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 innovative features and high energy efficiency. Compared to typical gas furnaces, you could save a substantial amount on your utility expenses every year. Additionally, you’ll receive the comfort you want on the coldest days of the year. Learn more about each of our Elite Series gas furnaces below, and call Watts Electrical & Air Conditioning in Columbia at 601-736-7362 when you’re ready to take the next step toward gas furnace replacement.

EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

One of our highest efficiency gas furnaces, the EL296V, has earned an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE * and is ENERGY STAR® qualified. This means you’ll see measurable energy savings 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 a bunch of energy in the process.

  • SilentComfort Technology delivers some of the quietest heating out there
  • Variable speed motor delivers greater humidity control and consistent airflow for improved comfort and indoor air quality
  • Enhanced humidity control —runs at alternating 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 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
EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 96
Price Guide: $$$Energy Star badge

EL296E High-efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

Available in Columbia, the EL296E uses a number of features to operate with energy efficiency. When using constant fan mode, the Power Saver constant torque motor can be 200% more efficient than average single-stage motors in constant fan mode and is up to 33% more efficient. This unit also has earned the ENERGY STAR label and received an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE*.

  • Power Saver motor operates at constant torque to help maintain consistent air flow
  • Power Saver technology not only provides energy boost capabilities to help improve the overall system efficiency, similar to a variable speed furnace, but also delivers 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 needed
  • 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 Columbia is like, which is what makes the EL280 gas furnace a great option. It has one heating level for more mild days and one level for the colder ones. By switching between the two stages, you may experience more efficient heating and see the results with 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 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 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
EL280 Two-Stage Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 80
Price Guide: $$

EL195E Gas Furnace

With a 95% AFUE rating*, you may not cringe when you see your monthly utility bills. The numbers continue adding up, too: this gas furnace’s Power Saver constant torque motor is up to 33% more efficient than standard motors and up to 200% more efficient when constant fan mode is on.

  • 95% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated to help reduce operating sounds
  • Power Saver constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow to help you home stay at the right temperature at all times
  • SureLight® ignition for more 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

Experience efficiency, energy savings and comfort in one unit—the EL196E gas furnace. With Power Saver™ technology, you’ll feel the efficiency in stable temperatures and your energy costs. This feature enables the furnace to adjust airspeed based on demand. As a result, it expends less energy in heating and cooling modes. This furnace has achieved ENERGY STAR® qualification, meaning it matches or surpasses EPA guidelines for conservation. It also features:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 96% AFUE1—which could help reduce your energy bills.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan is always on, stopping loud start-up sounds.
  • iComfort®-enabled technology, when linked with an iComfort® E30 Smart Thermostat, it follows your family’s schedule to save on energy bills. Use your voice to set comfort when your thermostat is used with Amazon Alexa or the Apple HomeKit.2
  • Power Saver™ motor provides uniform temperatures, consistent airflow and quiet operation.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Use with an electric Lennox® heat pump for top efficiency.
  • SureLight® ignition offers reliable performance.
  • Stainless-steel secondary heat exchanger holds on to more heat.
  • Sealed blower compartment and fully insulated cabinet decreases 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 Watts Electrical & Air Conditioning for more information.3
EL196E High-Efficiency Gas Furnace
Price Guide: $$
Efficiency Rating (SEER): Up to 96

EL195NE Ultra-Low Emissions Gas Furnace

Take comfort in knowing the EL195NE gas furnace can keep your home pleasant on the frostiest day—while conserving the environment. The first lowest emission furnace on the market,1 the EL195NE produces 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than standard low-NOx furnaces. Lower emissions mean there’s clearer air to breathe and a cleaner environment for plants to flourish. This furnace has also earned ENERGY STAR® status and also includes:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 95% AFUE rating2—which may decrease your energy expenses.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan limits start-up noise.
  • Power Saver™ motor provides consistent airflow and quiet heating.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Install an electric Lennox® heat pump for maximum efficiency.
  • SureLight® ignition delivers reliable operation.
  • Stainless-steel secondary heat exchanger holds on to additional heat.
  • Sealed blower compartment cuts 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 Watts Electrical & Air Conditioning 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

With the EL180NE gas furnace, you can efficiently heat your home without causing the planet to heat up. The first lowest emission furnace you can buy,1 the EL180NE produces 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than standard low-NOx furnaces. By cutting back on these emissions, you can ensure you and your family have clean air to breathe. Plus, when compared to other regular furnaces, the EL180NE’s technology could help you save hundreds of dollars on annual heating expenses. It also includes:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 80% AFUE2—which can reduce heating bills.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan gives quiet operation.
  • iComfort®-enabled technology, when installed with an iComfort® E30 Smart Thermostat, can save you more on energy bills. Use voice commands to control your furnace when your thermostat is paired with Amazon Alexa or the Apple HomeKit.3
  • Power Saver™ constant torque motor uses less energy by changing airspeed to demand.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Add an electric Lennox® heat pump for the highest efficiency.
  • SureLight® hot surface ignition gives dependable operation.
  • Sealed blower compartment lessens 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 that Watts Electrical & Air Conditioning can help with any gas furnace repairs and maintenance needs, as well as gas furnace replacements in Marion County. Make your appointment online or by calling 601-736-7362 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.