York YCJF Review
SEER:Up to 16.5
ENERGY STAR ®:Yes
Decibel Level:As low as 69
Price:$2800 - $4500
Tonnage:1.5 to 5
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Please note, this model appears to have been discontinued by the manufacturer, although it may still be available for purchase through distributors and contractors for some time.
Canadian homeowners can rely on the LX™ Series YCJF system from York’s advanced air conditioning line. This model allows customers to save better with an impressive SEER Rating of up to 14.5, keeping the environment in mind with a high-quality refrigerant R-410A that promises an efficient performance with zero ozone depletion.
The LX™ Series YCJF is a reliable air conditioning system and, despite being on the smaller side, it uses this to its advantage with aluminum microchannel tubing coils designed for a reduced size but higher-efficiency.
In a Nutshell
Average Price (with installation): $2800 - $4500
- SEER rating of up to 14.5
- ElectroFin® coated coils on select models for an optional factory coating
- Environmentally friendly CFC-free R-410A refrigerant for zero ozone depletion
- ENERGY STAR®-certified
The Bottom Line
The LX™ Series YCJF is a versatile and durable air conditioning unit. It operated with an impressive level of quietness with the help of a compressor sound blanket and swept wing fan blade that carries noise away from the living space. This unit utilizes a combination of features to isolate and muffle motor sounds.
LX™ Series – YCJF Specifications:
- Compressor type: Single-Stage Scroll
- Lightweight and compact for easy handling, transportation, and application
- Secured service valves on liquid and vapour sweat connections for maximized accessibility when evacuating and charging
- Slotted, stamped steel coil guard and polymer finish to protect coils from external contamination
York has manufactured the LX™ Series YCJF for easy use and long-lasting performance. This longevity is achieved thanks, in part, to permanently lubricated motor bearings that require no maintenance on the part of the customer.
Other Key Features
- G90-equivalent pre-painted steel finish with special primer formulas to prevent fading from light exposure
- Easy power and control wiring connections significantly reduce installation time and cost
- Single panel covering of electrical controls and exposed refrigerant connections allow for easy access to system operation
- Warm air is blown up and away allowing the unit to be installed in compact locations
The LX™ Series YCJF falls under York’s top grade extended 10-year limited parts warranty, as well as the standard 10-year limited compressor warranty. With this warranty coverage, Canadian customers will feel reassured when purchasing the unit.
Comparable Models by York
Model Comparison by Features
When it comes to features, the LX™ Series YCG offers a higher degree of features than other models in the LX™ line. Compared to the LX™ Series YFD system, the YCJF model boasts ENERGY STAR®-certification, which allows it to reach a greater level of efficiency and performance than its YFD counterpart.
Model Comparison by Price
The LX™ Series YCJF comes at a lower initial cost than models in the Affinity™ line, while still maintaining a SEER Rating that will save customers a considerable amount in the long run. In comparison to the Affinity™ Series, the YCJF model boasts a significant number of features while remaining relatively cheaper.
Model Comparison by Tier
Falling within York’s advanced line of air conditioners, the LX™ Series YCJF doesn’t encompass as many premium features as the Affinity™ Series but remains one of the more advanced models in the LX™ line thanks to its ENERGY STAR certification.