Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

It’s not called the Elite Series for no reason. These gas furnaces will provide exceptional comfort for your home that doesn’t empty your wallet every month. Energy efficiency is a key feature of each product, and with AFUE ratings* like these, you’ll wonder why you didn’t replace your furnace earlier. Aside from 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 Farnell Mechanical, Inc. in Opelika at 334-524-2458 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 energy efficient, reaching an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE* and earning ENERGY STAR® qualification. With a variable speed motor and two-stage heating, the system can simply adjust between providing heat for days when the weather’s extremely cold and days when the temperature is more mild. The bottom line: you’ll stay comfortable in all types of weather.

  • SilentComfort™ Technology offers quiet heating to help make your home more peaceful
  • Variable speed motor delivers greater 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 enable 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 start of the energy efficiency conversation about this gas furnace. The EL296E features a Power Saver™ constant torque motor, which may be up to 200% more efficient when it’s set in constant fan mode than a single-stage motor. Additionally, the furnace is quiet and helps maintain consistent air flow for a comfortable home at all times.

  • Power Saver™ motor works at constant torque to help maintain consistent air flow
  • 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. The technology keeps energy waste low when kept in constant fan mode.
  • Two-Stage gas valve operates at a lower heating output for efficiency, alternating 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 Opelika winters. It produces even temperatures, while adjusting its heat output depending on the temperature outside. This unit uses sound-absorbing materials to reduce 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 for higher energy efficiency
  • Two-stage operation—generates 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 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

For anyone looking for a new gas furnace in Opelika, the EL180E has all the features you’d need in a heating system. Consistent airflow, sound-absorbing materials and continuous low-speed fan that strengthens indoor air quality are just a handful of features that define the EL180E. Take a look at some of the other benefits:

  • 80% AFUE efficiency rating*
  • Fully insulated for quieter operating noises
  • Power Saver™ constant torque motor provides 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

You’ll be amazed when you see the difference in a utility bill before and after installing the EL195E gas furnace. The product’s efficiency rating of 95% AFUE* and Power Saver™ constant torque motor combined make this heating system a great option if you are considering 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 long-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: $$

Don’t forget – Farnell Mechanical, Inc. can help you with gas furnace repairs and maintenance checks, too. We’re ready for all your gas furnace needs. Call 334-524-2458 or use our online scheduler to make 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.