Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

They’re called the Elite Series for a reason. These gas furnaces will provide 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 wonder why you didn’t replace your furnace earlier. Besides efficiency and reliable heat, the Elite Series gas furnaces have tons of impressive features. Find details about each model below. When you’re ready to get started with a gas furnace replacement, call Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning in Olathe at 913-432-3342 or schedule an appointment online.

EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

The EL296V is one of the finest furnaces around. It’s reliable and efficient, achieving an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE* and earning ENERGY STAR® qualification. With a variable speed motor and two-stage heating, the system can easily switch between providing heat for harshly cold days and milder ones. Your takeaway: you’ll stay comfortable regardless of what the weather’s like.

  • SilentComfort™ Technology offers quiet heating to help make your home more peaceful
  • Variable speed motor delivers better humidity control and consistent airflow for improved comfort and indoor air quality.
  • Enhanced humidity control — runs at different speeds to specifically control the flow of heated and cooled air throughout your home
  • Ultra-low Constant Fan provides a quiet, consistent flow of air and enhances indoor air quality accessories
  • SureLight® ignitor —silicone nitride construction helps offer 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 only the beginning of the energy efficiency features on this gas furnace. The EL296E features a Power Saver™ constant torque motor, which may be up to 200% more efficient on constant fan mode than a single-stage motor. It’s also quiet and helps provide consistent air flow for an evenly warmed home at all times.

  • Power Saver™ motor runs at constant torque to help provide a consistent flow of air
  • Power Saver technology not only provides energy boost capabilities enhancing the overall system efficiency, similar to a variable speed furnace, but also produces 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 decreased heating output for efficiency, changing to a higher output as needed.
  • SureLight® ignitor—silicone nitride construction helps ensure long product life and 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 Olathe winters. It produces even temperatures, while changing its heat output based on the temperature outside. This furnace uses sound-absorbing materials to soften 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 increased 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 Olathe, the EL180E has all the features you’d need in a heating system. Consistent airflow, sound-absorbing materials and continuous low-speed fan that improves indoor air quality are just a handful of features that define the EL180E. Take a look at some of the other benefits:

  • 80% AFUE efficiency rating*
  • Fully insulated for quieter operating sounds
  • Power Saver™ constant torque motor maintains 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. The system’s efficiency rating of 95% AFUE* and Power Saver™ constant torque motor combined make this heating system a great option if you are considering a reliable and affordably priced gas furnace.

  • 95% AFUE efficiency rating
  • Fully insulated helps decrease operation sounds
  • Power Saver™ constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow to keep your home the perfect 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 – Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning can take care of gas furnace repairs and maintenance checks, too. We’re ready for all your gas furnace needs. Call 913-432-3342 or use our online scheduler to book 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.