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For questions about exhaust fans -- i.e. fans used to remove air from specific rooms in a building and exhaust it to the outside in order to control humidity and/or combustion products. Exhaust fans, unlike [ceiling-fan]s, are installed into the building's structure, either in a fitting within the room's ceiling, or remotely, drawing air from the room via a duct and grille.

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Sometimes with stranded wire, they will tin the ends with solder. I would guess this is the case here since you're right that aluminum is not usually used. I think the only reason they do this is to …
answered Nov 24 '11 by gregmac
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There more restricted the airflow is, the more noise there will be. All contributing factors to noise: Diameter of duct (larger is better) Overall length (shorter is better) Number of turns/bends ( …
answered Aug 5 '15 by gregmac
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Ceiling fans are not the same as whole-house fans, nor are they designed to 'introduce' any air into the room, they merely circulate it. A whole-house fan is entirely different from a ceiling fan. …
answered Sep 30 '16 by gregmac
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I'm adding a bathroom exhaust fan, which is being mounted in the ceiling of the bathroom (in the attic) and venting out through a vent in the wall. right now, there is a vapour barrier (paper) betwee …
asked May 3 '11 by gregmac
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As far as I know, it doesn't really matter as long as it's vented outside. Venting into the attic is Very Bad -- in the winter, the humid air will condense and (if cold enough) freeze, and you'll effe …
answered Sep 2 '11 by gregmac