Ceiling Fans & Cooling

61+ Unique Ceiling Fans For Your Home

61+ Unique Ceiling Fans For Your Home

If you are looking for a ceiling fan that is a bit more run-of-the-mill then you have come to the right place.

Below we have comprised a list of 61+ cool and unique ceiling fans.

Having perused many ceiling fans we have also picked out a few of our favourites.

The Monte Carlo Dylan Ceiling Fan has one of the largest airflows and efficiencies of the fans listed, so if you are looking for serious air, check it air.

The Hunter Symphony is one of a few smart ceiling fans available.

Although taste is completely subject, check out the slick propeller fan from Casa Vieja.

There is a lot of variation out there and they are many similar but different options available in some styles. An example is the leaf fan.

There are a number of styles from various manufacturers, however, we have only given one for reference. So if you like one style of fan here, have a good look around as there may be different sizes/colours/styles of that type of fan available.

We have also included some basic stats of each fan so you can easily compare and get a quick overview of each fan. While we have made every effort to have as accurate data as possible please always consult the seller or manufacturer for the actual stats as there may be some discrepancies here.

61+ Unique Ceiling Fans

Minka-Aire F844-DK Light Wave

Minka-Aire F843-DK, Wave, 52' Ceiling Fan with Remote Control, Distressed Koa
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Minka-Aire F843-DK, Wave, 52" Ceiling Fan with Remote Control, Distressed Koa
  • DESIGN: The Minka-Aire Wave fan is truly...
  • BULB: No bulb/light included.
  • INCLUDED: RCS213 - Three-speed hand-held...
  • MOTOR: Conveniently quiet, 3 speed -...
  • DIMENSIONS: Measures 12.5'' from the ceiling...


This fan is a slick-looking modern looking fan which is available in brown, silver or white colours.

Its unique design is in its curved blades or variable fan blade pitch which gives it its sleek modern look.

You are also able to control the lighting on the fan with a 17W dimmer.

The good news is also that with this fan the lighting is LED so you will use minimal power with the lighting unlike some halogen lighting kits with other fans.

The fan comes with 3 speeds and a handheld remote control for easy control.

A wall control can also be purchased in order to control the fan’s speed and light dimming from the wall.

It is a UL listed indoor rated fan so you won’t be able to use this outside.

The good news is that this fan is reversible however in order to reverse the fan you have to do this manually on the fan unit itself. Over this fan has fairly positive ratings.

See what people are saying about it.

Westinghouse 7214100 Harmony

Westinghouse Lighting 7214100 Harmony Indoor Ceiling Fan with Light, 48 Inch, Brushed Nickel
420 Reviews
Westinghouse Lighting 7214100 Harmony Indoor Ceiling Fan with Light, 48 Inch, Brushed Nickel
  • Two-light 48-inch two-blade indoor ceiling...
  • 153-by-20-millimeter silicon steel motor with...
  • Airflow: 4, 610. 9 cfm (High); Energy Usage:...
  • Includes 3/4-inch by 6-inch down rod, 78-inch...
  • Lifetime motor ; two-year on all other parts....

The Westinghouse almost looks like some sort of weapon out of a science fiction movie rather than a ceiling fan.

This cool ceiling fan boasts only 2 blades which are a move away from the traditional ceiling fan which generally has 3 or more.

With this fan, you get 4 fan speeds as well as the all-important all year round switch (which reverses the fan direction). Inside the lighting, case is 2 lights which are candelabra base 40-watt torpedo light bulbs.

Although it does not come with a remote control you are able to purchase a compatible remote separately. This 48-inch fan is recommended for a 12×12 room or less.

The fan is controlled directly by 2 pull chains. One for the light and one for the speeds. It is UL listed for indoor use. This cool fan comes Westinghouse fan comes with quite favourable ratings. Check out what people have to say.

Harbor Breeze Twin Breeze

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Harbor Breeze Twin Breeze Ii 74-in Oil-rubbed Bronze Outdoor Downrod Ceiling Fan
  • Award winning double fan ceiling fan displays...
  • 6 brown wicker blades make it easy to change...
  • Light kit with frosted glass shades creates a...
  • 74-in fan is ideal for extra-large rooms....
  • 3-speed reversible AC motor provides up to...


If you are looking for something a bit different why not look at a double fan. This aptly named Harbour Breeze Twin Breeze fan has a sleek oil-rubbed bronzed finish but the best thing about this fan is that it is UL Wet Listed.

Yup, that means you can use this double fan in wet locations. It comes with 3 speeds and a light kit which takes Candelabra base bulbs.

Being 74 inches in total the fan is recommended by the manufacturer for rooms that are 400m2 or more. You are able to purchase a remote control separately if you need more convenient controls. This fan has good ratings from consumers. See what people have to say.

COLORLED Invisible Ceiling Fans

Ceiling Fan with Lights-22 inch Invisible Acrylic Blade Metal Shell Ceiling Light Fan

Ceiling Fan with Lights-22 inch Invisible Acrylic Blade Metal Shell Ceiling Light Fan, LED Remote Control 3-Color Dimmable Lighting Fan (Star cutout pattern)
  • ✔ Invisible Acrylic Blade Ceiling Fan...
  • ✔ Wind speed: 3 modes speed adjustment,...
  • ✔ Timer switch: 1~4 hours set for auto off,...
  • ✔ High grade motor: Silent, durable, high...

This 22-inch ceiling fan oozes decadence and style and certainly draws attention to the design of the fan. So much so that it can become just a centrepiece light with the ability to have the blade fans retract – hence the name Invisible fan.

This unique fan saves you power with LED lighting and is UL listed for indoor use only. There are 4 blades all of which are clear which keeps attention firmly focused on the design. You can control the airflow with 3 speeds. Find out more.

Brette 23 in. LED Indoor/Outdoor Ceiling Fan

24" Segue Possini Modern Indoor Ceiling Fan with Light LED Remote Control Brushed Nickel for Living Room Kitchen Bedroom Family Dining - Possini Euro Design
  • 24" wide fan unit. 16" wide fan head....
  • Has five downlights. Comes with five 7 watt...
  • Brushed nickel finish motor with five...
  • A modern fan design from the Possini Euro...
  • 6" downrod included. 18" high from the...

If you want a bit more discretion with your fan you could try the Brette 23 Inch ceiling fan. This unique drum style fan has no visible blades and contained within the frosted glass are 2x 23 watt LED light strips, great for saving power on lighting.

The lights are also dimmable and easily controlled by the included remote control. With the remote, you are also able to adjust the speed of the fan independently of the light too, a feature many other fans do not offer.

It has 3 speeds and the fan is also reversible so you can add more comfort to your room all year round. There are a few different companies making this kind of fan so you have options in terms of brand and with style. Check out what people are saying.

Westinghouse 7224300 Quince

Westinghouse Lighting 7224300 Quince 24-Inch Gun Metal Indoor Ceiling Fan, Light Kit with Opal Frosted Glass
  • Two-light 24-inch reversible six-blade indoor...
  • 153-by-9-millimeter silicon steel motor with...
  • Airflow: 1, 270 cfm; Energy Usage: 25 watts...
  • Includes 3/4-inch by 4-inch down rod, 78-inch...
  • Lifetime on motor; two-year on all other...

The Westinghouse 7224300 Quince almost looks like a small plane’s turbine. It boasts 6 blades and comes in 3 colors; chrome, gunmetal, and white. At only 24 inches, the fan is compact and recommended for rooms around 10×10 feet.

The motor is high quality and energy-efficient and backed with a  lifetime warranty. You can keep your room more comfortable all year round as this fan is reversible. The 7224300 Quince comes with 2 lights that use incandescent bulbs.

There are 3 speeds on the fan and although it does not come with a remote control, it is remote control adaptable should you want the extra convenience. Being a more well-known brand it comes with pretty good ratings. See what purchasers have to say about it.

Kichler Lighting 56-in Satin Black with Antique Pewter

Update your decor with this 56-inch ceiling fan with 2 rosewood blades with antique pewter. It will keep your room more comfortable all year round with the ability to change fan direction. It comes with a remote control unit which can control the speeds of the fan.

There is no lighting feature so this fan focuses entirely on moving air for your comfort. Not only is the fan El Listed, its CSA listed and best of all Energy Star listed which means great savings on power.

This unique ceiling fan is easy to install and comes in a medium-range price bracket. See what others are saying about it.

Craftmade WB348TS, Tiger Shark Warplane With Light

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Craftmade Kids Ceiling Fan Boys WB348TS Tiger Shark Warplane With Light, 48-Inch 3 Blade Hugger Ceiling Fan
  • LIGHTING: This 48" ceiling fan is built with...
  • MATERIAL: Engineered with a silicon steel...
  • CONTROL: This flush mount warplane ceiling...
  • DIMENSIONS: This hugger ceiling fan hangs...
  • SPECIFICATIONS: Weighing 13.87 pounds this...

