ contracting company. 

Matt and Andy had both worked in the Northern Territory for a period of time prior to the launch of RACE and had therefore managed to gather a keen understanding of the local business environment and the positive opportunities that the Northern Territory has to offer. In addition to this, during their time prior to the launch of RACE they had made a significant number of contacts within the Northern Territory air conditioning, refrigeration and electrical industry as well as numerous potential customers and importantly key skilled, Professional Administrative and Trade staff.

Given the strong, positive position afforded by the resources at hand RACE was launched with a base staff number of 14 and has continued to grow ever since with current permanent staffing numbering over 40.     

We have been engaging Top End Race for over 8 years for Palms City Resort. They look after all of our air-conditioning and cool room requirements. They have always provided fantastic service and the products/parts are of a high standard. They really understand the need for prompt service in our 24/7 environment – I cannot recommend them highly enough! Melanie Lewis, General Manager, Palms City Resort.

Melanie Lewis - General ManagerPalms City Resort

Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School has been working closely with Top End RACE for the purpose of air-conditioning maintenance from 2012. Danny and his team continue to provide great service to our school. We can always rely on a prompt response as required. Working in the tropics it is important that we have functional units in all our work and learning areas. During school holidays all our units are checked and cleaned to ensure functional. The technicians of Top End RACE are both professional and knowledgeable in their work. We love working with Top End RACE and encourage any business/school to make contact. Where a replacement air-conditioner is required, Danny provides quotes and warranty as required. When speaking with other schools I always recommend Top End RACE.

Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School

As a Facilities and Maintenance Manager for the Australian Defence Force. I have found Top End Race in their approach to all works being carried out on our sites, in Darwin and Remote to be very professional & highly safety conscious. Their Tradesman possess a high degree of knowledge, and can articulate problems and solutions clearly. I would recommend their services to any organisation.

Lee ErringtonBroadspectrum

Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School has been working closely with Top End RACE for the purpose of air-conditioning maintenance from 2012. Danny and his team continue to provide great service to our school. We can always rely on a prompt response as required. Working in the tropics it is important that we have functional units in all our work and learning areas. During school holidays all our units are checked and cleaned to ensure functional. The technicians of Top End RACE are both professional and knowledgeable in their work. We love working with Top End RACE and encourage any business/school to make contact. Where a replacement air-conditioner is required, Danny provides quotes and warranty as required. When speaking with other schools I always recommend Top End RACE.

Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School

Top End Race maintain the mechanical and refrigeration plant at Haileybury Rendall School and they do a fantastic job. The Top End RACE team are professional, friendly, knowledgeable and above all transparent. I highly recommend their services.

Haileybury Rendall School