Alisa Walton Ceiling April 14th, 2019 - 23:07:52
How do fans cool the room - do they actually lower the temperature? A ceiling fan cools by creating a wind chill effect; it does not lower the room temperature. Wind chill effect makes you feel cooler by accelerating the evaporation of perspiration on your skin. It is the feeling you get when you open the window in a moving car. If you have a ceiling fan in a room whose temperature is 80 degrees, running the fan can create a wind chill effect that makes you feel as if the temperature is 72 degrees. When used in conjunction with an air conditioner, a ceiling fan can lower energy costs, because you can set the thermostat of your air conditioner at a higher temperature.
Why Brass Finishes Are Not Alike In the beginning all brass finishes look great. Then tarnish and dark spots begin to appear. You may even notice the brass on the fan is a different colour than the light kit you just added! Quality brass and other metallic finishes include a series of grinding and buffing steps between multiple plating processes. To help determine the quality of a plated finish, look at the surface closely for scratches or unevenness of finish. Does the surface spot easily? If so, avoid the fan. Can you feel a smooth protective coating? Thats a sign of the kind of quality youll find in the famous Hunter Bright Brass Finish.
Why Many Fans Are Noisy. An electrical humming created when a ceiling fan is running is usually the result of poor engineering design and a lack of precision manufacturing. Some manufacturers use generic, inexpensive ball bearings to reduce cost, even though these are a common source of operating noise. A lack of proper dampening between metal parts can also create and intensify noise, as can the use of extra thin sheet metal motor and mounting system parts. Hunter fans only use the best materials available.
Air ceiling fans are an extremely beneficial addition to any home. They are very popular, and most people install them within the main living areas, such as the living room, kitchen, and bedrooms. They are possibly the most popular electric home accessory, and they work like any other type of fan with the exception of their ability to be hung from the ceiling. The best features of ceiling fans are their ability to keep you cool while also saving you money on your power bill.
The installation is an easy, do-it-yourself project and does not require any professional wiring. Remote control kits include a handheld transmitter for sending commands to the fan and a receiver which either conceals inside the fan canopy or mounts just beneath the ceiling. Remote controls can operate the fan or light reliably up to 40 feet away from the fan.
Some points to consider when buying a ceiling fan: - How much air is actually being circulated? - How efficiently will the fan move air? - How quiet or noisy is the fan? - Will the fan wobble? - How long will the fan last? - How durable is the finish? - Will the manufacturer stand behind the warranty?