I would be interested in knowing the success or failure of someone taking out the Off-Lo-Hi switch in a Broan over the oven hood/fan to allow variable control of the fan and hopefully lower the noise level? Will a dining room light Leviton or Smith and Stone dimmer work? Thanks in advance
If it is already too loud on low, it will be too loud with a variable speed
switch. Think of it as variable noise. I'd try the dimmer, just be sure it
is rated for the motor load.
The ideal solution, of course, it to get a unit with the motor mounted on
the outside wall and just a duct indoors.
I have one with a variable speed controller built into the hood. All
was by Nutone/Broan. And, of course, slowing it down does lower the
noise. BTW, my fan is actually on the roof which is probably the
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