All About the Lennox ML296V Gas Furnace

Posted: 2020-01-28

After many years of extensive use, it is quite normal for most household appliances to experience a decline in their efficiency. Your heating system is not an exception. If you have been using your furnace for about 15 years, it’s no longer as energy-efficient as it once was. Wear and tear is the main cause of a furnace to lose its efficiency.

Just like an old car, your aging furnace begins to deteriorate and need more repairs. It’s a way of telling you that the unit is nearing the end of its life and may need to be replaced soon. Normally, furnaces require more repairs in the last two years of their life.

Four Seasons Air Specialists is your trusted heating company in Shoreview MN that offers an array of high-quality heating systems designed by one of the best names in the industry: Lennox.

Features of the Lennox ML296V Gas Furnace

At every turn, the ML296V gas furnace is designed to be the most energy-efficient furnace in its class. A variable-speed fan keeps temperature swings to a bare minimum. Two-stage heating saves gas by adjusting the flame size based on demand.

Every component of the ML296V has proven itself through extensive testing in our research labs. So you can take comfort knowing the furnace will deliver reliable performance, season after season.

The ML296V’s two levels of heat allow it to find a smart balance between energy usage and comfortable warmth.

This furnace has an efficiency rating of up to 96% AFUE, which reduces hundreds of dollars on your annual energy costs. This furnace uses 2/3 less energy than competitive single-speed units.

The variable-speed motor on the ML296V can enhance the efficiency of your outdoor cooling unit during summer, helping you save even more on energy bills!

This furnace is ENERGY STAR® qualified, which means the unit meets and exceeds US federal guidelines for energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR certified furnaces have higher Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) ratings and higher efficiency blower motors, making them more efficient than regular models.

In order for a product to receive the ENERGY STAR label, it should meet strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). When you choose an ENERGY STAR certified furnace and take steps to optimize its performance, you can improve your home’s comfort while saving energy in the process. This results in lower energy costs as it also protects the climate by helping prevent harmful carbon pollution and reducing other greenhouse gases. When your home is properly insulated and air sealed, you can get better heating performance from your ENERGY STAR qualified furnace.

The ML296V can be paired with a Lennox heat pump in an energy-saving dual-fuel system for added efficiency.

The ML296V can automatically adjust its airflow speed, allowing it to gently circulate even heat throughout your home. Variable-speed airflow also prevents blasts of air when the system starts. 

The ML296V has a fully insulated steel cabinet with patented noise-reducing construction that further minimizes heat loss. Also, the sealed blower compartment permits only 1 percent leakage, which maximizes comfort.

Its robust blower assembly maximizes air movement for perfect temperatures.

The ML296V’s silicon nitride SureLight ignitor increases reliability and prolongs the unit’s life. It ensures reliable operation for years.

Its Duralok Plus heat exchanger is made of patented ArmorTuf steel captures waste heat and a stainless steel secondary heat exchanger that allows the unit to achieve industry-leading efficiency levels.

This furnace comes with a 20-Year Limited Warranty on the heat exchanger as well as a 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components. This product may be eligible for valuable 10-Year Limited Extended Warranty coverage with product registration.

The ML296V may also qualify you for tax credits, which can cover some of the initial investment costs.

Questions? Ask the Heating Gurus

If you are looking for a new heating system, be sure to call Four Seasons Air Specialists. We are a proud Lennox Premier dealer that delivers no less than what is expected of us: outstanding products and services. With us, you are guaranteed to receive personalized service and unparalleled workmanship. We aim to give you the best HVAC solutions that fit your needs. We are your reliable Circle Pines furnace installation company.