Bryant Evolution 987M Furnace

UP to 98.3% AFUE
Variable Speed
Fully modulating flame
Variable speed fan, condensing technology and full modulating flame!

If quiet, efficient comfort sounds like your cup of tea, the 987M will deliver. The Evolution 987M furnace warms your winters with up to 98.3% AFUE efficiency. It does this with condensing technology, a variable speed fan motor and modulating flame. This is an incredible furnace that will deliver better comfort year round. It also features communicating abilities (when using the right control) for self-tuning performance.

Bryant 987M Furnace Details:

  • 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

Additional info on the Bryant Evolution 987M Furnace


Gas Efficiency Up to 98.3% AFUE – Model 987M
Up to 96.5% AFUE – Model 986T
Electrical Efficiency Excellent


The model 987M meets the ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2013 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 compatible 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
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

Featuring the Bryant 987M Furnace
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