Prestige Series: 80% AFUE 2-Stage ECM Motor
The Rheem RGLE and RGPE Prestige Series™ Super Quiet 80™ Two Stage Communicating line of Upflow/Horizontal, & Dedicated Downflow, gas furnaces equipped with the Comfort Control System is designed for installation in closets, alcoves, utility rooms, or attics. The design is certified by CSA International.
The Comfort Control2 System™
Provides advanced service-ability with over 28 on-board diagnostics & fault history codes by detecting system & electrical problems. “Call for Service” alert notification is sent to the thermostat to alert the homeowner of required service. This includes seven segment LED & diagnostic history for easier system diagnostics & troubleshooting.
Serial Communication Enhanced
When installed with a Serial Communicating Condensing Unit & user interface control (RHCTST550CMMS) 500 Series thermostat this unit offers 4 or 2 wire installation, auto-configuration, & diagnostic messaging with full communicating capability.
Motor & Blower Compartment
Energy efficient & quiet ECM 2+ communicating motor. An insulated blower compartment, a slow-open gas valve, specially designed draft inducer motor & blower motor make it one of the most reliable & quietest furnaces on the market today.
The “34 inch” [864mm] design is lighter & easier to handle, making is easily installed & leaves room for optional equipment & optimal access for maintenance.
Cabinet & Design
The units are constructed with Pre-paint galvanized steel cabinets for added reliability & durability. Easy door removal & replacement makes for an easier time with service-ability. Also, all models are equipped with a molded permanent filter & right or left side gas & electric inlet connections.
Patented Heat Exchanger
Extremely compact the heat exchanger provides a faster, more efficient transfer of heat. It is constructed of stainless & aluminized steel for the maximum in corrosion resistance. The construction is so reliable it’s backed with a conditional limited lifetime warranty.
Direct Spark Ignition & Remote Sensor
The direct spark ignition is an efficient method of gas ignition while the remote flame sensor monitors the flame. For added safety & personal peace of mind the direct spark ignition with remote sensor will lock out system after trial for ignition if main burner fails to ignite.
All models feature an integrated board & are equipped with humidifier & electronic air cleaner hookups for added heating capacity & efficiency.
Thermostat is compatible with single or two-stage thermostats. (For optimal performance, two-stage thermostats are recommended.) A variety of cooling coils & plenums designed to use with (Rheem Prestige Series™ & Super Quiet 80™), two stage gas furnaces are available as optional accessories.
Air Quality & Control
There is an improved & upscale cooling efficiency when matched with rated condensing units & coils. Along with constant CFM & Dip switch settings for selectable cooling airflow, there is an On-demand dehumidification terminal for improved comfort in cooling mode.
Heat Exchanger Warranty - Limited Lifetime
Limited Parts Warranty - 10 Years