Today’s bath fans aren’t just quieter than earlier models, they’re more efficient, too.
Writer Jefferson Kolle explains the types of fans available (ceiling insert, wall-mounted, inline) and the variety of controls (timers, motion detectors, humidity sensors) that enhance fan performance. He also shares fan-sizing and -installation tips. Already have a bath fan but wish it were quieter? Using the same ductwork, easy-to-install retrofit kits can reduce the noise of your current fan.
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