If you know your warplanes you will recognize this Tiger Shark from the P-40s used in WWII. As far as cool ceiling fans for the kids go its right up there. Available in 42 and 48-inch sizes there are also a number of other similar plane variations available.

The fan has 3 speeds and is also reversible so you are able to make your room warm during winter. The integrated light kit comes with a 60-watt candelabra bulb which is controlled by a pull chain to turn the light on and off.

This fan is a must for those with young aviation enthusiasts in the house. Check out what others have to say about it.

TroposAir The L.A. 34.5W Indoor/Outdoor Ceiling Fan

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Hunter Fan Company 51059 Hunter Indoor Low Profile IV Ceiling Fan with Pull Chain Control, 42", White Finish
  • CLASSIC CEILING FAN: The traditional ceiling...
  • MULTI-SPEED REVERSIBLE FAN MOTOR: Whisper...
  • PULL CHAIN CONTROL: Turn the white ceiling...

I’ll be honest, I’m still not entirely sure how this one works, but apparently, it does. at 5571 CFM it blows a good amount of air. This unusual ceiling fan is also quite highly stacked with features too.

It runs has a DC motor which means it is a whole lot more energy efficient than AC motors that many other fans use. It has 6 speeds and again, unlike many other fans, has a remote control which can control the direction of the fan, so you can stay cool in summer and warm in winter.

The great majority of fans require you to flick a switch on the fan unit itself to change the fan direction so that is a big plus for this fan. You are also able to add a light kit to this fan in case you need more illumination in the room.

Not only can you use this fan indoors, but it can also be used outside. Some high-quality features from a very cool ceiling fan. Find out more.

52″ Casa Vieja Capri Brushed Nickel Ceiling Fan

36" Casa Vieja Revolve Ceiling Fan
  • 36" blade span.
  • 14 degree blade pitch.
  • Brushed nickel finish housing.
  • Silver finish blades.
  • Remote control.

The Casa Vieja Capri almost looks like a giant shuriken and who wouldn’t want a giant shuriken cooling their room? This stylish 5 blade silver, brushed nickel fan comes with a light kit included. The lighting is comprised of 2x 13w standard  CFL bulbs.

The fan comes with a remote control to control the lighting and the 3 fan speeds. The fan is also reversible so you can help warm the house in winter, with a switch on the fan unit itself.

The fan comes highly rated by consumers who have bought the unit. Find out more here.

Minka-Aire F596-BN, Cirque, 54″ Ceiling Fan

Minka-Aire F596-BN Cirque 54 Inch Ceiling Fan in Brushed Nickel Finish
  • DESIGN: The Minka-Aire Cirque indoor ceiling...
  • BULB: The Cirque ceiling fan includes an...
  • INCLUDED: WCS212 - Three-speed wall control...
  • MOTOR: Conveniently quiet, 3 speed -...
  • DIMENSIONS: Measures 14.75'' from the ceiling...

Like something out of a science fiction movie this 54 inch Minka Aire ceiling fan comes in polished nickel and brushed nickel finishes. The fan comes with 3 speeds and is also able to be reversed all at the control unit on the wall.

It also comes with a light kit which takes a 50 watt MR 16 halogen bulb which can also be dimmed and controlled with the wall unit. The fan is UL Listed and you are also able to purchase a compatible remote control should you require more portable control.

If you are also wanting to have the light fixture more energy efficient you could replace the bulb with a LED of the same voltage. Find out more.

Kichler Lighting 300168NI Link

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Kichler 300168NI 54-Inch Link Fan, Brushed Nickel
  • Clear seeded glass and linear arms comprise...
  • The DC Motor and 2 blade combination moves a...
  • 28" pitch flat ceiling install only. It comes...
  • Does not provide lighting.
  • CSA UL Listed Dry. A dry location is an...

This cool ceiling fan made by Kichler comes in 3 different styles, the brushed nickel, polished nickel and oil-rubbed bronze. It is a DC motor so is likely going to be a very quiet fan and more efficient than Ac fans (up to 70% according to the manufacturer).

It also has a blade pitch of 28 degrees which is a whole lot more than the standard fan. This means it’s likely to move more air, but the motor will work a lot harder for it.

Luckily it’s a DC motor! The fan is UL rated for indoor use and it comes with a remote control. With the control, you can change the fans 6 speeds. A wall compatible switch is also available separately should you want wall control of the unit.

No lighting is available for the unit, however. Find out more.

Possini Euro FX3 Ceiling Fan

Good things come in threes probably why the name FX3. It has 3 fan heads which have 3 blades each and are able to be controlled with 3 speeds. This fan has silver blades with a brushed steel finish.

You are able to control the unit via an included remote control. It has a white frosted glass light kit which contains  2 13 watt CFL bulbs. The fans have an 18-inch blade span and 20-degree blade pitch which is a little more than the average fan. Find out more.

Kendal Lighting AC13152-ORB Fern Leaf

Kendal Lighting AC13152-ORB Fern Leaf 52-Inch 5-Blade Ceiling Fan, Oil Rubbed Bronze Finish and Oak Fern Leaf Decorative Blades
  • Material Type is: metal
  • Romance finish: Oil Rubbed Bronze
  • Style Type is : traditional
  • 52-inch blade span and 15-degree blade pitch
  • Includes five decorative Oak Fern Leaf wood...

This cool leaf fan is quite a popular choice and there are many variations from many different fan companies. This one, in particular, has five oil rubbed finished blades. It can be used indoors and outdoors (covered) also as it is UL damp rated.

A pull chain operates the 3 speeds on the fan. The fan is 52 inches and the blade pitch is 15 degrees. It is also compatible with a light kit and remote control which can be brought separately. Find out more

TroposAir Voyage Oil Rubbed Bronze

TroposAir Voyage Oil Rubbed Bronze Indoor/Outdoor Ceiling Fan with Khaki Fabric Blade
  • Airflow 53764 CF/M, Energy used 59.8-watt,...
  • 4 Spring Frame Blades with Blue Canvas
  • 5 in. down rod, 1/2 in. nominal diameter,...
  • Remote control and light kit adaptable
  • 3-Speeds and Switch Reversble

Another option in the long list of unique ceiling fans is the TroposAir Voyage ceiling fan. This unique fan actually uses khaki fabric for blades giving it a nautical feel.

Given that, it is also indoor and outdoor rated so is rated for outside covered use. It has 3 speeds and is also able to be reversed for your comfort all year round.

If you are wanting easier control or you want to add some ambience then the fan is a remote control and light kit adaptable, both of which are sold separately. Find out more.

Hampton Bay 48 in. Outdoor Havana Cambridge Silver Ceiling Fan

Hampton Bay 51328 Ceiling Fan
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Hampton Bay 51328 Ceiling Fan
  • This refurbished product is tested and...

This fan is a bit meta with fan styled blades as fan blades. It can be used indoor and outdoors as it is UL Damp-rated and CSA listed. It has 5 fan blades and a bowl light kit which takes 3x 14-watt medium base CFL light bulbs.

It has 3 speeds and is controlled by a pull chain. It is also a reversible fan so it be can be used to cool in summer and help warm in winter. A remote control is able to be purchased separately if you are looking for more convenient controls. Find out more.

Twin Star III Double Ceiling Fan

Twin Star III Double Ceiling Fan in Oil Rubbed Bronze with 54" Natural Palm Blades
  • Lifetime Limited Indoor Motor Warranty
  • Dual Adjutable Motors Spaced Nearly 5-Feet...
  • Minimum Ceiling Requirement of 12-Feet
  • Dual High Performance Motors with Sealed...
  • INCLUDES: Wall Control, 6"/15"/30" Down-Rod

If you liked the look of the palm blade fans, why not just double get double! It comes with two high-performance motors and is also rated for damp locations so can be used in an outside covered area. A wall control is also included.

The cool thing about this fan is that you are able to move the blades into multiple positions. 90 degrees 45 degrees or straight. You are also able to purchase a light kit separately. Find out more.

TroposAir Mustang II

Another fan for the more serious aviation enthusiast, the Mustang II from Tropos Air’s design is inspired by the P82 Twin Mustang of WWII. It features 2 small form energy-efficient motors along with an integrated light kit.

The lighting is made up of 2x 13 watt CFL bulbs. The fan has 3 speeds and comes with convenient remote control. The fan is an indoor and outdoor rated. Find out more.

