Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

As its name suggests, the Elite Series is a step above when it comes to gas furnaces. These furnaces have impressive features and are highly efficient. Compared to typical gas furnaces, you could save hundreds on your utility expenses every year. In addition, you’ll receive your desired warmth on the coldest days of the year. See specifics about each of our Elite Series gas furnaces below, and call Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing in Bakersfield at 661-437-3499 when you’re ready to talk with one of our team members about gas furnace replacement.

EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

One of our highest efficiency gas furnaces, the EL296V, features an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE * and is ENERGY STAR® qualified. This means you could reduce your utility expenses and enjoy the good feeling of environmental responsibility. These efficiency levels are possible, in part, from the furnace’s variable speed motor, which adjusts the speed at which warm air is pumped out to maintain a consistent heat over time without using lots of energy in the process.

  • SilentComfort Technology delivers the ultimate in quiet consistent heating
  • Variable speed motor delivers better humidity control and consistent airflow for improved comfort and indoor air quality
  • Enhanced humidity control —runs at different speeds to precisely control the flow of warm and cool air throughout your home
  • Ultra-low Constant Fan provides a quiet, consistent flow of air and optimizes indoor air quality accessories.
  • SureLight® ignitor —silicone nitride construction enables a longer 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
EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 96
Price Guide: $$$Energy Star badge

EL296E High-efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

Carried in Bakersfield, the EL296E uses multiple features to produce outstanding energy efficiency. In constant fan mode, the Power Saver constant torque motor can be 200% more efficient than typical single-stage motors in constant fan mode and is up to 33% more efficient. In addition, this unit has earned the ENERGY STAR label and achieved an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE*.

  • Power Saver motor operates at constant torque to help maintain consistent air flow
  • Power Saver technology offers energy boosting capabilities to improve the system’s overall efficiency, while delivering higher SEER ratings in cooling mode. In continuous fan mode, this technology helps keep energy waste at a minimum
  • Two-Stage gas valve runs at a lower heating output for efficiency, switching to a higher output as necessary
  • SureLight® ignitor—silicone nitride construction helps ensure longer 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
EL296E High-efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): up to 96
Price Guide: $$Energy Star badge

EL280 Two-Stage Gas Furnace

We know all too well what the weather here in Bakersfield is like, which is what makes the EL280 gas furnace a great choice. It has two levels of heating – one for mild days and one for extreme cold. By switching between the two stages, you’ll experience more efficient heating and enjoy lower monthly energy bills.

  • 80% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated for a quieter operation
  • Two-stage motor for better energy efficiency
  • Two-stage operation—provides more consistent temperatures in your home
  • Continuous low-speed fan slowly circulates air for improved comfort and increased indoor air quality. SureLight® ignition—silicone nitride construction helps lengthen the product’s life and operate reliably
  • 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: $$

EL180E Gas Furnace

If you’re in the market for a gas furnace replacement, check out the EL180E. It runs quietly, so you can enjoy its warmth in peace. With features like the Power Saver™ constant torque motor, you could experience up to 33% greater efficiency than standard motors.

  • 80% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated for a quieter operation
  • Power Saver constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow
  • SureLight® ignition increases 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)
  • 20-Year Limited Warranty on heat exchanger
EL180E Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 80
Price Guide: $$

EL195E Gas Furnace

Thanks to its 95% AFUE rating*, you’ll love seeing the potential savings on your monthly utility bills. The numbers keep adding up: this gas furnace’s Power Saver constant torque motor is up to 33% more efficient than typical motors and up to 200% more efficient when it’s set on constant fan mode.

  • 95% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated so you won’t hear loud operating noises
  • Power Saver constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow to keep your home the perfect temperature at all times
  • SureLight® ignition for increased product life and more 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
EL195E Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 95
Price Guide: $$

Keep in mind that Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing can take care of any gas furnace repairs and maintenance needs, as well as gas furnace replacements in Bakersfield. Make your appointment online or by calling 661-437-3499 today.


* 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.