Cooling Efficiency

September 22, 2016

Can Ceiling Fans Really Improve Cooling Efficiency?

A ceiling fan can give a much-needed cooling boost to your home during warm weather. Every air conditioner has finite cooling efficiency built into it. It is what it is — for better performance, extra help is required. Ceiling fans were the first home cooling device, dating back to the beginning of the 20th century. Now available with high-tech motors that sip electricity and efficient blades, ceiling fans play a role in 21st century cooling, too. Here’s how it can […]
April 2, 2015

Enhance Your Home’s Cooling Efficiency By Changing Ceiling Fan Direction

You’ve probably heard the term wind chill in reference to winter weather, but did you know you can use this wind chill factor to your advantage during the summer? Adjusting your ceiling fan direction seasonally will make your home feel warmer or cooler, depending on your preference, while reducing your need for conditioned air. Adjusting Ceiling Fan Direction If you’ve never adjusted your ceiling fan direction, you may be unaware of this common feature. Most fans have a small switch on the […]