74470 CFM Recessed Fan/Light

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  • Recessed lights are popular lighting solutions. But BROAN took it a step further by incorporating powerful ventilation in the same design. Our recessed fan lights disappear into the ceiling with other recessed lights, so they are practical decorating and air removal solutions for any room in the house. They can also be used over bathtubs and showers when connected to a GFCI protected branch circuit (PAR bulb required).
    • High efficiency centrifugal fan delivers 70 CFM
    • HVI-certified 1.5 Sones
    • Multiple units can easily be used in larger rooms
    • Uses a 75 watt bulb, either R30 or BR30 for standard applications
    • UL Listed for use over bathtubs and showers when connected to a GFCI protected branch circuit with PAR30L or PAR30LN type bulbs
    • 6 7/8" high housing appropriate for new construction and 2" x 8" ceiling joists
    • 4" round duct connector
    • Not for use over cooking surfaces
    • Optional wall control switches available
    • Install this unit in a flat ceiling only
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  • Bathrooms up to (X) Square Feet65
    Ceiling InstallationYes
    CFM @ 0.10"70
    CFM @ 0.125"N/A
    CFM @ 0.25"55
    ColorWhite
    CSANo
    cUL ListedYes
    Duct DirectionHorizontal
    Duct Size4"
    ENERGY STAR® qualifiedNo
    Globe Glass ColorN/A
    Grille FinishMatte White
    Grille Length7-3/8" Dia
    Grille Width7-3/8" Dia
    Heater wattageN/A
    Housing Dimension LxWxH8-1/4" x 12-3/4" x 6-3/4"
    Housing Height6-3/4"
    Housing Length8-1/4"
    Housing Width12-3/4"
    Humidity SensingNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb Quantity1
    Light Bulb Wattage75 Watts
    Light Bulbs IncludedNo
    Lighting TypeIncandescent
    MaterialPolymeric
    Minimum construction space required2x8
    Motor engineered for continuous operationNo
    NightlightNo
    Product Weight9.8 lbs
    Project PackNo
    Rated Amps1.2
    Rated Sones - VerticalN/A
    Rated Watts34.4
    Sones1.5
    UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuitYes
    Wall InstallationNo
    Warranty1 Year
    Watts @ 0.1"34.4
    Watts @ 0.25"32.3
  • Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 17 reviewers.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by High quality product I can highly recommend the fan, quietly in the operation and very simple to instalate August 11, 2015
    Rated 2 out of 5 by Replacement Lamp Finding it almost impossible to find a replacement lamp for this fan. Beats me that it could not be designed for a standard threaded base bulb. They need to come up with a retrofit kit to change the bulb base. May 29, 2015
    Rated 1 out of 5 by Bad Quality After a few years of use there are rust inside that can been seen and some parts are broken off due to rust. Fan and recess light are on the same switch. Would not recommend this product in its current specifications, perhaps coating all of the metal parts with paint of some type of resin coating would help to improve on the product longivity. Two-in-one (fan + recess light) is an awesome design for tight space though. January 7, 2015
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Smart move and purchase Cannot believe how quiet it really is, and effective . August 29, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Looks great Compared to the square plastic bath fans, this is a home run! June 13, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by pretty quiet, quite discreet. I bought 2 of there for a bath renovation. I find most vents ugly so the main appeal for me was that it looks like a can light. It looks good, the suction is adequate (we put one near the shower (it is not moisture resistant so you can't put it IN the shower ceiling like I hoped). The other one went in the "water closet" (separate room for toilet) They are fairly quiet. I'm happy with them. April 3, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by This is a great product. I love this product. it is very quite and works great. When I turn off the shower there is no steam in the bathroom. I could not be happier. March 10, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Great unit for small bathroom! My wife and I were shopping for a bathroom fan that looks good, is quiet, and keeps the bathroom dry after long showers. My bathroom requires a fan rated for 64 CFM minimum. We selected the Broan 744 with a rating of 70 CFM. The fan is quiet and the recessed installation appeals to us. Shortly after installing the unit, however, I noticed that long showers resulted in moisture on the ceiling. I went up the attic to inspect the installation and re-taped the exhaust duct to the unit for a good seal, and also re-positioned the attic insulation flat/against the top of the ceiling sheet rock to minimize condensation due to the cold air in the unheated attic and the warm bathroom. This helped alleviate moisture on the bathroom ceiling after showers. My only recommendation to readers is when determining minimum CFM required, note whether your installation is ideal per Broan instructions. If not, consider purchasing a fan that exceeds the minimum required CFM. For example, if you use a corregated duct in lieu of sheet metal, or have an additional 90 degree turn or elbow, don't hesitate to select a fan with a higher CFM. The Broan 744 has been installed for nine months and is meeting my family's needs and expectations. March 10, 2014
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    Bad ballast

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    I purchased a 744-A fan/ light and installed in a shower. The light will not work and there is no power to the socket after checking with a multimeter. The fan works fine. This is wired for single switch operation. When I install the lightbulb if I screw it all the way in it k sets my GFCI then I turn it on. The only way to keep the fan on is to partially screw the bulb in.
    Is a replacement ballast something that can be done without removing the unit if that is the problem? The reason is the ceiling is tiled over the fan.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 744 exhaust fan/light. The 744 uses an incandescent bulb and the model 744FL uses a fluorescent bulb that has the ballast built into the bulb. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for assistance.
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    Do you have to use the Broan switch?

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    My client is using Adourne by LeGrand switches throughout and would like to here as well.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 744LED exhaust fan/LED light. You do not need to use the Broan switches. Any standard type of on/off switch should work with this unit.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 744 exhaust fan/light. To properly clean the 744, you would need to remove the blower assembly from the unit housing and clean the blower wheel with a small brush. To remove the blower assembly, you would also need to remove the lamp bracket assembly. The installation instructions are available for download from our web site. They show how the unit is put together. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 if you need further assistance.
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    My joists are too close together to install this unit the way it's instructed. Can this be installed with the mounts going along the shorter sides?
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    Thank you for your question on the model 744 exhaust fan/light. The mounting brackets for the 744 are only designed to be installed on the long sides of the housing.
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    I purchased and installed model 744 but need humidity sensor

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    Can I add the sensor to this unit? Model 744 was installed in new construction bathroom and the inspector is requiring the sensor. Thank you
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    Thank you for your question on the model 744 exhaust fan/light. You cannot add a humidity sensor directly to this unit, but we do have a humidity sensor wall control (model 82W) that can be used with the 744. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 if you need further assistance.
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