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Old 10-18-2015, 07:43 PM   #1
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Living room or kitchen fantastic fan?

I am taking the RV to the dealership to have some warranty work done and want to add another fan. I already have a Fantastic Fan/Create a Breeze fan in the bathroom and bedroom. I have two vents in the living area- one in the kitchen and one in the rear living room area, and would like to add one more to draw in outside cool air. Which would be the best vent to use for that purpose?
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Old 10-18-2015, 07:48 PM   #2
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I would set one to draw air in and the other to blow out.
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Old 10-18-2015, 08:13 PM   #3
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I want a regular home type ceiling fan... .... My new Cedar Creek came without one and didn't realize it didn't have one till we got it home lol...oh well
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Old 10-20-2015, 09:51 AM   #4
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I have two vents in the living area- one in the kitchen and one in the rear living room area, and would like to add one more to draw in outside cool air. Which would be the best vent to use for that purpose?
I'd go with the kitchen. Two reasons. One: It would complement the vent hood to remove moisture and smoke. Two: Ceiling fans draw air in through windows. It is the choice of which window to open that determines where the breeze will be felt. You can open a window next to your living room chair and cut on the fan in the bedroom. You'd feel the breeze not the person in the bedroom, right?
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Old 10-20-2015, 11:57 AM   #5
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I believe either location would draw the same amount of outside air into your camper.
Both locations are a 14" x 14" hole so the CFM's would likely be the same.

Having said that, it's probably best to consider which location has other advantages.
If the kitchen area roof line is higher than the living room then, since heat rises, that location would make sense. If you have a rear kitchen then maybe not.

Also consider the ambient noise. Is it going to make more/louder noise in the living room area than you want to listen to while watching tv or reading?

Just my 2 ˘...
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Old 10-20-2015, 12:53 PM   #6
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Old 10-20-2015, 01:23 PM   #7
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Ours are kitchen and front sleeping area. Exhaust over kitchen picks up a lot of greasy dirt from cook area. Probably best to keep that air toward kitchen and not suck it over to living area. We thought we might draw air in with fan, but turns out we never do. As said above, exhaust through roof and control the air flow by what window we open.
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Make sure wiring is there. We added kitchen fan but it works off kitchen light switch, because we didn't have power there.
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Old 10-20-2015, 03:13 PM   #9
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Thank to everyone for your replies and ideas. I am going to place it in the kitchen for all of the reasons mentioned. I will make sure that it can be run without having to turn on the kitchen lights.
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Old 10-20-2015, 09:24 PM   #10
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Fantastic fan makes a replacement fan for the stove fan that moves ALOT more air and at 1\4 the noise levels. We bought one at Goshen this summer and installed it myself in about 1 hr. much much better now my dw loves it and uses it alot more. Not cheap but as the saying goes you get what you pay for.
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