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Bryant Preferred Series Heat Pump 226A

Reliable Year-Round Comfort That’s Also Cost-Effective

The Preferred heat pump delivers all-season flexibility for total home comfort, with an up to 17.2 SEER rating that provides warm-weather cooling which, during colder seasons, can be reversed for low-cost electric heat.


  • Puron® refrigerant
  • Up to 17.2 SEER and 9.5 HSPF
  • Sound as low as 73 dB
  • DuraFlow™ louvered coil guard
  • DuraGuard™ Plus system
  • Filter drier for longer product life

Energy efficient, two-stage heat pump with up to 16 SEER, 13.3 EER and 9.5 HSPF, plus decibles as low as 70.

  • Efficiency: Up to 17.2 SEER/ up to 9.5 HSPF
  • Warranty: 10-year parts limited warranty upon registratio
  • Refrigerant: Puron refrigerant
  • Compressor: 2-stage scroll
  • Heating Capacity (tons): 2 – 5
  • Cooling Capacity (tons): 2 – 5
  • Protection: DuraGuard Plus Protection Package
  • Construction: Sheet metal
  • Paint: Powder-coated
  • Coil Guard: DuraGuard Plus
  • Cabinet Screws: Color matched
  • Details: As an ENERGY STAR partner, Bryant has determined that the Preferred Series Model 226A heat pumps that achieve system combinations of 14.5 SEER, 8.2 HSPF and 12.0 EER or higher meet the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Proper sizing and installation of equipment is critical to achieve optimal performance. Split system air conditioners and heat pumps must be matched with appropriate coil components to meet ENERGY STAR criteria. Ask your contractor for details or visit the ENERGY STAR web site.
  • Quiet Level: As low as 70 dB
  • Controls: Supported Thermidistat, HYBRID HEAT® Dual Fuel Thermostats
  • Diagnostics: Enhanced diagnostics with Evolution control