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Reminder: Make Your Ceiling Fans Spin Backwards in Winter

Monday, December 18th, 2017

ceiling-fan-woodenLong, long before there was electrical air conditioning, there were fans. The action of a fan doesn’t by itself make the air cooler. What it does is remove the heat envelope from around people and evaporates perspiration, which allows the human body to release more heat. People feel cooler, even though the air itself hasn’t changed temperature.

Ceiling fans are the best way to enjoy the power of fans in a home. Ceiling fans don’t take up space the way desk fans and standing fans do, and they create an attractive look in a room that adds to the ambiance. A well-installed and placed set of ceiling fans creates an even flow of air around a room so as many people as possible can enjoy their comfort effects.

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Using Ceiling Fans for Comfort during Winter

Monday, January 11th, 2016

ceiling_fan_installerCeiling fans are an excellent way to stay cool in the summer without placing too much extra stress on an air conditioning system. Properly installed ceiling fans create a breeze through a living space, and this movement of air creates a “wind-chill” effect… except you want to feel a bit of chill in hot weather! The air removes the heat envelope from around the human body, making it easier for the body to release heat and cool down.

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Why You Should Consider Installing Ceiling Fans

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

ceiling_fan_installerAir conditioners run most days during the summer in Southern California, and they also run frequently during other times of the year. This means that a large chunk of the annual energy budget for your home goes toward the electricity that powers the AC. However, you can help rein in air conditioning costs thanks to the installation of ceiling fans.

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