Evolution® 2-Stage Heat Pump
Model 286B

Enjoy Smooth, Consistent Two-Stage Comfort
Enjoy high-efficiency cooling up to 17.5 SEER and money-saving heating up to 9.5 HSPF with this Bryant® Evolution® series heat pump. With 2-stage operation it adjusts to changing conditions for the best combination of energy savings, even temperature control, and summertime humidity management.   

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  • Enjoy cool, summer comfort with up to 17.5 SEER/9.5 EER efficiency
  • Take advantage of efficient electric heating well into the winter months with up to 9.5 HSPF efficiency
  • Two-stage operation allows longer, more consistent comfort cycles on low stage for savings and comfort
  • Enhanced summer dehumidification through two-stage operation
  • Sound as low as 68 dB
  • Enjoy Wi-Fi®± remote access capability to allow complete programming and change control from anywhere with the Evolution® ConnexTM control for ultimate performance
  • AeroQuiet SystemTM design 
  • DuraGuard™ Plus protection system
  • Environmentally-sound Puron® refrigerant
  • 10-year parts limited warranty upon registration1
1To the original owner, when product is used in a residence, a 10-year parts limited warranty upon timely registration of your new equipment. Warranty period is 5 years if not registered within 90 days. Jurisdictions where warranty benefits cannot be conditioned on registration will automatically receive a 10-year parts limited warranty. See warranty certificate for complete details.
±Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance Corporation.


Energy Efficiency Up to 17.5 SEER/13.5 EER cooling; Up to 9.5 HSPF heating
ENERGY STAR® Meets ENERGY STAR® guidelines for high efficiency in all models/sizes
Cooling and heating stages Two-stage operation for greater efficiency
Hybrid Heat® system capable Allows gas furnace/heat pump system combinations for best winter heating efficiencies 


Cooling 2-stage operation for longer low cycle cooling to minimize temperature fluctuation
Dehumidification Better humidity management from 2-stage units when managed by Evolution ConnexTM control


Quiet levels During lowest capacity cooling operating condition: 68 dB
AeroQuietTM System II design Pressure equalizer valve, compressor sound blanket; quiet mount split post compressor grommets, forward-swept fan blade


Notifications Maintenance reminders and service notices through the advanced system diagnostics of the Evolution Connex control


Compressor 2-stage scroll
Refrigerant Puron® refrigerant
Compatibility Designed for best efficiencies when part of Evolution system
Protections High pressure switch, loss of charge switch and filter drier
Diagnostics Enhanced diagnostics with Evolution control
Capacity 2-5 tons                                            


Design Attractive DuraGuard™ Plus system
Construction Durable, sheet metal construction
Paint Baked-on, complete outer coverage, powder paint
*Bryant reserves the right to discontinue or change any specification or design without prior notice or obligation.
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