Fixed Louver Ventilator
Exhaust fans in ventilators can provide several benefits, including:
- Improved indoor air quality: Exhaust fans can help to remove pollutants, moisture, and odors from the air, which can improve overall air quality and reduce the risk of allergies and respiratory issues.
- Reduced humidity: Exhaust fans can help to remove excess moisture from bathrooms, kitchens, and other high-moisture areas, which can prevent mold and mildew growth.
- Increased energy efficiency: Proper ventilation can help to reduce the need for heating and cooling, which can lower energy costs and improve overall energy efficiency.
- Reduced risk of fire: Exhaust fans can help to remove flammable gases, such as cooking fumes and natural gas, which can reduce the risk of fire.
- Enhanced comfort: Exhaust fans can help to improve the overall comfort of a room by removing hot, stale air and replacing it with fresh air.
- Reduced condensation: In cold climates, exhaust fans can help to remove the moisture that condenses on windows and walls, which can prevent damage to the building.
- Improved sound insulation : Exhaust fans can help to reduce noise from outside the building or from other rooms inside the building.
- Reduced maintenance: Exhaust fans can help to prevent damage to the building caused by mold and mildew, which can reduce maintenance costs.
Bathroom Size Minimum Ventilation (CFM) Required*
Less than 50 sq. feet 50 CFM
50-100 sq. feet 1 CFM per sqare foot of floor space
More than 100 sq. feet Add the CFM requirement for each fixture:
Toilet 50 CFM
Shower 50 CFM
Bathtub 50 CFM
Jetted tub 100 CFM