Quorum 9 72“Ceiling Fan

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Quorum 97215-9 Protruding Mount, 15 Weathered Oak Blades Ceiling fan, Galvanized
  • 72``Ceiling Fan from the Windmill collection
  • Height: 16.46 inches
  • Style: Contemporary Modern Light Type:...
  • Finish: Galvanized
  • Safety Rating: Dry and Safety Listing: Dry

This cool windmill rustic style ceiling fan comes in a number of different sizes all the way up to 72″. The fan contains 15 blades and also has 6 speeds. The fan is reversible for all year round use and comes with wall control. Find out more.

Hunter 23252 Baseball Ceiling Fan

Hunter 23252 Baseball 44-Inch Single Light 4-Blade Ceiling Fan, Leather-Look Mitt Base with 4 Pine/Aluminum Blades and Baseball Light
  • Die-cast leather look catcher's mitt housing...
  • Four reversible Pine/Aluminum bat blades and...
  • Whisperwind high-performance motor
  • Patented anti vibration technology for wobble...
  • EZ-hang mounting system for safe and simple...

If you like baseball, this fan is for you. This baseball-themed ceiling fan not only features a bat, mitt, and ball, but you are also able to get baseball-themed pull chains to accompany the fan. The fan has 4 speeds and is also reversible for use all year round.

It is also made by Hunter, a very reputable a long-established ceiling fan brand known for good quality fans, so you can be sure it is more than just a cheap gimmick fan. The lighting is comprised of one 19-watt CFL bulb and can be excluded if need be.

A remote control is also purchasable. Find out more.

TroposAir Triton II

This unique contemporary ceiling fan from TroposAir measures 52 inches and comes with a handheld remote for easy control. The remote also controls the integrated 75-watt halogen light. The fan also comes with a cover should you not want any extra light in your room. Find out more.

Air King 9718 Ceiling Fan

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Air King 9718 18-Inch Industrial Grade Ceiling Mount Fan,Black
  • 18-inch ceiling mount fan ideal for any...
  • Constructed of powder-coated steel for...
  • 1/6-horsepower, fully enclosed, permanently...
  • 10-foot, 3-conductor type SJT power cord
  • Comes with a 1-year limited warranty

The Air King 9718 is unique in that it is one of the smallest ceiling fans available. Despite its small stature, it is a very powerful fan for its size. The fan has 3 speeds and is operated by a pull chain. It is ETL  and OSHA approved. Find out more.

Savoy House 26-9536-FD-196 Alsace Fan

Savoy House 26-9536-FD-196 Downrod Mount, 3 Chestnut Blades Ceiling fan with 37 watts light, Reclaimed Wood
  • Reclaimed Wood Finish - Transitional Style
  • White Etch Glass - Suiteable for indoor use...
  • 1-Light with Mini-Can H-type bulbs (BULBS...
  • 16.25 Height / 30 Width - Inches
  • Savoy House 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty

There are a number of Rustic Ceiling fans available and this unique fan with a reclaimed wood finish is able to fit into a rustic environment, indoors and outdoors. Coming with an integrated light kit which takes 1 Mini-Can H-type bulb, it has 3 blades and variable speed settings. Reversible for your comfort all year round, the fan also comes with a remote control. Find out more.

Kichler 300230NI, Terna, LED Pedant Fan

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Kichler 300230NI Terna LED Ceiling Fan, 3 Speed CoolTouch Full Function, Brushed Nickel, 15 inch
  • Offers a modern design that works well with...
  • It comes complete with 78” of extra lead...
  • 22" pitch, includes a 4.5" downrod of 1"...
  • Provides ambient lighting, which provides...
  • CSA UL Listed Dry. A dry location is an...

Looking more like something you would have in your kitchen to mix your smoothy, this cool ceiling fan by Kichler is centered around the integrated light kit. It comes in three styles, white, brushed nickel and oil rubbed bronze to suit whatever decor you may have in your room. It is a variable speed fan and takes energy-efficient LED lights.

It is also ETL Listed. It comes with a remote control which controls the speeds along with the lighting which has is able to be dimmed. You will have comfort all year round with the ability to reverse the fan. Find out more.

Possini Euro Segue 24 Ceiling Fan

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Looking like a flying saucer, this 24-inch ceiling fan from Possini has an 18-degree blade pitch and can be sloped in two directions to direct the airflow more conveniently. It comes with a remote control with which you can control the fan speeds and lighting separately. The lighting is comprised of five 35 Watt Halogen GU10 base bulbs. There is no reverse function on this fan. Find out more.

Westinghouse 7234220 Xavier Ceiling Fan

Westinghouse Lighting 7234220 Xavier II Indoor Ceiling Fan with Light, 52 Inch, Brushed Nickel W Gun
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Westinghouse Lighting 7234220 Xavier II Indoor Ceiling Fan with Light, 52 Inch, Brushed Nickel W Gun
  • 52-inch, five-blade indoor ceiling fan; ideal...
  • 153-millimeter by 15-millimeter silicon steel...
  • Airflow: 5,063 cfm; Energy Usage: 67 watts...
  • Includes 78-inch lead wire, 3/4-inch by...
  • Lifetime motor warranty; two-year warranty on...

This cool, modern ceiling fan by Westinghouse comes with the quality and style Westinghouse are known. Its light kit is what makes this fan unique in that it is not integrated as such, like a lot of other fans. It has a 3 light track kit with adjustable spotlights and uses 50-watt Halogen bulbs. It is recommended for rooms up to 360ft2.

It comes with 3 speeds and is also reversible so it can bring your home comfort all year round. You are able to purchase a remote control for this fan separately. Find out more.

Minka-Aire F502-BCW, Traditional Gyro Ceiling Fan

Minka-Aire F502-BCW Traditional Gyro 42 Inch Twin Head Ceiling Fan in Belcaro Walnut Finish
  • Requires Bond hub (sold separately) to work...
  • Minka Aire ceiling fan includes (1) 100 Watt...
  • Designed with a belcaro walnut body, this...
  • Control included: WCS212 - Three-speed wall...
  • Dimensions: Measures 23.9'' from the ceiling...

As far as unique ceiling fans go this has to be one of the most unique but also made by one of the top brands, Minka Aire. This fan will get people talking. The Gyro style fan comes with twin turbofans and has 3 speeds controllable from the wall. It has an integrated light kit which can also be controlled from the wall and is dimmable.

It takes 1x 100 Watt  (E11 base) Halogen bulb and is also reversible for all-year-round comfort. It is also UL Listed. Find out more.

Fanimation FP7900MG Torto Ceiling Fan

Fanimation Torto - 52 inch - Metro Gray with Light Kit and Remote - FP7900MG
  • This fan comes included with dimmable:...
  • Dimensions: Height Distance from Ceiling to...
  • Hanging Weight is 26.4. This fan is rated for...
  • Fan comes included with: TR20WH and can be...
  • Three 60 inch Sweep Metro Gray Composite...

This cool modern ceiling fan from Fanimation comes in a metro gray finish or white. It has 3 speeds and is reversible for all year round use. You are able to control the fans speeds with the included remote control and also the integrated light. The lighting is comprised of 2 candelabra bulbs and is dimmable. The fan is UL listed and is also rated for indoor and damp locations. Find out more.

Fanimation FP1280BL-22-L1 Ceiling Fan

Fanimation FP1280BL-22-L1 Ceiling Fan
  • Style: traditional
  • Finish: black
  • Blade finish: Oak/Walnut

If you are looking for something a bit more old school you can’t go past a look at the Fanimation Brewmaster ceiling fan. This unique ceiling fan is UL-rated and is also rated for damp locations. It also comes with a remote control. Find out more.

Fanimation Brewmaster Unipack Ceiling Fan

Fanimation FP1280PW-D4A-S1 48`` Fan
  • Style: traditional
  • Finish: pwt, nckl elegant, B/s, Slvr
  • Blade finish: Antique woven Bamboo

This unique indoor ceiling fan has antique woven bamboo blades. It spans 52 inches and comes with both a remote control as well as a wall mount control for your convenience. Find out more.

Fanimation FP6210OB Avaston Fan

Fanimation Avaston - 52 inch - Oil-Rubbed Bronze with Light Kit and Remote - FP6210OB
  • The twisty Avaston comes included with...
  • Dimensions: Height Distance from Ceiling to...
  • Hanging Weight is 28.44. This fan is rated...
  • Fan comes included with: TR24WH and can be...
  • Three 52 inch Sweep Cherry Composite Painted...

Another cool ceiling fan from Fanimation the Avaston comes in an oil-rubbed bronze or satin nickel finish. It spans 52″ and is UL listed for indoors and also damp locations. It is a variable speed fan and an integrated light kit which uses 2x 50w halogen bulbs. It also includes a light cap if you are not wanting to have the extra light in your room. It is also reversible for use all year round. Find out more.

