Merit® Series Gas Furnaces Provide Reliable Heat When You Need it Most

You’ll find a large collection of affordable and efficient gas furnaces at Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing in Bakersfield. Our Merit Series products offer high annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) ratings, which measure how efficiently the equipment converts fuel to energy. Our systems are also constructed for reliability and a long product life, giving you the comfort you need throughout the coldest months of the year. Learn more about each system below, and call us at 661-437-3499 or make an appointment online to learn about a gas furnace replacement for your home.

ML195 Gas Furnace

You don’t need to pay an arm and a leg for highly energy efficient products that can save you hundreds on your utility bills. In fact, the ML195 gas furnace is affordable for most all budgets and has achieved an energy efficiency rating of 95% AFUE,* one of the best around. This furnace is the ideal choice for outstanding comfort, efficiency and reliability.

  • Sealed blower compartment for improved comfort and softer operating sounds
  • Stainless steel secondary heat exchanger – enables the furnace to reach higher efficiency levels by capturing extra heat
  • SureLight® ignitor allows reliable operation and helps lengthen product life
  • Duralok Plus® heat exchanger – made of patented aluminized steel to ensure reliability and efficiency
  • 20-Year Limited Warranty on heat exchanger
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components (this product may be eligible for valuable 10-year Limited Extended Warranty coverage)
ML195 Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 95
Price Guide: $

ML193 Gas Furnace

If you want a reliable gas furnace for your Bakersfield area home, consider the ML193, which has a variety of features that contribute to a more reliable performance. Its Duralok Plus® heat exchanger, SureLight® ignitor and durable steel cabinet made with materials that help ensure high reliability and longer product life. And, with an AFUE rating* of 93%, this energy efficient gas furnace can help reduce those monthly energy bills.

  • Sealed blower compartment for a quiet operation and less than 1% leakage at 1.0” ESP
  • SureLight® ignitor helps increase operation reliability
  • Duralok Plus® heat exchanger – to help increase energy efficiency and reliability
  • Dual-fuel capability – similar to a hybrid car, this system, when combined with an electric heat pump, will alternate between electric and gas heat for maximum efficiency
  • 20-Year Limited Warranty on heat exchanger
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components (this product may be eligible for valuable 10-year Limited Extended Warranty coverage)
ML193 Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 93
Price Guide: $

ML180 Gas Furnace

Economical is a great word to describe the ML180 gas furnace. Its 80% AFUE efficiency rating* which means the unit efficiently converts energy into heat, and the sealed blower compartment retains this heat to minimize losses and maximize efficiency. This furnace is also affordably priced to fit nearly any budget.

  • Insulated blower compartment helps minimize operation noises and make your home more peaceful
  • Dual-fuel capability enables you to connect the furnace with an electric heat pump and alternate between gas and electric heat for efficient energy use and decreased utility expenses
  • Duralok Plus® heat exchanger increases reliability and efficiency
  • Hot surface igniter – controls operation for a more reliable and efficient performance
  • 20-Year Limited Warranty on heat exchanger
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components (this product may be eligible for valuable 10-year Limited Extended Warranty coverage)
ML180 Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 80
Price Guide: $

Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing can help with all your gas furnace replacement needs. If you’re in need of gas furnace repairs or maintenance in Bakersfield, our staff has you covered. Simply give us a call at 661-437-3499 or use our online scheduler to set up an 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.