Payne Gas Furnace Reviews | Consumer RatingsPayne Gas Furnace Reviews | Consumer Ratings. Payne offers gas furnaces for residential systems from 80% AFUE to 96% AFUE. Capacity for Payne gas furnaces range from 60k BTUh to 120,000 BTUh which makes it ideal for residential and light commercial applications. Most Payne gas furnaces are two-stage operation and have ECM variable speed blowers. The variable speed blower offers different air flow capacities for heating and cooling with programmable options for both*. Of course, check with the dealer to make sure you are getting this feature if purchasing a Payne gas furnace with an ECM variable speed blower. The benefit in the summer with an ECM motor is the dehumidification features. The less humidity in the summer the more cooler you feel. In the winter you want to add humidity to the air. That makes you feel warmer and it also has other benefits. However, you will need a humidifier to add to humidity in the winter. That would be an add-on product if you purchase a new gas furnace from any manufacturer. 

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What is missing from the Payne gas furnace model line up? A fully modulating gas furnace. The only offering Payne offers for gas furnaces is a two-stage and single-stage gas furnace. Other manufacturers offer fully modulating gas furnaces which do achieve a higher efficiency rating than what Payne offers. The difference is minimal for efficiency from the top Payne gas furnace to other high-efficiency models from other manufacturers. The difference is around 2% on the AFUE rating. Therefore, unless you are seeking a super-high efficiency rating then the Payne is good for you.

Various features of select Payne gas furnaces include:

  • Dual-fuel capable with a compatible heat pump
  • Variable-speed blower motor in select Payne gas furnaces
  • Engineered for quiet operation
  • Humidifier and air purifier compatible
  • Stainless steel secondary heat exchanger and an aluminized–steel primary heat exchanger. Stainless-steel is necessary for corrosion prevention as combustion gases are highly corrosive
  • Select Payne Gas Furnaces are ENERGY STAR rated
  • Direct spark gas ignition
  • Two-stage gas valve
  • 10-Year Parts Limited Warranty* and a 20-Year Heat Exchanger Limited Warranty in select units


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As always I recommend purchasing an extended parts and labor warranty if available. Especially if you are purchasing top-tier equipment from any manufacturer. Additionally, the selection of the contractor is more important than the brand. Proper installation is essential for you to get longevity and efficiency from the equipment. Lastly, don’t forget to register the warranty within the deadline period after installation.

For more information and exact efficiency ratings visit the Payne website.

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DW Payne and his son began building furnaces in a converted barn in Los Angeles in 1914. Through the years the came up with innovative new designs and products. Eventually, they were purchased by Carrier and now Payne is in the family of HVAC companies run under the umbrella of United Technologies.

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