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How can you use ceiling fans in winter?

How can you use ceiling fans in winter?

In a closed space like a room with still air, the cooler air stays at the bottom, and the warm air rises to the ceiling. This segmentation of air happens due to the difference in the densities, and this phenomenon is called stratification. This becomes a problem in winters as the much-needed warm air recedes to the ceiling leaving the space close to the floor cooler. When heating elements are used to warm the space, it requires more heat generation…

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CAN WE USE AC AND CEILING FAN TOGETHER?

CAN WE USE AC AND CEILING FAN TOGETHER?

Yes! Using AC and ceiling fan together is bound to give advantages to us in power savings and eco-friendliness. Air conditioning (AC) is currently the most effective method of cooling indoor space. However, its growing global use is problematic for a variety of reasons.   Typically, a 1-ton AC consumes more than 800 W per hour. Widespread use of air conditioning puts a strain on the electricity distribution system and raises the risk of power shortages.    Through heat ejection, air conditioning contributes to the Urban…

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THERMAL ADAPTABILITY AND CEILING FANS

THERMAL ADAPTABILITY AND CEILING FANS

Thermal adaptation is the ability of the human body to adjust to temperatures. The human body works to maintain the core body temperature at 37° celsius. The loss or gain of heat from the environment activates the thermal regulators in the body to warm or cool respectively. The thermal regulation system in our body functions intending to keep ourselves at a comfortable temperature. The core of our body passes on heat to the skin to maintain comfort during cold climates,…

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WHAT IS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A CEILING FAN?

WHAT IS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A CEILING FAN?

The primary objective of a ceiling fan is to offer thermal comfort to the occupant. The effectiveness of a ceiling fan is the measure of its thermal comfort and its other aspects like efficiency, durability, noise limit, wellness, local influence, value, environmental impact.  Thermal comfort  The condition of people’s minds that expresses satisfaction with the thermal environment is called thermal comfort.    For many years, humans have been using fans to regulate thermal comfort. Ceiling fans regulate their occupants’ thermal comfort…

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SUPERFAN AND BANNISTER EFFECT

SUPERFAN AND BANNISTER EFFECT

Bannister effect   For decades in the first half of the twentieth century, running a sub-4-minute mile was considered a barrier in athletics. Breaking the barrier, according to experts, required peak performance in ideal weather and track conditions.  Roger Bannister, a full-time student with no formal training, devised a strategy to break through the elusive barrier. He was considered an outsider and un-conventional. On May 6th, 1954, in a small meet at Oxford, England, attended by few thousand, he breached…

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Can a BLDC ceiling fan consume 28W or lesser?

Can a BLDC ceiling fan consume 28W or lesser?

BLDC ceiling fans are marketed based only on their power consumption. But the power consumption depends on various other parameters, size, airflow, speed to name a few. Especially the ’28 W‘ is being used in the market a lot, is it true? Can a BLDC ceiling fan consume 28W or lesser? There could be two possibilities: 1. It could be a marketing gimmick of expressing the specification of the BLDC ceiling fan in a clever way to deceive. One step…

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Superfan: FAIR FAN that offers FAIR FLOW

Superfan: FAIR FAN that offers FAIR FLOW

Is the ceiling fan you buy, fair to you and everybody else? Superfan makes ceiling fans that strive to be fair to the consumers, the nation, and the environment. CUSTOMERS Sensible Innovation Ceiling fans earlier were negligent about power consumption, contributing to expensive electricity bills and pollution due to electricity generation, Superfan broke this stereotype in 2012 by inventing India’s first super energy efficient ceiling fans. This innovation replaced the inefficient AC induction motor of ceiling fans with Brush-Less Direct…

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High flow ceiling fans & High speed ceiling fans

High flow ceiling fans & High speed ceiling fans

How ceiling fans move air? A ceiling fan is a simple electrical appliance with blades mounted on a motor which rotates the blades to push the air and create airflow. The airflow from ceiling fans is measured in Cubic Meter Per Minute (CMM). The airflow has two components, the volume of air moved and the speed at which that volume of air moves. Fan designers vary the two components to make fans suitable for different applications with the same airflow….

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Regulator BLDC ceiling fans

Regulator BLDC ceiling fans

The function of a regulator is to provide the user with control over the fan. This control comes with a loss of power. Therefore, it is good to choose the type of regulator that minimizes this loss (To know more read: What does a fan regulator do? ). Regulators also save energy as the user can operate the fan at the desired RPM, which may be lower than the highest RPM in many instances. Currently, capacitive-based regulators are the best…

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What does a fan regulator do?

What does a fan regulator do?

Regulators, as the name suggests, regulate or control the speed of the fan motor. They have been around since the 1950s, and there are a few types of them. Resistive regulator   These are the box type regulators, found in many old building and homes. It has a wire wound resistor with different contact points as the speed positions, with each contact point corresponding to a resistance value. The presence of resistance reduces the voltage supplied to the fan. In an AC induction motor,…

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