Lennox is serving in the field of home comfort heating and cooling from the time your grandpa was first able to recognise a Fireplace as a toddler. To your surprise, Lennox was founded in 1897 and since then, it is winning hearts by offering world class home comfort heating and cooling solutions. With the advancement in technology, the products have become far superior than how they were back then in the 1800's and until the 90's. The 21st century advancements, has made availability of comfort easier than it ever was while also making it affordable for the vast majority. A Furnace unit, for instance is available with price range of $800 minimum and this can go on up to $2000+. We must consider this availability of the wonders of technology to people of all budget range, a good omen. In addition, the variation in features of different makes and models makes it even more ideal for individuals to choose the units according to their peculiar needs. For instance, no-noise units, variable speed units etc. And while we are talking about variations, choices, ease and affordability, we can't forget to mention Lennox; a brand with versatile variety.

This blog is dedicated to finding out the features of two latest Lennox Furnace models and establishing comparison among them.


- Signature Collection SL297NV - Variable Speed, Eco-Friendly

This unit won the 2019 sustainability award and holds the title of being the lowest gas emission unit in the market; a good choice to the people concerned about global warming. As long as the primary features are concerned; this is a variable capacity unit which also means an energy efficient unit. Officially, it holds the AFUE rating of 97.5 AFUE and is, like other Lennox products, an Energy Star product. Compared to a unit of 60 AFUE, SL297NV offers a 38% saving on energy bills annually, which becomes a $3,823 saving in 5 years. The unit is compatible with Lennox iComfort S30 Smart Thermostat which adds to the family's comfort by adapting to their temperature preferences.

When it comes to warranty, there is a limited time warranty on the heat exchanger and a 5 year limited warranty on other components (only those covered under warranty).



- Signature Collection SLP98V - The most efficient and quiet baby

The last Furnace you used must not have exceeded an AFUE of 70. But hey there! Lennox Signature Collection SLP98V comes with an AFUE rating of 98.7 and is therefore advertised by Lennox as "the most energy efficient Furnace you can buy". Compared with a 60 AFUE unit, SLP98V gives an estimated saving of 38% on heating. It as been marked as the most energy efficient (Energy Star) product of 2019.

Talking about exclusive features now. The Precise Comfort technology employed in SLP98V allows the unit to offer the exact temperature as needed and combat with the hot and cold spots completely. An exclusive feature is also its quietness. SLP98V is 10 times quieter than its competitive models of other brands. It is so quiet that you would have to look at the Thermostat to confirm if the system is running.

When it comes to warranty, this model comes with a 10-year part limited warranty (on covered parts) and a limited lifetime warranty on heat exchanger.


So fellas! Did this exploration of features open your eyes towards how smart Furnaces can become in 2020's?
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