Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

They’re called the Elite Series for a reason. These gas furnaces deliver excellent comfort for your home that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg every month. Energy efficiency is a leading feature of each model, and with AFUE ratings* like these, you’ll wish you purchased an Elite Series furnace earlier. Besides efficiency and reliable heat, the Elite Series gas furnaces have lots of wonderful features. Discover specifics on each model below. When you’re ready to take the next step toward a gas furnace replacement, call Kohles & Bach Heating & Cooling in Des Moines at 515-207-6569 or schedule an appointment online.

EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

The EL296V is one of the finest 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 simply adjust between providing heat for an extremely cold day versus a milder one. The point: you’ll stay comfortable regardless of what the weather’s like.

  • SilentComfort™ Technology offers quiet heating to help make your home more peaceful
  • Variable speed motor delivers 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 enhances indoor air quality accessories
  • SureLight® ignitor —silicone nitride construction helps enable 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 features on this gas furnace. The EL296E features a Power Saver™ constant torque motor, which may be up to 200% more efficient when it’s set in constant fan mode than a single-stage motor. Additionally, the furnace 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 improving the overall system efficiency, similar to a variable speed furnace, but also delivers higher SEER ratings in cooling mode. The technology keeps energy waste low when kept in constant fan mode.
  • Two-Stage gas valve operates at a reduced heating output for efficiency, changing to a higher output as needed.
  • SureLight® ignitor—silicone nitride construction helps ensure long product life and 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 Des Moines winters. It produces even temperatures, while adjusting its heat output in relation to 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 quiet operation
  • Two-stage motor helps increase energy efficiency
  • Two-stage operation—generates 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 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

You’ll be amazed when you see the difference in a utility bill before and after installing the EL195E gas furnace. The product’s efficiency rating of 95% AFUE* and Power Saver™ constant torque motor are combined to make this heating system a great option if you’re looking for 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 help keep your home at the ideal 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 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 reduce your heating costs.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan keeps the furnace quiet as it begins heating.
  • iComfort®-enabled technology, when paired with an iComfort® E30 Smart Thermostat, adjusts to your family’s schedule to save on utility costs. Use your voice to set your comfort level when your thermostat is used with Amazon Alexa or the Apple HomeKit.2
  • Power Saver™ motor keeps your home more pleasant with regular temperatures, stable airflow and quiet operation.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Create maximum efficiency by using an electric Lennox® heat pump.
  • SureLight® ignition gives trustworthy performance.
  • Stainless-steel secondary heat exchanger captures additional heat.
  • Sealed blower compartment and fully insulated cabinet boosts comfort and efficiency by cutting down on 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 Kohles & Bach Heating & Cooling 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 you can get,1 the EL195NE creates 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than standard low-NOx furnaces. By choosing an ultra-low emissions furnace, you can help keep the environment healthy. Besides ENERGY STAR® certification for outstanding energy conservation, the EL195NE also features:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 95% AFUE2—which can keep utility costs lower.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan ensures quiet operation.
  • Power Saver™ motor offers consistent heating.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Improve energy efficiency by using an electric Lennox® heat pump.
  • SureLight® ignition offers reliable 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 Kohles & Bach Heating & Cooling 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 you can buy,1 the EL180NE makes 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than regular low-NOx furnaces. Nitrogen oxide is discharged when fuel ignites. In large concentrations, this gas can be harmful to respiratory and environmental health. By cutting down 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 lower utility expenses.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan ensures even 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 changes airspeed to demand, reducing energy use for heating and cooling.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Pair with an electric Lennox® heat pump for maximum efficiency.
  • SureLight® hot surface ignition offers reliable operation.
  • 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.

 

Remember – Kohles & Bach Heating & Cooling can take care of gas furnace repairs and maintenance checks, too. We’re a go-to source for all your gas furnace needs. Call 515-207-6569 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.