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Model #FV-08WQ1

WhisperWall 70 CFM Wall Exhaust Bath Fan, ENERGY STAR*

  • Super quiet operation
  • Energy Star Cerfitied
  • Hood with backdraft damper included
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The Panasonic WhisperWall through-the-wall fan features a fully enclosed AC condenser motor for long-life. Designed to be quiet and energy efficient, this fan complies with Green building IAQ standards. A durable wall cap with a built-in back draft damper is included.
  • Super quiet operation
  • Totally enclosed condenser motor for long life-rated for 30,000 hours continuous run
  • Easy installation
  • ENERGY STAR qualified
  • Contemporary grille design
  • ASHRAE 62.2, LEED for homes, ENERGY STAR IAP, CA Title24, EarthCraft and WA ventilation code compliant
  • Rustproof paint treatment on galvanized housing
  • Thermal fuse protection
  • Built-in damper to prevent back-draft
  • Hood with back-draft damper included
  • Click here to learn more about Eco Options and Energy Efficiency

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Specifications

Dimensions

Housing Length (in.)
8
Housing Width (in.)
8
Product Height (in.)
6.57
Product Length (in.)
10.25
Product Width (in.)
10.25

Details

Air Volume (CFM)
70
Amperage (amps)
0.2
Color/Finish
White
Duct Compatible Sizes
8 in
Fan Sound Level (Sones)
1.1
Features
No Additional Features
Grill Shape
Square
Housing Material
Galvanized Steel
Included
Hardware
Installation Type
Wall
Maximum Room Size (sq. ft.)
80
Mount Type
Surface Mount
Product Weight (lb.)
3.1 lb
Returnable
180-Day
Room Size
Medium Room Fan
Voltage (volts)
120/60
Wattage (watts)
18

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
3 year warranty

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NameWhisper Recessed Architectural Grade 80CFM Ceiling Flush Mount Dimmable Ventilation Exhaust Fan with LED LightWhisperWall 70 CFM Wall Exhaust Bath Fan, ENERGY STAR*WhisperSense DC Fan with Motion and Humidity Sensors Delay Timer and Pick-A-Flow Speed Selector 50, 80 or 110 CFMWhisperCeiling DC fan with LED lights, Pick-A-Flow Speed Selector 50, 80 or 110 CFM and Flex-Z Fast install bracket.
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Ratings
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(73)
Air Volume (CFM)8070110,50,80110,50,80
Fan Sound Level (Sones)1.01.10.30.3,0.4
Housing Width (in.)8.25810.2510.25
Housing Length (in.)12.75810.2510.25
Maximum Room Size (sq. ft.)8080110110
FeaturesDecorative,LightNo Additional FeaturesAdjustable Fan Speed,Humidity Sensing,Motion Sensing,TimerAdjustable Fan Speed,Light,Nightlight
Installation TypeCeilingWallCeilingCeiling
Grill ShapeNo GrillSquareSquareSquare
Mount TypeRecessedSurface MountFlush MountFlush Mount
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Questions & Answers

32Questions34Answers

Is there a version of this fan that has a higher CFM rating? I need about 145-145.

Asked by handygal March 18, 2020
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I don't know. It's a good fan. You might want to check with the Panasonic website.

how does it turn on and off? is there a stitch built in? i didn't see one in the pictures

Asked by Bobby November 16, 2019
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The fan is hardwired into your electrical system. Will need a switch that has a white neutral.

What are the dimensions of the fan?

Asked by Marina November 15, 2019
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I don't know the dimensions. Should be on the specifications page on Home depot's website. Otherwise go to Panasonic's website.

Is painting the hood required?

Asked by Dave November 2, 2019
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No!

Do you have to insulate the duct system or not why and why not thank you

Asked by Paul October 30, 2019
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This is the wall exhaust fan. It is not for ceiling. This is for bathroom that close to the wall and doesn't have the window. There no insulation needed.because no duct. The only thing you have to do is the hole thru the wall. Good luck!

Is it possible to vent this fan through a perpendicular wall by attaching a 90 degree angle and r...

Asked by EM October 3, 2019
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Yes. I think the fan it powerful enough. I installed mine directly onto an external wall and was very impressed with the efficiency( suction&quietness). I am not sure how much a sudden 90 degree angle will affect the fans efficiency. If it is a short distance I think it will work just fine.

Install next to a stud or not?

Asked by Anthony August 21, 2019
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Next to a stud is always a good choice, although you can mount it in the middle with wall anchors.

Can it be installed and used as a wall through wall fan? What is the sone for this fan? How sile...

