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Bryant Evolution Extreme Series Heat Pump 280A

Bryant Evolution Extreme Series Heat Pump 280A

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Top of the Line Heat Pump, Top-Rated Performance

There’s a reason the Bryant Evolution Extreme Heat Pump qualifies as an ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2014 model. This level of cooling and heating efficiency is almost unheard of in a split system heat pump of this kind. It combines intelligent system control with variable-speed operation to provide premium comfort and energy savings.


  • Enjoy cool, summer comfort with up to 20.5 / 16 EER efficiency
  • Take advantage of efficient electric heating well into the winter months with up to 13 HSPF efficiency
  • Optimal dehumidification capability with the Evolution Connex™ Control
  • True variable-speed operation with longer, lower speed cycles to give you more energy savings and optimal temperature management

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  • Energy Efficiency: Up to 20.5 SEER/ 16 EER, Up to 13.0 HSPF
  • ENERGY STAR®: The model 280A meets the ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2014 guidelines in all sizes
  • Cooling and heating stages: True variable-speed capability for load matching performance and exceptional energy efficiency
  • Hybrid Heat® system capable: Allows gas furnace/heat pump system combinations for best winter heating efficiences


  • Cooling/Heating: Best levels of Bryant comfort control to minimize temperature fluctuation
  • Dehumidification: Optimal summer humidity management through low stage operation when managed by Evolution Connex control


  • Quiet levels: 58 dB during lowest capacity cooling operating condition
  • AeroQuiet™ System II design: Compressor sound blanket; quiet mount split post compressor grommets, forward-swept fan blade
  • Startup: Soft start and smooth ramp up


  • Notifications: Maintenance reminders and service notices through the advanced system diagnostics of the Evolution Connex control
  • Diagnostics: Enhanced diagnostics with Evolution control


  • Compressor: Variable speed scroll with as wide as 40-100% capacity range in 1% increments
  • Control: Inverter driven compressor managed by Evolution Connex control
  • Refrigerant: Puron® refrigerant
  • Compatibility: Designed for best efficiencies when part of Evolution system with variable-speed blower on indoor furnace or fan coil
  • Protections: High pressure switch, suction pressure transducer, multiple temperature sensors and filter drier
  • Capacity: 2-5 tons


  • Protection: Attractive DuraGuard™ Plus system
  • Construction: Durable, sheet metal construction
  • Paint: Baked-on, complete outer coverage, powder paint