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100 Best New Products for 2008 Includes Lennox G71P Variable-Capacity Furnace

DALLAS, TX. (July 15, 2008) - Seeking out products that will change the homebuilding industry, Professional Builder magazine has named the G71P Variable Capacity Furnace from Lennox as one of the 100 Best New Products for 2008. Developed to keep homes comfortable whether the outside temperature is mild, freezing or anywhere in between, the Dave Lennox Signature® Collection G71P Variable-Capacity Gas Furnace from Lennox features Precise Comfort™ technology for the ultimate in quiet, consistent heating. And with dual-fuel capability built in, The G71P provides the energy efficiency builders and homeowners desire. With the demand for superior energy efficiency continuing to rise, we realized the need to develop a precise heating system that also offers dual-fuel capability. When combined with an electric heat pump, the G71P can alternate between electric and gas heat for added fuel efficiency, says Ken Ely, Heating Product Manager for Lennox. Our team has developed a superior product to meet the homebuilding market's specific needs. Each time the G71P cycles, it reviews past run time and output demands to make sure the next heating cycle matches precise comfort requirements. Precise Comfort ™ technology automatically adjusts heat and airflow capacity in increments as small as 1% for superior temperature control. A variable-speed blower motor ramps up and down slowly for quiet temperature and humidity control, while the furnace varies output from 40% to 100% to go beyond typical low and high two-stage operation. Patented noise-reducing cabinet construction reduces sound to an industry-leading low to create the quietest furnace you can buy*. The G71P furnace has an ENERGY STAR® qualified design, with an efficiency rating of 95% AFUE to save homeowners hundreds of dollars in heating each year compared to standard furnaces. Its rugged design features a Duralok Plus® heat exchanger and SureLight® igniter, both designed to provide high reliability and long-lasting performance. For more information about the G71P furnace, please contact Lennox at 1-800-9-LENNOX or visit www.lennox.com. Lennox Industries is a leading provider of customized home comfort systems, residential generators and indoor air quality products that are designed to deliver customized comfort, efficiency and functionality, with the most innovative and reliable features available. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy have selected Lennox as an ENERGY STAR Manufacturer of the Year four out of six years for its outstanding contribution to developing and promoting energy-efficient products. For more information about Lennox home comfort products, visit www.Lennox.com or call 1-800-9-LENNOX. * Based on sound pressure levels during steady-state, high-fire operation of Lennox G71P-36B-070 and leading competitive units at midpoint temperature rise and minimum external static pressure when set up per Section 4.5.3 of ARI 260.
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