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Editor's Pick

Broan-NuTone Ventilation Fan is a plug-in, permanently lubricated motor with a polymeric blower wheel to ensure a peaceful environment. The fan can be installed either vertically or horizontally and has a 3.5 Sone rating to ensure a peaceful surrounding. The fan’s weight is less than 1 kg and its size is just right for most homes. It comes with a warranty of one year. Notably, the company was founded in 1932.

Best Value

Broan-NuTone Ceiling Vertical Discharge Exhaust Fan has been designed to fit between ceiling joists for easy installation. The fan is made from high-quality polymeric material and comes with a five-year limited warranty. It can be installed in any room of the house, including bathrooms, kitchens, basements, attics, etc. The product’s manufacturer claims that it will last for 20 years. Notably, this is the first time a ventilation fan has been manufactured in the US.

Honorable Mention

Broan Duct-Free Ventilator Fan is a compact fan that circulates air past an activated charcoal filter for a reliable and noiseless operation. The fan has a built-in battery powered by a lithium-ion battery pack. It can be installed in any room, including bathrooms, kitchens, and even bedrooms. The fan comes with a lifetime warranty of up to 10 years. Notably, the company was acquired by Nortek in 1998.

Best Residential Kitchen Exhaust Fans

Top 10 Best Residential Kitchen Exhaust Fans

1
Why we chose it
  • FEATURES: Plug-in, permanently lubricated motor with the Broan-designed polymeric blower wheel for high-quality operation every time
  • Wall and ceiling mount
  • Compact housing fits easily between ceiling joists or wall studs
  • Backed by 1-year limited manufacturer’s warranty
  • DECORATIVE: Paintable polymeric grilles allow you to ensure the fan is cohesive with your existing decor
  • Powerful centrifugal blower wheel
  • VERSATILE FAN: Ventilation fan helps eliminate , tobacco smoke, and cooking odors and can be installed in either the ceiling or wall
  • EASY INSTALLATION: Torsion springs grille mounting – no tools necessary for a quick and easy installation. Compact housing fits easily between ceiling joists or wall studs
  • 70 CFM and 3.5-Sones
  • EFFICIENT: Operates on 70 CFM and has a 6.0 Sone rating to ensure a peaceful surrounding when in operation
Broan-NuTone 671 Ventilation Fan, White Square Ceiling or Wall-Mount Exhaust Fan, 6.0 Sones, 70 CFM: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
Easy to install4.4
Value for money4.4
Noise level3.1
Top Pick
2
Why we chose it
  • DECORATIVE: Paintable polymeric grilles allow you to ensure the fan is cohesive with your existing decor
  • VERSATILE FAN: Ventilation fan helps eliminate , tobacco smoke, and cooking odors and can be installed in either the ceiling or wall
  • FEATURES: Plug-in, permanently lubricated motor with the Broan-designed polymeric blower wheel for high-quality operation every time
  • EFFICIENT: Operates on 50 CFM and has a 3.5 Sone rating to ensure a peaceful surrounding when in operation
  • 0.25 A
  • EASY INSTALLATION: Torsion springs grille mounting – no tools necessary for a quick and easy installation. Compact housing fits easily between ceiling joists or wall studs
Broan-Nutone 670 Ventilation Fan, White Square Ceiling or Wall-Mount Exhaust Fan, 50 CFM, 3.5 Sones: image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
Easy to install4.5
Suction power4.3
Noise level3.8
3
Why we chose it
  • DECORATIVE: Paintable polymeric grilles allow you to ensure the fan is cohesive with your existing decor
  • SAFE: This 10″ fan is ENERGY STAR qualified and HVI certified to ensure safe use for years to come
  • EASY INSTALLATION: Includes steel mounting brackets with keyhole slots for a fast and easy installation
  • EFFICIENT: Operates on 330 CFM and 8.0 Sones to ensure high-quality performance
  • VERSATILE FAN: Exhaust fan helps eliminate , tobacco smoke, and cooking odors. The galvanized steel house installs easily between ceiling joists for use wherever you need it most
Broan-NuTone 504 Ventilation Fan, 10-Inch 350 CFM 6.5 Sones, White: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
Easy to install4.3
Value for money4.1
Noise level3.2
4
Why we chose it
