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 highly efficient. Compared to standard gas furnaces, you could save hundreds on your annual utility expenses. Additionally, you’ll receive the comfort you want at the times you need it most. See specifics about each of our Elite Series gas furnaces below, and call Ben Maines Air Conditioning, Inc. in Longview at 903-758-0701 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 received an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE * and is ENERGY STAR® qualified. This means you could reduce your utility expenses 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 large amounts of energy in the process.

  • SilentComfort Technology delivers the ultimate in quiet consistent heating
  • 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 optimizes indoor air quality accessories.
  • SureLight® ignitor —silicone nitride construction helps increase 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 Longview, the EL296E uses a variety of features to operate with energy efficiency. When constant fan mode is turned on, 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. In addition, 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 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 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 Longview 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 see the results with lower monthly energy bills.

  • 80% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated for quiet operation
  • Two-stage motor for better 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 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 might not hate seeing your monthly utility bills. The numbers keep adding up: 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 it’s in constant fan mode.

  • 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 increased product life and more 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
EL195E Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 95
Price Guide: $$

Remember that Ben Maines Air Conditioning, Inc. can take care of any gas furnace repairs and maintenance needs, as well as gas furnace replacements in Longview. Make your appointment online or by calling 903-758-0701 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.