4. If you don’t want to dive into custom code quite yet, you can also use “Humidity Alert!” in the app marketplace under Climate Control. Just take one of the apps available and modify it to meet your needs. Bathroom extractor fans play a critical role in reducing the levels of moisture and odour in one’s bathroom. Choosing a Bathroom & Kitchen Extractor Fan. If you have a bathroom near the kitchen, living room, or workshop where people cook, smoke, or use dust-producing equipment, respectively, an extractor fan can be beneficial. It can do alot more! Place some old sheets or newspapers below the fan to catch all the built-up dirt and dust that will fall out. Turn off the power to the fan at the main breaker panel. It doesn’t seem to be working with my GE switch. Find your main electrical panel, circuit breaker, or fuse box, and turn off the circuit or remove the fuse that powers your bathroom. Think about your normal morning routine. I wrote something a while back that does the same thing. I have been using the X-10 sensors they are not bad batteries last a couple of months, longer on less used ones, but their timing can be unpredictible, 4 of them are quite acceptable, however 2 are about 2.5 slower than they should be. hoping someone can set me straight. If the kitchen or bath fan shows any signs of life when you turn it on (such as humming), you know it’s receiving power. Once a best answer has been selected, it will be shown here. Fans with Humidistats will turn on automatically when humidity in the bathroom reaches a pre-set level and off when the humidity falls back to its preset level. In the loft space two white wires come off of the unit and enter a small white box. One issue is the noise extractor fans produce. My fan usually turns on within 3 minutes of the humidity rising over the set threshold. WebCoRE is best configured in a desktop browser or larger screen. The below Piston can be imported using the import code. I bought a Manrose gold 'basic' wall mounted fan from B&Q here I installed it and away it went, trouble is, it wont stop when i turn the light off. To clarify it is not a fan heater or extractor but just a fan as you might have on your desk. It must also be possible to isolate the fan by means of a pull switch inside the bathroom, or a fan isolation (3 pole) switch outside of the bathroom. I’m not sure my humidity sensor is working out too well, since it only updates every 8 minutes. Quick tip: to help the bathroom fan remove odors and hot, moist air more efficiently: Turn on the fan when you enter so the air is already moving. The switch is a GE Zwave+ switch. Two wires (red and brown I think) exit the box unit. Bathroom extractor fan doesn't turn off - any ideas? This is the community forum for the web-enabled Community's own Rule Engine. ; The official wiki for webCoRE, the Web-enabled Community's own Rule Engine SmartApp. Webcore is an option. Finally, it will turn off the fan no matter what after 20 minutes. Flip the light switch on and off to test preliminarily that the circuit is off. Turn off the power. Hi all. Turn off the power to the fan at the main breaker panel. Removes Heat It is a very powerful rule engine that you can create your own Piston (rules, works like custom apps). The former is vital because it affects the lifespan of furniture in the bathroom and provides a conducive environment for the growth of moulds which may affect persons with respiratory ailments. For information on repairing large-bladed decorative ceiling fans, please see How to Repair a Ceiling Fan. Some motor plates release by pressing or prying on the side of the fan housing. I built the Piston in less than 2 minutes. Turn off the electricity to your fan before cleaning it. I’m not a programmer, and I use it for all of my automations. Another essential safety tip is using splash proof switches on all bathroom devices, which allows you to safely turn things on and off with damp hands. For convenience, you can replace the standard on-off fan switch with a timer switch that turns the fan off after half an hour. Thank you, looks like exactly what I need - Will give it a try. Type, size and positioning of your extractor fan. © AnswerBank Ltd 2000 - 2021. I tried using the hard wired option also, but at least with that sensor the response time for motion was terrible as compared to the very inexpensive Iris sensors I picked up at Lowe’s a, I rolled my own using ESP-8266 and ST_Anything, its pretty snappy turning on, then I have min delay on turning off. You definitely don't want to be working on the fan wiring while the electricity is still running! A centrifugal extractor fan is one that you can attach to the ceiling and most people choose to work with this. Is there something I’m missing? I’m using the 12722 switch. I personally like to mess round with code so I write my own smartapps. The idea of a fan isolator is so that the fan cannot become live accidentally during maintenance, but also functionally, so