Quorum 14583-914, Jellyfish Chrome Ceiling Fan

This funky ceiling fan aptly named the Jellyfish has all the trimmings. It comes with 3 speeds as well as a remote control which has the ability to control the full range of the light dimming as well as the reverse function so you are able to use the fan all year round. The 3 blades made of clear acrylic and a light bulb with a clear acrylic lens. The fan is also UL Listed. Find out more.

Monte Carlo 8ATR44BSD-L, Airlift Ceiling Fan

Monte Carlo 8ATR44BSD-L Downrod Mount, 8 Clear Frost Blades Ceiling fan with 100 watts light, Brushed Steel
  • Premium power 188 X 15 mm torque-induction...
  • Triple capacitor, 3 speed reversible motor.
  • Precision balanced motor and blades for...
  • 22 degree blade pitch designed for optimal...

‘Blossoming like a flower’ as one customer puts it is what makes this ceiling fan from Monte Carlo unique. The fan blades fold down over the lamp when the fan is off creating somewhat of an ornament in itself. When the fan is turned on it ‘blossoms’ with the fan blades extracting out to take care of their job blowing air. The fan has an integrated light kit which takes 1 x 100-watt incandescent bulb and comes with a remote control of which you can control the lights, speeds and also the direction of the fan so you can use it all year round. The fan has 3 speeds and is UL Listed. Find out more.

Craftmade PS52BB, Four Blade 52″ Prostar Basketball Ceiling Fan

Craftmade PS52BB, Four Blade 52" Prostar Basketball Ceiling Fan With Light and Remote
  • LIGHTING: This 52 inch ceiling fan was made...
  • MATERIAL: This kids ceiling fan was built...
  • CONTROL: This four blade ceiling fan is...
  • DIMENSIONS: This basketball ceiling fan...
  • SPECIFICATIONS: This ceiling fan provides...

This one is for the basketball fans in the house. This cool ceiling fan comes with an integrated light kit which takes and 18 W CFL bulb. The fan has 3 speeds and comes with a remote control with which you can control the light, speeds and also the fan direction. So this fan is also able to be used all year round. Find out more.

Craftmade K10612 Bloom Ceiling Fan

Craftmade K10612 Bloom 52" Ceiling Fan with CFL Lights and Remote & Wall Control, 10 Blades, White
  • 52`` Ceiling Fan motor with blades included...
  • Width: 52.00 inches
  • Style: leaf, flower, fruit light Type:...
  • Finish: white
  • Safety rating: cetl and

This ‘bloom’ ceiling fan is great for the kid’s rooms and comes in a number of different colours. It also extremely power efficient at only 13 watts which give it an energy star rating. The fan has an integrated light kit which takes 2 60-Watt candelabra bulbs. It has 3 speeds, is also reversible for all year round use, comes with a remote control and is UL rated. Be sure to check out all the different colours. Find out more.

Hunter 59222 Symphony Ceiling Fan

52" Modern Fan Stella Mahogany-Bronze Ceiling Fan with Light
  • Mahogany motor housing finish.
  • Mahogany finish blades.
  • Dark bronze downrods and canopy.
  • White glass light kit included.
  • Includes one 75 watt G9 halogen bulb.

On the exterior, this looks like just a reasonably standard modern ceiling fan, but this is no ordinary ceiling fan. This fan from Hunter is one of only a couple of ceiling fans that have smart capabilities. The fan comes with a remote control, dimmable LED lights, 4 speeds and a reversible motor so you will have all round use of the fan. It is also Wi-Fi enabled with support for Apple HomeKit technology. Welcome to the world of home automation. Find out more.

If you are looking for other smart options Hunter has a few smart options available and also HaikuHome have a smart ceiling fan available.

Monte Carlo 4BFR54RZWD Damp Location Butterfly Ceiling Fan

Monte Carlo 4BFR54RZWD Damp Location Butterfly Ceiling Fan
  • Category: fans
  • Family: butterfly
  • Number of Lights: 1, Bulb Type: Mini, Bulb(s)...
  • Style: contemporary modern

We’ve had the flora, now for the fauna. This Monte Carlo Butterfly ceiling fan comes with a handheld remote control and has 3 speeds as well as a reversible motor for all year round use. It is UL rated and also rated for damp locations. It has a light kit which takes halogen bulbs. Find out more.

Fanimation FP2120MG Enigma Ceiling Fan

Fanimation Enigma - 60 inch - Metro Gray with LED Light Kit and Remote - FP2120MG
  • The futuristic Enigma comes included with: 11...
  • Dimensions: Height Distance from Ceiling to...
  • Hanging Weight is 29. This fan is rated for...
  • Fan comes included with: TR24WH and can be...
  • One 37 inch Sweep Metro Gray Composite...

Available in metro gray and walnut finishes this 1 blade ceiling fan is about as unique as ceiling fans come. Some might say an enigma. Not only is it UL rated but it is energy star rated for extremely cost-efficient use. It comes with a remote control and can also damp rated. It has an integrated light kit which takes a halogen bulb as well as 3 speeds. Find out more.

Sycamore Uno Modern Ceiling Fan

Sycamore Uno Modern Ceiling Fan in Brushed Steel 52"
  • Lifetime Limited Motor Warranty
  • Single Blade Design in Brushed Steel Finish
  • Sealed Bearings
  • Includes: Hand Held Remote Control

This unique 1 blade ceiling fan whose design is inspired by nature itself comes in 2 sizes: 54inch and 60 inches. The fan is reversible so you are able to use the fan to bring comfort all year round. It is compatible with a wall control or remote control. Find out more.

Kichler Lighting Palla Ceiling Fan

Kichler 300126MCH 56`` Ceiling Fan
  • 56-inch blade span, and includes a 6IN and...
  • Durable 188mm x 25mm motor
  • Midnight chrome finish with satin black...
  • Light kit compatible using 380108MCH which is...
  • Listed to cUL standards for dry, indoor...

The Kichler Pall Ceiling fan comes in a number of different styles. It is UL listed and is light kit compatible. The light kit takes 6 halogen lights. The fan has 3 speeds which are controlled by the CoolTouch Control System.  Find out more.

Hampton Bay Pilot Ceiling Fan

Hampton Bay Pilot 60 Inch and 52 Inch Indoor Brushed Nickel Ceiling Fan with Light Kit and Remote Control
  • Integrated 1-light kit with etched opal glass...
  • Handheld remote control with 3-speed and...
  • Brushed nickel finish complements a variety...
  • Airflow 5300/5100 CFM, electricity use...
  • Controls your fan via a bond smartphone app -...

The Hampton Bay Pilot is unique in that it has 2 sets of blades for counter-rotational wind movement. The top blades move in one direction while the bottom move in the opposite. It has an integrated light kit which takes a 100W halogen light bulbs and comes with a remote control. It has 3 fan speeds and is reversible for use all year round. It is UL listed for indoor use. Find out more.

Casa Vieja Chandelier Ceiling Fan

Looking for something a bit more decorative? This elegant and sophisticated ceiling fan from Casa Vieja comes with a chandelier style light kit with decorative crystals. The lighting is comprised of four 40 watt candelabra bulbs. It has 3 speeds and comes with a wall control but is also remote control compatible. It is also reversible for all year round use. Find out more.

Matthews IR3H-CR-42 Ceiling Fan

Matthews IR3H-CR-WA-42 Irene Indoor/Outdoor Damp Location 42" Hugger Ceiling Fan with Remote & Wall Control, 3 Wood Blades, Polished Chrome
  • IRENE CEILING FAN DIMENSIONS: Diameter 42",...
  • FAN BLADES: 3-Joined Walnut Tone Finish Solid...
  • FAN CONTROL: Includes Hand-Held,...
  • INSTALLATION: Suitable for Ceiling Heights...
  • DETAILS: Constructed of Cast Aluminum and...

This cool contemporary flush mount ceiling fan from Matthews has 3 walnut-stained wooden blades. It uses a quiet DC motor for energy efficient use. It has 6 speeds and is reversible and can be controlled by handheld remote or by wall control. It is also damp-rated as well as UL listed. Find out more.

Monte Carlo Dylan Ceiling Fan

Monte Carlo 3DYR56AGB Dylan Vintage Industrial 56'' Outdoor Ceiling Fan with Remote Control, 3 Blades, Aged Brass
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Monte Carlo 3DYR56AGB Dylan Vintage Industrial 56'' Outdoor Ceiling Fan with Remote Control, 3 Blades, Aged Brass
  • DYLAN OUTDOOR CEILING FAN DIMENSIONS:...
  • FAN BLADES: 3 Outdoor Approved Dark Walnut...
  • FAN CONTROL: Includes 6-Speed Hand-Held...
  • INSTALLATION: Installable on Flat Ceiling...
  • DETAILS: Aged Brass Finish; Premium Power...

