Why York

History of Quality

A Distinguished Past. A Confident Future.

The YORK® commitment to building quality home comfort products began over 140 years ago. Today, YORK® products are heating and cooling some of the world’s most famous structures, including the Empire State Building, the English Chunnel, U.S. Capitol Building and the Sydney Opera House. In 2006, YORK® became a brand of Johnson Controls – a Fortune 100 company and a leader in world-class manufacturing. This alliance has allowed us to invest in industry-leading research and development to deliver a wide range of products with the features requested most often:

  • High energy efficiency that reduces utility bills
  • Reduced outdoor operating sound levels
  • Space efficiency for smaller homes and living spaces
  • Attractive designs that complement the home
  • Easy-access panels to simplify routine maintenance


Designed and assembled in the United States, YORK® products undergo performance and reliability testing that is unmatched in our industry, ensuring energy savings and lasting performance for years to come.

Awards and Recognitions

Our advanced design and manufacturing processes are leading the industry with products recognized for reliability, energy savings and ease of use.

Good Housekeeping Seal

Good Housekeeping Seal

This recognized emblem of assurance is given to YORK® products backed by the Good Housekeeping Consumer Policy. The policy promises a refund or replacement for defective products within two years of being sold by an authorized dealer. It's the kind of recognition you expect from a product that delivers the quality you deserve.

Best Buy Award

Best Buy Award

For over 50 years, people have trusted Consumers Digest magazine to identify outstanding values. That's why we're proud that our YORK® Affinity™ YP9C gas furnaces with high-efficiency modulating burners were given the Consumers Digest Award. It's the kind of recognition that shows that our high quality means outstanding value.

Energy Star

Energy Star Most Efficient

The ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2018 designation recognizes the most efficient products among those that qualify for ENERGY STAR® certification. Affinity™ heating and cooling products have been tested and recognized as exceptional, leading-edge systems that received this special designation. Alongside this designation, many YORK® heating and cooling products are ENERGY STAR® certified – which recognizes products that can help save energy and money.

Dealer Design Award

Dealer Design Award

The Dealer Design Awards highlight the best the HVAC industry has to offer, as judged by a panel of 20 contractors from across the United States. In 2017, the YORK® Affinity YXV Split System Air Conditioner was recognized in the "HVAC High-Efficiency Residential Equipment" category by winning a prestigious Gold Award in the HVAC high efficiency residential equipment category. This award acknowledges the superior efficiency, reliability and comfort provided by the 21 SEER YORK Affinity YXV air conditioner.