Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

They’re called the Elite Series for a reason. These gas furnaces deliver exceptional comfort for your home that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg every month. Energy efficiency is a primary feature of each system, and with AFUE ratings* like these, you’ll wish you purchased an Elite Series furnace earlier. Besides efficiency and reliable heat, the Elite Series gas furnaces have lots of wonderful features. Learn more about each model below. When you’re ready to get started with a gas furnace replacement, call Van Haaften Plumbing & Heating in Pella at 641-628-3621 or schedule an appointment online.

EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

The EL296V is one of the best 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 days when the weather’s extremely cold and days when the temperature is more mild. Your takeaway: you’ll stay warm regardless of what the weather’s like.

  • SilentComfort™ Technology offers quiet heating to help make your home more peaceful
  • Variable speed motor delivers increased humidity control and consistent airflow for improved comfort and indoor air quality.
  • Enhanced humidity control — runs at different speeds to precisely control the flow of heated and cooled air throughout your home
  • Ultra-low Constant Fan provides a quiet, consistent flow of air and improves 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 start 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 when it’s set in constant fan mode than a single-stage motor. It’s also quiet and helps maintain consistent air flow for a cozy home at all times.

  • Power Saver™ motor runs at constant torque to help keep air flow consistent
  • Power Saver technology not only provides energy boost capabilities enhancing the overall system efficiency, similar to a variable speed furnace, but also generates higher SEER ratings in cooling mode. Constant fan mode also helps reduce energy waste.
  • Two-Stage gas valve operates at a reduced heating output for efficiency, alternating 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 is a good feature during Pella winters. It generates even temperatures, while adjusting its heat output depending on the temperature outside. This unit 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 helps improve energy efficiency
  • Two-stage operation—enables more even temperatures in your home
  • Continuous low-speed fan slowly circulates air for improved 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: $$

EL195E Gas Furnace

One of the best parts of installing the EL195E gas furnace is seeing the difference (and decrease!) in your utility expenses. The system’s efficiency rating of 95% AFUE* and Power Saver™ constant torque motor are combined to make this heating system the ideal option if you are considering a reliable and affordably priced gas furnace.

  • 95% AFUE efficiency rating
  • Fully insulated for quiet operation
  • Power Saver™ constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow to help keep your home at the ideal temperature at all times
  • SureLight® ignition – for reliable operation and longer product 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: $$

Don’t forget – Van Haaften Plumbing & Heating can take care of gas furnace repairs and maintenance checks, too. We’re ready for all your gas furnace needs. Call 641-628-3621 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.