Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

The Elite Series got its name for a reason. These gas furnaces deliver excellent comfort for your home that doesn’t drain your bank account every month. Energy efficiency is a primary feature of each system, and with AFUE ratings* like these, you’ll wish you purchased an Elite Series furnace earlier. Aside from efficiency and reliable heat, the Elite Series gas furnaces have many great features. Find details about each model below. When you’re ready to take the next step toward a gas furnace replacement, call Ben Maines Air Conditioning, Inc. in Longview at 903-758-0701 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 warm and comfortable no matter what the weather outside is like.

  • SilentComfort™ Technology helps produce heat you can feel, not hear
  • Variable speed motor delivers greater humidity control and consistent airflow for improved comfort and indoor air quality.
  • Enhanced humidity control — works at different speeds to specifically control the flow of heated and cooled air throughout your home
  • Ultra-low Constant Fan provides a quiet, consistent flow of air and improves 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 just the beginning of the energy efficiency discussion for 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 provide consistent air flow for an evenly warmed home at all times.

  • Power Saver™ motor runs at constant torque to help provide a consistent flow of air
  • 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. Constant fan mode also helps reduce energy waste.
  • Two-Stage gas valve operates at a decreased heating output for efficiency, switching 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 is especially during Longview winters. It produces even temperatures, while adjusting its heat output based on the temperature outside. This furnace uses sound-absorbing materials to soften 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 improve 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 enables 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

One of the best parts of installing the EL195E gas furnace is seeing the difference (and decrease!) in your utility expenses. The system’s efficiency rating of 95% AFUE* and Power Saver™ constant torque motor combined make this heating system an attractive option if you want a reliable, yet affordable gas furnace.

  • 95% AFUE efficiency rating
  • Fully insulated for quiet operation
  • Power Saver™ constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow to keep your home the perfect 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: $$

Don’t forget – Ben Maines Air Conditioning, Inc. can take care of gas furnace repairs and maintenance checks, too. We’re ready for all your gas furnace needs. Call 903-758-0701 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.