Some of the Best Gas Furnaces You Can Buy in Lexington

If you’re searching for a gas furnace replacement in Davidson County, our Dave Lennox Signature Collection gas furnaces are the best option. These products are some of the quietest gas furnaces you can find and are very energy efficient.

We’ll start with energy efficiency. Our Dave Lennox Signature Collection gas furnaces include variable speed motors, which limit energy use by only working fans at full speed when a large change in heat is required. Variable speed motors use 66% less energy than single speed motors and may help your family save hundreds of dollars on utility expenses each year compared to other furnaces.

More details for each Dave Lennox Signature Collection gas furnace model are explained below. If you want to talk with a James Heating & A/C, Inc staff member about one of our products in Davidson County, call 336-853-6070 or make an appointment online.

SLP98V Variable-Capacity Gas Furnace

You’ll enjoy the high efficiency of this gas furnace. It’s certified by ENERGY STAR® for meeting EPA efficiency standards, and it has also earned an annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) rating* of 98.2%. These two efficiency ratings will help you receive lower utility bills every year. Learn about some of the SLP98V’s other great features, including:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 98.2% AFUE*—can save you money on your utility expenses
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified—meets or exceeds EPA guidelines for energy efficiency
  • Variable-capacity operation operates much like the cruise control system of high-performance automobiles, adjusting on its own as necessary to achieve maximum fuel efficiency
  • iComfort®-enabled technology—allows the furnace, when installed with the easy-to-use programmable iComfort Wi-Fi® thermostat, to offer even better performance and efficiency
  • PreciseComfort™ technology provides great temperature control
  • SilentComfort technology for some of the quietest operation you can find
  • SureLight® ignitor for an efficient performance
  • Insulated blower compartment to keep heat in and minimize heat loss
  • 10-Year Limited Warranty on parts and controls
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty on heat exchanger
SLP98V Variable-Capacity Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): up to 98.7
Price Guide: $$$Energy Star badge

SL280NV Variable Speed, Ultra-Low Emissions Gas Furnace

The SL280NV gas furnace can help lower your utility bills while keeping your home pleasant all winter. Even on the coldest days, its quiet, two-stage heating will keep temperatures consistent while using as little gas as possible. You can also breathe easy knowing this furnace contributes to a healthier environment—inside and outside. As the first lowest emission furnace on the market,1 it emits 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than standard low-NOx furnaces. Less NOx means cleaner air and plants. This furnace also features:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 80% AFUE2—which can likely save you more money on energy costs.
  • Ultra-low speed continuous fan controls humidity and provides healthier air.
  • iComfort®-enabled technology—when installed with an iComfort® S30 Ultra Smart Thermostat, adjusts to your family’s routine and sets heating for energy savings.
  • SilentComfort™ technology and sound-absorbing insulation delivers quiet heating.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Install with an electric Lennox® heat pump for the most efficiency.
  • SureLight® ignition gives efficient performance.
  • Insulated blower component retains more heat.
  • 20-Year Limited Warranty on the heat exchanger.
  • 10-Year Limited Warranty on remaining covered components.3

1Lennox® SL97UH40NV36B, EL195UH100NE60C, SL280UH100NV60C and EL180UH040NE36A units are the first commercially available, natural Gas-Fired Fan-type Central Furnaces to meet an NOx emission limit of 14 nanograms per Joule (ng/J).
2Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) measures how efficiently an appliance converts fuel into heat over the course of a year.
3Applies to residential applications only. See actual warranty certificate for details.

Note: Due to Lennox’s ongoing commitment to quality, specifications and ratings are subject to change without notice.

SL280V Variable Speed Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): up to 80
Price Guide: $$$Energy Star badge

SL297NV Variable-Speed, Ultra-Low Emissions Gas Furnace

Enjoy energy efficiency that seamlessly acclimates to your schedule with the SL297NV gas furnace. Not only can this furnace help you save on heating expenses, it’s an environmentally friendly choice. As the first lowest emission furnace on the market,1 the SL297NV makes 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than standard low-NOx furnaces. You can rest easy knowing your furnace is contributing to fresher air and stronger plants. Recognized with ENERGY STAR® accreditation, this furnace has the capacity to save you hundreds of dollars annually on energy bills. It also features:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 97.5% AFUE2—potentially keeping more money in your pocket due to lower energy use.
  • Intuitive fan mode that can regulate humidity and create purer air.
  • iComfort®-enabled technology, when installed with an iComfort® S30 Ultra Smart Thermostat, learns your family’s activities for optimal energy savings.
  • SilentComfort™ technology and sound-absorbing insulation means your furnace will heat quietly.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Can be used with an electric Lennox® heat pump for highest efficiency.
  • SureLight® ignition provides efficient heating.
  • Insulated blower component stops heat loss.
  • Stainless-steel secondary heat exchanger holds on to more heat, allowing the furnace to reach better efficiency levels.
  • Lifetime Limited Warranty on the heat exchanger.
  • 10-Year Limited Warranty with product registration.
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on remaining covered components.3

1Lennox® SL97UH40NV36B, EL195UH100NE60C, SL280UH100NV60C and EL180UH040NE36A units are the first commercially available, natural Gas-Fired Fan-type Central Furnaces to meet an NOx emission limit of 14 nanograms per Joule (ng/J).
2Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) measures how efficiently an appliance converts fuel into heat over the course of a year.
3Covered components may be eligible to receive a 10-year warranty. Online equipment registration at www.lennoxregistration.com is required within 60 days of installation (except in California and Quebec) or the Lennox® base warranty will apply. Applies to residential applications only. See actual warranty certificate for details.

Note: Due to Lennox’s ongoing commitment to quality, specifications and ratings are subject to change without notice.

SL297NV Variable-Speed, Ultra-Low Emissions Gas Furnace
Efficiency Rating (SEER): up to 97.5
Price Guide: $$$Energy Star badge

James Heating & A/C, Inc in Lexington is ready to help with any of your gas furnace replacement, repair or maintenance needs. Call 336-853-6070 or use our online scheduler to create your appointment.


* 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.