Preferred™ Compact Heat Pump
Model 538B

Dependable Comfort for Compact Spaces & Budgets
Our most affordable Preferred™ Compact Heat Pump is quiet and ideal for tight spaces near patios or decks, providing both cooling and heating for year-round energy savings. This 13 SEER cooling unit can be installed as close as six inches from your exterior and is stackable for multi-unit housing.

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  • Ultra-compact for small spaces and for stacking in multi-family housing
  • Enjoy cool summer comfort 
  • Take advantage of efficient electric heating well into the winter months
  • Sound as low as 68 dB (quiet as a vacuum) 
  • Enjoy Wi-Fi®± remote access capability to allow complete programming and change control from anywhere with the Bryant® HousewiseTM thermostat
  • 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 13 SEER/11 EER cooling; 7.7 HSPF heating
Hybrid Heat® system capable Allows gas furnace/heat pump system combinations for best winter heating efficiencies


Quiet levels During lowest capacity cooling operating condition: 68 dB 


Remote access Manage your system from afar with remote access when paired with the Bryant Housewise Wi-Fi® thermostat
Reminders Automatic maintenance reminders and service alerts with the Bryant Housewise thermostat


Compressor Single-stage scroll
Refrigerant Puron® refrigerant
Sound enhancements Compressor sound blanket
Protections High pressure switch, loss of charge switch and filter drier
Controls supported Bryant Housewise Wi-Fi thermostat and other Preferred series thermostats
Capacity 1.5-5 tons                                 


Design Flow through design has galvanized steel construction, heavy-duty wire fan guard and baked-on powder paint
*Bryant reserves the right to discontinue or change any specification or design without prior notice or obligation.
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