Is a bathroom fan required by code?

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  • Surprisingly, bathroom fans are not required by some building codes. All municipalities have different requirements, but some do not draw a hard line on requiring exhaust fans. In those areas, ventilation in bathrooms is required, but it can be from a window or fan, your choice.

Bathrooms… 2.1 of California's building code requires all bathrooms with a bathtub, shower, spa or similar fixtures to be ventilated by an exhaust fan. The fan must be Energy Star-compliant and vented to the outside.

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