York LX Series – TM9V Review
AFUE:Up to 96%
ENERGY STAR ®:Yes
Burner Type:Dual Stage
Blower Type:Variable Speed
Price:$3,835 - $4,670
Of the full selection of YORK’s mid-range products, the LX Series TM9V is the option that represents the peak of what’s possible at this price point. Featuring a premium variable-speed ECM motor with two-stage operation, this unit is able to dependably distribute heat throughout your entire home to promise comfort. This ENERGY STAR ® -certified model guarantees quiet and confident thermal operation thanks to its insulated cabinet.
Operating within a heating capacity of 40,000 to 120,000 BTUh, the YORK LX Series TM9V is capable of using either natural gas or propane, as it offers full convertibility. An outstanding level of efficiency can be achieved thanks to the unit’s dual heat exchangers. While reinforced cabinets promise that warm air goes where it needs to with minimal airflow leakage.
In a Nutshell
Average Price (installed): $2,000 - $4,000
- AFUE: Up to 96%
- BTU input: 40,000 to 120,000
- ENERGY STAR Certified
- ClimaTrak™ Technology
- Quiet inducer, burner, and blower operation
The Bottom Line
The YORK LX Series TM9V is a well-built mid-range option that features some premium elements. The unit boasts an AFUE efficiency rating of up to 96% which nets it ENERGY STAR certification.
YORK LX Series TM9V Specifications
- Compressor type: Two-Stage, Variable-Speed
- Up to 96% AFUE heating efficiency
- Electronic Hot Surface Ignition allows from cost-effective dependability
- Insulated blower compartment enhances thermal and acoustic performance
- Outstanding condensation management to prevent nuisance problems
With a flexible two-stage operation paired with its premium variable-speed ECM fan motor, the LX Series TM9V is one of YORK's most efficient mid-range options. The unit is able to provide consistent heat distribution while achieving continuous savings with an AFUE rating of up to 96%.
Other Key Features
- Compact design, only 33-inch height
- Tubular aluminized-steel primary heat exchanger with stainless steel tube/aluminized fin secondary heat exchanger
- Dual fuel convertibility: propane or natural gas
- ClimaTrak™ technology allows for expert precision in heat distribution across a variety climates
The YORK LX Series TM9V comes standard with 20-year limited warranty on the heat exchanger, 10-year limited warranty on covered components, and 1-year limited warranty on labour. Additionally, should your heat exchanger fail with 5 years of the unit's installation, YORK will provide an optional furnace rather than simply replace the part, thanks to their Complete Assurance™ Limited Warranty Pledge.
Comparable Models by YORK
Model Comparison by Features
Compared to the YORK LX Series TM9Y, the TM9V is a similarly efficient furnace. Both products secure an efficiency rating of up to 96% AFUE while utilizing a two-stage operation. Additionally, both models offer a heat capacity of 40,000 to 120,000 BTUh. The primary difference lays in the fact that the LX Series TM9V utilizes a premium variable-speed ECM blower motor rather than the TM9Y's standard constant torque ECM motor.
Model Comparison by Price
Both the YORK LX Series TM9V and the LX Series TM9Y are impressive mid-range options that are available at a similar price point. The TM9V will realistically produce more long-term savings thanks to its premium variable-speed ECM compared to the standard high-efficiency motor found in the TM9Y.
Model Comparison by Tier
Thanks to the ECM motor in the LX Series TM9V, YORK's proprietary ClimaTrak™ technology comes standard in the unit. Additionally, the unit features a premium variable-speed ECM motor similar to those found in the Affinity™ Series. Otherwise, this unit shares many of the same elements that can be found in other mid-tier LX Series products.