Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

They’re called the Elite Series for a reason. These gas furnaces will provide excellent comfort for your home that doesn’t empty your wallet every month. Energy efficiency is a key feature of each model, and with AFUE ratings* like these, you’ll wish you purchased an Elite Series furnace earlier. In addition to efficiency and reliable heat, the Elite Series gas furnaces have tons of impressive features. Learn more about each model below. If you’re ready for a gas furnace replacement, call Patterson & Stirling Inc in Erie at 814-833-5558 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, obtaining an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE* and earning ENERGY STAR® qualification. With 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. The point: you’ll stay warm no matter what the weather outside is like.

  • SilentComfort™ Technology offers quiet heating to help make your home more peaceful
  • Variable speed motor enables increased humidity control and consistent airflow for improved comfort and indoor air quality.
  • Enhanced humidity control — operates 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 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 beginning 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 in constant fan mode than a single-stage motor. The system also is quiet and helps maintain consistent air flow for a cozy home at all times.

  • Power Saver™ motor operates at constant torque to help keep air flow consistent
  • Power Saver technology not only provides energy boost capabilities improving the overall system efficiency, similar to a variable speed furnace, but also produces higher SEER ratings in cooling mode. Constant fan mode also helps reduce energy waste.
  • Two-Stage gas valve operates at a lower heating output for efficiency, changing to a higher output as needed.
  • SureLight® ignitor—silicone nitride construction helps increase product life and allows 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 Erie winters. It generates even temperatures, while adjusting its heat output based on the temperature outside. This equipment 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—enables 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 in need of a gas furnace replacement in Erie, the EL180E has all the features you want in a heating system. Consistent airflow, quiet operation and continuous low-speed fan that enhances indoor air quality are just three features that define the EL180E. Look through the other benefits:

  • 80% AFUE efficiency rating*
  • Fully insulated for quiet operation
  • 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

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 both make this heating system a great option if you want a reliable and affordable gas furnace.

  • 95% AFUE efficiency rating
  • Fully insulated for silent operation
  • 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: $$

Remember – Patterson & Stirling Inc can handle gas furnace repairs and maintenance checks, too. We’re a go-to source for all your gas furnace needs. Call 814-833-5558 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.