Product Comparison: Central Air Conditioners

 

Evolution System
Evolution® Central Air Conditioner
180B

Evolution V
Evolution® V Central Air Conditioner
189BNV

Evolution System
Evolution® Central Air Conditioner
187B

Evolution System
Evolution® Central Air Conditioner
187BNC

Evolution System
Evolution® Central Air Conditioner
186B

Preferred Series
Preferred™ 17 Central Air Conditioner
127A

Preferred Series
Preferred™ 16 Central Air Conditioner
126B

Preferred Series
Preferred™ 13 Central Air Conditioner
123A

Preferred Compact
Preferred™ Compact Central Air Conditioner
124ANH

Preferred Compact
Preferred™ Compact Central Air Conditioner
538A

Legacy™ Line
Legacy™ 16 Central Air Conditioner
106A

Legacy™ Line
Legacy™ 16 Central Air Conditioner
116B

Legacy™ Line
Legacy™ 15 Central Air Conditioner
105A

Legacy™ Line
Legacy™ 14 Central Air Conditioner
114C

Legacy™ Line
Legacy™ 13 Central Air Conditioner
113A

Legacy™ Line
Legacy™ 13 Central Air Conditioner
113ANC

Comfort Features
Summer dehumidification Better Best Better Better Good Better Good Good Good Good Good Good Good Good Good Good
Efficiency
Cooling SEER Up to 21 Up to 19 Up to 17 Up to 17 Up to 16 Up to 17 Up to 16 13 SEER 14 SEER 13 SEER Up to 16 Up to 16 14 SEER 14 SEER 13 SEER 13 SEER
Cooling EER Up to 15 Up to 12.5 Up to 13.5 Up to 13.5 Up to 13 Up to 13.5 Up to 13 11 SEER 12.2 SEER 11 SEER Up to 13 Up to 13 12.2 SEER 11 SEER 11 SEER 11 SEER
ENERGY STAR® qualified All sizes qualify Select sizes qualify All sizes qualify All sizes qualify All sizes qualify All sizes qualify All sizes qualify n/a n/a n/a All sizes qualify All sizes qualify n/a n/a n/a n/a
Sound
Sound Level1 (as low as) 66 decibels 56 decibels 70 decibels 70 decibels 68 decibels 72 decibels 72 decibels 74 decibels 66 decibels 66 decibels 72 decibels 76 decibels 72 decibels 72 decibels 72 decibels 75 decibels
Compressor sound blanket Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
AeroQuiet System II™ design Check Check Check Check Check n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Design Innovations
Compressor type 2-stage scroll Variable-speed 2-stage scroll 2-stage scroll Single-stage scroll 2-stage scroll Single-stage scroll Single-stage scroll Single-stage scroll Single-stage scroll Single-stage scroll Single-stage scroll Single-stage scroll Single-stage scroll Single-stage scroll Single-stage scroll
Diagnostic intelligence Check Check Check Check Check n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Designed for coastal (salt air) n/a n/a n/a Check n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Check
Compatibility
Controls/thermostats supported Evolution® Evolution® Evolution® Evolution® Evolution® Bryant® Housewise™ thermostat, Preferred™ and Legacy™ Bryant® Housewise™ thermostat, Preferred™ and Legacy™ Bryant® Housewise™ thermostat, Preferred™ and Legacy™ Bryant® Housewise™ thermostat, Preferred™ and Legacy™ Bryant® Housewise™ thermostat, Preferred™ and Legacy™ Bryant® Housewise™ thermostat, Preferred™ and Legacy™ Bryant® Housewise™ thermostat, Preferred™ and Legacy™ Bryant® Housewise™ thermostat, Preferred™ and Legacy™ Bryant® Housewise™ thermostat, Preferred™ and Legacy™ Bryant® Housewise™ thermostat, Preferred™ and Legacy™ Bryant® Housewise™ thermostat, Preferred™ and Legacy™
Sizes
Available cooling capacities 2-5 tons 2-4 tons 2-5 tons 2-5 tons 1.5-5 tons 2-5 tons 1.5-5 tons 1.5-5 tons 1.5-5 tons 1.5-5 tons 1.5-5 tons 1.5-5 tons 1.5-5 tons 1.5-5 tons 1.5-5 tons 1.5-5 tons
Peace of Mind
10-year parts limited warranty2 Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check
5-year coastal corrosion parts limited warranty3 n/a n/a n/a Check n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Check
Protective features DuraGuard Plus DuraGuard Plus DuraGuard Plus DuraGuard Plus DuraGuard Plus DuraGuard Plus DuraGuard Plus DuraGuard Plus n/a n/a DuraGuard Plus DuraGuard Plus DuraGuard Plus DuraGuard Plus DuraGuard Plus DuraGuard Plus
CoastGuard™ protection n/a n/a n/a Check n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Check
Optional labor warranty available4 Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check
 

1 Quietest size within each model group during most common operating condition.

2 To 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.

3 To the original owner, when product is used in a residence, a 5-year seacoast corrosion parts limited warranty. See warranty certificate for complete details.

4 Ask your Bryant® dealer for details.

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