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How can I tell the age of an Ameristar air conditioner or furnace from the serial number?
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Ameristar is an HVAC brand manufactured by Ingersoll Rand, and the first two numbers of the serial number are the year of manufacture. So the heat pump condenser data plate shown below indicates the unit is from 2018.
To determine the size in tons of your Ameristar unit, see our blog post How can I tell the size of an Ameristar air conditioner or heat pump from the model number? For the age of another brand or manufacturer, go to our blog post How do I determine the age of my air conditioner?
To determine other key specs of your HVAC system, see one of these other blog posts:
To find the age of other home components, go to How can I find out the age of a roof? and How do I determine the age of an electrical panel? and How do I determine the age of my water heater? For life expectancies, visit What is the average life expectancy of the components of a house?
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To learn more about heating and air conditioning systems, see these other blog posts:
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