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Furnace MODEL Number Decoder

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[#1] Posted: 02/15/2010 - 9:06:57 PM
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I just found a rather nifty furnace model number decoder. My photo of a York furnace label today didn't quite turn out but I did have the model number. I like to report size (input BTUs) and so, went off in search of a decoder. I ended up at the Dept of Energy (EERE) site and discovered this PDF.

http://www1.eere.energy.gov/bu...0906.pdf

I have also uploaded it to the library under "Heating Systems/Gas Furnaces".

Besides BTU rating it also shows where orientation, CFM, etc is located. The site listed it as a 2008 document, so it should be fairly up to date and it covers most popular brands.

One word of caution...the York numbers list output BTUs. You have to do a little math to get back to input BTUs. In my case the number 64 divided by 80(%) x 100 gave me 80 (80,000).

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[#2] Posted: 02/16/2010 - 05:41:17 AM
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Thanks Richard for sharing.
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[#3] Posted: 02/16/2010 - 05:48:47 AM
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Yup, another link worthy of a parking place in my phone for quick referenece. Thanks!
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[#4] Posted: 02/16/2010 - 06:02:13 AM
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Good as gold. Thanks Richard.

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