5118" 180 CFM Room To Room Fan, White Square Plastic Grille

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  • Eliminate humidity from laundry rooms, tobacco smoke from rec rooms, fumes from workshops, or cooking fumes from kitchens with Broan's utility ventilators.
    • 180 CFM 4.5 Sones
    • Built-in variable speed control
    • Housing adjusts to fit walls from 3” to 5-1/2” thick
    • Easy interior wall installation
    • Permanently lubricated motor
    • High-strength, reinforced polymeric fan blade
    • Two attractive white polymeric grilles can be painted to match decor
  • Bathrooms up to (X) Square FeetN/A
    Ceiling InstallationNo
    CFM @ 0.10"180
    CFM @ 0.125"N/A
    CFM @ 0.25"N/A
    ColorWhite
    CSANo
    cUL ListedNo
    Duct DirectionRoom To Room
    Wall Fan
    Duct SizeN/A
    ENERGY STAR® qualifiedNo
    Globe Glass ColorN/A
    Grille FinishWhite Polymeric
    Grille Length13-1/2"
    Grille Width13-1/2"
    Heater wattageN/A
    Housing Dimension LxWxH11-1/2" Sq
    Housing HeightN/A
    Housing LengthN/A
    Housing Width11-1/2" Sq
    Humidity SensingNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb Quantity0
    Light Bulb WattageN/A
    Light Bulbs IncludedNo
    Lighting TypeNo Light
    MaterialPolymeric
    Minimum construction space requiredN/A
    Motor engineered for continuous operationNo
    NightlightNo
    Product Weight9 lbs
    Project PackNo
    Rated Amps0.9
    Rated Sones - VerticalN/A
    Rated WattsN/A
    Sones4.5
    UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuitNo
    Wall InstallationYes
    Warranty1 Year
    Watts @ 0.1"N/A
    Watts @ 0.25"N/A
  • Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 8 reviewers.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Gets it done! The throguh the wall fan moves the air just as I hoped. September 5, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Over all great I installed this fan for a office for their server room. It worked great having a way to adjust the fan speed and a easy install August 11, 2014
    Rated 3 out of 5 by Not very impressed We are going on our 3rd motor for this unit. We use it to move air from our livingroom where the woodstove is and the rest of the house. January 5, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Works great. The system works great. It's doing just what I wanted it to do. glad I bought it. February 3, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by works great the variable speed is awesome. overpowered if anything. you can turn on full blast or at a slower quieter speed. fully removes all hot moist air from laundry/bath room. con-we have it installed between 2 bathrooms and you can see from one room to the other, needs some kind of screen to stop see through the vents are a little cheap but as long as they aren't messed with should be fine FYI I installed it in a 12" wall with some homemade venting. I just took a sheet of sheet metal and cut it to make a box within the wall and then popped in the fan. took about an hour. January 18, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by THIS PRODUCT DOES AN EXCELLENT JOB OF MOVING AIR I USE THIS FAN TO MOVE WARM AIR FROM MY DEN WHICH IS HEATED BY A GAS LOG STOVE,TO THE OTHER ROOMS OF MY HOUSE. IT DOES AN EXCELLENT JOB AND IS VERY QUIET. THE DESIGN LOOKS NICE AND IS VERY EASY TO CLEAN AS NEEDED. February 21, 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Broan 511 (Fans): Exhaust Fan Utility We have been pleased with the fans. The rooms seem cooler, and, although we can hear the fans when they are operating, the noise is not offensive. October 15, 2010
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Good product Moves a great volume of air but is noisy at high speed January 30, 2010
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    Can a thermostat be used with the 511 to have it automically kick on and shut off?

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    dj9109
    Alpharetta, GA, USA
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    I have a wine cellar where the through the wall cooling unit is dumping the warm air into a living space. I would like to dump some of that warm air into an unfinished space. The cooling unit is not on 100% of the time so the fan would not need to be on 100% of the time.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 511 through the wall exhaust fan. You can use the 511 with a line switchable thermostat.
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    Minneapolis, MN, USA
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    I live in an older building with a wall thickness of 7 inches. Given the max width of this product (which I have already purchased) being 5 1/2 inches, can an expander be purchased to make this fan suitable for my installation? If not, can you recommend an alternative product?
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    Thank you for your question on the model 510 room to room fan. There is no expander that can be installed with the 510 and we would not have a room to room fan that would work in a seven inch thick wall.
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    The installation manual indicates that both the 510 and the 511 are the same size.

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    California
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    Even though the 510 has a 10" fan and the 511 has an 8" fan. Is that correct? In one of your previous answers, you stated that the two are different sizes, which is at odds with the installation manual.

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    Thank you for your question on the models 510 and 511 room to room fans. The 510 and 511 use the same unit housing and require the same size wall cutout. The description of eight inch and ten inch has to do with the actual diameter of the fan blade on each fan.
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    Was the original 511A fan a Room To Room or Exahust Fan?

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    Chris D.
    New York, NY, USA
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    I have two 511A fans mounted in an apartment window. They are over 25 years old. What was the intended purpose of the 511A unit 25 years ago?
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    Thank you for your question on the Broan model 511. Yes, the 511 has always been a room-to-room fan. You can view the specification sheet and installation instructions on the Broan website. Our Technical Support department can answer any questions you may have at 800-637-1453.
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    Is the 510 fan a suitable replacement for a 511A?

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    Chris D.
    New York, NY, USA
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    I have two 511A fans mounted in a plywood frame in a double-hung kitchen window that were installed in my NYC apartment in 1989. They have never really pulled smoke out of my galley kitchen. Could I replace one of the fans with a new 510 and seal the second space? Are there any obstacles you can think of?
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    Thank you for your question on the models 510 and 511. The 511 is an 8" room-to-room fan and the 510 is a 10" room-to-room fan. The sizes of these units are different. You can view the specifications on our website for each model. These are not exhaust fans, but fans that move air from one room to the next room. If you need an exhaust fan, you may want to look at the 508 or 509/509S as a replacement.
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