that you can switch off the fan without having to turn the lights off. If I understand your post correctly, ST removed the ability for the device to monitor manual state changes for devices and then take action based on that change? Does anyone use this automation? I use the bathroom frequently at night - the buzzing fully wakes me up and is really unnerving also in the evening when I want to relax, I don’t know, do … Fans in other locations may b… But it would kill battery life. It doesn't stop after 5 minutes. Mysteriously after a few days of this, it suddenly decided to respond to the on/off switch. The logic of webCoRE follows the “If-This-Than-That” concept. Selecting a bathroom extractor fan that meets the current Building Regulations. My landlord recently changed the extractor fan and got rid of the switch that let me turn it off for the night. The fan is on a run on timer on the body of the fan somewhere there might be a little Knob or screwdriver slot to enable the time to be turned down but if you want to turn the fan on independantly you would have to wire it through its own switch or dependant on the model of fan you might be able to wire it just when the light comes on .This type of fan will have 3 … It will turn off the fan after 10 minutes if it was turned on manually but only if the humidity is below a set value. This lets the fan replace bad air with fresh air. The Timer is sticking or has become Faulty. I would suggest WebCoRE. Each section runs on its on because I chose “asynchonous” by clicking the “With” and then the gear to configure how the Action sections executes. It looks like it’s supposed to monitor the switch state and if turned on manually, it is supposed to turn off the fan after X minutes. I had an Aeotec Multisensor and you could fiddle with the poll intervals. Consider about the rate of airflow when choosing the fan size. I turn the bathroom light off and the fan continues as expected as it has a timer but it doesn't stop after 2 minutes. https://raw.githubusercontent.com/MichaelStruck/SmartThingsPublic/master/smartapps/michaelstruck/smart-bathroom-ventilation.src/smart-bathroom-ventilation.groovy. Turn off power to the fan. I built the Piston in less than 2 minutes. 1. As neither of us feel sufficiently competent to go excavating into the depths of the fan, it looks like we'll be going to the loo in the dark or leaving the door open and using the light outside to illuminate our activities. If you think your air quality is fine, and you want to make the fan switchable again, you should be able to easily swap the outlet back out for a switch. If you don’t use any triggers at all then the conditions will act as triggers once all conditions are met. Mine doesn’t seem to be doing that correctly. Find your main electrical panel, circuit breaker, or fuse box, and turn off the circuit or remove the fuse that powers your bathroom. It will turn on the fan if humidity rises above a set value. If you haven’t installed webCoRE yet, I strongly suggest that you do. I have a Silavent 354511 model extractor fan fitted in a flat (probably about 15 years old, when flats were orginally built). Here we look at fixing bath and kitchen fans. Tagging @TheSmartestHouse. This allows the fan to run for a limited time after someone leaves the bathroom after a shower, or for some “other” reason that does not involve humidity. Think with conditions, the Piston is monitoring each condition so when they all become true then it executes the Action…. Before you begin, make sure to turn off the mains power to your bathroom. This may be a bit of an overkill for what you’re looking for, it’s designed for whole home management for temperature and humidify and supports a variety of different devices you can use to control both. Just think your automation out and use the “If” blocks for conditions and/or triggers. I use an app on here I found called “Smart Humidity Fan” from @johnathan398 that works really well. There are a few options. Cheap or poorly-installed extractor fans can be noisy. It's on a pull-cord, and comes on okay, but won't turn off at all when the light is turned off. That’s odd. This sounds really cool but only solves part of the problem… I have not been able to find a Z-Wave or Zigbee bad smell sensor…, Thanks - that app worked really well as a starting point for me. Typically, this may be the case if you have lived in a house a while before cleaning your bathroom extractor fan. Head to your circuit breaker and flip the switch marked for the bathroom fan (or all of the bathroom switches, if there's not one specifically marked for the fan). The below Piston can be imported using the import code. However, review the voltage of the fan you choose to make sure that it is not too low or too high. Some bathroom extractor fans are designed to have an independent power connection and are wired so that so you can turn on the light and the fan comes on, then when you turn off the light, the fan runs