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XN80LULTRA GREEN™ Series 80 CFM Single-Speed Ventilation Fan with Lighting

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  • Product is DISCONTINUED. Suggested replacement is Broan model # XB80L1

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  • Whole House Mechanical Ventilation Specifier

    Code compliant solutions for one and two family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories

    To better serve you in determining your customers’ whole house mechanical ventilation (otherwise known as continuous ventilation) needs, Broan-NuTone has developed this on-line tool.  With our CodeKey Specifier you can be confident that the products you choose will meet the latest codes and regulations.  Use this tool to make your specification job easier.

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  • Bathrooms up to (X) Square Feet75
    Ceiling InstallationYes
    CFM @ 0.10"80
    CFM @ 0.25"80
    cUL ListedYes
    Duct DirectionHorizontal
    Duct Size6"
    ENERGY STAR® certified productYes
    ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2018Yes
    Globe ColorN/A
    Grille DiameterN/A
    Grille FinishWhite Polymeric
    Grille Length13"
    Grille Width14"
    Heater WattageN/A
    Housing Dimension LxWxH10-1/2" x 11-3/8" x 7-5/8"
    Housing Height7-5/8"
    Housing Length10-1/2"
    Housing Width11-3/8"
    Humidity SensingNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb Quantity2
    Light Bulb Wattage18
    Light Bulbs IncludedYes
    Lighting TypeFluorescent
    Minimum construction space required2" x 8"
    Motion SensingNo
    Motor engineered for continuous operationNo
    Product Weight (Pounds)9.6
    Project PackNo
    Rated Amps0.7
    Rated Sones<0.3
    Rated Sones - VerticalN/A
    Rated Watts6
    Sones 6" to 4" reducer0.3
    UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuitYes
    Wall InstallationNo
    Warranty3 Years
    Watts @ 0.1"6
    Watts @ 0.1" (Max CFM)6
    Watts @ 0.25"N/A
  • XN80L is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features ! Bought this for a new bathroom and based the purchase on the 0.3 Sone rating since it will be accessed from the bedroom.. Am happy with the bath fan and lights and moves a lot of moisture from the room efficiently.
    Date published: 2016-09-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Strong Motor, moves lots of air Installed in a retrofit installation on a smaller 4" exhaust duct (adapter included in box). Overall, the installation went smoothly and fan operates as intended. In fact it pushes so much air that the 4" duct is limiting it a bit. Noticed some rattling/squeaking noise over the course of a month but just greased the installation bracket where it made contact with the fan "box" and noise is gone. Only negative is the weird lamp socket but it's not the main bathroom light so, not a big concern. Very happy with this purchase!
    Date published: 2016-04-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quick removal of moisture. Very satisfied with the quick removal of moisture from the bathroom when taking a shower. No fogging of the mirror. The noise level was higher than we thought it would be for the fan, but overall satisfied.
    Date published: 2014-09-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well worth the money Nutone has gone beyond expectations in making this unit easy to install, the unit is extremely quiet, looks good and I'm going to purchase another.
    Date published: 2013-02-20
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  • With the XN80L, can I connect to 4&quot; inch duct and what is the CFM and noise impact?

    Asked by: 975j
    You can connect to 4&quot; duct, in fact there is an adapter included in the box. Not sure on exact CFM and noise values but you can probably find that in the online spec sheet. http://www.nutone.com/common/productDigitalAssethandler.ashx?id=b7f66b9d-462b-4330-b22c-7377901b5999 I have this exact installation and noticed some restriction from the duct but i also have an inline fire baffle that limits flow. If I were to do it again i would go with the XN50 line but that all will depend on your specific situation and size of bathroom, etc.
    Answered by: ElGreco
    Date published: 2016-10-29

    To replace the two 18W lights you have to unplug the system at the fan box and then re install plug to have lights come on.

    Do you follow the same process for the night light?
    Asked by: Jerrie
    Thank you for your question on the model XN80L exhaust fan/light. To change the main light bulbs as well as the night light bulb, all you need to do is remove the lens from the grille. You can use a small flat blade screw driver to pry the lens out of the grille. This will give you access to the bulbs.
    Answered by: NuToneCustomerService
    Date published: 2013-10-23

    I think I heard that the DC fan motor is slow to start up.

    Ours takes about 6 or 7 seconds to start up.
    Asked by: BVC
    Thank you for your question on the model XN80L exhaust fan/light. It is very normal for this unit to have a delay to come on and get up to speed.
    Answered by: NuToneCustomerService
    Date published: 2014-03-18

    Why is there nothing in the inst. indicating that the fan start is on a delay?

    What you need to do is inform your do it yourself customers that the fan has a delay before starting. It caused me an extreme amount of frustration and aggravation, thinking that something was not wired properly or that there might be a defect in the product. All it would take is a sticker on the fan or wiring assembly.
    Asked by: critter
    Thank you for your comment on the XN80L exhaust fan/light/night light. There is a slight delay until the unit will reach full speed. This is listed on page 12 of the installation instructions. We are sorry for any inconvenience this has caused.
    Answered by: NuToneCustomerService
    Date published: 2015-04-10


    Can housing be covered with insulation in attic?
    Asked by: Dmac
    Thank you for your question on the model XN80L exhaust fan/light/night light. You can place insulation against the sides and on top of this unit, up to an R40 value.
    Answered by: NuToneCustomerService
    Date published: 2013-11-04
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