EL296V Furnace in Hoffman Estates, IL

Elite® Series EL296V Furnace in Hoffman Estates, Elgin, and Schaumburg, IL

High-efficiency, variable speed gas furnace

Elite® Series EL296V Furnace in Hoffman Estates, Elgin, and Schaumburg, IL - CompassThe EL296V uses a variable speed motor that reduces electrical use by two-thirds, compared to a standard motor. Plus, two stages of heating minimize temperature swings, so you can save on utility bills without sacrificing comfort.

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
  • 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
  • Variable speed blower motor—provides a quiet, consistent flow of air for enhanced comfort, efficiency and humidity control
  • Robust stainless steel secondary heat exchanger—allows the furnace to achieve high efficiency levels by capturing additional heat
  • iComfort®-enabled technology—allows the furnace, when installed with the easy-to-use programmable iComfort Wi-Fi® thermostat, to exchange information and make adjustments as needed to optimize performance

Quiet Operation

  • SilentComfort™ Technology—delivers the ultimate in quiet, consistent heating
  • Special sound-absorbing insulation—further reduces sound for quiet operation
  • Durable steel cabinet—made to last with an attractive, high-qulaity textured paint finish

Home Comfort

  • Two-stage, gas valve—works with the variable speed motor to match furnace output to household heating needs
  • Enhanced humidity control—runs at different speeds to precisely control the flow of heated and cooled air throughout your home
  • Secondary heat exchanger—allows the furnace to achieve high efficiency levels by capturing additional heat
    Low-speed fan—provides a consistent, continuous flow of warm air

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