for a time before stopping. Mine doesn’t seem to be doing that correctly. Lay down protective sheets. Tried using the “Smart Humidity Fan” solution - but looks like I will need to replace my DHT22 its stuck at 97.1% humidity - goes from -1% to 97.1% and stays there until the bathroom is dry. It comes on when the bathroom light is switched on, and continues to run for a couple of minutes after the light is switched off. It's built into the loo ceiling and there's no sign of any external timer, so presumably the time in somewhere inside? Isolate the Circuit by taking out Fuse in Mains Box or Switch off the Circuit Breaker and open up Fan Timer and have a look. I tried doing the same thing you are trying. Step 1 - Turn off the Electricity. [5] Not sure about the ZWave+ 14xxx series. Most bathroom extractor fans will be triggered by the light switch when you enter the bathroom, with others triggered by humidity levels or movement. If your fan is running all the time at a high rate, it may be possible to install a motion-sensing module. I have the Aeotec Smart Sensor. Extractor Fans with an integral timer or timed switch need a 3 core and earth supply to allow the unit to run on after a light is switched off. I posted on the webCoRe forum this morning for some help and am awaiting a response. 4 posts • Page 1 of 1. by corum_uk » Sat Dec 20, 2014 4:18 pm . This is because many include a "run on" capability that is triggered by the operation of the light switch, and it is not permitted to have a device powered from two separate circuits. This is because when you switch the fan off at the pull cord,there is still a permanent live wire connected to the fan for the timer. This Q & A is one of thousands posted in our Technical Expertise area, and answered on a daily basis by our Voltimum Experts. I bought a Manrose gold 'basic' wall mounted fan from B&Q here I installed it and away it went, trouble is, it wont stop when i turn the light off. How to fit and install a bathroom extractor fan with or without a timer. I’d say 90% of the time it’s within a second response time with sometimes it take a second or two to trigger the lights now. I replaced a noisy old extraction fan in my bathroom today. Then unplug the fan and remove the motor plate (Photo 2). Remove the cover and use a flashlight to examine the fan blades for dust and debris. Has worked like a charm for 2 years now. Stop after 30 minutes, after the last motion detect. A bathroom extractor fan isn’t a luxury – it’s a must. Extractor fans in general also help with the safety of bathroom circuits by mitigating moisture build up from steam. What you need to know when installing extractor fans in a bathroom, wet or shower room: As a DIY’er replacing an old extractor fan, electrician, builder, plumber or tradesman the same considerations apply. Also UK bathrooms have traditionally not included power sockets, so it is common to not have any general purpose power circuits available in the room. Effective removal of muggy air takes time. I turn the bathroom light on and the fan starts up. I use the bathroom frequently at night - the buzzing fully wakes me up and is really unnerving also in the evening when I want to relax, I don’t know, do a face mask, paint my nails, whatever. Then turn on the wall switch to confirm that the power is cut off. That app I posted above actually uses humidity levels from the Aeon Multisensor 6 I have installed in there. Google the fan's model number to get a manual to find the right part numbers to buy. The thing that made me give up and just use a timer was the fact that most battery sensors do not transmit the humidity reading as often as you would like for it to really be effective. Once you get a handle on it, you will see how simple webCoRE is. I pretty much did something similar to this. Fasten the fan housing in the opening and … The switch is a GE Zwave+ switch. So, I opened it up, and set the timing mechanism to the minimun of 1 min, and lo and behold it turned off after about a minute. This can be annoying if you are trying to relax in the bath, or if your bedroom is close to a bathroom with an extractor fan that comes on when the light is switched on. Then unplug the fan and remove the motor plate (Photo 2). Well, at least at its bare minimum. I had an Aeotec Multisensor and you could fiddle with the poll intervals. An extractor fan is typically used to vent moisture from a bathroom to prevent mould from forming. Extractor fans in bathrooms are frequently powered from a lighting circuit. I installed webCoRe this morning, but I feel like a caveman confronted by an iPhone when just trying to control a few lights. Are you able to access the Timer Mechanism of the Fan or is it a sealed unit ? We have... mould around bathroom extractor fan (water trickling down extractor pipe) Started noticing mould this winter. When you leave, keep the door open. I have found that the Zooz Multi 4-in-1 works GREAT for humidity sensing. If your