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AR80LInVent™ Series Single-Speed Fan Light 80 CFM, 0.8 Sones

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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
    • With our TrueSeal™ Damper Technology, InVent fans reduce air leakage by up to Fifty Percent* compared to competitive models, resulting in better home performance via blower door tests and reducing cold and warm air backdrafts
    • EzDuct™ Connector can be installed room-side with no attic access required, fan housing connection have never been easier
    • 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
    • 100W max. incandescent A19 type bulb or energy efficient equivalent bulb with Maximum Overall Length (M.O.L.) of 4.4" or less (bulb not included)
    • 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.*

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

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  • Video Links

    Broan InVent Series Features & Benefits Video

    Broan InVent Series How To Install

    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 ListedNo
    Duct DirectionHorizontal
    Duct Size4"
    ENERGY STAR® certified productNo
    Globe ColorN/A
    Grille FinishWhite Polymeric
    Grille Length11-7/16"
    Grille Width12-1/8"
    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 Quantity1
    Light Bulb Wattage100
    Light Bulb(s) IncludedNo
    Lighting TypeIncandescent
    Minimum construction space required2x6
    Motion SensorNo
    Motor engineered for continuous operationYes
    Product Weight10.0
    Project PackNo
    Radiation Damper AvailableNo
    Rated Amps1.2
    Rated Watts26.9
    Room-Side InstallationYes
    UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuitYes
    Wall InstallationNo
    Warranty3 Years
  • AR80L is rated 3.3 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Installation fairly easy I liked this unit because it didn't require attic access and the installation was not difficult. The instructions were easy to follow. My only suggestion is that the unsecured side have a slide out above the drywall to latch it in place so it doesn't sag on that side.
    Date published: 2017-12-28
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Clips will not hold up Grill with Light Main housing and fan installed well. BUT when it came time to do the Trim the clips that hold up the grill and light will not even keep them tight against ceiling. they will not fully engage and keep the Grill and light tight against the ceiling. The grill hangs down about 1.5 to 2" from ceiling. Looks terrible. Lot of work and time just wasted. Now I have a 9 x 10 hole in the ceiling.
    Date published: 2017-05-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product that functions as advertised. Only issue was it came without installation instructions (which I got online) and it came without the springs that function to hold the lens assembly. I received those after informing that they were missing. It is really quiet and looks good. Light is above average for competitors with same incandescent fixture.
    Date published: 2016-08-25
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  • what is the difference between the a80l and the ar80l?

    Asked by: Chet
    Thank you for your question on the AR80L ventilation fan with light. The AR80L is specifically designed for Menards. The units themselves are the same and offer the same ratings.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2017-02-24

    Replacement fan/light unit

    I have a Nutone LS80L that was installed 15 years ago and needs to be replaced. Will the AR80L fit in the same space? If not, do you have a replacement unit?
    Asked by: Brian
    Thank you for your question on the Broan AR80L. The Nutone LS80l had a 11 1/4" x 9 3/8" housing and the Broan AR80L has a 9 1/4" x 10" housing. The grille on the AR80L is 11 1/2" by 12 1/8" . Depending on how your existing hole was cut it would be very close. Please call our Technical Support directly at 800-637-1453
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2017-05-04

    IS there a trick to using the grill wires to connect light housing

    I have attempted to connect the light cover/grill to the housing unit and I have no idea why it will not work. First problem is the wire is coming off the unit while I am putting it up, then when I have all that set, I cannot push it up easily. When I apply force, it snaps off and the grill wires come off. Is there a secret or do you think the grill wires are no longer usable. I just purchased this and it should not be this hard to do this last simple thing. Is there an alternative?
    Asked by: dave
    Thank you for your question on the AR80L. Please contact our Technical Support so we can get your name and address to sent you out a set of springs. Our direct number for Technical Support is 800-637-1453.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2017-08-21
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