Energy Saving Tip: Ceiling Fans

How Can Ceiling Fans Reduce Energy Costs?

– WINTER TIP: most ceiling fans have a switch allowing you to rotate the blades in reverse, creating a gentle updraft forcing warm air near the ceiling down into the living area.

-SUMMER TIP: make sure your ceiling fan is blowing air downwards into the living area.

– ON HOT DAYS: turn up the thermostat by two
degrees and use your ceiling fan to lower air conditioning costs by up to 14%.

– Turn off the ceiling fan when you leave the room; fans only cool people, not rooms.

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