York YCE Review
SEER:Up to 14
ENERGY STAR ®:No
Price:$4,565 - $7,050
Tonnage:1.5 to 5
Cooling Capacity:18,600 to 56,000
Canadian consumers will enjoy optimal cooling comfort with the LX™ Series YCE air conditioning system offered by York. This model is built for long-lasting performance, utilizing a high-efficiency microchannel aluminum coil to ensure a top-quality performance adapted to smaller unit size.
With a SEER Rating of up to 14, you’ll be able to save hundreds of dollars a year in energy costs – perfect for customers on a budget. Despite its low cost, this model remains environmentally friendly thanks to the CFC-free F-410A refrigerant that produces zero ozone depletion.
In a Nutshell
Average Price (with installation): $4,565 - $7,050
- SEER rating of up to 14
- CFC-free F410A refrigerant produces zero ozone depletion for environmentally-conscious performance
- The sound performance of 76 dBA or lower for quieter sound production
- The QR code on system maximizes accessibility with quick access to technical documents and warranty information
The Bottom Line
The LX™ Series YCE is a trustworthy, budget-friendly model designed for homes with smaller spaces and lots. This model is manufactured for efficient performance at a low volume, using a sturdy cabinet design that delivers a sound performance of 76 dBA or lowers for a cooling experience without all the racket.
LX™ Series – YCE Specifications:
- Compressor type: Single-stage
- Coated steel wire fan guard and pre-treated G90-equivalent galvanized steel chassis built for resistance against corrosion and rust
- Ball bearing fan motors prevent the system from harsh temperatures for reliable operation
- Stamped steel coil guard design protects coils from mechanical damage
Go with the LX™ Series YCE air conditioner if you’re looking for a unit that’s easy to install. The YCE utilizes a combination of easy power and control wiring, select indoor matches with factory-mounted TXVs, and a factory installed filter-drier for an easier installation process and less overall maintenance.
Other Key Features
- Smaller unit size for more accessible handling, installation, and transportation
- Diagonal base valves with open access, swing out control box, and removable fan guard makes it easier to access unit during maintenance
- Factory-installed liquid line filter-drier protects compressors from harmful contaminants
- Warm air blows up and above the structure to allow for multiple-unit applications
The LX™ Series YCE is covered under York’s standard warranty plan, with a 5-year limited parts warranty, a 10-year limited compressor warranty, and a 1-year labour limited warranty.
Comparable Models by York
Model Comparison by Features
In terms of features, the LX™ Series YCE doesn’t offer Canadian consumers as many amenities as a more advanced model such as the Affinity™ Series CZF from York’s premium grade line. Where the CZF model offers a Touch Screen Communicating Control for homeowners to operate their unit remotely, the YCE model offers more straightforward features for practical, no-frills usage.
Model Comparison by Price
The LX™ Series YCE model comes at a lower initial cost than the elaborate models in the Affinity™ Series. Additionally, when compared to other standard models with lower SEER Ratings, such as the LX™ Series YFE, the YCE allows for more long-term cost-efficiency.
Model Comparison by Tier
The LX™ Series YCE is a member of York’s standard-efficiency line and therefore falls among the lower range of air conditioners from this brand. While it does not offer as many innovative technologies as the higher-tier air conditioners, the YCE model remains budget-friendly and reliable.