Maximum Efficiency

Maximum Efficiency Gas Furnaces – Saving Green for You and the Environment

Saving energy never felt so good. Literally. These gas furnaces will keep your house warm and comfortable, and they’ll do so with outstanding energy efficiency. In fact, these products boast maximum efficiency for all gas furnaces we carry. Find more details for each product below. Once you’ve selected your favorite system, give Roland J. Down Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning in Albany a call at 518-417-2938. We’ll offer you a free estimate and answer all your furnace-related questions.

Lennox SLP98V Gas FurnaceSLP98V

If we could only use one word to describe the SLP98V, we’d probably pick “outstanding.” That’s pretty convincing in itself, but it doesn’t go into much detail about the benefits and features of this mighty gas furnace. First of all, this is one of the most energy-efficient furnaces you can get.1 Earning a 98.2% AFUE rating and a Most Efficient designation by ENERGY STAR®, this system can save you more than $800 a year.2 That’s nothing to sneeze at. However, it’s not the only outstanding feature on this gas furnace. The SLP98V is packed with features, including:

  • Variable-capacity system – this means it automatically adjusts as necessary to run at maximum efficiency. We know we already covered efficiency, but we just can’t get over this one.
  • SilentComfort™ technology and variable speed blower – decreases sound levels
  • Duralok Plus™ Heat Exchanger – ensures high reliability and efficiency
  • Self-calibrating variable speed inducer – for cleaner combustion
  • SureLight Control Board – controls all furnace operations and is iComfort™ compatible

All around, this unit has nearly endless features to stay reliable and energy efficient. Call 518-417-2938 or schedule a free appointment online to learn more about gas furnaces in Albany.

Lennox SL280V Gas FurnaceSL280V

Across North America, and in Albany, gas furnaces don’t come quieter than this one. The SL280V features a variable speed motor and special sound-absorbing materials to make it 4.5 times quieter than your typical gas furnaces. In fact, it’s the quietest in its class3 and lets you feel the comfort without hearing it. We suppose we can make that sacrifice...

Discover more features of the SL280V, like its:

  • Two-stage gas valve – adjusts the amount of gas used for more exact temperature control
  • SureLight® Ignitor – to ensure a long life and reliable operation
  • Sealed Blower Compartment – minimizes heat loss and maximizes efficiency
  • High efficiency variable speed motor – which may help decrease your energy bills

Lennox EL296E Gas FurnaceEL296E

The EL296E gas furnace will convince you with lots of numbers. We’ve selected three that make the biggest impact. First, this system earned AFUE rating of up to 96%, which is not only above average, but it could save hundreds on your yearly energy expenses. Next, the EL296E’s Power Saver™ Constant Torque motor is up to 33% more efficient than standard single-stage motors and up to 200% more efficient when it’s in constant fan mode. Other features include:

  • ENERGY STAR® designation
  • Higher SEER ratings in cooling mode – keeps energy waste minimal
  • Two-stage gas valve – varies heating output for higher efficiency
  • Sound-absorbing insulation – for quiet operation
  • SureLight® igniter and control board – ensures long product life and high reliability

Let Roland J. Down Service Experts help with all your Albany area gas furnace needs. Schedule your free appointment today.


1 Based on sound pressure levels during steady-state, high-fire and low-fire operation of Lennox SLP98UH070XV36B and leading competitive units as of July 2013 at mid-point temperature rise and minimum external static pressure when set up per Section 4.4.4 of AHRI 260-2012. Efficiency ratings established per test standard: ANSI/ASHRAE 103-2007.

2 Savings amounts depict potential energy savings you can expect from Lennox® furnaces, versus a 65% AFUE model. Your actual savings may vary depending on the weather patterns in your local area, local fuel rates and you individual lifestyle.

3 Based on sound pressure levels during steady-state, high-fire operation of Lennox SL280UH070V36A and leading competitive units at mid-point temperature rise and minimum external static pressure when set up per Section 4.4.4 of AHRI 260-2012.