This rustic style ceiling fan from Monte Carlo uses a DC motor so you know it will be energy efficient. It has 6 speeds and is reversible for year round use and also comes with a remote control for your convenience. It is rated for damp locations and has a large CFM rating which means it moves a lot of air. Find out more.

Casa Vieja 52″ Casa Orbitor

52' Casa Orbitor Modern Hugger Low Profile Indoor Ceiling Fan with Wall Control Flush Mount Brushed Steel for Living Room Kitchen Bedroom Family Dining - Casa Vieja
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52" Casa Orbitor Modern Hugger Low Profile Indoor Ceiling Fan with Wall Control Flush Mount Brushed Steel for Living Room Kitchen Bedroom Family Dining - Casa Vieja
  • 52" blade span. Variable blade pitch. 153 x...
  • Brushed nickel motor finish. Three shaded...
  • Orbitor modern fan. A stylish look from the...
  • Comes with wall control.
  • Hugger ceiling fan. Height from ceiling to...

Probably one of my personal favorites in terms of looks this slick looking propeller type ceiling fan comes with 3 speeds and has a manual reverse option for all year round use. It comes with a wall control and is light kit compatible. It is also available in a  number of finishes. Find out more.

Modern Fan Stella Ceiling Fan 52″

52" Modern Fan Stella Mahogany-Bronze Ceiling Fan with Light
  • Mahogany motor housing finish.
  • Mahogany finish blades.
  • Dark bronze downrods and canopy.
  • White glass light kit included.
  • Includes one 75 watt G9 halogen bulb.

With the design inspired by a beehive, this 42-inch ceiling fan from Modern Fan is certainly an eye catcher. It has a maple finish and comes with an integrated light kit. The light kit is comprised of 1x 75 watt halogen light bulb. It has both a handheld remote control and also a wall unit for convenient control. Find out more.

Kichler Brushed Nickel Shuriken

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Bring the ninja out from inside of you with this Shuriken style ceiling fan from Kichler. This fan takes LED lighting in its light kit making it very energy efficient. The fan has 3 speeds and is UL rated for indoor use. Find out more.

24″ Casa Vieja Chrome Drum Ceiling Fan

This unique chrome finish drum ceiling fan comes with a remote control to the light and speeds. The lighting consists of 6 13-watt medium base CFL bulbs. It has a white diffuser which helps eliminate glare and ensures even, ambient lighting when illuminated. Find out more.

36″ Casa Vieja Revolve Ceiling Fan

36" Casa Vieja Revolve Ceiling Fan
  • 36" blade span.
  • 14 degree blade pitch.
  • Brushed nickel finish housing.
  • Silver finish blades.
  • Remote control.

This contemporary brushed nickel finished ceiling fan from Casa Vieja comes with and integrated light kit that takes one 75 watt GU10 bulb. It has a remote control which controls the lighting and 3 speeds. It is also reversible for use all year round. Find out more.

Kichler 310136WZC Ceiling Maor Patio Fan, 65″

Kichler Lighting 310136WZC Outdoor Patio Ceiling Fan, 65", Weathered Zinc
  • Country Of Origin: China
  • Package length: 1.1"
  • Package Width: 71.5"
  • Package Height: 19.25"

This unique and stylized, weathered zinc ceiling fan from Kichler lighting also comes in a couple of other styles. It is a variable speed fan and comes with a number of different light kit options. It is UL listed and damp rated and is controlled by a traditional pull chain. It takes LED lights for extra energy efficiency. Find out more.

Vaxcel FN48121OR Picard Ceiling Fan

AireRyder FN48121OR Downrod Mount, 3 Walnut Blades Ceiling fan with 46 watts light, Oil-rubbed Bronze
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AireRyder FN48121OR Downrod Mount, 3 Walnut Blades Ceiling fan with 46 watts light, Oil-rubbed Bronze
  • Three light Ceiling Fan from the picard...
  • Item size: length: 48.00 inches height: 21.50...
  • Style: contemporary modern light Type:...
  • Finish: Oil Rubbed Bronze
  • Safety rating: CUL and safety listing: dry


This pull chain fan from Vaxcel comes in a couple of different finishes including this oil-rubbed bronze. The lighting consists of 3x 50W GU10 Halogen light bulbs. The fan is UL listed and has 3 speeds. Find out more.

Minka-Aire F824-BK/CH, Uchiwa, 56

Minka-Aire F824-BK/CH, Uchiwa, 56" Ceiling Fan with Light, Black/Chrome
  • Minka Aire ceiling fan includes (1) 75 Watt...
  • Designed with a brushed nickel body, this...
  • Control included: WCS212 - Three-speed wall...
  • Dimensions: Measures 18.6'' from the ceiling...
  • Includes 3.5" and 6" Downrods and Angled...



Minke Aire make a lot of cool ceiling fans and the Uchiwa is no exception. This unique ceiling fan has an integrated light kit which includes 1x 75 Watt Mini-Can Halogen bulb. It has a 3-speed wall control and is also reversible for use all year round. It also comes in a few different styles and finishes and is UL listed. Find out more.

Emerson Ceiling Fans CF550WABS Luxe Eco Modern Ceiling Fan

Emerson Ceiling Fans CF550WABS Luxe Eco Modern Ceiling Fan With Light And Wall Control, 54-Inch Blades, Brushed Steel Finish
  • 54-Inch blade span that will fit most rooms
  • Five unique blades with a cutout in the...
  • Integrated light fixture uses two 50-watt...
  • Full function 6-speed wall control comes...
  • Removable no-light plate included

This cool ceiling fan with contemporary look comes with 6 speeds and a full function wall control. It has an integrated light fixture which uses two 50-watt candelabra bulbs as well as having a light cap if you are not wanting the extra lighting. It comes in 4 different styles/finishes and is reversible for all year round use. It is extremely energy efficient. Find out more.

60″ Spyder Steel Silver Blades 5-Light Ceiling Fan

60" Spyder Modern Hugger Low Profile Indoor Ceiling Fan Brushed Nickel Tapered Silver Blades for Living Room Kitchen Bedroom Dining - Casa Vieja
  • 60" blade span. 14-degree blade pitch. 188 x...
  • Three silver finish tapered blades. Brushed...
  • Modern ceiling fan style. Hugger, flushmount...
  • From the Casa Vieja brand's Spyder line of...
  • Hugger ceiling fan, only 8" ceiling to...


This ceiling fan from Casa Veija comes with a number of different unique style light kits. at 60 inches it’s a big fan which can provide big light with the 5 bulb light kit. The lighting consists of 5x 13 watt CFL bulbs. The fan is operated by pull chain and also has 3 speeds. It is also reversible for year-round use. Find out more.

We hope you enjoyed the list of unique ceiling fans. If you think there is something we can add to the list or if you just want to leave a comment feel free to do so below, we would love to hear from you!

Ceiling Fan vs Stand Fan - Which Is Right for You

Ceiling Fan vs Stand Fan: Which Is Right for You?

As the weather heats up, it’s time to choose the perfect fan for your home. Read on as we discuss the pros and cons of a ceiling fan vs a stand fan.

Which should you choose between a Ceiling fan vs stand fan?

The difference between a ceiling fan vs a stand fan is that stand fans are easier to, install, are more portable and can be moved from room to room, in contrast, ceiling fans offer more airflow, more advanced features (smart) and more comfort, however, they are a far larger expense and require installation.

Read on to find out more.

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There’s just something special about summer.

Summer is a time to relax and enjoy time with friends and family.

The extended daylight, picnics, and trips to the beach all conspire to make summer exciting.

That said, summer also brings high humidity and rising temperatures.

While the warm weather can make it nice to be outside, it can also make your home feel like an oven. We’ve all had sleepless summer nights where we just couldn’t get relief from the heat.

This is where a fan can help beat the heat.

In general, fans come in two main categories: ceiling fans and stand fans.

One type is not necessarily better than the other. Rather, finding the right fan for you depends on your particular needs and preferences.

So how can you decide between a ceiling fan vs a stand fan? Let’s look at the pros and cons.

Why Choose a Fan?

Of course, air conditioning systems can help cool you down.

But blasting the air conditioning gets expensive, and it’s not energy efficient.

Not only that, but the cool air also tends to stay in one place, rather than circulating the room.

Also, with air conditioning, the cool air also tends to stay in one place.

Without air circulation, it’s hard for the room to get cool.

Using fans throughout your home will help move the cool air throughout the rooms.

This will cost you less money than cranking the AC would and will be better for your carbon footprint.

But not all fans are created equal. In the ceiling fan vs stand fan debate, there are definitely benefits and drawbacks to both.

Pros of Ceiling Fans

Let’s start the ceiling fan vs stand fan discussion by looking at the benefits of a ceiling fan. Here are some factors to consider.