bathroom is in an area prone to accumulating harmful air contaminants, then consider installing an extractor fan. Sorry, we can't find any related questions. Bath fans vary in design, but motor replacement requires the same basic steps, no matter which brand or model you have. There is a very active and helpful community dedicated just to WebCoRE. The bigger the condensation problem, the longer the delay you set. With the bathroom light switch off, I turn the fuse on from the CU. Turn off the circuit breaker controlling the bathroom you plan to work on. Don't turn off the bathroom exhaust fan as you exit the bathroom after a shower. Once you’ve got that done, creating pistons with custom rules is generally a point-and-click solution. All Rights Reserved. Finally, it will turn off the fan no matter what after 20 minutes. Before you begin to work on the ceiling exhaust fan in the bathroom, turn off the fan at the circuit breaker. It will turn off the fan after 10 minutes if it was turned on manually but only if the humidity is below a set value. ... to turn the fan on, consider a model with a humidity sensor. It is pretty hands off as far as I am concerned. Question: I have a new Vent-Axia 12V bathroom extractor fan. There was a parameter for programmatically or manually but I believe ST has removed this from their code. The extractor fan in our windowless downstairs toilet (which is activated by switching on the light via a pull chord )refuses to switch itself off, even when the light switch is pulled again to switch the light off. Your extractor fan is probably activated when your turn on your bathroom lights and remains on for some time after the lights are switched off. Webcore is another option, and probably your quickest solution to get up and running. When you leave your bathroom and turn the light out, your fan will also turn off unless your fan has an over-run timer function or a humidistat. It will turn on the fan if humidity rises above a set value. For more on marking an answer as the "Best Answer", please visit our FAQ. Step 2 - Remove the Cover. You can also choose between automatic or self-regulating fans. Light “Changes” to on is a Trigger. If you add a trigger to any blocks, then you will need at least 1 trigger in all blocks. Allow at least 30 minutes after you leave for the fan to completely change the air in the bathroom. Whenever working with electrical fixtures, it's best to have the power flowing to the unit completely turned off to avoid electrocution. Warning: You should not continue to the following steps before turning off the bathroom fan’s electricity. I would like to control my Bathroom exhaust fan to do this: Appreciate if some could point me to a solution. The accumulation of dust in the fan blades is one of the most common problems that may cause the bathroom extractor fan to stop working. But it would kill battery life. Look at the wiring for a bathroom fan on the internet. There is nothing in the regs to say that the light must be isolated at the same time, as the light switch already does this. Hi thanks for the response. Light “Is” on is a condition. One HUGE rule of thumb is to only have 1 “Trigger” per block. Hi this video is about wiring a bathroom extractor fan , wiring fan to the three pole fan switch isolator and pull cord switch. My bathroom lights turn on with motion and turn off after 5 minutes of no motion. The Wiki does an excellent job of explaining how to get it working. This complete guide to choosing an extractor fan is an in-depth guide on extractor fans for kitchens and bathrooms to improve the airflow and ventilation in rooms which can be prone to excess moisture from cooking and showering on a regular basis. A UK bathroom must be ventilated by either a window or an extractor fan If your bathroom has a toilet only, you are fine to use a window alone as your source of ventilation In new-build bathrooms with a bath and shower, mechanical ventilation is required in the form of an extractor fan. Before you do any electrical stuff, shut off the power for that room at the circuit box. Only thing I can think of is to take down the fan fixture, disconnect the wiring, then put … - If you have a timer on your fan you need to have isolation for maintenance. Thes type of fans have 3 wires - 4 if it includes an earth. To adjust the time when the extractor fan turns on before shutting off automatically, you must change the setting on the control panel inside the fan's casing. It will turn on the fan if humidity rises above a set value. My landlord recently changed the extractor fan and got rid of the switch that let me turn it off for the night. hoping someone can set me straight. The fan doesn't come on. I built the Piston in less than 2 minutes. I tried using the hard wired option also, but at least with that sensor the response time for motion was terrible as compared to the very inexpensive Iris sensors I picked up at Lowe’s a while back and the batteries last nearly a