York Model Number Lookup

Find out the tonnage or size of York HVAC system is very important and detrimental to the proper operational status of entire system. York has lots of different sizes and models under their company logo. If you need to lookup the nominal capacity, it would be great to know how to decode the York model number.

York model number consist of several important information associated with the unit. If you need to know the York air conditioner size or tonnage, lookup the model number. If you need to know the SEER rating of your York unit, lookup the model number. York model number nomenclature also explain about compressor stage, refrigerant used, voltage and more.

York Model Number Location

The York model and serial number can be found on the data plate of your unit. This is generally located slightly above the unit on the back side of the condenser unit.

You can also find the York model number by looking in the user’s manuals or any other book that came after installation.

How to Decode York Model Number

Model numbers is usually made up of numbers or a combination of letters and numbers. Your York model number tag may look similar to the sample model number lookup shown below:

York Model Number

York Latitude & LX Model Number Nomenclature

Model Number Example: T C G D 36 S 2 1 S 1 A

  • T = Brand
  • C = Type (C is AC and H is Heat Pump)
  • G = Series Chassis
  • D = SEER rating
  • 36 = Tonnage
  • S = Compressor (Single Stage)
  • 2 = Refrigerant (R22)
  • 1 = Voltage (Single Phase)
  • S = Fit
  • 1 = Generation
  • A = Style Change

York Affinity Model Number Nomenclature

Model Number Example: C Z E 036 1 1 HW A

  • C = Type (C for AC, Y for Heat Pump)
  • Z = Refrigerant (Z = R410a , M = R22)
  • E = SEER rating ( B = 13 SEER, E = 15 SEER, H = 18 SEER)
  • 036 = Tonnage
  • 1 = Voltage
  • 1 = Generation
  • HW = Product Description
  • A = Style Change

Other York Model Number Example

York YZE, Affinity, 15 SEER, R-410A and 036 is 3 Tons

042 is 3.5 ton 10 SEER up to 8.5 HSPF R22 Heat Pump

048 is 4 tons

How to Determine York Tonnage From Model Numbers

First of all the size of York Air Conditioner unit is called a ton or tonnage.  A recap of tonnage is Tonnage; The unit of measure used in air conditioning to describe the cooling capacity of ac system. One ton of cooling is based on the amount of heat needed to melt one ton (2000 lbs.) of ice in a 24 hour period. One ton of cooling is equal to 12,000 Btu/hr.

The number to remember is 12,000 BTU’s or more simply 12.  If 12,000 BTU’s is equal to 1 (one) ton of AC then 18,000 is equal to 1.5 tons and 24,000 is equal to 2 tons and so on.

18,0001,5 Tons
24,0002 Tons
30,0002,5 Tons
36,0003 Tons
42,0003,5 Tons
48,0004 Tons
60,0005 Tons

To determine York AC size from model number is looking the two or three digits number in the model number nomenclature, like showing above.

If you have any issues with finding your York model number or determining what its size, don’t hesitate to contact the professionals technicians. They will help you get the information you need and make sure you get the perfect solution for your system.

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