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How do you know Superfan saves energy?

How do you know Superfan saves energy?

Government of India through the Ministry of Power operates an agency called Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) that assigns energy efficiency rating to appliances that are participating.  The efficiency is rated in a star-based system, with ‘5 stars’ indicating the most efficient and ‘1 star’ the least efficient. BEE formulates an efficiency parameter and its required value for each appliance. Many of us are familiar with the star rating in ACs & refrigerators. Recently, it was ruled that from Jan…

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How To Select The Right Ceiling Fan?

How To Select The Right Ceiling Fan?

It is prudent to spend a few minutes choosing a ceiling fan because it will be with you for over 15 years. It is not as simply about the aesthetics! The factors that must be considered for choosing a ceiling fan are: [1] Required fan size[2] BEE star rating[3] Aesthetics Here is some expert advice on how to pick the best ceiling fan. The Appropriate Fan Size There is a simple method to determine the right size (span) and the…

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Is postponing BEE star rating a piece of good news for customers?

Is postponing BEE star rating a piece of good news for customers?

Bureau of Energy Efficiency(BEE) is an agency of the government of India under the Ministry of Power, formed to reduce the energy intensity in the Indian economy through policies and recommendations. One of their functions is to classify the efficiency of appliances through their star rating system with 1 being the least efficient and 5 being the most efficient. Many are familiar with this system, as it is followed in appliances such as refrigerators, Air conditioners, TVs, and a few…

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Let us join together for another battle

Let us join together for another battle

COVID -19 scared more than a billion of us and forced us to confine to our houses for almost 2 months. Thousands have lost their lives already to this pandemic in our country. There are other devastating effects such as loss of jobs, businesses, reduced pay, and so on, the lives of everybody have been affected [1] Other changes This lock-down to control the spread of COVID-19 has shown us the effect of us on our environment. India has 21…

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History of Ceiling Fan

History of Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans are the primary cooling device in tropical countries of the Asian subcontinent. In India alone, there are 400+ million ceiling fans running for an average of 12 hours daily. Such an electric appliance has a long history dating back to the 19th century. Manual Ceiling Fans In the early days of about 4000 BC, people used hand fans made up of palm leaves to represent royalty and comfort. These hand fans evolved into a palm leafed manual ceiling…

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Superfan – Fan Re ‘invented’

Superfan – Fan Re ‘invented’

Superfan’s patented original design has brought numerous innovations to a stagnant Indian ceiling fan industry. The following are a select few that shows why Superfan is ‘Fan reinvented’. Super Energy Efficient Ceiling Fan (35 W) Superfan broke the 35W barrier to enable an Indian ceiling fan to enter the super energy-efficient category of appliances. This novel design has been awarded two patents (2873/CHE/2009 and 3505/CHE/2012). Sensor-less BLDC control One of the challenges in BLDC technology was to minimize the failures…

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India’s Most Energy Efficient Ceiling Fans?

India’s Most Energy Efficient Ceiling Fans?

BLDC technology in ceiling fans is the latest in India, which led to Super Energy Efficient Ceiling Fans . There are at least 27 manufacturers of BLDC ceiling fans with lofty claims like most efficient energy efficient ceiling fans in India/World, highest air delivery, least power consumption, etc. These claims are deceptive marketing and a few bad apples who employ these tactics in the industry create a bad name for the entire industry and the technology. This article brings out…

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Why super energy efficient ceiling fans?

Why super energy efficient ceiling fans?

Regular old ceiling fans Ceiling fans escape one’s mind when thinking about reducing electricity cost. This forgotten appliance contributes significantly to electricity consumption due to its numbers and hours of usage. The following estimation supports this claim. A regular ceiling fan (1200 mm span) consumes about 75 W at the highest speed.  There are over 400 million regular ceiling fans in India and each of them creates an electricity demand about 39W* (consumption at medium speed). Super energy efficient ceiling…

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