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NuTone ULTRA GREEN™ Series Fans deliver everything you wished for in a bath fan – premium ventilation to help reduce airborne pollutants, extremely quiet operation, energy efficiency, consistent power and most impressively, the fastest, easiest, most universal installation available. These fans are ideal for both spot ventilation in humid bathrooms, as well as continuous ventilation to meet various building codes and Green Building standards around the United States.
- 80 CFM reduces humidity to quickly eliminate fogged mirrors and manage moisture in bathrooms up to 75 square feet, so your vision will always be clear and your surroundings will always be comfortable
- ULTRASilent™ with QStream™ Sound Technology results in operation at less than 0.3 Sones – the quietest sound rating attainable -- for an environment that is so quiet, you’ll likely forget the fan is on
- ULTRALucent™ Lighting Technology provides 36 watt lights (two 18-watt bulbs included) delivering the brightness (measured in lumens) of models previously requiring 60 watts of CFL output – You get the best of both worlds; clear, even lighting with no hot spots and smaller energy bills
- ULTRAQuick™ Installation Technology uses an exclusive telescoping mounting frame with pre-installed screws, snap-in housing, snap-in blower and an inside-out mounting duct connector that deliver the fastest, easiest, most universal installation
- Retrofit installations can be done entirely from the room-side – no attic access required. This means a faster, easier installation so you can move on to something else
- Unique telescoping mounting frame can be placed and fastened through drywall hole because it expands from 14” to 24” and fits any type of joist, I-Joist or truss construction for a “no guesswork” installation to make the work fast and easy
- Snap-in housing and blower further simplify installation since you can hear – and feel – when they are properly seated. Easy-to-position carriage allows housing location adjustment between joists so you can control the correct ceiling placement
- ULTRASmart™ DC Motor & Control Technology provides energy efficiency almost 10 times greater than ENERGY STAR® requirements and maintains rated power (CFM) in nearly every installation. You have confidence you’re getting the expected performance and won’t even notice the fan usage on your utility bill
- UL Listed for use over tubs and showers with a GFCI circuit; so you can capture the steam before it spreads throughout the room by locating your fan exactly where you need it the most
- Compatible with Radiation Damper RDFU which helps prevent flame and heat from spreading to other areas in multi-level buildings. In some cases an accessory wire jumper kit is required. This kit (model RDJUMPU) provides the additional lighting and sensing wire length necessary to bypass the damper
- Can be used to comply with ASHRAE 62.2 and CALGreen
Improving indoor air quality with ULTRA GREEN™ ventilation fans
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ULTRAQUICK™ Installation Technology
ULTRASENSE™ H Humidity Sensing Technology
ULTRASENSE™ M Motion Sensing Technology
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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 Feet||75|
|CFM @ 0.10"||80|
|CFM @ 0.25"||80|
|ENERGY STAR® certified product||Yes|
|ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2018||Yes|
|Grille Finish||White Polymeric|
|Housing Dimension LxWxH||10-1/2" x 11-3/8" x 7-5/8"|
|Light Bulb Quantity||2|
|Light Bulb Wattage||18|
|Light Bulbs Included||Yes|
|Minimum construction space required||2" x 8"|
|Motor engineered for continuous operation||No|
|Product Weight (Pounds)||9.6|
|Rated Sones - Vertical||N/A|
|Sones 6" to 4" reducer||0.3|
|UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuit||Yes|
|Watts @ 0.1"||6|
|Watts @ 0.1" (Max CFM)||6|
|Watts @ 0.25"||N/A|
XN80L is rated
Rated 5 out of
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
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
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
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
With the XN80L, can I connect to 4" inch duct and what is the CFM and noise impact?
You can connect to 4" 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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Date published: 2015-04-10
Can housing be covered with insulation in attic?
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.
Date published: 2013-11-04