Some of the Best Gas Furnaces You Can Buy in Kearney

Top-of-the-line Dave Lennox Signature® Collection gas furnaces are some of the best you can find. They’re also some of the quietest operating systems you can buy and offer efficient heating for your Buffalo County area home.

Our Dave Lennox Signature Collection gas furnaces boast variable speed motors, which help produce more comfort than traditional single speed furnaces. With a variable speed furnace, blower fans start up slowly and only operate at maximum speed when extreme heat is demanded. These furnaces can save your family hundreds on utility expenses.

Learn more about each Dave Lennox Signature Collection furnace below. When you’re ready to move forward with your gas furnace replacement, give Thurston Heating & Air Conditioning in Kearney a call at 308-624-3485 or schedule your appointment online.

SLP98V Variable-Capacity Gas Furnace

If you want a highly energy efficient heating system, the SLP98V is the gas furnace for you. With a 98.7% annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) rating*, you could see high energy savings. The SLP98V is also ENERGY STAR® qualified, meaning it has met or exceeds EPA standards for energy efficient operation. The SLP98V gas furnace is great for homes in Kearney for its variety of additional features, such as:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 98.7% AFUE*can help you save on your utility expenses
  • Variable-capacity operation works much like the cruise control system of high-performance automobiles, making changes automatically 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 higher performance and better efficiency
  • PreciseComfort technology provides the best in temperature control
  • SilentComfort technology allows the system to run quietly
  • SureLight® ignitor for an efficient performance
  • Insulated blower compartment to trap in heat and minimize losses
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty on heat exchanger
  • 10-Year Limited Warranty on covered components
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

Decrease your utility bills while benefiting from outstanding comfort all winter long with the SL280NV gas furnace. Its quiet, two-stage heating will keep temperatures balanced in your home, even on the most frigid days. With an efficiency rating of up to 80% AFUE,1 80 cents of every dollar you spend on gas is converted into to usable heat. You can also feel good knowing the SL280NV is a green choice. As the first lowest emission furnace on the market,2 it emits 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than standard low-NOx furnaces. Less of this gas helps means air and plants stay healthy. This furnace also offers:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 80% AFUE1 possibly helping you save on energy costs each year.
  • Ultra-low speed continuous fan can help manage humidity and help provide fresher air.
  • iComfort®-enabled technology—, when installed with an iComfort® S30 Ultra Smart Thermostat, adjusts to your family’s calendar to set heating for energy savings.
  • SilentComfort™ technology and sound-absorbing insulation keeps your furnace quiet.
  • Insulated blower component keeps in more heat.
  • 20-Year Limited Warranty on the heat exchanger.
  • 10-Year Limited Warranty on remaining covered components.3

1Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) measures how efficiently an appliance converts fuel into heat over the course of a year.
22Lennox® 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).
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 comfortable, dependable heating with the SL297NV gas furnace. In addition to the potential for utility savings, this furnace can also help protect the environment. The SL297NV is the first lowest emission furnace on the market,1 emitting 65 percent less nitrogen oxide than standard low-NOx furnaces. Lower emissions mean cleaner air and heartier plants. This furnace has received ENERGY STAR® designation for its energy savings and also includes:

  • Efficiency rating of up to 97.5% AFUE2—potentially saving you hundreds of dollars every year on heating costs.
  • Intuitive fan mode that controls humidity levels and regularly filters air.
  • iComfort®-enabled technology, when paired with an iComfort® S30 Ultra Smart Thermostat, picks up on your family’s activities to modify heating for energy savings.
  • SilentComfort™ technology and sound-absorbing insulation ensure quiet operation.
  • Dual-fuel capable—Can be combined with an electric Lennox® heat pump for peak efficiency.
  • SureLight® ignition ensures efficient performance.
  • Insulated blower component limits heat loss.
  • Stainless-steel secondary heat exchanger holds on to extra heat, allowing the furnace to achieve higher 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

Need help with a gas furnace repair or want to schedule a gas furnace maintenance visit? We can take care of it. Our staff in Kearney is trained, experienced and available to help. Set up an appointment or call 308-624-3485 now.


* 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.