Truly Variable and Truly Digital Air Conditioner
Money Savings
5-Year Savings in dollars
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Energy Saving Per Year Based on US National Average
  • Up To 18 SEER Energy Efficiency*
  • Quantum Coil*
  • Variable-Capacity Inverter Compressor*
  • Sound Rating as low as 70 dB
  • Energy Star Certified*
  • Home Humidity Highest Removal Rate
  • Digital-Ready Unit*
  • iComfort®-Enabled*
  • 10-Year Limited Warranty On Compressor*
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on Covered Components*
Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER)

This rating determines an air conditioner’s efficiency. The higher the SEER rating, the more energy-efficient it is.

Quantum™ Coil

Lennox exclusive coil is made from a proprietary aluminum alloy for improved resistance to corrosion, resulting in improved performance and energy savings.


An iComfort–enabled product is designed to work with an iComfort smart thermostat as part of an advanced home comfort system. This is a truly digital product that offers unprecedented control, giving you the ability to more precisely maintain temperature, humidity, and air quality compared to older analog systems.

10-Year Limited Warranty
on Compressor

All Elite models come with a 10-Year Limited Warranty on compressors.

ENERGY STAR® Certified

HVAC equipment with the ENERGY STAR label meets or exceeds federal guidelines for energy-efficient performance.

Digital-Ready Unit

A unit that maximizes its efficiency with digital communication features when paired with the iComfort S30 and other iComfort®-enabled components. On its own, it’s remarkably efficient, compact and quiet—and ready to step up to a fully digital system at any time.

5-Year Limited Warranty on Covered Components

Covered components may be eligible to receive a 10-year warranty. Online equipment registration at is required within 60 days of installation (except in California and Quebec) or Lennox’ base warranty will apply. Applies to residential applications only. See actual warranty certificate for details.

Benefits and Features

  • Precision-balanced, direct drive fan to keep the noise low and the savings high
  • Reinforced with a PermaGuard™ cabinet for long-lasting protection against rust and corrosion
  • SmartHinge™ coil protection allows for easy coil cleaning
  • Softer lines create an appliance-like appearance
  • Cabinets built using superior materials and proprietary designs make Lennox® units more durable, safer and easier to install

Next-Level Performance

Elite® Series takes the Lennox® promise of exceptional comfort and performance to the next level. This superior product family delivers impressive efficiency. It’s time to elevate your environment. It’s time for Lennox Elite.

Your Digital Bridge Into a World of Perfect Air

The Elite® Series model EL18XCV variable-speed air conditioner is your digital bridge into a world of perfect air. In fact, it’s the first variable-speed air conditioner of its kind. When paired with an iComfort®-enabled furnace or air handler and an iComfort® S30 thermostat, it maximizes its 18-SEER efficiency with modern communication features.

Precision Makes Perfect Comfort Possible

Perfect Air is maintained due to its ability to dynamically adapt to the temperature and humidity conditions of your home. And, when digitally enabled, this pro-active and responsive system provides remote diagnostics and troubleshooting that can notify you if it gets out of tune or needs maintenance.

Versatility That’s Always a Perfect Match

This compact, efficient, digital-ready unit featuring variable-speed technology can step up to a fully digital, iComfort® HVAC system at any time.

Use Less Energy. Save More Money.

Due to impressive efficiency levels, this air conditioner can deliver substantial energy savings. In fact, it can help cut your energy bills by several hundred dollars each year.