Brighter Fan Lights. Broan and NuTone recently announced that they've improved the lighting for their Ultra Silent Ventilation Fans With Lights. They say that the two 18-watt (GU24) fluorescent bulbs illuminating the QTXE and QTRE series fans use 14 percent less energy than the bulbs in earlier models yet project more light, thanks to a new lens design. Prices for the Energy Star–certified appliances range from $335 for an 80-cfm model to $435 for a 150-cfm model. Broan-NuTone, 800/558-1711, broan.com
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