Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

It’s not called the Elite Series for no reason. These gas furnaces deliver exceptional comfort for your home that doesn’t drain your bank account every month. Energy efficiency is a key feature of each product, and with AFUE ratings* like these, you’ll wonder why you didn’t replace your furnace earlier. Besides efficiency and reliable heat, the Elite Series gas furnaces have many great features. Learn more about each model below. When you’re ready to take the next step toward a gas furnace replacement, call Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing in Bakersfield at 661-437-3499 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, obtaining an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE* and earning ENERGY STAR® qualification. Featuring a variable speed motor and two-stage heating, the system can easily adjust between providing heat for an extremely cold day versus a milder one. Your takeaway: you’ll stay warm and comfortable in all types of weather.

  • SilentComfort™ Technology offers quiet heating to help make your home more peaceful
  • Variable speed motor provides increased 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 heated and cooled 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 helps offer 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 only the beginning of the energy efficiency conversation about this gas furnace. The EL296E features a Power Saver™ constant torque motor, which may be up to 200% more efficient on constant fan mode than a single-stage motor. The system also is quiet and helps offer consistent air flow for an evenly warmed home at all times.

  • Power Saver™ motor operates at constant torque to help maintain consistent air flow
  • 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 is especially during Bakersfield winters. It generates even temperatures, while altering its heat output based on the temperature outside. This equipment uses sound-absorbing materials to reduce operation sounds and a Duralok™ heat exchanger for long life and reliability.

  • Efficiency rating of 80% AFUE *
  • Fully insulated for quieter operating noises
  • Two-stage motor for higher energy efficiency
  • Two-stage operation—provides more even temperatures in your home
  • Continuous low-speed fan slowly circulates air for increased comfort and improved indoor air quality. SureLight® ignition—silicone nitride construction ensures 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
EL280 Two-Stage Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 80
Price Guide: $$

EL195E Gas Furnace

One of the best parts of installing the EL195E gas furnace is seeing the difference (and decrease!) in your utility expenses. Its efficiency rating of 95% AFUE* and Power Saver™ constant torque motor are combined to make this heating system a great option if you are considering a reliable and affordably priced 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 helps increase the product’s 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 consistent temperatures while an ultra-low continuous fan minimizes 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 utility expenses. This ENERGY STAR®-rated furnace also features:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 96% AFUE1—potentially helping you lower your heating bills.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan keeps the furnace quiet as it begins heating.
  • iComfort®-enabled technology, when installed with an iComfort® E30 Smart Thermostat, learns your family’s routine to save on energy bills. Use your voice to set your comfort level when your thermostat is linked with Amazon Alexa or the Apple HomeKit.2
  • Power Saver™ motor keeps your home more pleasant with reliable temperatures, steady airflow and quiet operation.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Create maximum efficiency by pairing with an electric Lennox® heat pump.
  • SureLight® ignition gives trustworthy performance.
  • Stainless-steel secondary heat exchanger catches additional heat.
  • Sealed blower compartment and fully insulated cabinet increases comfort and efficiency by reducing 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 Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing 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 relax in quiet warmth. But that’s not all. You’ll also benefit from potentially reduced utility costs while helping take care of the environment. As the first lowest emission furnace on the market,1 the EL195NE produces 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than standard low-NOx furnaces. By choosing an ultra-low emissions furnace, you can help keep the earth healthy. Besides ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy conservation, the EL195NE also features:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 95% AFUE2—which can keep energy bills lower.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan delivers quiet operation.
  • Power Saver™ motor provides consistent heating.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Enhance energy efficiency by adding an electric Lennox® heat pump.
  • SureLight® ignition offers dependable operation.
  • Stainless-steel secondary heat exchanger retains 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 Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing 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 ultimate heat with minimal noise—all while shrinking emissions. The first lowest emission furnace on the market,1 the EL180NE produces 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than regular low-NOx furnaces. Nitrogen oxide is emitted when fuel combusts. In high concentrations, this gas can be detrimental to respiratory and environmental health. By cutting back on 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 decrease heating bills.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan ensures stable temperatures.
  • iComfort®-enabled technology, when used with an iComfort® E30 Smart Thermostat, can save you more on utility expenses. 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 adjusts airspeed to demand, reducing energy use for heating and cooling.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Pair with an electric Lennox® heat pump for top efficiency.
  • SureLight® hot surface ignition ensures trouble-free operation.
  • Sealed blower compartment restricts 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.

 

Keep in mind – Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing can take care of gas furnace repairs and maintenance checks, too. We’re available for all your gas furnace needs. Call 661-437-3499 or use our online scheduler to book 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.