Lennox Elite EL296E Review
AFUE:Up to 96%
ENERGY STAR ®:Yes
Burner Type:Dual Stage
Blower Type:Single Speed
Price:$4,835 - $6,170
BTU Output:43,000 - 127,000
Energy Efficiency Features
If your home needs a new furnace, consider energy efficiency as one of your top feature requirements. It will help keep your monthly costs down. Look for a high AFUE ratio and if the furnace is ENERGY STAR ® qualified. The Lennox Elite Series EL296E has an AFUE of 96% and is ENERGY STAR ® qualified.
The Two-stage, constant-torque balances out your energy usage by dispersing heat at two different intensities instead of the traditional furnace that can only be either on or off. The EL296E is Dual-Fuel capable, and when combined with a Lennox electric heat pump, the system can achieve peak efficiency.
The EL296E features 2 heat exchangers, the Duralok Plus™ Heat Exchanger and a second stainless steel heat exchanger that help make the furnace efficient, reliable, and durable. For even greater efficiency, the EL296E includes the SureLight® Integrated Furnace Control.
Noise Reducing Features
The EL296E’s Power Saver™ Motor not only helps even the temperature in your home it also promotes quieter operation. The motor, along with the sound-absorbing materials like the steel cabinets ensure that your home is nice and peaceful.
The Lennox Elite Series EL296E is created to last. It is built with durable materials and components for a reliable product that lasts season after season.
- A lifetime limited warranty on their heat exchanger
- 5-year limited warranty on covered components
The Lennox Elite Series EL296E is also eligible for a 10-year limited warranty when you register the product within 60 days of installation. Eligibility varies by province, speak to your certified HVAC installer for more information and registration assistance.
Innovative Technology Features
With AirFlex™ technology, your dealer can adjust the airflow to match your lifestyle, home design, and geographic location. AirFlex can be combined with the iComfort® S30 thermostat that can adapt to your routine and adjust temperatures to your liking.
The EL296E has a LED display with seven information segments that your technician can use to view diagnostic codes and help them repair the unit on the first visit. Up to 10 codes are stored in memory, protected from power outages, in order of occurrence. Just open the port on the blower door to access the LED display and find the diagnostic code.