- Tenant FAQS -

How do I operate the bathroom fans? What is the energy consumption like?

Bathroom Fan for Ventilation

– In certain buildings, the bathroom ventilation fan may be set to remain on for a period after each use to ensure proper air circulation and eliminate excess moisture. This ventilation practice helps prevent mold growth and maintains a fresh and dry environment in the bathroom.

Energy-efficient Bathroom Fans

– The bathroom fans used in our apartments are designed to be energy-efficient and consume low amounts of electricity.
– These fans are equipped with modern technology, such as efficient motors and energy-saving settings, to minimize power consumption while providing effective ventilation.

Energy Consumption Comparison

– To help tenants understand the energy efficiency of bathroom fans, let’s provide a comparison:
– An average small bathroom fan, when running continuously for 24 hours, typically consumes around 5 to 10 watts of electricity.
– To put this in perspective, a standard incandescent light bulb (60 watts) consumes roughly 5 times more energy per hour than a small bathroom fan.

Cost-Effective Ventilation

– Despite staying on for a period after bathroom use, the energy consumption of the bathroom fan remains low and cost-effective.
– Proper ventilation helps maintain a healthy and comfortable living environment, and the minimal energy usage is an essential aspect of our commitment to sustainability.

Timer or Humidity Sensing Feature

– Some bathroom fans may be equipped with a timer or humidity sensing feature, automatically turning off the fan after a set period or when the humidity level returns to normal.
– These features further enhance energy efficiency by preventing unnecessary prolonged operation.

Reporting Fan Malfunctions

– If tenants notice any issues with the bathroom fan, such as unusual noises, or poor performance, please report it to the property management or maintenance team immediately.
– Timely reporting helps ensure that the fans are operating correctly and efficiently, contributing to energy conservation efforts.

Tenant Awareness

– We value tenant awareness and participation in our energy-saving initiatives. Understanding the low energy consumption of bathroom fans and their role in maintaining a healthy living space helps promote responsible energy use and environmental sustainability within our community.

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