Elite Series Gas Furnaces Offer High Efficiency and Outstanding Features

As you might be able to tell from its name, the Elite Series is a step above when it comes to gas furnaces. These furnaces have impressive features and high energy efficiency. Compared to conventional gas furnaces, you could save a substantial amount on your utility expenses every year. Plus, you’ll receive the comfort you want throughout the coldest seasons. See specifics about each of our Elite Series gas furnaces below, and call WM J Kraus & Son in Keokuk at 319-524-3714 when you’re ready to take the next step toward gas furnace replacement.

EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

One of our highest efficiency gas furnaces, the EL296V, features 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 achieved, in part, from the furnace’s variable speed motor, which alters 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 increased humidity control and consistent airflow for improved comfort and indoor air quality
  • Enhanced humidity control —runs at various 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 optimizes indoor air quality accessories.
  • SureLight® ignitor —silicone nitride construction helps increase 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 Keokuk, the EL296E uses a number of features to produce excellent energy efficiency. In constant fan mode, the Power Saver constant torque motor can be 200% more efficient than regular 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 not only provides energy boost capabilities to help improve the overall system efficiency, similar to a variable speed furnace, but also delivers 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 lower heating output for efficiency, switching to a higher output as necessary
  • 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 know all too well what the weather here in Keokuk 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 see the results with lower monthly energy bills.

  • 80% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated for a quieter operation
  • Two-stage motor for better energy efficiency
  • Two-stage operation—provides more consistent temperatures in your home
  • Continuous low-speed fan slowly circulates air for improved comfort and better indoor air quality. SureLight® ignition—silicone nitride construction helps lengthen the product’s life and operate reliably
  • 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 runs quietly, so you can feel the heat instead of hearing it. Features like the Power Saver™ constant torque motor will help you experience up to 33% better efficiency than standard motors.

  • 80% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated for a quieter operation
  • Power Saver constant torque motor maintains steady airflow
  • SureLight® ignition increases 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

With a 95% AFUE rating*, you might not hate seeing your monthly utility bills. The numbers continue adding up, too: this gas furnace’s Power Saver constant torque motor is up to 33% more efficient than traditional motors and up to 200% more efficient when it’s set on constant fan mode.

  • 95% AFUE rating*
  • Fully insulated so you won’t hear loud operating noises
  • Power Saver constant torque motor maintains consistent airflow to keep your home the perfect temperature at all times
  • SureLight® ignition for more 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 that WM J Kraus & Son can assist with any gas furnace repairs and maintenance needs, along with gas furnace replacements in Keokuk. Make your appointment online or by calling 319-524-3714 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.