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679Fan/Light, White Plastic Grille, 70 CFM, 3.5 Sones Type IC

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  • Broan features classic ventilation fan/light combinations which easily fit any décor. Why stop at just powerful ventilation when you can add extra lighting to help brighten any room?
    • 70 CFM 3.5 Sones
    • Bright 100-watt lighting capacity. Bulb not included
    • Shatter-resistant light diffusing lens
    • Type IC (Insulation Contact). Quality Broan features and easy installation make this an extremely popular series
    • Designer styled white polymeric grille complements virtually any decor
    • Plug-in, permanently lubricated motor
    • Efficient polymeric fan impeller
    • Mounting ears offer quick, sturdy installation
    • UL listed for use over bathtubs and showers when connected to a GFCI-protected branch circuit
    • Polymeric duct connectors with tapered sleeves for easy, positive ducting
    • All models are available in single packs or Project Paks
    • Use with Model 68W (White) or 68V (Ivory) two-function control (available separately)

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  • Baths up to () Sq Ft65
    Ceiling InstallationYes
    CFM @ 0.10"70
    CFM @ 0.125"N/A
    CFM @ 0.25"N/A
    ColorWhite
    CSANo
    cUL ListedNo
    Duct DirectionHorizontal
    Duct Size4"
    ENERGY STAR® qualifiedNo
    Globe Glass ColorN/A
    Grille FinishWhite Polymeric
    Grille Length10-5/8"
    Grille Width11-1/8"
    Heater wattageN/A
    Housing Dimensions L x W x H8" x 8-1/4" x 5-3/4"
    Housing Height5-3/4"
    Housing Length8"
    Housing Width8-1/4"
    Humidity SensingNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb Quantity1
    Light Bulb Wattage100 Watts
    Light Bulbs IncludedNo
    Lighting TypeIncandescent
    MaterialPolymeric
    Minimum construction space required2x6
    Motor engineered for continuous operationNo
    NightlightNo
    Product Weight6.5 lbs
    Project PackNo
    Rated Amps2
    Rated Sones - VerticalN/A
    Rated WattsN/A
    Sones3.5
    UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuitYes
    Wall InstallationNo
    Warranty1 Year
    Watts @ 0.1"N/A
    Watts @ 0.25"N/A
  • Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 16 reviewers.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect Balance of Quiet White Noise This fan replaced an older model bathroom exhaust fan which was significantly noisier. This fan, has just the right balance of what I call a "Quiet White Noise". In other words, it has just enough noise so you know its on and covers any sounds that you may not want heard. September 7, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Great product at a great price! I purchased this fan to use in my bathroom. I did the install myself, and it couldnt have been easier. The product is made very well, and I have had no issues with its performance. The fan is very quiet, yet very strong. I would definitely recommend. September 5, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by The Broan bathroom fan/light is an excellent value, easily installed and quiet while in use. The Broan bathroom light/fan is well designed, the instructions are easy to understand and follow. The fixture fits readily into the bathroom ceiling and takes about 1 hour to install when replacing an existing light/fan. The fan can be wired to operate either independently of or in conjunction with the light. The Broan bathroom light/fan is an attractive fixture with a strong, quiet fan that is an attractive addition to any bathroom. September 5, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Good low-end bathroom fan Good fan for small bathroom. Not too loud. Efficient enough. Price was good. My only complaint is that the plastic covering the light is tinted a terrible shade of blue that makes any bulb you put in look very harsh. March 10, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Noisy but economical bathroom vent fan and light. My reason for not giving this fan/light set a higher rating is it is rather noisy. It was harder removing the old fan compared to how easily this fan went in the same hole in the ceiling. March 10, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Love this product. I am very pleased with this product. It works very well and the fan is very quiet. Since the fan we had before this one, (not a broan brand) was very loud, I was very pleased with this fan and light fixture. March 10, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by I love it It was alittle small, so o didn't think it would be effective. But I have had it a while and it is great. It does the job, it is quiet, and it has stood the test of time, thank you Groan. March 10, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by 678 Fan/Light, White Plastic Grille, 50 CFMGreat Product, Great product, great price, but CFM is a little too low. March 10, 2014
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    Thank you for your question on the models 679 exhaust fan/light. The angle on the damper will turn back towards the fan when closed. Please contact Technical Support with further questions at 800-558-1711.
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    undersized for my application

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    I installed this fan and it is too small for my room. Is there any way i can upgrade just the fan/motor without having to install a whole new unit? are there any motors off of other powerful units that i could swap out? Thanks
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    Thank you for your question on the model 679 exhaust fan/light. The only parts available for the 679 would be the original replacement parts. If you need more CFM, you would need to completely remove the 679 from the ceiling and install a new model.
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    Can I upgrade the 679 motor and rotor to a quieter upgrade kit?
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    Thank you for your question on the model 679 exhaust fan/light. The only parts available for the 679 would be the original replacement parts. If you need something quieter, you would need to completely remove the 679 from the ceiling and replace it with another model.
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    Grill not flush with ceiling

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    Indiana, USA
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    Not sure the model, but it is a Broan Heat, Light and fan about 6 years old. A contractor installed it and the grill was never flush with the ceiling. I removed the grill to repaint the ceiling and was going to fix it so it was flush, but the grill has a lip on it that prevents it from being flush. Is it suppose to be down from the ceiling or do I need to cut the hole bigger. I cannot find a model # or instructions.
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    Thank you for your question on the exhaust fan/heater/light combo. We cannot give you specific information without a model number, but normally when the grille does not fit tight to the ceiling it is because the ceiling is not flat or the unit housing is not installed properly. The bottom of the unit housing should be flush with the finished side of the ceiling. If the unit is installed above the ceiling dry wall, the springs will not pull the grille up properly. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
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    Do you make a fan/light combo that can be installed into the 678 housing? There is no access above this unit. Thanks
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    Thank you for your question on the model 678 exhaust fan/light. The only parts available to fit in the 678 unit housing would be the original replacement parts. For your application you would need to completely remove the 678 from the ceiling and replace it with another model.
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