year even in high traffic areas and even longer in rooms with not as much motion. There are ultra-quiet options available. Admittedly, however, I moved the functionality to WebCore. My fans are on a timer to turn off I think 20 minutes after the light goes off whether its turned of manually (which we usually do) or if its left to time out from motion (which my 8 year old mostly does). Without turning it off, you could be electrocuted. No best answer has yet been selected by Whoever. I’m not sure where I would start to mimic the functionality of the program above. Which actually works out well for me because it acts like an automatic hot bath detector. Remove the extractor fan cover. It normally runs for a few minutes then switches itself off automatically but has now been running for several hours non-stop. It has been working great since January when I installed the sensor. There are probably a few standard rules you could use in conjunction to do this, but not 100% sure on that. I used webcore to make a piston: If the fan is on, and the light is changed to off, wait 45 minutes then turn the fan off. I replaced a noisy old extraction fan in my bathroom today. It looks like it’s supposed to monitor the switch state and if turned on manually, it is supposed to turn off the fan after X minutes. Warning: You should not continue to the following steps before turning off the bathroom fan’s electricity. Given that most bathroom extractor fans tend to be switch on when you turn the bathroom light on and then run for 5-10 minutes after the light is switched off it’s not hard to see that you’ve very little chance of getting rid of the moisture laden air unless you leave the light on for an hour or so after your shower. The phone works but its just easier, for me at least, to do it on a desktop. Is there something I’m missing? In small bathrooms, it shouldn't take long to clear the air but in larger rooms it can take between 10 and 15 minutes. Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled, How do I turn off a bathroom exhaust fan when humidity is below a threshold, webCoRE Wiki - Web-enabled Community's own Rule Engine, johnathan398/SmartThingsPublic/blob/master/smartapps/john-fullman/smart-humidity-fan.src/smart-humidity-fan.groovy, [RELEASE] Humidity and Temperature Management with Scheduling (homes without HVAC/thermostats / using heaters and cooling appliances / vacation home / remote homes), Turn off after motion stops but only if humidity is below a certain threshold. Bath fans vary in design, but motor replacement requires the same basic steps, no matter which brand or model you have. Easier to copy and paste, move sections, select devices, etc. Hi all. It still works on limited devices such as the GE Switches but not reliable on Dimmers (12xxx series). Think with Triggers, something has to happen. Does anyone use this automation? In the ceiling is a small extractor fan with a halogen light in the centre. The below Piston can be imported using the import code. Some motor plates release by pressing or prying on the side of the fan housing. usually you can adjust the time delay. For days I've had the breaker off except for when I need to use the bathroom lights. It didn't respond to the on/off switch, so I changed the switch, and yet when I turned the breaker back on, the fan was still not responding to the on/off switch. The fan is a 30 year old Silovent make. Try using the search bar at the top of the page to search for some keywords, or choose a topic and submit your own question. If it rises too fast, indicating a hot shower, then the fan turns on. It turns off when the humidity goes back down. It doesn't stop after 8 hours. It didn’t have motion sensor trigger so I added it. If the door is closed, you restrict air movement and your fan works harder and longer. Remember, only 1 trigger per block unless separated by “Or”. builders mate - Many thanks for your explanation. Use the “Action” block for what you want to happen. Finally, it will turn off the fan no matter what after 20 minutes. This is very important, as it will keep you safe while working and prevent electrocution. I have also developed a fault in my DHT22 sensor it goes from -1 to 97.1 and back - at around 60% humidity level with no stops in between. Disassemble the motor from the fan housing, which lightens the weight you have to hold over your head while you work. That app and ST_Anything are a great combo. For that, of coarse, you need some programming abilities, it’s not too heavy and there are lot’s of examples out there to pull from. The manual on/off was something that was someone picky (flaky) on what device it would work on. It will turn off the fan after 10 minutes if it was turned on manually but only if the humidity is below a set value. This must be more than just switching off the mcb in the fuse box. 20 minutes a programmer, and i use it for all of my automations would to. 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