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Broan Ultra Silent Select-Air Ventilation Fan Allows for Customizable Ventilation

HARTFORD, Wis., June 23, 2011 – As the leader in residential ventilation for ENERGY STAR® products, Broan® has expanded its extensive offering of ENERGY STAR qualified ventilation fans with the introduction of the QTRE080C2S Ultra Silent™ Select-Air™ Ventilation Fan (pictured below, left).

"With its constant, quiet ventilation, the new Ultra Silent Select-Air Fan is perfect for everyday use in any room," says Patrick Nielsen, marketing manager, ventilation fans, Broan-NuTone®. "For extra ventilation, such as for shower humidity, the homeowner can just flip a switch to activate boost mode, which maximizes ventilation while still saving energy."

The new QTRE080C2S is customizable and can be wired with either one or two function controls to meeta homeowner's specific needs. The low setting achieves a constant flow of 40 CFM, and the boost mode increases the flow to a full 80 CFM maximum ventilation.

As one of more than 50 ENERGY STAR fans available from Broan-NuTone, the QTRE080C2S offers extremely quiet operation at less than 0.3 sones in normal mode and only 0.8 sones in boost mode.

Additional features of the QTRE080C2S include the following:

  • 4-inch ducting
  • HVI Certified
  • Motor engineered for continuous operation
  • UL listed for use over bathtubs or showers with GFCI circuit
  • Fits 2x8 inch ceiling construction
  • 3-year warranty

For a complete list of all Broan ENERGY STAR qualified fans, visit The ENERGY STAR models are available at most major retailers nationwide.

Broan® is a trademark of Broan-NuTone LLC, North America's leading manufacturer and distributor of residential ventilation products including range hoods, ventilation fans, heater/fan/light combination units, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Fresh Air Systems, built-in heaters, whole-house fans, attic ventilators, paddle fans and trash compactors. NuTone® is a trademark of NuTone Inc, a subsidiary of Broan-NuTone and North America's leading manufacturer and distributor of residential built-in convenience products including door chimes, central vacuum systems, stereo intercom systems, home theater speakers, medicine cabinets, ironing centers and ventilation fans. Broan-NuTone is proud to be an ENERGY STAR® partner.

For more information about the full line of Broan-NuTone products,
call 800-558-1711 (Broan), 888-336-3948 (NuTone),
write Broan-NuTone,
926 W. State Street, Hartford, WI 53027 U.S.A.
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