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Ceiling Fans

The use of ceiling fans is very common especially when hot and humid conditions are present. Ceiling fans provide some relief from heat and are an environmentally sound choice for climate control. Use of fans in hot and humid conditions will allow you to turn up the thermostat five degrees or more while remaining

comfortable. Ceiling fans also have a use in cold conditions; ceiling fans can redistribute the warm air that is trapped near the ceiling. At full speed, average fans use less than one amp of power, which is about the same as a 100-watt bulb. Highlights for the use of Ceiling Fans When planning to install ceiling fans all considerations must be made in order to create a comfortable living space. Careful examination and planning of various aspects should be in thought, for example, type of ceiling fans, color of the ceiling fans, location- are they used as outdoor ceiling fans or in interior setting, drop height of the ceiling fans from the ceiling and more. Ultimately, the end result should be a composition that is livable, functional and supports the overall design of the home. Helpful Tips for the use of Ceiling Fans • Avoid placing light sources close to ceiling fans blades to eliminate any possibility of light flicker. • For slopped ceiling situation make sure that your fans will have a slope adaptor kit when ordering. • When using fans with light kits avoid light flicker by using small light sources directed in such a way that there is no lighting shining into the turning blades. • Many fans are rated as outdoor ceiling fans but it is always good to check the rating of the fans and the suitability to outdoors. Ceiling fans use very little electricity (usually less energy than a 100-watt light bulb) and generally increase the efficiency of heating and cooling (HV/AC) systems.


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