Free repair advice! A: No. Panasonic WhisperGreen Select FV-05-11VK1: The DC Motor WhisperGreen Select at 80 CFM will give even more energy savings than the AC Motor fans. Over the course of 365 ¼ days the consumption is 78.89 kWh. You rock! As its specifications state, it is larger than the average bathroom ceiling fan and has the power to move a large amount of air (290 cubic feet per minute) in a short amount of time. Q: If I run a Panasonic fan continuously won’t that be expensive and not energy efficient? Panasonic Remote Control Ceiling Fan Problems. Our installer-friendly ENERGY STAR® ventilation solutions help you design beyond code without compromising interior aesthetics. ISO 9001 Plant: The production facilities that build Panasonic fans have been recognized by the International Standards Organization (ISO), as being among the highest quality factories in the world. He did not suspect the remote control because he could use that remote control to turn on another similar fan. They also no longer controllable with the remote control. It was a .82uf 275v capacitor and it measured only .142uf (see the photo below). The Panasonic Whisper 290 CFM vent fan works especially well for big bathrooms or bathrooms that always seem to be dripping with moisture after a hot shower. Not even OFF it via remote control. He then sent it back to his friend and fixed it- the fan worked like a charm. I called my electrician friend to come and take a look.