Merit® Series ML296V Gas Furnace

Merit® Series ML296V Gas Furnace

High-efficiency variable-speed gas furnace

When taking control of your utility bills is a priority, but you don’t want to sacrifice comfort, the ML296V furnace is the perfect fit. It is the ideal combination of energy efficiency and affordability.


  • Efficiency rating of 96% AFUE can save you hundreds of dollars each year compared to standard furnaces.The variable speed fan keeps temperature swings at a bare minimum.
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified which means the furnace meets or exceeds U.S. federal guidelines for energy efficiency.
  • Stainless steel secondary heat exchanger allows the furnace to reach high efficiency levels by capturing additional heat.

Home Comfort

  • Stainless steel secondary heat exchanger—allows the furnace to reach high efficiency levels by capturing additional heat
  • Robust blower assembly—exceeds industry standard airflow for even temperatures and improved comfort

Energy Efficiency

  • Efficiency rating of 96% AFUE—can save you hundreds of dollars each year, compared to standard furnaces
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified—meets or exceeds EPA guidelines for energy efficiency.
  • You could save more money every month, as this furnace is 37% more efficient than older furnaces.
  • Sealed blower compartment—minimizes losses and maximizes efficiency and comfort. Less than 1% leakage at 1.0″ ESP.
  • Dual-fuel capability—can be combined with an electric heat pump to enhance comfort and fuel efficiency by alternating between electric and gas heat, optimizing energy use and minimizing heating costs.


  • Duralok Plus® heat exchanger—made of patented ArmorTuf™ aluminized steel to ensure high reliability and efficiency.
  • SureLight® ignitor—silicon nitride construction for long product life and reliable operation.
  • Durable steel cabinet—Made to last, with a resilient and attractive textured-paint finish.
  • SureLight integrated control board—ensures full control of furnace operation.
  • 20-Year Limited Warranty on heat exchanger.
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components.
  • This product may be eligible for valuable 10-Year Limited Extended Warranty coverage.