There’s nothing like the feeling of a cool breeze from a fan during a summer day. To achieve it, you need a ceiling fan that moves the most air. When choosing the right fan, some look at the CFM (cubic feet per minute). While CFM does talk about the air in relation to the fan, there are a lot more factors that go into a fan that produces the best airflow.
Five factors work in combination to determine the airflow and efficiency to extend the wind area:
2)Blade shape and size
4)Height from ceiling
Here are the factors to consider to improve ventilation in your Home
Blade pitch refers to the angle of the blades as they move through the air. A steeper blade will require more energy, which means a powerful motor will be required, and vice versa for a flat blade. For better understanding, blades with a relatively flat pitch- between 9 and 11 degrees - do not require a very large motor to reach a high speed. However, a steeper blade pitch, such as 13 to 16 degrees, will require a more powerful motor to achieve the same speed. A quality ceiling fan is designed to ensure that blades and motors work together to provide good airflow.
BLADE SHAPE AND SIZE
Bigger and wider blades may not give good airflow. Though they extend the area, bigger is not always better. These blades may not be able to move as much air, but blades that are too small and narrow can have a similar effect. Having the right size of the blades in the right shape is necessary for ample airflow.
So how many blades are the best for a ceiling fan? How do they affect your room and home?
Read here to determine whether the Number of blades on ceiling fans matters
RPM refers to how fast the blades spin at a specific speed. The faster the blades move, the more air they move. Ideally, to achieve the best ceiling fan airflow, you may buy a fan with six separate speed settings ranging from low to very high. This can give you more extension areas.
HEIGHT FROM CEILING
Too close or too far ceiling fans do not provide much air; therefore, 10-12 inches is recommended as medium height for good airflow.
The motor is one of the most important features to determine good airflow. If the other 4 factors are in place, the motor is like the cherry on the cake. The motor determines the power, performance, strength, and longevity of a fan. The right motor makes the fan go for longer with an extended airflow.
To extend the wind area of a ceiling fan is not just one factor. Instead, 5 factors need to work together to give good airflow around the interior space.
We at Anemos make sure you purchase a suitable fan for your interior space that has good airflow and extensive wind area.