This review of the single-stage, 80% efficient A801A gas furnace gives you the details you need for an informed decision. An 80% efficient furnace is suitable for warmer climates with short heating seasons. If you live in a cold climate, Armstrong has several 95+ furnaces for your consideration – and you’ll find HVAC reviews of them right here.
This Armstrong 80% A801A gas furnace review includes prices too, so you can compare features and costs as you research your next gas furnace purchase. All our HVAC reviews include cost, so you always have the information you want.
Top Features of the Armstrong 80% A801A Gas Furnace
This is a single stage gas furnace with a multispeed blower. This means that it won’t create the premium indoor comfort without temperature swings that a 2-stage furnace will. The tradeoff is lower cost than a comparable 80% 2-stage model. Also keep in mind that 80% efficiency will lead to higher energy costs than an Energy Star qualified model.
- 80% AFUE is NOT Energy Star qualified
- Single-stage heating/multispeed fan
- Slide-out blower design offers quick maintenance
- Aluminized steel heat exchanger backed by a lifetime warranty
- Upflow/horizontal and downflow models offered
- Low NOx models are available in CA
- Models available from 44,000 to 110,000 BTU
Armstrong 80% A801A Gas Furnace Price
This is a competitively priced unit. For comparison, see models from Ruud, Lennox Elite, American Standard Gold and Ducane. Prices will vary where you live based on cost of living, the level of dealer competition and when the busy season is for contractors in your area.
It always makes sense to get at least 3 estimates to find a qualified contractor you trust as well as better pricing.
44,000 BTU Armstrong A801A gas furnace: $839
66,000 BTU Armstrong A801A gas furnace: $959
88,000 BTU Armstrong A801A gas furnace: $1,129
110,000 BTU Armstrong A801A gas furnace: $1,299
132,000 BTU Armstrong A801A gas furnace: $1,449
Armstrong A801A Gas Furnace Warranty
Armstrong’s warranties are good, though not the best in the industry. The heat exchanger is covered with a lifetime warranty; all other parts are backed for 10 years.
Choose Quality Installation
HVAC systems and components require experienced installers to ensure they’ll give you the efficiency and performance you expect. A unit not properly installed my leak gas or carbon monoxide too. We suggest choosing an experienced professional with a good reputation in your area. They can be located using the free, no-obligation form on this page.