Panasonic FV-11VHL2 Bathroom Heater Fan, 110 CFM WhisperWarm With Overhead Light, Nightlight for 4" Duct
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The Panasonic FV-11VHL2 WhisperWarm Bathroom for a 4" Duct is the last ventilation fixture you'll ever buy for your bathroom. With a built in Heater/Fan/Light/Night Light, this bath ventilation fan combines some of the most useful bathroom fan features into one compact duct fan. It does so while also maintaining minimal energy usage and expert artisanship.
Sporting two 18 watt compact fluorescent lamps and a subtle 4 watt night light, the Panasonic FV-11VHL2 provides lighting for any occasion, day or night. The heating vent fan unit included in the Panasonic FV-11VHL2 WhisperWarm Bathroom Heater Fan is also top notch: Nichrome wire with magnesium oxide, giving you the best heat transfer possible.
The FV-11VHL2 WhisperWarm Bathroom Fan for a 4" Duct also boasts the ability to facilitate 110 cubic feet of air per minute at an extremely low energy cost and almost noiseless volume. That makes this fan the all in one solution to your bathroom fixture needs.
Replaces Panasonic Fan Model # FV-11VHL1
- Built-in damper to prevent backdraft
- California Title 24 Compliant
- Contemporary grille design
- Easy installation
- ENERGY STAR qualified
- Includes (2)13W self ballasted GU24 base CFL lamps & 4W night light
- Meets Washington State Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality Code
- Rust proof paint treatment on galvanized housing
- Super quiet operation
- Thermal fuse protection
- Totally enclosed condenser motor for long life- rated for continuous run
- Certifications: Washington State VIAQ, Energy Star Qualified, California Title 24 Compliant, MFG in ISO 9001 Certified Facility
- CFM Rating: 110 CFM
- Duct Diameter: 4" Round
- Electrical Rating: 120V, 60 Hz, .25 Amps
- Grille Dimension: 18 1/8" L x 13 1/4" W
- Housing Dimension: 16 1/2" L x 13 1/2" W x 7 7/8" D
- Lamp Color Rendering Index: 84
- Lamp Color Temp. (Kelvin): 3500
- Lamp Rated Average Life: 10,000 hrs
- Lamp Wattage: 13 Watt Overhead
- Light: Yes
- Room Recommendations: 110 Sq Ft
- Sound Level Rating: 0.7 Sones
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I installed one of these in the main bathroom a month or two ago. Apart from some awkwardness in wiring due to the small size of the triangular area sectioned off for use as a junction box, it wasn't too difficult to install. The result? Stunning! For the first time in any bathroom I've ever had (and there have been many!), even long showers create ZERO condensation. This bathroom was the ultimate test as it has a huge 8' x 5' wall mirror on which there is no moisture even from long hot showers on a cold morning when I didn't use the heater. But, more astounding is the extraordinary quiet of this baby. Even when I listen for it, I can barely hear it running. As for somebody's complaint that the CFLs don't last long, I can't speak to that but it wouldnt' be a big deal to me anyway since these lights dont' serve much purpose in my setup as I put in downlights above the shower and toilet and a large vanity light for the sink so having a light in the middle of the ceiling serves no real purpose. If the bulbs burn out, I'll probably leave them dead. I've bought a second one and I'm installing it over Labor Day weekend in the other bathroom.
on 09-01-2012 by Philip
great fan, super quiet, great heat, CFL lights made me feel like i was in a bad gas station bathroom at 2:00 am.
Had to have the fan removed it was so bad - brand new bathroom, so diappointed I agree with other review
regarding Panasonic's attitude
on 07-09-2012 by sadincolorado
Nice unit but goes thru lightbulbs quickly
I really like this unit. It moves a ton of air, keeps the mirror from fogging during showers. And it is very quiet. Sometimes I can't tell if it is on. However, it has been installed for about 1 year now and I have had to replace bulbs several times. It has (2) 4-way flourescent blubs in it and about every 3 months or so, one of them goes. I went to Panasonic.com to complain or even talk to support but apparently they don't care because their site has no mechanism to add product reviews, nor can you speak to a support person. So I'm leaving this review here at Westside Wholesale because this is where I bought the unit from.
Bottom line - would I buy this unit again? Yes, I would.
on 09-01-2011 by kbedard
Quiet as a chruch mouse!
Quiet fan . Quick, effective heat source for our 8x8 bathroom. Love the night light and energy star rating. Our electrician was so impressed he is getting one for his home! (We do not miss the steam radiator we removed.)
on 12-23-2010 by ema
Unbelieavably quiet, yet forceful
Just had this installed yesterday, unbelievably quiet. So much I didn't think it could work. My daughter showered and for the first time the mirror and walls weren't covered with moisture. I still can't believe how great this is. I replaced a Nu-Tone that I wasn't happy with and this unit is worth every penny. Buy it!! You will be thrilled you did!
on 09-08-2010 by vacationkeptwoman
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Questions & Answers
Panasonic FV-11VHL2 WhisperWarm 110 CFM Ceiling Mounted Fan/Heat/Light-Night-Light Combination, White does this require 220 wire or will 110 work
Electrical Rating: 120V, 60 Hz, .25 Amps.
Where are the fuses located for the heater? Thanks,
We dont have that information. You will have to contact Panasonic800-211-7262
Do you carry spare parts (bulbs) for a Panasonic model (I believe) FV11VHL2 bathroom heater/fan/light. Also, how does one install; it appears the fan is permanently mounted in the ceiling. Thanks for your response.
The light bulb on the Panasonic FV11VHL2 is located behind the white grille. The grille can be removed (uses small tension clamps for mounting), and you can get access to the bulb for replacement from below the fan (without removing from the ceiling). This unit uses 2 x 18w Compact Flourescent bulbs.
Click here to view the Replacement bulb for this fan
What switch / control do you use with this? Does the control have a label to indicate for what switch does what?
We recommend using a four-function control switch to control all functions of this combination fan. This fan can be wired to use multiple functions per switch, or your electrician can also wire it to multiple switches to control each function separately .Therefore, the switch does not come labeled.
Is it required to obtain an 4 function control switch with this fan (Panasonic FV-11VHL2)?
No, you are not required to use a 4-function switch with this product. You're electrician can also wire it to multiple switch to control each function separately or have certain functions wired to work together.
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