Top 10 benefits of paddle fans and ceiling fans 

 

Summer Comfort Counterclockwise Direction for Summer Savings
 
Homeowners are most likely familiar with using a ceiling during the warmer months. In the summer, ceiling fans should rotate in a counterclockwise direction when viewed from the floor, looking up at the blades. The counterclockwise rotation creates a cool downward airflow (see Figure 1) that accelerates the evaporation of perspiration, making users feel as if the room was few degrees cooler without actually altering the temperature. Users can then raise their thermostat two or three degrees without sacrificing physical comfort. Homeowners can also expect to enjoy the following benefits 
 
 
In the summertime, fan blades move counterclockwise to create a cooling a breeze.
 
 
 
 
  • “The wind-chill effect,”
  • Makes a room feel six to eight degrees cooler without changing the temperature
  • Saves up to 40% on air-conditioning cost
  • TIP: Leading edges of the fan blades should point up to move air down
  • Proper airflow is not limited to indoor spaces. Outdoor fans are a great way to remain cool in outdoor living areas during the summer season. However, owners should verify that an outdoor ceiling fan is UL-rated for wet or damp locations to ensure the longevity and performance of the ceiling fan. Homeowners using energy efficient ceiling fans with the option to reverse blade rotation may enjoy additional savings as these fans are 20% more efficient than standard fans.

    Clockwise Direction for Winter Warmth

    Many residents would hesitate to use a ceiling fan during the winter season. However, ceiling fans can be adjusted or winterized to provide warmth during the cold months. Winterizing a ceiling fan refers to act of reversing the direction in which the blades rotate so that they appear to spin a clockwise direction when viewed from the floor. The fan will recirculate warm air trapped near the ceiling back down to the floor (see Figure 2). The ceiling fan should operate at a low speed to prevent a wind chill effect. Using a fan during the winter season reduces the need for heating devices like space heaters or heating blankets, which pose health and injury risks as well as the cost of heating fuel. Residents can also enjoy the following benefits:

    Winter Comfort 

    In the wintertime, fan blades move in clockwise direction to distribute warm air to the ground.
    • Redistributes warm air located near the top of the ceiling to the floor
    • Lowers energy use up to 15% during the winter months
    • Reduces clutter of heating devices and cost of heating fuel
    • TIP: Leading edges of the fan blades should point down to push warm air down to the floor

      

Paddle Fan

 

Having a fan installed in all your rooms is strongly recommended. Some people these days are not much interested in buying paddle fans, since they have their own ACs installed. However, an AC is not a device which is suited during the nippier season ahead. Besides, it is not economic and increases your power bills substantially. A ceiling or paddle fan has a number of benefits. So, installing them is a must, irrespective of your status or your décor.

Here is a quick look at the major benefits of ceiling fans:

i. Airy: Fans keep the rooms airy and breezy. They not just provide coolness but also disallow stuffiness to set in. In a hot summer day, when you need to keep sweat at bay, you can rely on these fans to do the job for you. 

ii. Improve the décor: Fans from Fanimation and Casablanca fans not just run smoothly but also improve your décor. Most of the fans sold by these companies are high-class in terms of efficiency and extremely rich in sheer looks. The great designs can add perfection to your ceilings and heighten the beauty of the rooms. 

iii. Reduce the power bill: Fans have an added advantage over an AC in the cost department. While your air conditioning system can be very pocket pinching and will definitely shoot up your electric bills, a fan would bring down the expenses heavily. 

iv. Can be complemented with an AC: You do not need to uninstall your ACs to install the paddle fans. Fans go hand in hand with the air conditioners. In fact, the well-planned houses of modern times use both the devices so that the user can shift from one to the other as per his need and as per the weather. 

v. Acts as a backup: Besides, having a fan also helps you curtail your dependence on an AC. If the AC suffers from a break down, then you would be left huffing and panting in the sultry summer afternoon. It is best to have a backup in the form of a ceiling fan.

vi. Can keep flies away: One more reason why fans are so necessary is that they keep insects and flies at bay. Even the mosquitoes can be kept at a safe distance with the help of a fan. The houseflies can be really annoying especially when one is sitting to eat. Foods attract them in large numbers. Casablanca fans give off strong breeze and thus deter the flies from hovering over the food.

vii. Safe: Paddle fans are safe since they are usually installed over the ceiling and are therefore away from the reach of kids and pets. So, in terms of safety quotient too, you need to worry even one bit. 

viii. Great variety: The variety which is available in today’s time can just make you swoon and drool. Unlike the meager collections from the past, fans from Casablanca and Fanimation have certainly brought more variety in terms of looks, designs, themes & sizes. 

ix. Price: The low prices are always a big lure. 

x. Suits the background: Modern day paddle fans suit the background and walls perfectly. 

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