744SFL70 CFM Recessed Humidity Sensing Bath Fan/Light, ENERGY STAR® qualified

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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.
    • Inconspicuous ventilation that automatically turns on and off
    • SensAire technology senses rapid rises in humidity to turn fan on
    • Also turns off automatically based on user-adjustable timer
    • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
    • Powerful and quiet featuring 70 cfm at 1.5 sones
    • Uses R30-shaped, 2700K, 16W, high efficacy, compact fluorescent lamp with GU24 base (included)
    • UL listed for use over tub or shower when connected to GFCI circuit
    • Humidity sensitivity level is adjustable
    • 6” white trim matched to designs of major recessed light manufacturers
    • 4” round duct connector
    • 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® qualifiedYes
    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 SensingYes
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb Quantity1
    Light Bulb Wattage16 Watts
    Light Bulb(s) IncludedYes
    Lighting TypeFluorescent
    MaterialPolymeric
    Minimum construction space required2x8
    Motor engineered for continuous operationNo
    NightlightNo
    Product Weight10 lbs
    Project PackNo
    Rated Amps0.5
    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 out of 5 by 11 reviewers.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by very nice features Installed this unit right in the shower in the basement with a drop plastic tile ceiling. I vented it straight out to the outside. It turned out very nice, kicks in when the humidity level gets up there and runs until the humidity has been exhausted, then turns off. I also used the Broan 2 way switch that allows you to run the unit bypassing the auto feature. The light bulbs you can't find at the big box stores but you can find them on the web...no big deal. April 26, 2016
    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 5 out of 5 by Broan 744SFL I am pleased with this humidifier. One cannot know it is a dehumidifier as is round as my other lights, it is very quiet, and does the job liked a champ. January 18, 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 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
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Wonderful Fan - So Quiet I sometimes think its off! This fan is amazing. Not only does it look much better than those ugly and huge grill type fans, but its so quiet. I seriously have to stop sometimes and stand still to hear it. The humidistat feature is fantastic as well as it comes on automatically and leaves me with worries about moisture. I would highly recommend this fan. I've had mine for a full year now and have no regrets. I'm an architect by the way, and I now use this fan on my projects if I can. November 20, 2013
    Rated 1 out of 5 by Dont waste the money I purchased a broan 744sfl for a bathroom remodel. After installation, the light did not come on. I replaced the bulb and it still didnt come on. I called Broan support and they informed me that there is a design revision since they had issues with the light on the initial design. The revision includes the bulb, light module and humidity sensing module. When i installed the revision, the fan would not turn off. After talking with Broan support again, I got a replacement revision module. I installed that and the fan appeared to work correctly until we got a more humid day at which point the fan cycles on and off all day. I set the humidity sensing calibration to its highest setting and the fan still cycles at 50% humidity. At this point, I'm ready to either wire the fan to an on/off switch or just buy a non-sensing fan. This appears to be a product with on-going design issues. Do not waste your money. August 19, 2013
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    Can 2 of these be ganged together on the same switches?

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    Thank you for your question regarding the 744 exhaust fan/light combo. Yes, you can connect two units to the same switch. If you need further assistance, please contact Technical Support at 1-800-637-1453.
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    Does the 744FL have a factory disconnect or wiring harness disconnect?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 744FL exhaust fan/fluorescent light. The lamp bracket assembly is hard wired and the exhaust fan motor has a plug that goes into an internal electrical receptacle. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 if you need further assistance.
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    Can this unit be installed over a shower? The specs say "UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuit". It would seem to me to be installed in a shower there would need to a cover for the light so it wasn't exposed to water. Thanks.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 744 exhaust fan/light. The 744 does not need a cover over the bulb and is U.L. listed for use over bathtubs and showers when connected to a GFCI protected branch circuit and used with a PAR30L or PAR30LN bulb. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 if you need further assistance.
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    Can't I just use an outdoor rated LED bulb in a regular unit?

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    I have model 744-A and I have used an LED bulb in it. What is the difference in the LED model? My fan stopped working and I may need to buy a replacement unit.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 744 exhaust fan/light and the 744LED exhaust fan/LED light. The basic different between these two units is the lamp socket assembly. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 if you need further assistance.
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    Wind blowing through unit

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    On cold and windy days, I can feel air blowing into the house through one of my 744 units. The other units (I have 5 of these installed) do not do this. The exterior baffle appears to be completely normal (under eave baffle with two doors, both swinging normally). Do you have any advice on other potential sources to solve this problem?
     
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    Thank you for your question on the model 744 exhaust fan/light. First you want to check and make sure the back draft damper on the side of the unit housing is not stuck open. Secondly we recommend having an additional back draft damper where the duct work exits the house. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 if you need further assistance.
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