  • EFFICIENT: The pull-chain opens the door and starts the fan which operates at 430 CFM and has a 7.5 Sone rating. Rated Amps: 1.7
  • VERSATILE FAN: Ventilation fan helps eliminate , tobacco smoke, and cooking odors to keep your house smelling fresh
  • INSTALLATION: Pre-installed pull chain controls fan, no wall switch required
  • DECORATIVE: Contemporary styled white grille complements existing bathroom and wall d cor
  • FEATURES: Foam-insulated door for energy efficiency and specially designed polymeric fan blade for optimal performance
Broan-Nutone 506 Chain-Operated Ventilation Fan, Plastic White Square Exhaust Fan, 7.5 Sones, 430 CFM, 10": image
86%
customers recommend this product
4.3/ 5
Value for money3.5
Easy to install3.4
Noise level3.3
5
Why we chose it
  • EASY INSTALLATION: Torsion springs grille mounting – no tools necessary for a quick and easy installation
  • FEATURES: Plug-in, permanently lubricated motor with the Broan-designed polymeric blower wheel for high-quality operation every time. Motor snaps in and out for easy cleaning – no screws required
  • 1 A
  • VERSATILE FAN: Ventilation fan helps eliminate humidity, tobacco smoke, and cooking odors. Install the compact fan between ceiling joists or wall studs – wherever it’s needed most!
  • DECORATIVE: Paintable polymeric grilles allow you to ensure the fan is cohesive with your existing decor
  • EFFICIENT: Fan circulates air past replaceable activated charcoal filter to continually cycle the air in enclosed spaces. Minimum Construction Space Required- 2 x 4 inches
Broan-Nutone 682 Duct-Free Ventilation Fan, White Square Ceiling or Wall Exhaust Fan with Plastic Grille: image
84%
customers recommend this product
4.2/ 5
Noise level3.7
Easy to install3.6
Value for money3.4
6
Why we chose it
  • 1.7 A
  • Imported
  • EASY INSTALLATION: Easy to install and/or replace existing product with adjustable housings to fit walls from 4.5″ to 9.5″ thick or 5.25″ to 10″ thick
  • EFFICIENT: Operates on 180 CFM and has a 7.5 Sone rating that is powerful enough for rooms (including bathroom) up to 170 sq. ft.
  • PLASTIC
  • VERSATILE FAN: Ventilation fan helps eliminate humidity, tobacco smoke, and cooking odors to keep your house smelling fresh
  • FEATURES: Built-in damper minimizes backdrafts for energy efficiency and specially designed polymeric fan blade for optimal performance
  • DECORATIVE: Paintable polymeric grilles allow you to ensure the fan is cohesive with your existing decor. Humidity sensing and motion sensing features are not present
Broan-NuTone 509 Through-the-Wall Ventilation Fan, White Square Exhaust Fan, 8.5 Sones, 200 CFM, 8": image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
Suction power4.5
Easy to install4.3
Value for money4.2
Sturdiness4.1
Noise level3.6
7
Why we chose it
  • Air flow 150 CFM, Power:28w, Voltage: 110v
  • Effective, extremely quiet ventilation clears humidity and odors quickly
  • Durable, build-in copper motor with thermal protection, can work continuously without maintenance.
  • Frame and blade are made of superior UV resistant durable ABS plastics.
  • Easy installation. With plug.Front panel dimension: 205*205*38mm Back duct dimension 150*150*125mm
Hon&Guan 6" Home Ventilation Fan, Exhaust Fan with Anti-backflow Check Valve, Window and Wall Mount Fan for Bathroom Garage Kitchen, 150CFM: image
86%
customers recommend this product
4.3/ 5
Easy to install4.4
Noise level4.1
Suction power3.9
Value for money3.9
8
Why we chose it
  • DECORATIVE: Contemporary styled white grille complements existing bathroom and wall d cor
  • VERSATILE FAN: Ventilation fan helps eliminate , tobacco smoke, and cooking odors to keep your house smelling fresh
  • FEATURES: Foam-insulated door for energy efficiency and specially designed polymeric fan blade for optimal performance
  • EASY INSTALLATION: Easy to install and/or replace existing product with adjustable housings to fit walls from 4.5″ to 9.5″ thick
  • EFFICIENT: The pull-chain opens the door and starts the fan which operates at 250 CFM and has a 7.0 Sone rating
Broan-Nutone 507 Chain-Operated Ventilation Fan, Plastic White Square Exhaust Fan, 7.0 Sones, 250 CFM, 8": image
84%
customers recommend this product
4.2/ 5
Value for money3.5
Noise level3.1
Easy to install3
9
Why we chose it
  • Note — 6 inches is the diameter of the propeller. Please check the specific installation dimensions at the PRODUCT DESCRIPTION on this page before placing an order.
