Owners Information Manual Heat Pump System Summary
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A NOTE ABOUT SAFETY
Any time you see this symbol
in manuals, instructions and on
the unit, be aware of the potential for personal injury.
three levels of precaution:
identifies the most serious hazards which will result in
severe personal injury or death.
signifies hazards that could result in personal injury or
is used to identify unsafe practices which would result
in minor personal injury or product and property damage.
is used to highlight suggestions which will result in
enhanced installation, reliability, or operation.
PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH AND / OR PROPERTY
Failure to follow this warning could result in personal injury,
death or property damage.
maintenance, or use can cause explosion, fire, electrical shock,
property damage. Consult a qualified installer, service agency,
or your distributor or branch for information or assistance. The
factory--authorized kits or accessories when modifying this
Read and follow all instructions and warnings, including labels
shipped with or attached to unit before operating your new heat
ABOUT YOUR HEAT PUMP SYSTEM
Identifying Your System
Your new Bryant heat pump system is what we call a ”split
It has an outdoor unit and an indoor unit connected to
each other with copper tubing called refrigerant lines.
these units has a rating plate with the model and serial numbers
you will need to reference when calling an authorized Bryant
dealer about your system.
Take a few moments now to locate those numbers and record them
in the spaces provided on the cover of this booklet.
USING YOUR NEW BRYANT SYSTEM
Your Bryant heat pump system is controlled by a wall--mounted
thermostat installed inside your home. Because there are so many
thermostats available, please refer to the owner’s manual supplied
with your thermostat for complete details on system operation.
If you own an Evolution
two--stage heat pump system, you may
notice your system runs for longer periods of time. Nearly 80% of
the time it’s running, it is operating in low--stage, and your indoor
temperature will remain more consistent with fewer drafts, better
HEATING AND COOLING YOUR HOME
For heating or cooling operation, make sure the System or Mode
Temperature control to your desired setting.
Finally, use the Fan
control to select Automatic (turns on and off as heating is needed)
or On (runs continuously).
Depending on your typical heating needs, your home comfort
system may also include a supplementary heating source that will
automatically turn on as needed.
You may also select this heat
source manually if desired.
OPERATION UNDER EXTREME
Your heat pump will run as long as necessary to maintain the
indoor temperature selected on your thermostat. On extremely hot
days, your heat pump will run for longer periods at a time than on
Your system will also run for longer periods of
time under the following conditions:
Frequent opening of exterior doors
Operating laundry appliances
Taking hot showers
More than the usual number of people present in the home
More than the normal number of electric lights in use
Drapes or blinds are open on the sunny side of the home
IMPORTANT HEAT PUMP FACTS
Heat pump systems have a few unique features and operations that
you should be aware of:
During the heating cycle, air from your registers may seem
cooler than you may expect. This is because your heat pump
delivers a constant flow of air at around 90° to about 105° F,
compared to sudden blasts of hot air provided by a typical
furnace. This air may feel cool if it is slightly below your body
temperature, however it is warm enough to keep your home
Ice or frost may form on the outdoor coil during winter heating
operation. Your heat pump will automatically melt the ice
using its defrost cycle. During defrost, you may see steam or
fog rising from the outdoor unit, which is normal.
Heat pumps installed in areas expecting snow are elevated with
Simple, routine maintenance as described below will enhance your
dependably. Always remember the following safety precautions:
ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD
Failure to follow this warning could result in personal injury
Disconnect all electrical power to the indoor air handler or
Disconnect power to both the indoor and
: There may be more than one electrical disconnect switch.