Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

Our Elite Series is a step above when it comes to gas furnaces. These furnaces have innovative features and are energy efficienty. Compared to typical gas furnaces, you could save significantly on your utility expenses every year. Additionally, you’ll receive exceptional comfort at the times you need it most. Learn more about each of our Elite Series gas furnaces below, and call Forster Heating in Auburn at 530-885-8081 when you’re ready to talk with us about a gas furnace replacement.

EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

One of our most efficient gas furnaces, the EL296V, has received an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE * and is ENERGY STAR® qualified. This means your energy expenses could decreases and you can enjoy the good feeling of environmental responsibility. These efficiency levels are achieved, in part, from the furnace’s variable speed motor, which regulates 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 some of the quietest heating out there
  • Variable speed motor delivers increased humidity control and consistent airflow for improved comfort and indoor air quality
  • Enhanced humidity control —runs at various 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

Offered in Auburn, the EL296E uses a number of features to produce outstanding energy efficiency. When using constant fan mode, the Power Saver constant torque motor can be 200% more efficient than regular single-stage motors in constant fan mode and is up to 33% more efficient. Additionally, this unit has earned the ENERGY STAR label and has an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE*.

  • Power Saver motor operates at constant torque to help maintain consistent air flow
  • Power Saver technology provides energy boost capabilities, which may increase the system’s efficiency, and delivers higher SEER ratings in cooling mode. In continuous fan mode, this technology helps keep energy waste at a minimum
  • Two-Stage gas valve operates 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’re all familiar with what the weather here in Auburn is like, which is what makes the EL280 gas furnace a great choice. 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 reduced monthly energy bills.

  • 80% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated for softer operating sounds
  • Two-stage motor for higher energy efficiency
  • Two-stage operation—provides more consistent 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 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: $$

EL195E Gas Furnace

Boasting a 95% AFUE rating*, you’ll love seeing the potential savings on 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 typical motors and up to 200% more efficient when constant fan mode is on.

  • 95% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated so you won’t hear loud operating noises
  • Power Saver constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow to help your home maintain a comfortable temperature at all times
  • SureLight® ignition for reliable operation and longer-lasting 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 system—the EL196E gas furnace. With Power Saver™ technology, you’ll feel the efficiency in consistent temperatures and your heating bills. This feature lets the furnace to regulate airspeed based on demand. As a result, it expends less energy in heating and cooling functions. This furnace has achieved ENERGY STAR® qualification, meaning it meets or surpasses EPA guidelines for conservation. It also features:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 96% AFUE1—which could help reduce your heating costs.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan is always on, eliminating annoying start-up sounds.
  • iComfort®-enabled technology, when installed with an iComfort® E30 Smart Thermostat, it learns your family’s activities to save on energy costs. Use your voice to dial in comfort when your thermostat is used with Amazon Alexa or the Apple HomeKit.2
  • Power Saver™ motor distributes regular temperatures, consistent airflow and quiet operation.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Use with an electric Lennox® heat pump for maximum efficiency.
  • SureLight® ignition offers reliable heating.
  • Stainless-steel secondary heat exchanger holds on to extra heat.
  • Sealed blower compartment and fully insulated cabinet 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 Forster Heating 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 cozy on the chilliest day—while protecting the environment. The first lowest emission furnace on the market,1 the EL195NE creates 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than standard low-NOx furnaces. Lower emissions mean there’s fresher air to breathe and a better environment for plants to flourish. This furnace has also achieved ENERGY STAR® status and also includes:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 95% AFUE rating2—which may decrease your utility costs.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan limits start-up noise.
  • Power Saver™ motor provides steady airflow and quiet heating.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Add an electric Lennox® heat pump for maximum efficiency.
  • SureLight® ignition provides trustworthy heating.
  • Stainless-steel secondary heat exchanger catches extra heat.
  • Sealed blower compartment reduces 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 Forster Heating 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 warm your home without heating up the planet. The first lowest emission furnace you can get,1 the EL180NE creates 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than standard low-NOx furnaces. By reducing these emissions, you can ensure you and your family have fresher air to breathe. Plus, when compared to other regular furnaces, the EL180NE’s innovations could help you save hundreds of dollars on annual heating expenses. It also includes:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 80% AFUE2—which can decrease heating bills.
  • Ultra-low continuous fan gives quiet operation.
  • iComfort®-enabled technology, when used with an iComfort® E30 Smart Thermostat, can save you more on heating and cooling bills. 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 uses a reduced amount of energy by regulating airspeed to demand.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Install an electric Lennox® heat pump for maximum efficiency.
  • SureLight® hot surface ignition provides reliable operation.
  • Sealed blower compartment cuts back on 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 Forster Heating can take care of any gas furnace repairs and maintenance needs, as well as gas furnace replacements in Placer County. Set up your appointment online or by calling 530-885-8081 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.