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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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A brief note on BLDC motors and their application in ceiling fans

A brief note on BLDC motors and their application in ceiling fans

Motors are the primary component in a ceiling fan and this blog throws light on working of ceiling fan motors especially BLDC motors. Electric Motor And It’s Working We come across hundreds of motors in our daily life from domestic to industrial applications. Motors are electrical machines that convert electrical energy into mechanical energy (rotational motion). This rotational motion can be translated into linear motions as well based on the application. All electric motors have the following parts: Stator –…

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How Super Energy Efficient Ceiling Fans Differ from Regular Ceiling Fans?

How Super Energy Efficient Ceiling Fans Differ from Regular Ceiling Fans?

Ceiling fans are still the primary space cooling appliances in India. There are over 400 million ceiling fans in the country. They can be categorized based on their efficiency as: – Regular Ceiling fans – Energy Efficient ceiling fans – Super energy efficient ceiling fans Regular Ceiling fans Regular fans are conventional ceiling fans built with an AC Induction Motor (ACIM). Typically, they consume around 75W and some old fans may consume up to 90W. The vast majority of ceiling fans in use are these ceiling fans. The…

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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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