Ceiling Fan vs Stand Fan

Aesthetic Value

When it comes to appearance, ceiling fans are the clear winner.

They provide a more permanent and intentional look than a standing fan does.

Additionally, ceiling fans also come in a lot of varieties, so you can find one that fits your preferences.

For instance, you can choose a fan with wooden blades that match the furniture in the room.

Or, you could choose a fan with metal blades.

Another great aesthetic feature of ceiling fans is that they usually include a light fixture.

This way, you can provide light to the whole room while also cooling it down.

Help Cooling Larger Spaces

Ceiling fans are also superior when it comes to larger spaces.

For one, ceiling fans are usually installed in the center of the ceiling.

This central location in the room gives the fan a better vantage point from which to circulate air.

Additionally, the blades for a ceiling fan are much longer than a standing fan’s blades which helps ceiling fans to move air more effectively than standing fans do.

Less Obtrusive and Safer

Another factor to consider when deciding between a ceiling fan vs a stand fan is space.

Since a ceiling fan, by definition, goes on your ceiling, that means it doesn’t take up any floor space. This makes it less clunky than a standing fan, which occupies space in the room.

This also makes ceiling fans safer if you have children or pets. They can’t reach the fan, and they won’t have any wires or cords to trip over.

Smart Capability
There are a number of ceiling fan options that have the ability to integrated into your Smart Home, or as a stand-alone, mobile controlled unit.

This can give you much more control over your room temperature, especially when you are out and about.

Cons of Ceiling Fans

While there are many benefits to ceiling fans, that’s not the end of the ceiling fan vs stand fan debate. There are a couple of aspects of ceiling fans that can make them less appealing.

Installation Required

Perhaps the most difficult aspect of ceiling fans is that they require installation. If you’re handy, you might be able to figure out the process yourself.

That said, the installation does require working with electrical wiring. If you’re uncertain about doing it yourself, it’s best to hire a professional to avoid injuries.

Also, the need for injury can also be a hurdle for renters. In some situations, your landlord might not even allow you to install a fan. Even if you can install it, though, you’ll have to uninstall it when you leave.

Expenses and Permanence

Another barrier with ceiling fans is the price. While the prices range, ceiling fans are generally more expensive than standing fans. And that doesn’t include the price of installation.

Also, once you install a ceiling fan, it basically stays where it is. You can’t move it to another room or reposition it.

Short Ceilings

Finally, there are some spaces that ceiling fans just don’t work in. If your home has low ceilings, then a ceiling fan could quickly become annoying.

Or, even if you don’t have low ceilings, ceiling fans can be frustrating for tall people.

The key is figuring out what’s right for your home and your needs.

Reasons to Consider a Stand Fan

So, given some of the drawbacks of ceiling fans, let’s consider how stand fans weigh in on the ceiling fan vs stand fan debate.

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Stand Fans Are Less of a Commitment

As we’ve already mentioned, ceiling fans require installation. A ceiling fan, however, simply needs to be assembled, and plugged in.

This makes ceiling fans a great option for renters. Additionally, if you’re not sure whether a ceiling fan would work in your room, a stand fan makes a good alternative.

More Concentrated Cool Air

While ceiling fans may be preferable for large spaces, stand fans work better for providing a steady stream of cool air.

Because they are easy to move around, you can put a standing fan right next to where you are sitting or sleeping. This will cool you down much more than a ceiling fan would.

Portability

Standing fans are far more portable and can move around from room to room to help you cool.

Obviously, this is not the case with ceiling fans.

Struggles With Stand Fans

It wouldn’t be a fair discussion of the ceiling fan vs stand fan question if we didn’t consider the problems with standing fans. Here are a couple of reasons a stand fan might not work for you.

Standing Fans Don’t Last as Long

We’ve all heard the saying, “you get what you pay for.” This can definitely be the case with standing fans.

Many standing fans, especially the cheaper ones, burn out quickly. After one hot summer, you’ll start to notice the blades not moving as fast as they used to.

That said, some standing fans come with extended warranties. If you purchase one of these fans, you’ll be protected if it burns out.

Standing Fans Are Less Appealing

Most standing fans are made of plastic material.

Having a plastic fan in the corner of your room with a variety of wires attached to it just doesn’t look sophisticated.

That said, standing fan manufacturers are aware of this issue and have made an effort to address it. Some standing fans feature wood paneling to make it fit in better with the rest of your furniture.

Additionally, sleek tower fans look much better than pedestal fans and can fit into smaller spaces.

At the same time, pedestal fans feature larger blades, so you might be better off with one of these in a larger room. This opens up another debate about Tower fans vs Pedestal fans.

Noise

While all fans generate some noise, standing fans and pedestal fans tend to create more noise than ceiling fans. This can be hard to get used to if you’re using the fan to cool down your bedroom.

Ceiling Fan vs Stand Fan: The Verdict

We’ve taken a close look at both sides of the ceiling fan vs stand fan question. So what is our final verdict?

On the one hand, ceiling fans look more intentional and can cool a larger room.

On the other hand, ceiling fans are a commitment and can be tricky to install.

With a stand fan, you have versatility.

You can move it around your home, and more it closer or farther from you.

At the same time, stand fans don’t look as refined, and can often be noisy and cumbersome.

So what is our final verdict?

As we said at the beginning of the article, it depends.

If you are a renter, it is almost always better to go with a standing fan.

This way, you don’t have to get permission to place it in your home.

Also, you don’t have to worry about either uninstalling the fan or losing money on it.

If you’re a homeowner, however, you may want to consider a ceiling fan.

Especially if you’re trying to cool a large room, a ceiling fan can be a more long-term decision.

Many homeowners opt to use a combination of ceiling fans and stand fans, depending on the needs of the room.

For instance, a standing fan can be a good choice in a room with a low ceiling.

It can also work well in a room that doesn’t have the right wiring.

Western Ceiling Fans

Western Ceiling Fans

Whether you are upgrading or looking for a brand new ceiling fan for your home it is nice to know you have a number of options when it comes to styles of ceiling fans including western ceiling fans.

Western ceiling fans could fit in an array of scenarios and some would look right at home in an early Clint Eastwood western.

Below we have compiled a list of some of the coolest western ceiling fans available.


Sheridan Wagon Wheel Ceiling Fan

This fan is fairly similar to the Western Star Ceiling fan above. It comes in a 52 inch or 60-inch blade size. The main difference with this ceiling fan is the bronze crafting around the fan along with the inclusion of the light kit upon purchase of this western style fan. It is a little bit more powerful than the Western star fan with a CFM rating of 7200CFM. Both this and the Western star fan are made in the USA. The Sheridan wagon wheels feature molded wood grain and a multi-layered, hand-painted finish for an authentic look. As far as western ceiling fans go this will most certainly be the centerpiece of any room.


Western Trails Ceiling Fan

Western Trails Ceiling Fan 60" Blades with Light Kit
  • 60" Blade Span
  • Light Kit Included
  • 3 Speed Reversible 188MM x 25MM Heavy Duty...

How about having integrated art built into your western ceiling fan. This western fan has multiple levels of design starting with the beautiful scenes (of which there is a number available for you to choose from) moving to the authentic barbed wire which is hand wrapped around the edges to the beautiful western, rustic style which will no doubt turn heads. You can get this fan in the 52 inch or 60-inch version, but not only that, you are able to purchase with or without the light kit, whichever suits your needs best.

The Western Trails Ceiling Fan comes with a 6700 CFM rating with a 3 Speed Reversible 188MM x 25MM Heavy Duty Size Motor. In keeping with the authentic western style, the speed settings are managed with a pull chain.


Hampton Bay Lonestar 52″ Ceiling Fan

The Hampton Bay “Lonestar” western style ceiling fan has a theme straight out of Texas Hill country. You can bring a taste of the southwest to your decor with this fan. Available in 52 inches this fan is a little more modern than the above fans in that it comes with remote control, so no pull chain on this one and you will not be able to control the fan on the fan unit directly. The fan is able to be reversed so you stay cool in summer and warm in winter. The Lonestar ceiling fans are one of a few western ceiling fans with stars as part of their feature design.

The fan features the handcrafted look of fine wrought iron and incorporates graceful sweeping shapes and a Texas star pattern in an aged bronze finish. The light fixture is integrated into the design and is made of warm tea-stain glass. Rope wire accents at the outer edge of the walnut finished fan blades provide a classic finishing touch.

This fan is a dual mount which means it can be mounted on a flat or angled ceiling for your convenience. It comes with a 1-year warranty.

If you are on the hunt for western ceiling fans it really is good news, bad news scenario. The bad news is the selection is unfortunately limited. Although there are a number of different customization available within the fans that are available, there really are not a whole lot of western ceiling fans available. The good news is that what is available is really quite amazing. The company that makes a lot of the western style ceiling fans hand make a lot of the fans. They are unique and have a lot of TLC involved in their creation. You can be sure there will very few people with the same centerpiece in their home.