  • Durable — High-quality wear-resistant sleeve bearing motor, which can continually work for 9,000 hours, quiet and stable.
  • Can Exhaust In Reverse — It is a 2-way linkage type ventilation fan.In addition to exhausting smoke, it can eliminate sweltering hot air masses, and inhale cool nature wind to achieve ventilation.
  • Large Airflow — Exhaust 300m /h(176 CFM),air intake 180m /h, fast speed and the thick vanes make it more stable.
  • Easy To Install — Applied to vents, kitchen, bathroom, shopping mall, bedroom, living room, it comes with 33 inch power cord with plug.The detachable panel make it easy to install and clean.
  • Overheat Protection Easy Operation – with overheat protector, efficient temperature fuse, safer to useThe first pull, the fan runs and exhausts outward. The second pull, the fan reversely runs, and the air is inward. The third pull, the ventilation fan stops running and the louver will close.
Exhaust Fan SAILFLO 6 Inch Window Exhaust Fan Bathroom Wall-Mounted 176 CFM Reversible Airflow Blades, 6" Diameter Propeller - 10"×10" Panel: image
84%
customers recommend this product
4.2/ 5
Easy to install4.3
Noise level4.2
Value for money3.9
Suction power3.9
10
Why we chose it
  • Energy saving It has reliable low power consumption, power:18W, continuous operation, and the protection class is IPX4,suitable for the home, office, bar, gargage, bathroom.
  • Easy installation The fans can be directly mounted into the ventilation shaft also suitable for ceiling mounting, just fix the fan to wall by self-tapping screws. Front panel dimension: 193*193*35 mm Back duct dimension 150*150*100mm, include the fastening ring ,back shutter and the screws. With plug.
  • Durable Material Fan frame and blade are made of high quality durable ABS plastic, makes it high efficiency working and long working life. Effective, extremely quiet ventilation clears humidity and odors quickly
  • Modern design Modern design and good looking, the unit provides continuous and quiet ventilation to allow speedy reduction of humidity levels. Paremeters: Air flow 141 CFM, Power:18w, Voltage: 110v
  • Application Hon&Guan used silent-clever technology with only 35db, continuous or periodic exchaust ventilation area such as bathroom, showers, kitchens and other spaces.
Exhaust Fan with Anti-backflow Check Valve, Hon&Guan 6 Inch Window and Wall Mount Fan for Kitchen/ Bathroom/ Greenhouse/ Garage (18w/ 110v/ Silver): image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
Easy to install4.4
Noise level3.6
Suction power3.3
Top Pick
Broan-Nutone 670 Ventilation Fan, White Square Ceiling or Wall-Mount Exhaust Fan, 50 CFM, 3.5 Sones
Make sure your home is comfortable with Broan's Ventilation Fan! This ventilation fan does it all - from eliminating or stubborn odors such as tobacco or garlic, the exhaust fan has got it covered. This compact unit is designed to fit easily between ceiling joists or wall studs - allowing you to place it wherever it's needed most! It features a plug-in permanently lubricated motor with a polymeric blower wheel to always provide the most efficient performance. It operates at 50 CFM with a 3.5 Sone rating to ensure a peaceful surrounding when in use. The fan is cULus Listed for use over tub or shower with a GFCI circuit so you can control ventilation by locating your fan exactly where you need it the most. It is designed with a galvanized steel housing with double-strength mounting flanges and can be ceiling or wall mounted, ducted vertically (horizontally) to a roof cap (wall cap). The white polymeric grille is paintable so it can be cohesive with your existing decor and wall color. The Broan Ventilation Fan is perfect for your home. From the Manufacturer Since 1932, Broan-NuTone LLC has led the industry with forward-thinking residential ventilation products, unsurpassed built-in convenience products and superior customer service. While global expertise plays a critical role in Broan-NuTone's ability to being able to meet and exceed the needs and desires of homeowners and designers alike, Broan-NuTone is very proud of the fact that over 80 percent of their products sold in the United States...Read more
Ranking the Brands
Broan-NuTone: 60.00%
Broan: 10.00%
Hon&Guan: 20.00%
SAILFLO: 10.00%

