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Bryant Gas Furnace Brand Review

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Bryant gas furnaces are a great option for furnace replacement or installation. Bryant is considered one of the better home heating units and is manufactured by the same company that makes other top HVAC furnace brands such as Carrier, Payne, and HEIL. When you install a new Bryant central air conditioner or furnace you getting a high quality home heating unit. Bryant is more affordable than some of the other furnace brands on the market today which makes it a great HVAC brand to consider.

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Bryant Furnace Costs to Install

The average price a homeowner pays for a Bryant gas furnace is around $2,485. If you wanted to install a mid-tier Bryant Preferred 912S series furnace with up to 92.1% AFUE energy efficiency you could expect to spend around $1,694 for the replacement furnace unit alone and with installation and labor costs you’d be looking at $3,765 in total installation costs. 

Bryant Gas Furnace ModelUnit Only PriceInstallation CostsAFUE %
Legacy 310A$885$2,285 80%
Preferred 314A$1,432 $3,025 80%
Evolution 315A$1,452 $3,108 80%
Preferred 912S$1,694 $3,765 up to 92.1%
Legacy 912S$1,748 $3,782 up to 92.1%
Legacy 915S$1,882 $3,899 up to 96.2%
Preferred 925S$1,922 $2,532 up to 96.2%
Evolution 986T$2,382 $4,285 up to 96.7%
Preferred 925T$2,415 $4,298 up to 96.2%
Evolution 987M$2,560 $4,368 up to 98.3%

Bryant vs. Carrier Furnaces

As discussed, Bryant furnaces are manufactured from the same place that creates Carrier gas furnaces. The furnace models offered by each brand are exactly the same for the most part, where the two brands differ will be in cost. Bryant HVAC systems are usually less expensive than Carrier. The two brands are so similar that if you need HVAC repair you can usually interchangeably replace furnace parts from either brand. With Carrier you are paying more for brand name but an almost identical home heating unit.

What Bryant Furnace Model is Most Cost Effective for Your Climate?

If you are trying to decide what AFUE rating  you need from your new Bryant furnace, the first thing you’ll want to figure out is what is the most cost effective Bryant model for your home’s size and climate. A new home furnace needs to be able to handle the heating needs of your local climate based off of average temperatures during the colder months. We’ve separated each region of all 50 U.S. states below into a climate map to help give you an idea of which Bryant model furnace you would need.

  • Zone 1, 2, 3: – 80% AFUE
  • Zone 4: – 90% to 93% AFUE
  • Zone 5: – 93% to 95% + AFUE

 

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If you were needing a new Bryant furnace installed in Montana or anywhere in Zone 5 where the weather can get into freezing winter temperatures for a 2,000 square foot home, you would want to install a Bryant Preferred 925T furnace with 96.2% AFUE which would price out to around $2,415 for the furnace alone and with labor and installation costs would be around $4,298 in total.

Bryant Furnace Warranty

If you follow the directions and register for your Bryant furnace warranty within the 90 day grace period from when you purchase your new home heating unit you’ll get a competitive warranty for your HVAC system that will cover most issues dependent on your particular furnace model. The most common warranty provided from Bryant is the 10-year standard parts limited warranty.

 

 

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