How can I tell the age of an Affinity air conditioner or furnace from the serial number?

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Affinity is the high-efficiency HVAC brand of York International, a division of Johnson Controls. The second and fourth digits of the serial number, taken together, are the year of manufacture of the unit. So the serial number on the data plate of an Affinity series heat pump condenser shown below indicates it was manufactured in 2011.

    Also, see our blog post How many tons is my Affinity air conditioner or heat pump?

    To determine other key specs of your HVAC system, see one of these other blog posts:  

How can I find out the SEER of my air conditioner?

How can I tell whether the condenser (outdoor unit) is an air conditioner or heat pump? 

How can I find out the size of my air conditioner? 


   To learn more about heating and air conditioning systems, see these other blog posts:

My air conditioner won't turn on. What's wrong? 

How can I find out the age of my air conditioner or furnace? 

Where is the air filter for my central air conditioner and furnace? I can’t find it? 

Does an old air conditioner use more electricity as it ages? 

How did homes stay cool in Florida before air conditioning? 

What is wrong with an air conditioner when the air flow out of the vents is low?

Why has the thermostat screen gone blank? 

Why does it take so long to cool a house when an air conditioner has been off for a while? 

Why is my air conditioner not cooling enough? 

What are the most common problems with wall/window air conditioners?  

Will closing doors reduce my heating and cooling costs? 

    Visit our HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING page for other related blog posts on this subject, or go to the INDEX for a complete listing of all our articles. 

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