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Evolution™ Extreme 26 Air Conditioner and Evolution™ Extreme 24 Heat Pump Now Available

Indianapolis, IN, United States -

INDIANAPOLIS, May 19, 2020Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems recently launched the latest additions to its top-tier Evolution™ series with the Evolution Extreme 26 air conditioner (Model 186CNV) and Evolution Extreme 24 heat pump (Model 284ANV). Both products showcase a number of industry-leading features performance, which includes numerous technological advancements with 12 patents pending. Bryant, a leading supplier of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment, is a part of Carrier (NYSE: CARR), a leading global provider of innovative HVAC, refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.

The Evolution Extreme 26 and 24 offer a number of enhancements designed with technicians in mind. Bluetooth® technology is available on the outdoor unit, making it unnecessary to access outdoor unit diagnostic information inside the home. Over-the-air software updates are available and technicians can assess over 130 diagnostic points. Plus, installations can use up to 250 equivalent feet of refrigerant line length, features two-wire installation, and the units are self-configuring and Evolution™ Zoning System-capable. Bryant also offers online troubleshooting and training modules, and virtual reality, 3D simulation training is available.

For most sizes, the Evolution Extreme 26 offers the highest ratings for a ducted system at up to 26.0 SEER and 16.5 EER; while the Evolution Extreme 24 heat pump offers the highest in-class ratings at up to 24.0 SEER, 15.0 EER and 13.0 HSPF1. Furthermore, both the Evolution Extreme 26 and 24 tout market-leading quiet operation with sound output as low as 51 dB.

The Evolution Extreme 26 and 24 include enhanced dehumidification and can remove up to 70% more moisture per day than a single-stage system2. Plus, both units feature a variable-speed capacity operating range down to 25% in 1% increments and provide high-ambient cooling operation with full power up to 125 F. The Evolution Extreme 24 also offers heating operation to minus 15 F. In addition, it is the only ducted heat pump on the market with a variable-speed, 5-ton unit that can achieve 13.0 EER and features the addition of vapor-injection technology.3

“We’re confident that homeowners will appreciate the features and benefits that are realized in our most ambitious development project to date. We’re also pleased to introduce enhanced installation and serviceability to our dealers, as we know that these improvements will make their lives easier,” said Todd Nolte, senior director, product and brand marketing, HVAC-Residential, Carrier. “The Evolution Extreme 26 and 24 are a true testament to the rigorous research and development that went into this project and we’re proud to be able to provide customers with such industry-leading advantages.

In addition, an Evolution™ air purifier will be included with the purchase of every Evolution Extreme 26 and 244. The Evolution air purifier works silently in-line with the HVAC system and can improve indoor air quality. It uses Captures & Kills™ technology to trap up to 95% of particles5, then uses an electrical charge to kill or inactivate up to 99% of germs and viruses6. With every cycle of air that passes through this patented air purifying system, pollen, animal dander, bacteria and other pollutants are trapped and held tightly to the filter. An electrical charge then bursts the cell walls of pathogens it comes in contact with.

For more information, please visit https://www.bryant.com/en/us/.

About Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems
Bryant has been dedicated to delivering the highest quality in customer comfort and satisfaction since 1904. In addition to its outstanding network of distributors and dealers, Bryant offers exceptional reliability and energy efficiency through an extensive line of durable heating and cooling products. Bryant is a part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies. For more information, visit www.bryant.com or follow Bryant Home Comfort on Facebook.



1 Depending on model combination. Based on AHRI EER efficiency ratings compared to competitive 5-ton variable-speed heat pumps, and SEER/EER on 3-, 4- and 5-ton variable-speed air conditioners, as of February 2020.
2 Based on Bryant testing.
3 Depending on model combinations. Based on AHRI EER efficiency ratings compared to competitive 5-ton variable-speed heat pumps, as of February 2020.
4 Limited time offer. Terms apply. See your participating dealer for details.
5 Based on third-party testing (2012) showing 95% of particles size 1.0 to 3.0 microns captured.
6 Based on third-party testing (2012, 2007) showing >99% kill rate for common cold surrogate, Streptococcus pyogenes and human influenza. Not tested for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19.