The Lennox EL296V is a variable-speed, two-stage gas furnace with an efficiency rating of 96% AFUE. The EL296V is Energy Star certified and can be paired with a Lennox heat pump in an energy-saving dual-fuel system. The unit is iComfort-compatible, allowing it to be paired with an iComfort thermostat. It has a Duralok Plus heat exchanger, made of patented ArmorTuf steel, and a stainless steel secondary heat exchanger. The variable-speed motor provides a consistent flow of air for optimal comfort and efficiency, and a SureLight ignitor increases product life and reliability. The unit’s steel cabinet has a textured paint finish and is insulated to reduce heat loss and operating sound levels.
You will sometimes see the names EL296V and the EL296UHV used interchangeably. Basically, the “V” in the name refers to a variable speed blower motor. The “UH” refers to the unit’s ability to be configured in either an upflow or a horizontal position.
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