Bath Fan Ratings part 6, Reviews of the Novovent, Nutone, NuVent, Omen, & Ortech brands

Bath fan ratings part 6 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Novovent, Nutone, NuVent, Omen, and Ortech brands.

BRAND-------------BASIC--------PREMIUM

NOVOVENT----------<1*----------------1*  

These fans are available in Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa. They are available in four sizes and are for through the wall installation. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. novovent.com

NUTONE---------------1*----------------2* 

This brand offers a wide selection of units including basic fans, fan/light combos, and fan/heater combos. The ULTRAGREEN SERIES offers basic fans in either single or multi-speed models as well as a humidity/motion sensing models. They are very quiet and efficient with the mult-speed models providing continuous ventilation. 

The INVENT SERIES offers fans & fan/lights that are designed for quick and easy installation. Their "trueseal" damper reduces the air leakage by 50% over other fans to improve the building air tightness.

The QT SERIES offers a full range of ventilation options and can even accomodate a speaker accessory with their SENSONIC wireless speakers that can play music from any bluetooth enabled device. The brand is a part of Broan-Nutone but the warranty is not as good as the Broan label. nutone.com

NuTone InVent Series

NuVent---------------<1*---------------NA 

This brand is from VENTAMATIC LTD. and offers a wide selection of vent fans and combination vent/lights. The SH series offers basic models to fit any size of bathroom. The NXDHVL model includes directional heat discharge as well as a quiet fan with a light. The warranty on this brand is not as good as some of the other brands. bvc.com

OMEN----------------<1*----------------NA 

These fans are made and sold in India. They are basic wall-mounted fans that are available in three sizes but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. omen-industries.com

ORTECH--------------<1*----------------1* 

This brand features a variety of fans with optional humidity or motion sensing grilles. The SUPER SLIM LINE SERIES offers three models that can fit into those very tight areas as they are shallow enough to fit inside of a normal 2X4 wall. They can be ceiling or wall-mounted and are pretty quiet during operation. The ECONOMY SERIES units are very basic fans that are relatively loud during operation and they are sold in bulk packs to contractors. The warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands. ortechindustries.ca

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