Copper Canyon Longhorn Ceiling Fan 60″

Copper Canyon makes a lot of nice ceiling fans and in this case, they have delved into the western world with the Longhorn Ceiling fan. This ceiling fan is 60 inches, which is a very large size and comes with 3 speeds. The fan is reversible so you are able to change the direction of the fan and use it all year round to help control the temperature of your home. The Longhorn ceiling fans also come with a light kit included.

The walnut teak blades complement a rustic style base which has a barbed wire design with the feature ‘longhorn’ design and as with the Hampton Bay above, is one of only a few western ceiling fans with stars.

It has a high performance in terms of moving air blowing out a large 6700 CFM at 94 Watts giving it a reasonable airflow efficiency rating of 71.3.

Top Rustic Ceiling Fans for your Home

Top Rustic Ceiling Fans for your Home

All things ‘rustic‘ have been trending for a number of years, and it’s no different in the world of a ceiling fan. Rustic ceiling fans shouldn’t be confused with ‘antique‘ or ‘retro‘ ceiling fans.

Although these terms are often interchangeable, ‘rustic’ usually applies more to the materials used and overall finish than the shape or design of the fan.

So, you can get an antique design fan, or a retro shaped fan, but the materials, finish and texture will determine whether it appears rustic or not.

Words of advice: rustic doesn’t have to mean shabby.

Ceiling fans need to be durable and effective, but they can have a rustic look.

If someone tries to sell you an obviously worn and shabby fan and pass it off as ‘rustic’, move along swiftly.

There are plenty of designer – rustic ceiling fans available – they’ll give you the rustic look you’re after, but with all the convenience of remote control and warranties.

With rustic being such a popular look, it’s possible to find rustic options in nearly every conceivable category of ceiling fans from small household fans, to commercial, outdoor and even medium-size industrial fans.

Below we have compiled a list of commonly sought after rustic ceiling fans along with one or two reviews of the top-rated ceiling fans in that style to help you get started with your search.


Traditional Rustic Ceiling Fans

For the purpose of this article, ‘traditional rustic’ refers to the most common shape (a central hub with fan blades) with a rustic look. There are endless options to choose from and the charm lies in the rustic detail of each individual fan.

Westinghouse Lighting 7800000 Brentford Indoor/Outdoor Ceiling Fan with Light, 52 Inch, Aged Walnut
  • Rustic / Arts Crafts Indoor/Outdoor 52-inch...
  • 153-millimeter by 17-millimeter silicon steel...
  • Fan Performance on High Speed Airflow: 4, 522...
  • Includes 54-inch lead wire and 3/4-inch by...
  • Lifetime motor ; two-year on all other parts

The 7800000 Brentford 52-inch Aged Walnut is a classic rustic ceiling fan that can be used either indoors or outdoors. It is ideal for industrial-style living rooms, old-school offices, or even stylish workshops.
The center hub is made of seeded glass ensconced in a sturdy metal hub with an aged zinc finish. The six broad fan blades are made of rich Walnut with darkened edges giving them a slightly burnt look, which is a beautiful rustic detail.

Despite its rustic appeal, this Brentford ceiling fan is equipped with all the modern accessories such as three fan speeds, a lifetime motor warranty and a two-year warranty on all other parts. Rated for outdoor use, this rustic Brentford is the perfect addition for a laid-back outdoor patio.

Hunter 53029 Vernazza 52-Inch Ceiling Fan with Five Aged Barnwood/Rustic Lodge Blades and Light Kit, Brushed Cocoa
  • WhisperWind motor delivers ultra-powerful air...
  • Reversible motor allows you to change the...
  • 5 Aged Barnwood / Rustic Lodge Reversible...
  • 13 degree blade pitch optimized to ensure...
  • 3" and 2" downrods included to ensure proper...

This Hunter Fan Company 53029 Vernazza 52-inch ceiling fan is a striking combination of brushed metal in a dark cocoa hue and five squared-off blades in Aged Barnwood. The center hub is finished with old-school scalloped embellishments and has a single light enclosed in opaque glass.

The 53029 Vernazza can be installed either with or without the light fixture and its three speeds are adjusted via a rustic pull chain. The beautiful dark blades are coated with Hunter’s patented Dust Armor, which reduces the risk of dust collecting on the fan.

The Hunter features reversible airflow and the manufacturer guarantees minimal noise and that this fan will remain wobble-free. This no-frills rustic-style ceiling fan is designed for large rooms up to 485 sq. feet and slots in with most modern décor trends.

52" Vernazza 5 Reversible Blade Ceiling Fan
  • 5-Aged Barnwood / Rustic Lodge switchblades
  • 52" blade span / 12° blade pitch
  • WhisperWind Motor (RPM = Low - 56 / Hi - 175)
  • Three Speed Pull Chain - Wall and Remote...
  • Includes 2-60watt Candelabra Light Kit (bulbs...

The decadent Hunter 20551 52-inch  Rustic ceiling fan is also part of the Vernazza collection. Although it’s a traditional shape with a center hub and five blades, the Hunter 20551 is ideal for those who want a rustic fan with a bit of flair. The large central hub/motor housing is decorated with delicate swirls all finished in the same Brushed Cocoa as the rest of the center hub.

The center hub tapers in sharply where the five Aged Barnwood blades are connected via sculpted metal Brushed Cocoa arms. Right beneath the blades, the center hub once again flares out into a cloudy light housing that perfectly finishes off the rustic look. This fan is the perfect combination of rustic with a little bit of opulence and fits in perfectly with a more romantic design style.

In typical Hunter tradition, this ceiling fan comes with all the necessities such as the company’s trademark Whisper Quiet performance, variable speeds and a CFM rating of 4820.

Kichler 300117DBK 52-Inch Canfield Fan, Distressed Black
  • Offers a vintage industrial design that works...
  • The 52" Canfield ceiling fan is perfect for a...
  • 14" pitch, includes a 4" downrod of 1"...
  • No lighting output with this ceiling fan.
  • CSA UL Listed Dry. A dry location is an...

If you’re looking for an understated rustic effect, the Kichler 300117DBK Canfield, is an excellent choice. This 52-inch ceiling fan features a Destressed Black metal hub with five paddle-shaped blades in dark Walnut. With few embellishments, the Kichler’s rustic appeal lies in the combination of distressed metal and the wood grain detail on the blades.

Although this fan does not come with a light fitting as standard, customers can choose to add a light kit as well as remote control functionality. The standard version has three speeds and is operated via pull chain. The Kichler has a no-fuss rustic look that will appeal to those who don’t want to make their ceiling fan a focal point but also want a fan with a bit more character than a modern all-plastic option.


Wagon Wheel Ceiling Fan

A popular choice for people looking to create the western, saloon feel to their decor.
Options are not plentiful given that it is somewhat niche, however, there are a few different options to choose from.


Sculpted Rustic Ceiling Fans

Our selection of ‘sculpted rustic’ ceiling fans mostly have the same rustic trademarks such a brushed metal and aged wood, but they tend to have a more flamboyant design than those listed in the ‘traditional’ category above. These rustic styles will appeal to those who want a more whimsical design, but without the glitz or sparkle. They’re perfect for rooms where you want to include a beautiful ceiling fan, but don’t want it to steal the show.

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Concord Fans Fernleaf Breeze Tropical Ceiling Fan, 52 Inch | Bohemian Style Iron and 5 Leaf Blades | Damp Rated with Quiet Motor and Downrod Mount | Light Kit Adaptable, Rustic Brown
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The Concord 52FEB5RI  rustic ceiling fan is a masterpiece of detail, delicately fashioned blades and rustic metal. The Concord’s metal center stack / down rod is made of black distressed metal, but around the motor housing, there’s an intricately carved leaf pattern with an Amber (Rust) stain solidifying this ceiling fan’s rustic appeal.

The Concord’s five blades are made of wood that’s expertly carved to look like large fronds swaying in the breeze. The eye-catching blades are finished in the same Amber (Rust) stain as the leaves carved around the motor housing. This fan is full of quirky, rustic appeal and lends a tropical feel to kitchens, bathrooms or covered patios. It will even lend a lot of character to an entrance hall.

This quirky rustic Concord ceiling fan has remote control functionality and comes with a one-year manufacturer warranty.

The Nassau 52-inch Ceiling Fan features sculpted ‘leaf’ blades all finished in a spectacularly rustic Natural Iron. The Nassau adds some metal attitude to the leaf-shaped blade trend by shunning the ‘natural wood’ look and instead casting everything in distressed iron. The design may be a little whimsical, but the iron finish ‘toughens up’ the entire look. The term ‘steampunk’ comes to mind, but without being too elaborate.

