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WhisperCeiling 150 CFM Ceiling Exhaust Bath Fan, ENERGY STAR*

$139.95 /each
  • Energy Star certified
  • Super quiet operation
  • Easy to install

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WhisperCeiling ENERGY STAR rated exhaust fans are super quiet, energy efficient and easy to install. All models also meet ASHRAE 62.2, the ventilation standard required by LEED for Homes, CA Title 24 and other green building standards. A low operating temperature promotes improved performance and longer life. A rust-proof paint coat will keep it looking clean and new.

  • New dual adaptor for 4 in. or 6 in. ducts
  • Superior performance and quiet operation at 1/4 in. of water gauge
  • Totally enclosed condenser motor for long life-rated for 30,000 hours continuous run
  • Easy installation (double hanger bar system)
  • UL listed for tub/shower enclosure when used with a GFCI branch circuit wire
  • Thermal fuse protection
  • ASHRAE 62.2, LEED for homes, ENERGY STAR IAP, CA Title24, EarthCraft and WA ventilation code compliant
  • Rustproof paint treatment on galvanized housing
  • Built-in damper to prevent backdraft

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what does it mean by 360

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May 27, 2016
360 what?
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May 31, 2016
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If you click on the 360 it spins the picture of the fan around 360 degrees
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May 28, 2016
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It's a 360 degree view of the product.
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May 28, 2016
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This product is not 360.
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May 28, 2016
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Roy, I'm sure this refers to 360 degrees, meaning full circle. Geometry tells us that 90* is a right angle or 1/4 circle, 180* a straight line or half-circle. The fan does not move air from any particular direction, rather it pulls air from every direction or a full circle pattern.
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What is the dual adaptor for 4" or 6" ducts?

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Is the adaptor a collar or fitting of some type and how is it attached to the unit. The pictures would indicate that a 6" duct fitting is standard. How does the 4" duct adaptor option get connected?
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good question. mine didn't come with any 6 to 4in adapter. which was okay for me as I ran a 6in duct all the way outside.
And even if they included an adapter ... i wouldn't use it. this fan is designed for a 6in duct which makes it run most efficient and very quiet. if you connect it to a 4in duct, it will either run louder or will move less air. if you need to connect to a 4in duct, my suggestion is to
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good question. mine didn't come with any 6 to 4in adapter. which was okay for me as I ran a 6in duct all the way outside.
And even if they included an adapter ... i wouldn't use it. this fan is designed for a 6in duct which makes it run most efficient and very quiet. if you connect it to a 4in duct, it will either run louder or will move less air. if you need to connect to a 4in duct, my suggestion is to buy a fan that comes with a 4in duct fitting...
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Home depot sells a 6 to 4 inch round reducer model R6X4, Internet # 100111736, Store SKU # 699047 that worked for me.
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The duct fan output is 6"
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There is NO such 4-in/6-in adaptor in the package. You have to BUY a 6-in/4-in reducer separately.
The fan only comes with a 6" duct fitting, which is factory screw-mounted on the fan housing. So, the manufacturer posted false claim on its specification section.
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Will this fan run at a slow speed when the switch is turned off

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Will this fan run at a slow speed when the wall switch is turned off? I want the fan to run at a slow speed when I turn it off
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No, off means off.
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No, the fan does not run when you turn off the switch.
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mounting this in pre existing construction. fan will be mounted between floors with no above access. Will this work?

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No, don't do it. Any ventilation fan exhaust must be directed outside the home. Otherwise you risk mold, wood rot, pests, or a grease fire.
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there are fans that install more easily without access from above. I would not recommend this one for installation from below only unless you are willing to cut open the ceiling a few inches bigger than the fan housing (which is 10 1/4 x 10 1/4) and patch it up after it is in.
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 41 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very Quiet Good sturdy product and very quiet. Good instructions. This model has 6" duct exhaust size. Best for new construction, but when installing in an existing room, mount from inside attic and caulk. You can mount from below, but must partially disassemble unit to fit through the 10.5" x10.5" hole (not the best option). Consider adding 2x4 framing as nailers in the attic. A timer switch is a good idea too. Consider insulating exhaust duct in attic to reduce condensation in winter and sloping the exhaust duct down slightly toward the exit in case condensation results. September 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by What I needed This unit was easy to install but you need to know what you are doing. Access to the attic is a plus. September 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by quiet fan appears to be quality construction, easy to install and wire. Very quite operation September 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Just installed Installed in my ranch log home with attic access as a new fan install (no fan previously). Installation was easier than I expected, especially since I've never done hvac or electrical before. It would be impossible to install without attic access as the brackets need to be screwed in above the unit. Almost silent operation but powerful enough for me to feel the air moving upward from a couple feet away. August 14, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Fan! The fan is exactly what I have been looking for. Very easy to install from the attic. At first when I turned it on I thought it was not working to its full power. When I hooked up the exhaust tube I placed my hand over the opining and was shocked on how much air was pushing out. I put the fan in the Kids bathroom. I purposely hooked the fan and a light over the shower together so when the fan is on the light is on. That way you know the fan is on It is so quiet. July 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Big quiet fan Big quiet fan. Easy to install. I bought a separate timer for those times when we forget to turn it off August 24, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent fan Replaced another fan from a different brand with this one. Went in easy, works great (no steam on windows or mirrors). Just be sure to use 6 inch venting with no right angles, should work great. May 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Whisper quite Sometimes I am not sure this fan is on. We had an old nutone fan that was noisey and didn't do the job of keeping the room clear of steam. This Panasonic is great, Don't hesitate on buying this one. July 27, 2016
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