Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 52
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Johnawc Easy assembly and install
This is the third fan that I have installed in this position in 21 years. Compared to the previous model that I removed. this one is better built and the reostat operates more smoothly. It is the same diameter as the old one (15") so no major changes were required. The connection box is hard mounted inside the fan casing. so if you have to replace an old one, take into consideration that you may need a little extra wire to make the run. Because this is a semi-frequent repair, I terminated the supply wiring with a switch box and outlet and converted the fan to a plug in so next time it is not necessary to take down a household circuit for repairs.
August 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Ralph Replacement fan to match existing
We had a picture of the existing fan that was bad, and it matched great.
August 9, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Chris Lasted 8 years!
Bought 2 of these 8 years ago because I planned on using both in different gable vents. I live in Las vegas. Attic temperatures are easily over 140F. Given the quality of most appliances these days I would say that 8 years is pretty good given how much this fan had to run. Some days it was on for 16-18hrs for 7-8 months of the year. The fan always did make a little more noise than I would have liked but I knew to mount on rubber bushings but chose to directly lag it to framing members.
Glad I never used the other exhaust fan because now I need it. Just dreading going in the attic because it is summer time and even at night it is well over 100F up there. It is even possible that the thermostat has gone out and the motor is still good? Guess I will find out after I climb in there! I recommend the fan.
June 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Fuzzy works great!
We bought this house in 1993. In the summer we never went to the liveable attic, because it was too hot.
The house is a 2 1/2 story house built in 1902 and never had a gable or roof vents. We have been working on the exterior of the house this year and installed this Broan gable vent. We now use the attic in the summer months and enjoy the extra space. I mounted the fan to 3/4 inch plywood with a 15 inch diameter hole cut in it, I screwed it over the gable vent and ran a kill switch to the room below it, which was our bedroom. We hardly hear it at night, we have traffic going by, train whistles, and our room a.c.unit. If we wanted a motor we couldn't hear, we would have purchased one with a smaller motor and less powerful
We love it and have already told our friends about it! .
May 21, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Whatshisname Attic fan purchase
Since I must write at least 50 characters I will do so in explaining that I have not actually installed the product yet as the attic is 120 degrees except early in the morning but I am planning to shortly get it done. I am impressed with the quality of the fan in comparison to the one it is replacing and am quite sure it will serve me well.
June 7, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by DT Poorly packaged
Very poorly packaged...fan shell distorted and fan blades were hitting outer fan shell. Had to
bend shell back into shape. I should have taken it back to the store, but I fixed myself to
avoid further delay.
May 17, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by surferdude great product; wonderful results
The installation of this product was straight forward. Mounting it on a 3/4 inch piece of plywood nailed on the gable wall created a great seal. Although you can hear the fan from outside the house, it is not too bad in the room directly under it. A kill switch was wired into the circuit and placed inside the closet of the room directly below the fan. However, my wife doesn't find the fan noise disturbing and she noticed a marked difference in the temperature of the house after the fan was installed. This product performs as advertised.
July 24, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by LaMesaRealEstate Not sure if fan works and wish the instructions were a little more detailed
I think this fan is good, however the instructions were not clear to me about how to operate. The fan kept staying on once we installed it, however I think if you turn the knob all the way it will stay on automatically. I think if you turn the knob a little bit past that, it will start to use the thermostat mode. It is not above 70 degrees now, so I will have to wait until the weather warms up to see if it will start working automatically.
December 15, 2015