There are so many people tends overlook paying attention to their bathroom exhaust fans until they notice cobwebs and boogers hanging. When the fan is going to be plugged up, energy efficiency is going to be lost and its exhausting power will be reduced a lot. A normal efficient fan motor heats up, wastes so much electricity and likewise applies unneeded expense to your power bills. When your bathroom exhaust fan is full of dusts and the fan motor can no longer hold up even a piece of toilet tissue, it’s important to provide maintenance for it.
Bathroom exhaust fans are something that’s being mounted in the exterior wall or in the ceiling and this also helps to remove the moist in a room. If the moist warm air is going to remain in the room, there will be a chance of mildew and mold buildup. This could also help in cleaning and removing the unwanted smell in the bathroom and will allow it to be used by the next person sooner without having to feel awkward.
A bathroom fan is rated based with the cubic feet per minute (cfm) and also on how noisy they are. Apartment models which are less expensive are rated about 50 cfm and also at 4.0 sones. 4 sones are like the sound of a normal television, 3 sones is like an office noise and 1 sones is just like a refrigerator sound.
There are in fact some bathroom exhaust fans which comes with humidity sensors that automatically turns the fan on when there’s moist air present and this will also automatically turn off once that the air is refreshed and doesn’t have any noticeable moisture.
You may want to consider a bathroom exhaust fan that is about 100 cfm or more and have lower sone levels. One of the best things that you could consider is to add a timer switch so you will be able to leave the fan running automatically after 20 minutes.
Ceiling exhaust fans are actually rated by the energy star program and it likewise earned an energy star rating. Just like any other appliance, you should look for an energy star rating and look further for you to see how efficient the appliance is within that certain rating. Energy star ceiling fans can actually be more efficient compared to other kinds of energy star rated fans.
You should however remember that you maintain such efficiency and that the fan should be installed and should be ducted correctly. It is important to get the facts to ensure that your fan will function properly and efficiently.