Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

They’re called the Elite Series for a reason. These gas furnaces will provide outstanding comfort for your home that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg every month. Energy efficiency is a primary feature of each product, and with AFUE ratings* like these, you’ll wonder why you didn’t get one of these furnaces sooner. Besides efficiency and reliable heat, the Elite Series gas furnaces have tons of impressive features. Discover specifics on each model below. If you’re ready for a gas furnace replacement, call 1st Choice Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. in Lake Forest at 949-204-0859 or schedule an appointment online.

EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

The EL296V is one of the best furnaces around. It’s reliable and energy efficient, achieving an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE* and earning ENERGY STAR® qualification. Featuring a variable speed motor and two-stage heating, the system can easily switch between providing heat for harshly cold days and milder ones. Your takeaway: you’ll stay warm no matter what the weather outside is like.

  • SilentComfort™ Technology delivers the ultimate in quiet consistent heating
  • Variable speed motor delivers greater humidity control and consistent airflow for improved comfort and indoor air quality.
  • Enhanced humidity control — works at different speeds to exactly control the flow of heated and cooled air throughout your home
  • Ultra-low Constant Fan provides a quiet, consistent flow of air and improves indoor air quality accessories
  • SureLight® ignitor —silicone nitride construction helps ensure long product life and reliable operation
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components (this product may be eligible for valuable 10-year Limited Extended Warranty coverage)
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty on heat exchanger
EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 96
Price Guide: $$$Energy Star badge

EL296E High-efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

ENERGY STAR® qualification and AFUE ratings of 96% are just the start of the energy efficiency discussion for this gas furnace. The EL296E features a Power Saver™ constant torque motor, which may be up to 200% more efficient in constant fan mode than a single-stage motor. It’s also quiet and helps maintain consistent air flow for an evenly warmed home at all times.

  • Power Saver™ motor works at constant torque to help provide a consistent flow of air
  • Power Saver technology not only provides energy boost capabilities increasing the overall system efficiency, similar to a variable speed furnace, but also generates higher SEER ratings in cooling mode. Constant fan mode also helps reduce energy waste.
  • Two-Stage gas valve operates at a decreased heating output for efficiency, changing to a higher output as needed.
  • SureLight® ignitor—silicone nitride construction helps increase product life and allows reliable operation
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered component (this product may be eligible for valuable 10-year Limited Extended Warranty coverage)
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty on heat exchanger
EL296E High-efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): up to 96
Price Guide: $$Energy Star badge

EL280 Two-Stage Gas Furnace

Two-stage heating on the EL280 gas furnace comes in handy during Lake Forest winters. It provides even temperatures, while altering its heat output depending on the temperature outside. This equipment uses sound-absorbing materials to decrease operation sounds and a Duralok™ heat exchanger for long life and reliability.

  • Efficiency rating of 80% AFUE *
  • Fully insulated for quieter operating sounds
  • Two-stage motor helps improve energy efficiency
  • Two-stage operation—enables more even temperatures in your home
  • Continuous low-speed fan slowly circulates air for improved comfort and improved indoor air quality. SureLight® ignition—silicone nitride construction helps lengthen product life and reliable operation
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components (this product may be eligible for valuable 10-year Limited Extended Warranty coverage)
  • 20-year Limited Warranty on heat exchanger
EL280 Two-Stage Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 80
Price Guide: $$

EL195E Gas Furnace

The difference in your utility expenses before and after installing an EL195E gas furnace can be astounding. The product’s efficiency rating of 95% AFUE* and Power Saver™ constant torque motor are combined to make this heating system an attractive option if you want a reliable, yet affordable gas furnace.

  • 95% AFUE efficiency rating
  • Fully insulated helps decrease operation sounds
  • Power Saver™ constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow to keep your home the perfect temperature at all times
  • SureLight® ignition – for reliable operation and longer product life
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components (this product may be eligible for valuable 10-year Limited Extended Warranty coverage)
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty on heat exchanger
EL195E Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 95
Price Guide: $$

EL196E High-Efficiency Gas Furnace

Enjoy the quiet comfort of the energy-efficient EL196E gas furnace. Its innovative Power Saver™ motor distributes even temperatures while an ultra-low continuous fan reduces loud noises when it starts. Because this furnace is 33% more efficient than ones with standard motors, you’ll feel the difference in your home and energy bill. This ENERGY STAR®-rated furnace also features:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 96% AFUE1—potentially helping you decrease your heating costs.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan keeps the furnace quiet as it starts up.
  • iComfort®-enabled technology, when used with an iComfort® E30 Smart Thermostat, adjusts to your family’s activities to save on energy bills. Use your voice to set your comfort level when your thermostat is paired with Amazon Alexa or the Apple HomeKit.2
  • Power Saver™ motor keeps your home more pleasant with uniform temperatures, stable airflow and quiet operation.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Create top efficiency by pairing with an electric Lennox® heat pump.
  • SureLight® ignition gives reliable performance.
  • Stainless-steel secondary heat exchanger holds on to more heat.
  • Sealed blower compartment and fully insulated cabinet increases comfort and efficiency by decreasing heat loss.
  • Air filter and humidifier compatible.
  • Lifetime Limited Warranty on the heat exchanger.
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components.
  • 10-Year Limited Extended Warranty with product registration—ask 1st Choice Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. for more information.3
EL196E High-Efficiency Gas Furnace
Price Guide: $$
Efficiency Rating (SEER): Up to 96

