Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

The Elite Series got its name for a reason. These gas furnaces offer outstanding comfort for your home that doesn’t empty your wallet every month. Energy efficiency is a primary feature of each model, and with AFUE ratings* like these, you’ll wonder why you didn’t get one of these furnaces sooner. Besides efficiency and reliable heat, the Elite Series gas furnaces have tons of impressive features. Find details about each model below. When you’re ready to take the next step toward a gas furnace replacement, call PWA Heating & Cooling Inc in Plainfield at 815-768-6656 or schedule an appointment online.

EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

The EL296V is one of the top furnaces around. It’s reliable and highly efficient, obtaining an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE* and earning ENERGY STAR® qualification. Boasting a variable speed motor and two-stage heating, the system can easily adjust between providing heat for an extremely cold day versus a milder one. Your takeaway: you’ll stay comfortable in all types of weather.

  • SilentComfort™ Technology offers quiet heating to help make your home more peaceful
  • Variable speed motor provides greater humidity control and consistent airflow for improved comfort and indoor air quality.
  • Enhanced humidity control — runs at different speeds to exactly 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 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 only 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. It’s also quiet and helps maintain consistent air flow for a comfortable home at all times.

  • Power Saver™ motor runs at constant torque to help keep air flow consistent
  • Power Saver technology not only provides energy boost capabilities increasing 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, 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 Plainfield winters. It generates even temperatures, while adjusting its heat output depending on the temperature outside. This unit 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 quieter operating sounds
  • Two-stage motor helps increase energy efficiency
  • Two-stage operation—provides more even temperatures in your home
  • Continuous low-speed fan slowly circulates air for more 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: $$

EL180E Gas Furnace

If you’re searching for a new gas furnace in Plainfield, the EL180E has all the features you’d need in a heating system. Consistent airflow, sound-absorbing materials and continuous low-speed fan that enhances indoor air quality are just a few features that define the EL180E. Check out the other benefits:

  • 80% AFUE efficiency rating*
  • Fully insulated for quieter operating sounds
  • Power Saver™ constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow
  • SureLight® ignition helps ensure 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
EL180E 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. Its efficiency rating of 95% AFUE* and Power Saver™ constant torque motor combined make this heating system the ideal option if you want a reliable and affordable gas furnace.

  • 95% AFUE efficiency rating
  • Fully insulated helps decrease operation sounds
  • Power Saver™ constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow to help your home stay the temperature you desire at all times
  • SureLight® ignition – for reliable operation and helps increase the product’s 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 – PWA Heating & Cooling Inc can help you with gas furnace repairs and maintenance checks, too. We’re available for all your gas furnace needs. Call 815-768-6656 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.