Three ventilation fans have been added to the WhisperLite® line, operating quietly at both 0.1 and 0.25 inches water gauge. The ceiling-mounted models are designed for 4- or 6-inch ducts. With a new central mounting system, contractors have more flexibility during an installation, since the fans are easier to position in challenging ceiling configurations. The new models - FV-08VQL5, FV-11VQL5, FV-15VQL5 - feature a contemporary flush mount grille that incorporates a 32-W compact fluorescent lamp light fixture and a 4-W night light. According to the manufacturer, the vent fans are Energy Star®-rated, Home Ventilating Institute-certified, and ideal for complying with the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Standard 62.2, which is the ventilation platform adopted by Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Homes, Energy Star Indoor Air Quality Program, and California Title 24.

Panasonic Home & Environment Co., One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094; 866-292-7292;

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