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How can I tell the age of a Xenon air conditioner from the serial number?
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Xenon heating and air conditioning systems are manufactured by the Goodman Company and use the same serial number system as other Goodman products: the first two numbers of the serial number are the year of manufacture. So the serial number 0810023290 shown below was manufactured in 2008.
To find out the age of another brand of air conditioner or heat pump, go to How do I determine the age of my air conditioner?, which has a listing of all major manufacturers and links to instructions for decoding their serial numbers. Also, see our blog post What size in tons is a Xenon air conditioner or heat pump from model number?
To determine other key specs of your HVAC system, see one of these other blog posts:
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Field Guide for Home Inspectors, a quick reference for finding the age of 154 brands of HVAC systems, water heaters, and electrical panels, plus 210 code standards for site-built and manufactured homes, and the life expectancy rating of 195 home components. Available at amazon.com for $19.95.
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