QT130EQuiet 130 CFM QT Series ENERGY STAR® Certified Fan

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    Energy efficient solutions in traditional designs. A bath fan needn’t call attention to itself, especially when you don’t want it to overpower the design of your bath or powder room. More important, it shouldn’t call attention to itself on your electric bill. With energy efficiency for the high-traffic bathroom, the QT130E simply does its job quietly, in every sense of the word.

    • 130 CFM
    • 1.5 Sones HVI Certified
    • ENERGY STAR® Certified
    • 6" duct connector with 6" to 4" reducer included
    • Motor engineered for continuous operation
    • Includes unique spacer for easy "I" joist mounting
    • UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI protected branch circuit
    • Fits in 2" x 8" ceiling construction; housing dimension: 10-1/2" L x 11-3/8" W x 7-5/8" H
    • Grille dimension: 13" x 14"

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  • Video Links

    QT Series Ventilation Fans

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    How To Ventilate The Whole House - Danny Lipford

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  • Whole House Mechanical Ventilation (WHMV) Specifier

    Code compliant solutions for one and two family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories

    To better serve you in determining your customers’ whole house mechanical ventilation (otherwise known as continuous ventilation) needs, Broan-NuTone has developed this on-line tool.  With our CodeKey Specifier you can be confident that the products you choose will meet the latest codes and regulations.  Use this tool to make your specification job easier.

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  • Ceiling InstallationYes
    CFM @ 0.10"130
    CFM @ 0.125"N/A
    CFM @ 0.25"114
    cUL ListedNo
    Duct DirectionHorizontal
    Duct Size6" or 4"
    ENERGY STAR® certified productYes
    Globe ColorN/A
    Grille FinishWhite Polymeric
    Grille Length13"
    Grille Width14"
    Heater wattageN/A
    Housing Dimension LxWxH10-1/2" x 11-3/8" x 7-5/8"
    Housing Height7-5/8"
    Housing Length10-1/2"
    Housing Width11-3/8"
    Humidity SensingNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb QuantityN/A
    Light Bulb WattageN/A
    Light Bulb(s) IncludedNo
    Lighting TypeNo Light
    Minimum construction space required2x8
    Motor engineered for continuous operationYes
    Product Weight9.8 lbs
    Project PackNo
    Rated Amps0.7
    Rated Sones - VerticalN/A
    UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuitYes
    Wall InstallationNo
    Warranty3 Years
    Watts @ 0.1"49
  • QT130E is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Install is a royal pain for remodeling I assumed by now Broan would have figured out a method to easily install a fan for a remodeling project. It is clear after installing this fan that it is intended to be installed in new construction or by crawling up into the attic. The mounting method is flanges that exceed the width of the opening, meaning that once you do put the fan through new hole you just cut in the ceiling, there is no way to mount it unless you buy an additional mounting kit or crawl up into the attic to secure it. I was looking at panasonic based on the thousands of positive reviews for how quiet they are, but now I also see it is due to how easy they are to install. Sad that Menards choose to carry these. Great for someone who doesn't mind crawling around in an attic, but a very poor choice for anyone else.
    Date published: 2018-02-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to Install and very Quiet This unit was very Easy to Install and is very Quiet
    Date published: 2015-02-20
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  • bathroom ceiling to far from venting out and high attic.Is it ok to vent inside attic blowing around

    Asked by: wondering
    Thank you for your question regarding the QT130E exhaust fan. It is always recommended to exhaust the fan outside via a roof or wall cap. Ducting into the attic will be moving the moist, warm, humid air from the bathroom into the attic and may damage the structure and insulation. For further assistance, please contact Technical Support at 1-800-637-1453.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2016-05-18

    Leaves mirrors foggy

    Installed in a 9'5" x 11'5" bathroom with 8'3" ceiling hight. When I get out of the shower the mirror is all foggy and I can see moisture streaks on the walls. I installed it with the 6" to 4" reducer using about 10' of insulated flex line discharging the house using a 4" vent. I checked the outlet and good airflow seems to be exiting the building. Any Ideas on how I can get the moisture to an acceptable level?
    Asked by: Mike
    Thank you for your question on the model QT130E exhaust fan. This fan will handle a bathroom up to approximately 120 square feet with an eight foot ceiling, when installed with six inch rigid duct work. When you reduce the duct work to four inch, you can run no more than eight feet straight of rigid duct work without losing CFM. Any elbows in the duct work or the use of soft flexible duct work can cause more loss of CFM. Reinstalling with six inch rigid duct work should show you a big difference in performance.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2013-10-23

    do any of the bathroom fans come with a motion sensor

    Asked by: ron
    Thank you for your question on Broan Bath fans. We have a model ZB80M and a ZB110M that has the motion sensor built into the unit. If you have further questions please contact our Technical Support directly at 800-637-1453.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2017-04-17

    I have a QT 130 installed and working. I now would like to add the light, but don't want to tear our the fan. Is a light kit available to add on?.

    Asked by: Mr. S.
    Thank you for your question on the model QT130E. Unfortunately, there isn't a way to add a light to this model. You would need to completely remove this model from the ceiling and install a model that better meets your needs. The QT130LE would be a fan with fluorescent light. You can view this on the Broan website.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2017-01-19

    Bathroom has a vaulted ceiling, so the fan needs to be wall mounted. Can the QT130E be mounted in the wall?

    Asked by: Bill
    Thank you for your questions on the QT130E ventilation fan. This model is for ceiling installations only, and can be mounted in a vaulted ceiling up to a 12 / 12 pitch. It cannot be mounted in a wall. If you have further questions, please contact our Technical Support Department directly at 800-637-1453.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2016-08-05
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