Honest opinions about how to buy Appliances and Lighting.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009


True or false: Does a paddle fan lower the temperature in the room?

False: The paddle fan does not change the real temperature, just the perception. Think of it as wind chill. If you live in Boston and temperature is 30, but the wind is blowing from Canada, the wind chill across your skin makes it feel colder.

Paddle fans have two key functions, creating the wind chill in the summer and by reversing the fan, heat is redistributed in the winter.

For taller ceilings, the fan should 25% of the height of the ceiling. So on a 16 foot ceiling, the fan should be placed at 12 feet.

Now for the picture part of our post:

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