Bryant® Evolution® System Variable Speed 90+% Efficiency Gas Furnaces

Models: 987M, 986T

Pamper yourself with superior comfort and consistent temperature control. For the ultimate in quiet efficiency, the Model 987M warms your winters with up to 98.3% AFUE efficiency. Or, choose the Model 986T with Perfect Heat® technology and up to 96.5% AFUE. Either way, you’ll experience the additional benefit of summertime humidity control through variable speed airflow.

Key Features

  • Manage your utility costs with high-efficiency comfort:
    • Model 987M – up to 98.3% AFUE
    • Model 986T – up to 96.5% AFUE
  • Enjoy the ultra-quiet performance and even-temperature comfort of variable speed air delivery
  • Precise gas modulation always delivers the right amount of heat for the greatest energy efficiency (987M only)
  • Two-stage operation allows longer, more consistent heating cycles on low stage for savings and comfort (986T only)
  • Perfect Heat™ technology means consistent comfort by adjusting system operation to changing conditions
  • Perfect Humidity™ technology removes more moisture than a standard furnace during cooling operation (when installed with a matched air conditioner or heat pump)
  • Fan On Plus™ technology lets you choose between four speeds of continuous fan operation with a compatible control
  • Insulated cabinet for quieter operation
  • External filter cabinet makes filter changes easier
  • Lifetime limited warranty on heat exchanger
  • 10-year parts limited warranty upon registration

Product Specs

Gas Efficiency Up to 98.3% AFUE – Model 987M Up to 96.5% AFUE – Model 986T
Electrical Efficiency Excellent
ENERGY STAR® The model 987M meets the ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2014 guidelines in all sizes. The Model 986T meets the ENERGY STAR® guidelines for high efficiency in all sizes.
Heating stages Modulating operation for load matching and the highest energy efficiency (987M only) Two-stage operation for efficiency and comfort (986T only)
Summer savings Capable of improving SEER (energy efficiency) during cooling season with properly matched cooling system components
Hybrid Heat® system capable Allows gas furnace/heat pump system combinations for best heating efficiences
Filter cabinet Allows easier filter changes
TrueSense™ Dirty filter detection with Evolution control
Maintenance reminders With Evolution control
SmartEvap™ technology Provides additional summer duhumidification as a part of your air conditioning system
QuieTech™ Sound-reducing technology
Blower motor Variable-speed full-featured ECM – Model 987M Variable-speed ECM – Model 986T
Primary Heat Exchanger Corrosion-resistant clamshell design of aluminized steel
Secondary Heat Exchanger Fin-and-tube stainless steel
Gas valve Modulating – Model 987M Two-stage – Model 986T
Igniter PerfectLight™ hot surface igniter (pilot-free)
Fuel Natural gas, convertible to liquid propane (LP)
Capacity 60,000 – 120,000 BTUH
Profile 4-way multipoise
Construction Galvanized steel
Paint Baked on urethane base coat and polyester top coat
Bryant reserves the right to discontinue or change any specification or design without prior notice or obligation.