Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

As its name suggests, the Elite Series is a step above when it comes to gas furnaces. These furnaces have outstanding features and high energy efficiency. Compared to typical gas furnaces, you could save significantly on your annual utility expenses. Additionally, you’ll receive your desired warmth on the coldest days of the year. Learn more about each of our Elite Series gas furnaces below, and call Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning in Olathe at 913-432-3342 when you’re ready to take the next step toward gas furnace replacement.

EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

One of our most efficient gas furnaces, the EL296V, has received 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 a bunch of energy in the process.

  • SilentComfort Technology delivers some of the quietest heating out there
  • Variable speed motor delivers better humidity control and consistent airflow for improved comfort and indoor air quality
  • Enhanced humidity control —runs at alternating speeds to precisely control the flow of conditioned and heated 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 enables a 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
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 Olathe, the EL296E uses a number of features to produce outstanding energy efficiency. When constant fan mode is turned on, the Power Saver constant torque motor can be 200% more efficient than average single-stage motors in constant fan mode and is up to 33% more efficient. In addition, this unit has earned the ENERGY STAR label and achieved an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE*.

  • Power Saver motor operates at constant torque to help maintain consistent air flow
  • Power Saver technology provides energy boost capabilities, which may increase the system’s efficiency, and delivers higher SEER ratings in cooling mode. In continuous fan mode, this technology helps keep energy waste at a minimum
  • Two-Stage gas valve runs at a lower heating output for efficiency, switching to a higher output as 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 Olathe is like, which is what makes the EL280 gas furnace a great choice. It has one heating level for more mild days and one level for the colder ones. By switching between the two stages, you may experience more efficient heating and reduced monthly energy bills.

  • 80% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated for softer operating sounds
  • Two-stage motor for higher 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 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
EL280 Two-Stage Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): 80
Price Guide: $$

EL180E Gas Furnace

If you’re in need of a gas furnace replacement, consider the EL180E. It works quietly, so you can enjoy its warmth in peace. Features like the Power Saver™ constant torque motor will help you experience up to 33% more efficiency than standard motors.

  • 80% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated for quiet operation
  • Power Saver constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow
  • SureLight® ignition helps improve product life and reliability
  • 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

Thanks to its 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 it’s in constant fan mode.

  • 95% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated for quiet operation
  • Power Saver constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow to help your home maintain a comfortable temperature at all times
  • SureLight® ignition for reliable operation and longer-lasting 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 that Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning can take care of any gas furnace repairs and maintenance needs, as well as gas furnace replacements in Olathe. Make your appointment online or by calling 913-432-3342 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.