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NEW Humidity Sensing Recessed Fan/Lights Automatically, Quietly Exhaust Humidity from Home – Costs Just $1/year to Operate

Hartford, Wis., April 16, 2010 – Recipient of 10 industry awards, the ENERGY STAR® qualified Recessed Fan/Lights from Broan® and NuTone® now feature SensAire® technology to help ensure moisture is effectively exhausted at the source automatically.

"Great for use in a shower or tub enclosure when connected to a GFCI, this new Recessed Fan/Light is the most effective and inconspicuous way to control excess humidity and moisture, even in the most frequently used bathrooms," says Patrick Nielsen, marketing manager, ventilation fans, Broan-NuTone®. "While it may look like a recessed light, inside is a humidity sensing switch that triggers the concealed, quiet ventilation fan. The switch turns ON when it senses a quick jump in humidity and turns OFF automatically helping to cut down on wasteful energy costs."

According to the EPA, the key to mold control is moisture control. By installing a humidity sensing fan in the home, one can protect bathrooms from mold and mildew, which can result from excess humidity. Once there is a rapid rise in humidity within the room, the new Recessed Fan/Light with humidity sensing automatically turns ON to exhaust excess moisture and turns OFF once the job is done – ideal for those who frequently forget to turn on the fan, turn off the fan or who leave the house before properly venting the damaging, excess humidity.

Like many other ENERGY STAR qualified fans from Broan and NuTone, this new Humidity Sensing Recessed Fan/Light costs only $1 a year to operate – a small price to pay for superior indoor air quality in the home.

In addition, all Broan-NuTone ENERGY STAR qualified ventilation fans are designed, engineered, manufactured and customer supported in the U.S. which also means the carbon footprint required to make these fans available to homeowners is less than many of its competitors coming from overseas.

 

Additional unique features of the Broan and NuTone Recessed Fan/Lights with SensAire technology include:

 

  • High efficiency centrifugal fan delivering 70 CFM at 1.5 Sones – creating less than half the noise volume of a traditional house fan making it perfect for rooms where noise must be kept to a minimum
  • Auto shut-off, adjustable from 5-60 minutes, with optional manual operation
  • Adjustable humidity sensitivity level
  • 6-inch white trim matched to designs of major recessed light manufacturers
  • Energy efficient lighting – one 14 watt, fluorescent bulb included
  • UL Listed for use over tub or shower
  • 6-7/8-inch high housing fits new construction and 2- by 8-inch ceiling joists, 4-inch round duct connector
  • California Title 24 compliant

 

For a complete list of all Broan and NuTone ENERGY STAR qualifiedfans, visit www.Broan.com or www.NuTone.com. The ENERGY STAR models are available at most major retailers nationwide.

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The ENERGY STAR® qualified Recessed Fan/Lights from Broan® and NuTone® now feature SensAire® technology to help ensure moisture is effectively exhausted at the source by automatically ridding the home of excess humidity. While it may look like a recessed light, inside is a humidity sensing switch that triggers the concealed, quiet ventilation fan. Like many other ENERGY STAR qualified fans from Broan and NuTone, this new Recessed Fan/Light costs only $1 a year to operate – a small price to pay for superior indoor air quality in the home.

 

 

 

 

Broan® is a registered 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 and trash compactors. NuTone® is a registered 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, paddle fans, 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. or visit www.Broan.com or www.NuTone.com