Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

As you might be able to tell from its name, the Elite Series is a step above when it comes to gas furnaces. These furnaces have innovative features and are energy efficienty. Compared to typical gas furnaces, you could save significantly on your yearly utility bills. In addition, you’ll receive exceptional comfort throughout the coldest seasons. Learn more about each of our Elite Series gas furnaces below, and call Desert Suns Heating & Cooling in Albuquerque at 505-994-9176 when you’re ready to talk with us about a gas furnace replacement.

EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

One of our most efficient gas furnaces, the EL296V, has earned an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE * and is ENERGY STAR® qualified. This means you’ll see measurable energy savings and enjoy the good feeling of environmental responsibility. These efficiency levels are reached, in part, from the furnace’s variable speed motor, which regulates the speed at which warm air is pumped out to maintain a consistent heat over time without using large amounts of energy in the process.

  • SilentComfort Technology delivers the ultimate in quiet consistent heating
  • Variable speed motor delivers increased humidity control and consistent airflow for improved comfort and indoor air quality
  • Enhanced humidity control —runs at various speeds to precisely control the flow of warm and cool 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 increase 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
EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 96
Price Guide: $$$Energy Star badge

EL296E High-efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

Offered in Albuquerque, the EL296E uses a variety of features to produce excellent energy efficiency. In constant fan mode, the Power Saver constant torque motor can be 200% more efficient than regular single-stage motors in constant fan mode and is up to 33% more efficient. This unit also has earned the ENERGY STAR label and received an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE*.

  • Power Saver motor operates at constant torque to help maintain consistent air flow
  • Power Saver technology offers energy boosting capabilities to improve the system’s overall efficiency, while delivering 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 when needed
  • SureLight® ignitor—silicone nitride construction helps ensure longer 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
EL296E High-efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): up to 96
Price Guide: $$Energy Star badge

EL280 Two-Stage Gas Furnace

We’re all familiar with what the weather here in Albuquerque is like, which is what makes the EL280 gas furnace a great choice. It has two levels of heating – one for mild days and one for extreme cold. By switching between the two stages, you can experience more efficient heating and enjoy lower monthly energy bills.

  • 80% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated for quiet operation
  • Two-stage motor for better energy efficiency
  • Two-stage operation—provides more consistent temperatures in your home
  • Continuous low-speed fan slowly circulates air for improved comfort and increased indoor air quality. SureLight® ignition—silicone nitride construction helps lengthen the product’s life and operate reliably
  • 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 it’s time for a gas furnace replacement, consider the EL180E. It works quietly, so you can feel the heat instead of hearing it. With features like the Power Saver™ constant torque motor, you could experience up to 33% more efficiency than standard motors.

  • 80% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated for softer operating sounds
  • Power Saver constant torque motor maintains regular airflow
  • SureLight® ignition increases 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

Boasting a 95% AFUE rating*, you may not cringe when you see your monthly utility bills. The numbers don’t stop adding up there: this gas furnace’s Power Saver constant torque motor is up to 33% more efficient than typical motors and up to 200% more efficient when constant fan mode is on.

  • 95% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated so you won’t hear loud operating noises
  • Power Saver constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow to help your home maintain a comfortable temperature at all times
  • SureLight® ignition for increased product life and more 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
EL195E Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 95
Price Guide: $$

Keep in mind that Desert Suns Heating & Cooling can take care of any gas furnace repairs and maintenance needs, in addition to gas furnace replacements in Albuquerque. Schedule your appointment online or by calling 505-994-9176 today.


* 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.