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AERN100SNInVent™ Series Single-Speed 100 CFM, 1.5 Sones Decorative Fan Light in Satin Nickel Finish, ENERGY STAR® certified product

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  • Now you can ventilate while adding quiet elegance and exceptional design to your bathroom or any other room in your home. This patent-pending series marks a revolution of our mid-range decorative fan lights. 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 FoldAwayTM mounting ears and new damper and housing technology that improve building airtightness like never before.

    • 100 CFM reduces humidity to quickly eliminate fogged mirrors and manage moisture in bathrooms up to 95 square feet, so your vision will always be clear and your surroundings will always be comfortable
    • A 1.5 Sone rating provides quality ventilation at comfortable sound levels. White frosted glass shade is surrounded by satin nickel finish trim-ring mounting, a beautiful complement to any room where you like to change colors often (15” diameter)
    • Retrofit installations can be done entirely from the room-side – no attic access required. This means a faster, easier installation
    • 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
    • Integrated 18 W LED Lighting for bright, energy efficiency (lighting included)
    • Not for use over bathtubs or showers
    • May not be compatible with all dimmer controls. For a list of compatible controls see Additional Information above

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

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  • Video Links

    NuTone InVent Series Features & Benefits Video

    NuTone 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

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  • Bathrooms up to (X) Square Feet95
    Ceiling InstallationYes
    CFM @ 0.10"100
    CFM @ 0.25"83
    ColorSatin Nickel
    CSANo
    cUL ListedNo
    Duct DirectionHorizontal
    Duct Size4"
    ENERGY STAR® certified productYes
    Globe ColorWhite Frosted
    Grille FinishSatin Nickel
    Grille Length15"
    Grille Width15"
    Heater WattageN/A
    Housing Dimension LxWxH9-1/4" x 10" x 5-3/4"
    Humidity SensingNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb QuantityIntegrated LED Module
    Light Bulb Wattage18
    Light Bulbs IncludedYes
    Lighting TypeLED
    Minimum construction space required2" x 6"
    Motion SensingNo
    Motor engineered for continuous operationYes
    NightlightNo
    Product Weight (Pounds)18.0 lbs
    Project PackNo
    Rated Amps0.6
    Rated Sones1.5
    Rated Watts23.4
    Room-Side InstallationYes
    UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuitNo
    Wall InstallationNo
    Warranty3 Years
  • AERN100SN is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 6.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really sucks This fan moves air nicely. Metal finishes are affected by the moisture it removes from the shower moisture.
    Date published: 2017-11-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Light/Exhaust Fan combination Purchased and installed this Light/Exhaust Fan combination and am very pleased with its overall operation in lighting and exhaust capabilities. It is also a low energy user as the light fixture part is LED's which help to lower my electric bill. A great product I recommend to all with small to medium size bathrooms.
    Date published: 2017-11-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from attractive and functional This exhaust fan is amazing. It is very attractive and functional. It is so silent that the electrician climbed into the attic to make sure it was running. we had a second switch installed, so we didn't have to have the fan running everytime the light was on. That was not necessary since it is so quiet that you don't even know it is on and therefore not annoying like most exhaust fans.
    Date published: 2017-11-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Replacement light exhaust fan This product provides good lighting, and fan is very quiet. The fixture is attractive and brightens the room.
    Date published: 2017-11-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great light very quite. easy to install, lots of light and low sound level very nice looking.
    Date published: 2017-06-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy To Install This was a very easy to install bath fan light combination. I removed a old 70 CFM unit cut the hole slightly bigger and installed this unit. This unit has a very nice built in LED light. It also works very well and is a whole lot quieter than original one. .
    Date published: 2017-04-06
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  • what is the minimum gauge wire is recommended for the aern100sn?

    Asked by: houseguy
    Thank you for your question. The minimum AWG you should use for a 15Amp circuit is 14 AWG. For further assistance you may contact Nutone Technical Support at 888-336-6151.
    Answered by: NuToneCustomerService
    Date published: 2017-06-23

    Retrofit with 3" duct

    I want to replace the fan in my bathroom with a quieter fan/light combination. The old fan has a three inch outlet, and I can't determine the size of the duct on the other side without tearing out the existing housing, which is pretty irreversible. So before I buy and start cutting into the ceiling, I need to know, if the duct is 3" all the way to the roof, will this light/fan combo work with an adapter to get it down to 3" or will that sufficiently reduce the performance where it is no longer a good choice for this retrofit.
    Asked by: Jay
    Thank you for your question. The AERN100SN requires 4” round duct work. You cannot taper the 4” duct to 3” duct. You will have to replace your current duct work with 4” rigid to use the AERN100SN. For further assistance, contact Nutone Technical Support at 888-336-6151.
    Answered by: NuToneCustomerService
    Date published: 2017-10-11

    My wiring going up to the box is red, black, white and copper?

    How should I wire the fan? AERN100SN
    Asked by: Bill
    Thank you for your question on the model AERN100SN exhaust fan/light. There will be two white wires, two black wires and two green ground wires coming out of the AERN100SN. The green wires would go to the house bare copper wire and the white wires would go to the house white wire. One of the black wires would go to the black power wire coming from one of the wall switches and the other black wire would go to the red power wire coming from the second wall switch. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 888-336-6151 if you need further assistance.
    Answered by: NuToneCustomerService
    Date published: 2017-01-09

    Can the Bulb be changed to a natural white light?

    Can the Bulb be changed to a natural white light?
    Asked by: tame51
    Thank you for your question. This unit uses an LED module as opposed to an actual bulb. The AERN100SN uses an 18 Watt integrated 3000K color temperature LED which provides a soft white light. For more information, you can contact Nutone Technical Support at 888-336-6151.
    Answered by: NuToneCustomerService
    Date published: 2017-06-06

    Can this be installed on a three way switch?

    Asked by: Jb
    Thank you for your question. Yes, you can use a 3-way switch to install this unit. The light and vent motor would have to be together for both to work off of a 3-way switch.
    Answered by: NuToneCustomerService
    Date published: 2017-09-25
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