Comparison Table

Сomparison: Broan-NuTone 671 Ventilation Fan, White Square Ceiling or Wall-Mount Exhaust Fan, 6.0 Sones, 70 CFM: imageСomparison: Broan-Nutone 670 Ventilation Fan, White Square Ceiling or Wall-Mount Exhaust Fan, 50 CFM, 3.5 Sones: imageСomparison: Broan-NuTone 504 Ventilation Fan, 10-Inch 350 CFM 6.5 Sones, White: imageСomparison: Broan-Nutone 506 Chain-Operated Ventilation Fan, Plastic White Square Exhaust Fan, 7.5 Sones, 430 CFM, 10": imageСomparison: Broan-Nutone 682 Duct-Free Ventilation Fan, White Square Ceiling or Wall Exhaust Fan with Plastic Grille: imageСomparison: Broan-NuTone 509 Through-the-Wall Ventilation Fan, White Square Exhaust Fan, 8.5 Sones, 200 CFM, 8": imageСomparison: Hon&Guan 6" Home Ventilation Fan, Exhaust Fan with Anti-backflow Check Valve, Window and Wall Mount Fan for Bathroom Garage Kitchen, 150CFM: imageСomparison: Broan-Nutone 507 Chain-Operated Ventilation Fan, Plastic White Square Exhaust Fan, 7.0 Sones, 250 CFM, 8": imageСomparison: Exhaust Fan SAILFLO 6 Inch Window Exhaust Fan Bathroom Wall-Mounted 176 CFM Reversible Airflow Blades, 6" Diameter Propeller - 10"×10" Panel: imageСomparison: Exhaust Fan with Anti-backflow Check Valve, Hon&Guan 6 Inch Window and Wall Mount Fan for Kitchen/ Bathroom/ Greenhouse/ Garage (18w/ 110v/ Silver): image
Broan-NuTone 671 Ventilation Fan, White Square Ceiling or Wall-Mount Exhaust Fan, 6.0 Sones, 70 CFMBroan-Nutone 670 Ventilation Fan, White Square Ceiling or Wall-Mount Exhaust Fan, 50 CFM, 3.5 SonesBroan-NuTone 504 Ventilation Fan, 10-Inch 350 CFM 6.5 Sones, WhiteBroan-Nutone 506 Chain-Operated Ventilation Fan, Plastic White Square Exhaust Fan, 7.5 Sones, 430 CFM, 10″Broan-Nutone 682 Duct-Free Ventilation Fan, White Square Ceiling or Wall Exhaust Fan with Plastic GrilleBroan-NuTone 509 Through-the-Wall Ventilation Fan, White Square Exhaust Fan, 8.5 Sones, 200 CFM, 8″Hon&Guan 6″ Home Ventilation Fan, Exhaust Fan with Anti-backflow Check Valve, Window and Wall Mount Fan for Bathroom Garage Kitchen, 150CFMBroan-Nutone 507 Chain-Operated Ventilation Fan, Plastic White Square Exhaust Fan, 7.0 Sones, 250 CFM, 8″Exhaust Fan SAILFLO 6 Inch Window Exhaust Fan Bathroom Wall-Mounted 176 CFM Reversible Airflow Blades, 6″ Diameter Propeller – 10″×10″ PanelExhaust Fan with Anti-backflow Check Valve, Hon&Guan 6 Inch Window and Wall Mount Fan for Kitchen/ Bathroom/ Greenhouse/ Garage (18w/ 110v/ Silver)
