Benefits of the Goodman 96% AFUE 100k BTU Two-Stage Gas Furnace GM9C961004CN
As a high-efficiency system, the GM9C961004CN Goodman gas furnace features many money-saving features. The two-stage, 9-speed furnace uses a superior heat exchanger for better heat transfers to your home. Considered one of the best efficiencies on the market, the GMEC961004CN is a good way to go if you want to lower your gas bill.
Features of Goodman 96% AFUE 100k BTU Two-Stage Gas Furnace
- This furnace is ideal to heat a larger house (depending on the climate)
- 100,000 BTU 96% AFUE natural gas furnace
- Requires plastic/PVC flue venting
- Can be used in the upflow or horizontal orientation
- Can be converted to an LP furnace with an optional conversion kit (sold separately)
- Innovative design for electrical efficiency, safety, and lower sound output
Heating up to a larger house in normal conditions, the GMEC961004CN Goodman gas furnace has an input of 100,000 BTUs and an output of 96,000 BTUs. The output in this case is determined by taking the input times the efficiency rating.
The GM9C961004CN Goodman gas furnace is a 96% efficient furnace, making it a condensing setup. This efficiency means that only 4% of the fuel going into the furnace is used up in furnace operations, while 96% of the fuel is used to heat your home. As a condensing furnace, this furnace will need to be vented with plastic or PVC flue venting. If you need to use metal flue venting, you would need an 80% efficient furnace.
With a two-stage burner, the GM9C961004CN provides two heating outputs: one at a 60% heating output and one at a 100% output. The furnace also has a 9-speed ECM motor instead of the last-generation inefficient PSC motor. Both of these built-in upgrades allow for your furnace to adjust the heating output and airflow more precisely to better suit your home’s comfort needs and provide slightly higher efficiency.
With an installation that follows your state and local codes and with online registration, all Goodman furnaces come with 10-year parts and a lifetime heat exchanger warranty through the manufacturer.
The exterior casing on the GM9C961004CN is heavy-gauge steel that is insulated for enhanced protection and to lower air leakage and sound output from normal furnace operation. The hot surface ignitor is more efficient than earlier models and standing pilot lights thanks to its revolutionary new technology. Both of these end up saving you money on installation, maintenance, and bills.
The cost-saving benefits of the Goodman brand don’t stop at efficiency. The GM9C961004CN Goodman furnace can be upflowed or horizontal, increasing the number of ways that your installer can install the system. With the color-coded low-voltage terminals, the installation is faster and easier over standard non-colored systems. Straight from the factory, the GM9C961004CN comes with natural gas valves. However, increasing its versatility in installation, Goodman offers an LP conversion kit (found here at an additional cost) if you need it to be propane instead of natural gas. Not only does the Goodman brand save you money on installation costs, but also with maintenance and warranty work. In the event of a rare warranty issue, the onboard self-diagnostic control board alerts you and your serviceman what is wrong with the unit for most basic issues for a faster solution.
|Weight (in lbs)||140.000000|
|Exhaust Flue Requirement||Plastic / PVC|
|Furnace Efficiency / AFUE||96%|
|Blower Motor||9 Speed - ECM|
|Electrical||115 V. 1 Phase 60 Hz|
|Warranty||10 Years with Online Registration|
This gas appliance requires a trained technician to install. Improperly connecting gas lines or improperly connecting a gas flue or venting may result in death. By purchasing this item, you are agreeing that you are using a trained technician to install this gas appliance. We will not be responsible for any injury or property damage arising from improper service or service procedures. Whoever installs or services this unit assumes responsibility for any personal injury or property damage that may result. Many jurisdictions require a license to install this equipment.
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