Asked by Felix July 8, 2019
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The fan you are currently looking at is listed @ 1.1 Sones A better fit for your application may be: Through the Wall 2-Speed with Airflow Adapter Room to Room Fan Model # TW408 SKU #1002509117 https://www.homedepot.com/b/Outdoors-Garden-Center-Hydroponic-Gardening-Grow-Tents-Accessories/ThruWall/N-5yc1vZcfcfZ7ml

Will the fan extract Cigarette and Cigar smoke? If not what would work as I need a unit to fit to...

Asked by PT May 30, 2019
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Answers

I'm sure it would pull out smoke as it is a very good fan, be sure to size it correctly. It is also extremely quiet and our house guests forget to turn it off occasionally.

How well does it keep winter cold temps from coming into bathroom.

Asked by SRG October 17, 2018
4
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Not sure. Turn it off when not attempting to rid the room of hot air.

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This fan is super-quiet and really well designed. Unfortunately, it is saddled with a manufacturi...
This fan is super-quiet and really well designed. Unfortunately, it is saddled with a manufacturing flaw and a manufacturer who won't take ownership of their faulty production issue. I noticed this defect upon first inspection. I knew this is supposed to be an EnergyStar unit, so I wanted to see how they accomplished sealing the unit to prevent heat loss. Turns out, they didn't. No way should this fan, as shipped, be listed by the EPA as an EnergyStar item. It should probably get an "EnergySuck" sticker, instead. If you don't mind spending an hour on fixing this energy-sucking leak from this supposedly EnergyStar wall mounted vent fan, then I think it's a great unit. However, as delivered, I'd recommend you not install it because the giant gap in the insulation will allow your house air to leave your building and for cold drafts to enter when you're trying to have a bath or shower. I contacted @Panasonic when I noticed the error. I pointed out that as a production engineer, this looked like the sort of thing that wasn't an installation or design error, it was systematic production problem. I was told by Paulo De Souza.at Panasonic to return the fan under warranty because of the defect. Paulo did not identify whether he had brought the production issue to his production engineering or quality team, so I requeried him to make sure he had done so and that I wasn't going to get a second unit with the exact same error. Paulo replied that it was a one-off error and to return the unit for a replacement. I returned the fan and ordered another one (that's how Home Depot does warranty replacements apparently). Of course, the second one arrived with the exact same defect as the first one (pictures of the large gap between the foam insulation pieces in the exhaust shroud flap are pictured below. I was livid! Clearly, Paulo had lied about checking that there wasn't a production issue. I expressed my displeasure to Paulo and insisted that he send me a properly manufactured fan shroud/flap mechanism along with tracking information and a prepaid shipping label for me to return the defective one. And that's when Panasonic's Paulo De Souza stopped communicating with me. That's not the sort of customer service I expect from a company like Panasonic, especially when I took the time to document their production defect and inform them that they had a production defect, only to get ignored and told "nah .. everything's good on our end." Except it isn't. If you don't mind disassembling the housing, fixing their production defect, and re-assembling it, then it's a really nicely designed unit. It's too bad that, outside of the engineering department, nobody else seems to give a care about their production accuracy and quality. Panasonic has had over two weeks to look into this error and they've done nothing but claim they don't have a production issue. I'm very fed up with trying to deal with an unresponsive vendor who clearly lied to the EPA about their product's energy consumption and waste profile.
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Excellent unit, Quiet, easy installation, and was just what I was looking for!
Excellent unit, Quiet, easy installation, and was just what I was looking for!
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Installed two of these into bathrooms where there was no crawl space over ceiling, so we had to g...
Installed two of these into bathrooms where there was no crawl space over ceiling, so we had to go with wall units. Runs really quietly, we are very pleased about that. On the other hand, makes it difficult to tell how well it's working, almost thinking if it's not making a great noise, then it can't be moving that much air. We installed them with the automatic switches that shut the fan off in 30 minutes, so you can turn the fan on and leave the room to air out. Overall we are pleased with the fans and will no doubt use them more and more as we get used to having them there to use.
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Efficient bath fan
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I debated whether to rate this fan with 4 or 5 stars mainly on the appearance. It sticks out a few inches from the wall with a bunch of stickers showing on the bottom edge. But it works really well and I can remove the unimportant stickers, so sticking with 5 stars. I am not handy so I hired an electrician which was costly since the former fan was smaller. But totally worth not having a fan that sounds like a jet engine. This one is so quiet I double check to make sure I turned it on.
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Wall exhaust fan
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Works great, really quiet and not hard to install. Added a timer switch to clear the air, after you leave.
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Whisper in a noisy world is quite welcome…very pleased!...
Whisper in a noisy world is quite welcome…very pleased!
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Very quiet, I’m gonna have to install a timer because...
Very quiet, I’m gonna have to install a timer because I keep forgetting to turn it off it’s so quiet. It moves a lot of air, I’m very pleased with this fan.
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