Ductless bathroom exhaust fan

Discussion in 'Remodel Forum & Blog' started by shelbyhughes@comcast.net, Jun 29, 2009.

  1. shelbyhughes@comcast.net

    shelbyhughes@comcast.net New Member

    Jun 29, 2009
    I just had a bathroom built in my basment and need to exhaust the fan to the outside however I was hoping to use a Broan or other ductless exhaust bathroom fan and was wondering if others have used this type of exhaust fan and does it work well and will it pass code in Maryland or else where.

    thanks for any advice.

    Shelby from Md.
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona

    "ductless" usually means it recirculates through a filter and if so, it will do nothing to remove humidity.
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  4. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    Sep 2, 2004
    Retired Systems engineer for defense industry.
    New England
    The only ductless version that might work is a through-the-wall unit. Just like the ductless stove vents, they are almost useless...don't extract any smells, moisture, and very little smoke and grease. Now, if you can blow it outside, you'll have much better results.
  5. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

    Aug 31, 2004
    San Diego
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