Evcon, known today as Coleman, manufactures three series of gas furnaces. Models range from advanced modulating technology to entry level units and offer 80 to 98 percent AFUE. Several units in the Evcon/Coleman product line are Energy Star-approved.
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Echelon Gas Furnaces
Reaching up to 98 percent AFUE, the Echelon series is Evcon/Coleman’s top-tier product line. The series features two models of modulating furnaces designed to constantly adjust their heating output to maintain a consistent temperature throughout the home. The unit also is equipped with Coleman’s EcoTrak systems, which can customize the unit to perform in dry, temperate or humid climates.
LX Gas Furnaces
The LX series includes seven models ranging from 80 to 95 percent AFUE ratings, with either single-stage, two-stage or modulating operation. Two-stage heating models are equipped with a soft-operating, variable-speed ECM fan motor and Coleman’s EcoTrak system for increased climate control. All models feature an aluminized steel heat exchanger.
Comforteer Single-Stage Gas Furnaces
As Evcon/Coleman’s base product line, the Comforteer series offers an 80 percent AFUE option and an option reaching up to 95 percent AFUE. Both units have single-stage operation, are promoted for their low sound levels and stand at 33 inches for installation in tight spots around the home. Components include an electronic hot surface ignition, an induced combustion system, inshot main burners and a heat exchanger designed to simplify the flow path of gas.
Care and Maintenance
Coleman offers a complete care guide for furnaces and components on its website. A yearly professional service check is recommended for oil-fired furnaces, but Coleman states gas-fired equipment burns cleaner and can be serviced every other year.
All Evcon furnaces are equipped with a 10-year limited warranty on parts. Coverage for the heat exchangers varies between a lifetime or 20-year warranty, depending on the product purchased. Equipment must be registered within 90 days of installation to receive the full warranty term.