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Best Window Fan

One of the first things to consider when choosing a window fan is the size of your actual window opening, and if the model you select will fit. Once you've got this information, you need to make the decision of which window fan works best for you and your family. Do you simply need a fan to pull cool, fresh air into your home or a unit which can simultaneously exhaust indoor air while drawing in outdoor air? Both types of window fans are featured on this list of best window fans to make your decision a little easier.

Bionaire BW2300 Twin Window Fan with Remote Control

The Bionaire Twin Window Fan with Remote Control fits in any window between 24 and 37 inches wide to exhaust unwanted steam, condensation and odors from a kitchen or bathroom, or reverse the fans direction to draw cool outdoor air into the room. It comes with a remote control that allows you to make adjustments to the fan from any part of the room. Its built-in thermostat turns the fans often on to maintain a comfortable room temperature. The design of the Bionaire twin window fan makes it suitable for both winter and summer use. Its LCD control panel, located on the front of the unit, offers simple, push button operation to quickly set the fan to operate at any level you choose.

Holmes HAWF2043 Twin Window Fan

The Holmes Twin Window Fan is designed to fit most slider will and double hung windows, and you can even use it without removing your window screens. The Twins fans can operate independent of each other allowing one fan to exhaust air from the room while blowing air into the room from the other. It features two speed and temperature selections that allow the fan turn itself on and off to maintain the comfort level in your room the grills removed for easy cleaning, and has built-in adjustable side screens to keep unwanted pests out of your home. Use the unit’s one touch electronic control panel to quickly adjust the fans to fit the conditions in your home and outside. Each fan measures 8/2-inches in diameter and comes with a three-year limited warranty.

Air King 9155 16" Reversible Window Exhaust Fan

The Air King 16-Inch Storm Guard Window Fan fits any window between 26 1/2-inches to 34 1/2-inches wide, as long as its opening is at least 22 inches high. It features a three speed, 16 horse power motor that is permanently lubricated to minimize maintenance. The fan reverses to exhaust air from inside, or draw fresh air into your home. The design of the fan allows you to close the window during a rainstorm without having to remove the fan. The Air King window exhaust fan is constructed of high impact styrene with plastic blades and a metal front grill. This model only weighs 15 pounds and features a 7 foot long two prong electric cord to allow you to move it from room to room and plug it into any standard 15- or 20-amp electrical outlet.

Honeywell HW305 Twin Window Fan

The Honeywell Twin Window Fan has a unique design that not only allows you to place the fan in practically any compatible window; it allows you to remove the fan from the window and use it anywhere indoors. This little 8 pound fan is 11 inches long, 7 inches wide and 11 1/2 inches high, making it truly portable. It features three adjustable fan speeds that reverse to allow you to exhaust the air from the room. It also comes with a variable thermostat that operates the fan automatically to keep the room at optimum levels. The Honeywell HW-305 features a rain-resistant motor to prevent damages due to inclement weather and comes with a three-year limited warranty.

Lasko 7 Slim Profile Twin Window Fan

The Lasko Products 7-Inch Twin Window Fan is a versatile to speed and window fan that features quiet operation. You can manually reverse the fan to keep your area comfortable. Exhaust the hot air out of your during the daytime and reverse it to draw in the cool night air for you sleep. The Lasko 7-inch twin window fan comes with plastic snap-on feet that quickly converts this window fan to the tabletop fan. This 5 pound model measures 4 3/4 inches long, 21 3/4 inches wide and 10 1/2 inches high. It's compatible with most window types including casement, double-hung and sliding windows, as long as the width of the window is no smaller than 22 inches and no wider than 34 inches. The Lasko Twin window fan comes with a one-year limited warranty.

Cecilia Harsch
Hi, my name is Cecilia Harsch, a former “Big Box” manager, specializing in home appliances. From portable heaters to ceiling fans and from wine coolers to over-the-range microwaves, my goal is to help you, the consumer, find just the right product to fit your needs. The biggest and most expensive may not always be the right choice and that’s where I come in. I can answer your questions before you ask them and give you the information you need to consider when making that final purchase. If it washes, dries, cooks or cools, I can find the right product for you.
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