Air King rolls out new model of snap-in exhaust fans

West Chester, Pa.-based Air King added the do-it-yourself, snap-in BFQ80 exhaust fan to its line of ventilation fans. 

The BFQ80 is an 80 CFM, 2.0 sone exhaust fan offering an Energy Star-qualified solution for residential ventilation needs, the company said.

“What makes the BFQ Series unique is the simple, one-person installation system,” said Jeff Kenkelen, president, Air King. “Most ‘traditional’ fans utilize either a hanger bar or mounting tab system, while the BFQ is installed using a convenient mounting bracket.”

The BFQ Series can easily be installed by one person using a convenient mounting bracket that is screwed to the joist and then the high-impact molded plastic housing snaps into place. The mounting system eliminates the need for two people (above and below the ceiling). It also reduces both the time for installation and the frustration of struggling with the hanger bars or tabs while trying to hold the fan in place and attaching it to the joist.