EL195NE Ultra-Low Emissions Gas Furnace

Special sound-absorbing parts used in the EL195NE gas furnace allow you to unwind in quiet warmth. But that’s not all. You’ll also benefit from potentially lower utility costs while helping preserve the environment. As the first lowest emission furnace you can buy,1 the EL195NE creates 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than standard low-NOx furnaces. By using an ultra-low emissions furnace, you can help keep the planet healthy. Besides ENERGY STAR® certification for outstanding energy conservation, the EL195NE also features:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 95% AFUE2—which can keep heating expenses lower.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan delivers quiet operation.
  • Power Saver™ motor gives consistent heating.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Increase energy efficiency by using an electric Lennox® heat pump.
  • SureLight® ignition delivers dependable operation.
  • Stainless-steel secondary heat exchanger traps more heat.
  • Sealed blower compartment limits heat loss.
  • Air filter and humidifier compatible.
  • Lifetime Limited Warranty on the heat exchanger.
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components.
  • 10-Year Limited Extended Warranty with product registration—ask 1st Choice Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. for more information.3
EL195NE Ultra-Low Emissions Gas Furnace
Price Guide: $$
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 95

 

1Lennox® SL97UH40NV36B, EL195UH100NE60C, SL280UH100NV60C and EL180UH040NE36A units are the first commercially available, natural Gas-Fired Fan-type Central Furnaces to meet an NOx emission limit of 14 nanograms per Joule (ng/J).
2Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) measures how efficiently an appliance converts fuel into heat over the course of a year. 
3Covered components may be eligible to receive a 10-year warranty. Online equipment registration at www.lennoxregistration.com is required within 60 days of installation (except in California and Quebec) or the Lennox® base warranty will apply. Applies to residential applications only. See actual warranty certificate for details.
Note: Due to Lennox’s ongoing commitment to quality, specifications and ratings are subject to change without notice.

 

EL180NE Ultra-Low Emissions Gas Furnace

The EL180NE gas furnace distributes maximum warmth with minimal noise—all while reducing emissions. The first lowest emission furnace you can get,1 the EL180NE makes 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than standard low-NOx furnaces. Nitrogen oxide is released when fuel ignites. In heavy concentrations, this gas can be detrimental to respiratory and environmental health. By reducing NOx emissions, you can ensure you and your family have fresher air to breathe. This furnace also features:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 80% AFUE2—which can reduce utility expenses.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan provides stable temperatures.
  • iComfort®-enabled technology, when used with an iComfort® E30 Smart Thermostat, can save you more on heating and cooling bills. Use voice commands to set your preferred temperature when your thermostat is paired with Amazon Alexa or the Apple HomeKit.3
  • Power Saver™ constant torque motor matches airspeed to demand, reducing energy use for heating and cooling.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Install with an electric Lennox® heat pump for top efficiency.
  • SureLight® hot surface ignition gives worry-free heating.
  • Sealed blower compartment reduces heat loss.
  • Air filter and humidifier compatible.
  • 20-Year Limited Warranty on the heat exchanger.
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on all remaining covered components.4
EL180NE Ultra-Low Emissions Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 95
Price Guide: $$

 

1Lennox® SL97UH40NV36B, EL195UH100NE60C, SL280UH100NV60C and EL180UH040NE36A units are the first commercially available natural Gas-Fired Fan-type Central Furnaces to meet an NOx emission limit of 14 nanograms per Joule (ng/J).
2Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) measures how efficiently an appliance converts fuel into heat over the course of a year. 
3Apple HomeKit technology provides an easy, secure way to control your home’s lights, doors, thermostats and more from your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch. To control this HomeKit-enabled accessory, iOS 10.2.1 or later is recommended. Apple, Apple Watch, iPad, iPad Air, iPhone and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. HomeKit is a trademark of Apple Inc.
4Covered components may be eligible to receive a 10-year warranty. Online equipment registration at www.lennoxregistration.com is required within 60 days of installation (except in California and Quebec) or the Lennox® base warranty will apply. Applies to residential applications only. See actual warranty certificate for details. Note: Due to Lennox’s ongoing commitment to quality, specifications and ratings are subject to change without notice.

 

Don’t forget – 1st Choice Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. can help you with gas furnace repairs and maintenance checks, too. We’re available for all your gas furnace needs. Call 949-204-0859 or use our online scheduler to set up your next appointment.


* Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) measures how efficient the appliance is in converting its fuel’s energy into heat over the course of a year.