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AE80BLInVent™ Series Single-Speed Fan With LED Light 80 CFM 1.5 Sones, ENERGY STAR® certified product

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  • This patent-pending series marks a revolution of our mid-range ventilation fans. It gives professionals the flexibility to handle new construction or room-side retrofit installations from one hard-working product line with a full range of operating points. Innovations include foldable mounting ears and new damper and housing technology that improve building airtightness like never before. And all with new grille designs that are at home in any decor.

    • 80 CFM reduces humidity to quickly eliminate fogged mirrors and manage moisture in bathrooms up to 75 square feet, so your vision will always be clear and your surroundings will always be comfortable
    • Retrofit installations can be done entirely from the room-side – no attic access required. This means a faster, easier installation, so you can move on to something else
    • EzDuct™ Connector can be installed room-side with no attic access required, fan housing connection have never been easier
    • ENERGY STAR® Certified
    • UL Listed for use over tubs and showers with a GFCI circuit; so you can capture the steam before it spreads throughout the room by locating your fan exactly where you need it the most
    • Includes 11 watt, 3000K, integrated LED module for energy efficiency
    • With our TrueSeal™ Damper Technology, InVent fans reduce air leakage by up to 50% compared to competitive models, resulting in better home performance via blower door tests.*
    • May not be compatible with all dimmer controls. For a list of compatible controls see Additional Information above

    *Testing reflects total fan housing airtightness. See broan.com/invent for more details.

  • Video Links

    Broan InVent Series Features & Benefits Video

    Broan InVent Series How To Install

    Older Homes and Indoor Air Quality

    Indoor Air Quality: Passions

    Spot Ventilation Can Improve the Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

    Selecting Proper Ventilation Fan Size is Easy - Danny Lipford

    What are CFMs? - Danny Lipford

    How long can the venting for my bath vent be? Can I use flexible duct? - Danny Lipford

    Cleaning a Bath Exhaust Fan - Danny Lipford

    Proper Ventilation Equals A Healthy Home - Danny Lipford

    How To Ventilate The Whole House - Danny Lipford

    Article Links

    Evacuate the Bathroom

    Breathe Easy – What you need to know to ensure proper home ventilation

  • Bathrooms up to (X) Square Feet75
    Ceiling InstallationYes
    CFM @ 0.10"80
    CFM @ 0.25"60
    cUL ListedYes
    Duct DirectionHorizontal
    Duct Size4"
    ENERGY STAR® certified productYes
    Globe ColorN/A
    Grille FinishWhite Polymeric
    Grille Length11-3/4"
    Grille Width12-1/2"
    Heater wattageN/A
    Housing Dimension LxWxH9-1/4" x 10" x 5-3/4"
    Housing Height5-3/4"
    Housing Length9-1/4"
    Housing Width10"
    Humidity SensingNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb QuantityIntegrated LED Module
    Light Bulb Wattage11
    Light Bulb(s) IncludedYes
    Lighting TypeLED
    Minimum construction space required2x6
    Motion SensorNo
    Motor engineered for continuous operationYes
    Product Weight10.0 lbs
    Project PackYes
    Radiation Damper AvailableYes
    Rated Amps0.5
    Rated Watts26.9
    Room-Side InstallationYes
    UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuitYes
    Wall InstallationNo
    Warranty3 Years
  • AE80BL is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from No Hardware kit - no mounting brackets This product does not come with hanger brackets (order separately) - which you would not know until you are on the job site unless you have time to check every box to see if everything is included... no hardware although installation directions say "use hardware kit to assemble" and no hardware kit was included. VERY disappointed in this product.
    Date published: 2017-04-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good buy great LED light , fan very guilt. I,m very happy , would buy again.
    Date published: 2016-11-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great replacement fan Bought this fan to replace a 15yr old noisemaker. Living in a condo with no access to the area above I was amazed how easy it was to install. Had to enlarge existing opening and the rest of the install was very easy, just following the instructions included.
    Date published: 2016-08-25
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  • Customer doesn't care for the 3000K color option supplied with this unit. Can this be replaced with a differnt lamp?

    Asked by: Mary
    Thank you for your question on the Broan AE80BL. I'm sorry, this is the only lamp available for the Broan AE80BL. If you have further questions please contact our Technical Support Directly at 800-637-1453.
    Answered by: BroanTechnicalSupport1
    Date published: 2017-03-17

    Replace the Model AE80BF-A in the same space?

    Hi, can this AE80BL easily replace the AE80BF-A model (fan only) in the same space? It appears that the fan version can be removed and the fan with light version can be place in the same mounting brackets use fro the fan only model. Thanks.
    Asked by: Marty
    Thank you for your question on the Broan AE80BL. The housing for the two units are the same but the electric hookup is different. The wiring plate for the light on the AE80BL has its own plug. If you have further questions please contact our Technical Support directly at 800-637-1453.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2017-04-13

    Is the light dimmable?

    Asked by: jpc
    Thank you for your question on the Broan AE80BL. The lights on the AE80BL are not dimmable.
    Answered by: BroanTechnicalSupport1
    Date published: 2017-03-07

    Light circuit and wattage?

    Does this model have a separate circuit for the overhead light so the fan and light can be switched separately? OR do they come on simultaneously with one switch? And, what is the comparable incandescent light wattage of the LED light? Thanks!
    Asked by: NWHomeHacker
    Thank you for your question regarding the AE80BL. This unit can be wired so the fan and light operate on separate switches. You will need to have 2 hot wires running from your switch to the fan in order to operate separately. This unit uses an 11 watt LED light, which is equivalent to a 75 watt incandescent bulb. However, with a 3000K light color, it often appears brighter than a 75 watt incandescent bulb.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2016-05-17
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