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Bathroom Exhaust Fan

Bathroom Exhaust Fan

Bathroom Exhaust Fan

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Dwelling unit bathroom exhaust fan has the exhaust duct run pretty far and it's not pulling any air.

Is the typical solution to this a booster fan or something else?

RE: Bathroom Exhaust Fan

New bathroom exhaust fan, with correct static pressure rating. Is there a reason why you'd install a second fan when you can just replace the original?

RE: Bathroom Exhaust Fan

How far?

Either make the duct bigger or install a more powerful fan. Read the t echo details on the fan units as to maximum length of duct.

Is the duct blocked or restricted somewhere.

No air movement or not much? Use a piece of tissue to see

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RE: Bathroom Exhaust Fan

If the ESP doesn't match the one that's already there, measure it and change the fan instead of putting in a new fan with its ducting

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-Charles Bukowski-

RE: Bathroom Exhaust Fan

What length, size, desired flowrate and the actual flowrate?

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