Elite® Series

EL16XC1 Air Conditioner



  • Up to 17 SEER
  • Single-Stage compressor
  • As low as 71 dB
  • PermaGuard™ Cabinet and SmartHinge™ Louver Design

High-efficiency air conditioner

Lennox Logo

Here are some of the top features of the EL16XC1:

Efficiency rating of up to 17.00 SEER can save you hundreds of dollars each year*, compared to a standard air conditioner.

Precision-engineered scroll compressor has a special compressor sound-dampening system that assures smooth, quiet operation.

Quiet Operation

  • Sound levels as low as 71 dB—much quieter than a standard air conditioner
  • Precision-engineered scroll compressor—special compressor sound-dampening system assures smooth, quiet operation
  • Precision-balanced direct-drive fan—delivers quiet operation

Home Comfort

  • Designed to work with the Humiditrol® whole-home dehumidification system**

Environmentally Responsible

  • Chlorine-free R-410A refrigerant—provides exceptional comfort without exacting a costly environmental toll

Reliable Performance

  • PermaGuard™ Cabinet—heavy-gauge, galvanized steel construction, louver coil guard, baked-on powder finish and durable zinc-coated steel base provide long-lasting protection against rust and corrosion.
  • SmartHinge™ louver design—allows quick, easy access to interior components from all sides for cleaning and maintenance. Protects coils from damage and provides clean appearance
  • Drainage holes—prevent damaging moisture from collecting inside the basepan

el16xc1 cutaway

10-Year Limited Warranty on covered components including compressor

Energy Efficiency (SEER): Up to 17.00

SEER The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio is a cooling efficiency rating for air conditioners. The higher the SEER, the better the energy performance, the more you save.

  • Efficiency ratings of up to 17.00 SEER—can save you hundreds of dollars a year, compared to a standard air conditioner
  • High-efficiency outdoor coil—provides exceptional heat transfer and low air resistance for high-efficiency operation
ahri Certified hrai Certified good-housekeeping Certified humiditrol Certified culus Certified