EL296E Furnace in Hoffman Estates, IL

Elite® Series EL296E Furnace in Hoffman Estates, Elgin, and Schaumburg, IL

Two-stage furnace with Power Saver™ technology

Elite® Series EL296E Furnace in Hoffman Estates, Elgin, and Schaumburg, IL - CompassThe EL296E’s Power Saver™ Constant Torque motor is up to 33% more efficient than standard single-stage motors and up to 200% more efficient in constant fan mode.

Features and Benefits

Energy Efficiency

  • Efficiency rating of 96% AFUE—can save you hundreds of dollars each year*, compared to standard furnaces
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified—meets or exceeds EPA guidelines for energy efficiency
  • Power Saver™ motor operates 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. 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 needed.
  • Dual-fuel capability—can be combined with an electric heat pump to enhance comfort and fuel efficiency by alternating between electric and gas heat, optimizing energy use and minimizing heating costs

Quiet Operation

  • Special sound-absorbing insulation—further reduces sound for quiet operation
  • Durable steel cabinet—made to last with an attractive, high-qulaity textured paint finish

Reliable Performance

  • Duralok Plus™ heat exchanger—made of patented ArmorTuf™ steel to ensure high reliability and efficiency
  • SureLight® igniter—silicone nitride construction ensures long product life and reliable operation
  • SureLight control board (icomfort™ compatiable)—controls all furnace operations to ensure high reliability and efficiency. Direct-readout diagnostics for simple, quick troubleshooting
  • Multi-position models available