Electric fan designExhaust FanExhaust FanExhaust FanExhaust FanExhaust FanExhaust FanExhaust FanExhaust FanExhaust FanExhaust Fan
Power SourceCorded ElectricSolar PoweredCorded ElectricACCorded ElectricAcACCorded ElectricCorded ElectricCorded Electric
Room TypeBathroomKitchenBathroomKitchen, BathroomKitchenKitchen, BathroomBathroom, Kitchen, BedroomKitchen, BathroomBathroom, Kitchen, BedroomKitchen, Bathroom
Recommended Uses For ProductHomeHomeHomeOutdoor, Indoor, HomeIndoorIndoorIndoorHomeBedroomOffice, Home
Included ComponentsCordCordCordCordCordFANCordCordCord
BrandBroan-NuToneBroan-NuToneBroan-NuToneBroan-NuToneBroanBroan-NuToneHon&GuanBroan-NuToneSAILFLOHon&Guan
Mounting TypeWall,InWallWallWindow,Wall-mountedWall Mount
Indoor/Outdoor UsageIndoorOutdoor, IndoorIndoorIndoorIndoorIndoorIndoorIndoorIndoor
StyleTraditional50 CFM, 3.5 SonesTraditionalClassic
ColorWhiteWhiteWhiteWhiteWhiteWhiteWhiteWhitef6 inch / 15cmSilver
ManufacturerBroanBroanBroanBroanBroanBroanHon&GuanBroanHon&Guan
Item Weight3.7 pounds3.6 pounds8.09 pounds10 pounds3.46 pounds12 pounds2.2 pounds5 pounds3.23 pounds2.1 pounds
Product Dimensions7.5 x 3.63 x 7.25 inches9 x 9.25 x 3.63 inches13.8 x 14 x 9.4 inches14.25 x 4.5 x 14.25 inches7.5 x 7.13 x 3.75 inches14.25 x 4.5 x 14.25 inches8 x 8 x 6.4 inches14.25 x 4.5 x 14.25 inches5.6 x 6 x 6 inches
Country of OriginUSAChinaChinaChinaChinaChina
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Size70 CFM 6 Sones50 CFM 3.5 Sones8-Inch 180 CFM 6.5 SonesHGA-150A 150CFM
FinishWhiteWhiteWhiteEnamel
MaterialMetalMetalPolymericPlasticAlloy SteelPlasticHAWA
Voltage120 Volts120 Volts120120 Volts120 Volts120110 Volts, 120 Volts120 Volts
Item Package Quantity11111111
Air Flow Capacity70 Cubic Feet Per Minute50 Cubic Feet Per Minute350 Cubic Feet Per Minute470 Cubic Feet Per Minute180 Cubic Feet Per Minute118 Cubic Feet Per Minute250 Cubic Feet Per Minute
Batteries Included?NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Batteries Required?NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Switch Installation TypeCeilingWallWallWalls,Door,Wall
Assembled Height9.4 inches14.25 inches3.75 inches14.25 inches
Assembled Length13.8 inches14.25 inches7.5 inches14.25 inches
Assembled Width14 inches4.5 inches7.13 inches4.5 inches
Finish TypesWhiteWhiteWhiteWhiteNon Stick
Special FeaturesManualChain OperatedDuctlessDuctlessWithout Light

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