The Nassau features five blades, three speeds and has a wet rating making it ideal for covered patios. The optional light kit consists of a single downlight that perfectly complements the Nassau’s rustic appeal. This is the perfect ceiling fan for those who want a rugged, rustic look.


Wooden Rustic Ceiling Fans

The fans featured in this category get their rustic character more through the use and texture of wood rather than metal. The use of different stains, textures and wood grains are used to create beautifully rustic ceiling fans with loads of character. These fans are ideal for those who want a more natural rustic look to complement their choice of décor.

Gulf Coast Fans Venetian Tropical Ceiling Fan with Internal Light in Driftwood, 52 Inches
  • Lifetime Limited Motor Warranty
  • Special Ball Hanging Mount for Flat and...
  • Internal Light
  • Special Leaf Blade Irons with Hidden Blade...
  • 3-Speeds and Reversable

The Gulf Coast Venetian Tropical ceiling fan is fun and eye-catching with a distinctly rustic feel. This ceiling fan has a central light with clear glass, giving it a more ‘airy’ look than most rustic finish fans. Similar to the Concord, this Gulf Coast Venetian’s most striking feature are the five blades sculpted to resemble large palm leaves.

This fan earns its rustic status due to the fact that the blades have an authentic driftwood finish. Light in color with minimal use of metal finish, this Gulf Coast ceiling fan will add some natural rustic charm to any space. At-52-inches this is the ideal fan for spacious bedrooms or smaller living areas. It’s got all the rustic appeal you’re looking for but forgoes the traditional dark wood and brushed metals that characterizes most rustic fans. It’s a unique choice.

Minka-Aire F701-DRF Delano 52 Inch Ceiling Fan with Integrated Uplight and Downlight in Driftwood Finish
  • DESIGN: Traditional and timeless in design,...
  • BULB: The Delano ceiling fan uses 6 - 15W...
  • INCLUDED: WCS213 - Three-speed wall control...
  • MOTOR: Conveniently quiet, 3 speed -...
  • DIMENSIONS: Measures 15.5'' from the ceiling...

This Minka Aire F701-DRF Driftwood ceiling fan is a study in natural, rustic elegance. The Minka Aire’s style and shape is similar to those listed under ‘traditional’, but its Driftwood finish earns it a spot on the ‘wooden rustic’ list.

With few embellishments, the Minka Aire F701-DRF Driftwood ceiling fan is elegant and understated with the Driftwood finish giving it a natural rustic character. This 52-inch five-blade fan is ideal for seaside homes or coastal-inspired décor. It has adaptable speeds, a lifetime warranty and a CFM rating of 5600.

Similar to the Minka Aire, the Glacier Bay 52-inch  rustic ceiling fan earns its place on this list due to the beautiful wide blades with a woodgrain finish. The center hub is a tasteful brown copper that perfectly complements the paddle-shaped blades with their light brown wood finish.

The Glacier Bay ceiling fan is rated for both indoor and outdoor use and is operated via a pull chain. It features a single downlight that is operated via a separate pull chain. The Glacier Bay is a beautiful combination of bronze and light wood where all the detail lies in the texture of the materials used rather than carvings or embellishments.

Monte Carlo 5GL52WI Flush Mount, 5 Wood Finish Blades Ceiling fan, Weathered Iron
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  • Triple capacitor, 3 speed reversible motor.
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The Monte Carlo 5GL52WI Great Lodge ceiling fan is the ultimate carved wood rustic accessory. As its name suggests, this fan will look right at home in a hunting lodge, rustic pub or a cabin in the woods. The center hub is fashioned to resemble a cut wood round and the detail on the five blades are styled to look like saw markings.

The blade arms are done in either Distressed Black or Iron finish and the ends are carved to resemble pinecones. The center hub also tapers off into a tiny pinecone design. This Monte Carlo Great Lodge has a distinct ‘Bear Grylls’ outdoors look and it doesn’t get any more natural rustic than this!

With three-speeds operated via pull chain and a limited lifetime warranty, this rustic creation pays homage to the rustic beauty of the forest. It’s probably an acquired taste, but it will definitely be a talking point.


Best Rustic Ceiling Fan with Lights

Having extra illumination built into your ceiling fan can sometimes kill two birds with one stone. You may not need to have a separate light and ceiling fan fixture.
More often than not if your ceiling fan does not come equipped with an integrated light kit then you may be able to purchase a separate light kit.
It may not always be the case especially in the scenario you are looking at a really unique, custom design ceiling fan.
If you do not see an integrated light kit on a particular rustic ceiling fan you may be looking at, search for the model and “light kit” or just ask the seller or manufacturer.
If you are wanting to be as energy-efficient as possible, be sure to check what sort of bulbs a ceiling fan takes.

Not all rustic ceiling fans with lights have LED bulbs and sometimes the older bulbs can be a bit problematic with a number of replacements and sometimes, obscure bulb types.

Hunter Donegan Indoor Ceiling Fan with LED Light and Pull Chain Control, 44", Bronze/Dark
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  • LED BOWL LIGHT KIT: Energy-efficient dimmable...
  • PULL CHAIN CONTROL: Turn the brushed nickel...
  • ROOM PLACEMENT: Indoor fan is height...

One candidate for the best rustic ceiling fan with lights is the Hunter 52225 Casual Donegan Bowl Light Onyx Bengal Ceiling Fan With Light.
This particular fan comes packed with up to the minute features.
Variable speed enables you to run the fan at a speed that is right for you, not at pre-set levels.
Two 9.8W LED lights ensure that you have adequate lighting as well as being highly energy efficient.
Not only that the lights have a dimmer feature, so you have full control over the lighting output.
A 3 position mounting system allows for standard, low and angled mounting.
With a reversible option, you are able to use the fan all year round to help heat and cool your home.

In the reverse scenario where you might be looking for rustic ceiling fans without lights chances are you will be able to purchase your ceiling fan without a light kit, or at the least remove them.
Of course, this does not apply to the ceiling fans which have their lighting integrated into the design.


Western Ceiling Fans

There are not a huge amount of Western ceiling fans available but the ones that are are very cool.
They are custom made and have a very unique and handmade feel to them. You can get various custom designs made for you.
Check out our post on Western Ceiling fans.


Antler Ceiling Fans

Another very popular rustic style ceiling fan people are looking for is Antler ceiling fans.
The thing is, the ceiling fan is not made from real antlers.
If it were the fan wouldn’t work very well!
In fact, the antler fixture comes in the form of a lighting kit for various models of fans.
So if you were looking for an antler style ceiling fan check out which companies make the light kit and look for the ceiling fan that is compatible.


Windmill Style Ceiling Fans

If you have been searching for rustic ceiling fans you have probably seen windmill style ceiling fans at some point.
As mentioned above, the windmill ceiling fan is a perfect fit for as a farmhouse ceiling fan or as a unique feature piece to complement your rustic decor.
Quorum is the company that makes the popular windmill style ceiling fan.
They make this particular fan in a number of different sizes so be sure to check the size and choose one that fits your room.


Cleaning & Maintenance of Rustic Ceiling Fans

Rustic ceiling fans may look a little, well, rustic, but these are still modern appliances and they need the same care and maintenance as any other fan. You may not be able to see dust build-up as easily as you would on an all-white ceiling fan, but they need to be cleaned just as regularly.

Regular dusting and making sure there is no build-up in and around the motor will keep your rustic beauty in good nick. It probably goes without saying that due to the various textures and purposely-created rustic look, you don’t want to tackle these fans with a can of polish – that’s likely to ruin the slightly faded look. Your first reference should be the owner’s manual, but quite often a damp cloth is all you need to remove any stubborn dirt.


Sizes of Rustic Ceiling Fans

As mentioned, rustic fans are very fashionable at the moment, and they’re available in the most popular fan sizes. It only gets tricky when you’re looking for heavy-duty industrial sizes, as these aren’t normally styled for fashion, but rather for function.

If you’re unsure what size ceiling fan you need, the best option is to ask the experts – speak to someone at your local store or contact the manufacturer for advice. Although oversize fans are trendy, you don’t want to be completely overwhelmed or kick up a small hurricane even on the lowest setting.

Large fans are generally designed for large spaces, but the number of blades, as well as their angle, makes a difference in the wind speed. Naturally, there is plenty of information online, but it’s still safer to speak to those in the know – they may have some excellent advice in adapting your rustic ceiling accessory to suit the size of the room.

Rustic not for you but looking for something a little different? Why not check out our mega list of unique ceiling fans!

 

Haiku L Series Ceiling Fan Review

Haiku L Series Ceiling Fan Review

Ceiling fans have always been some of the most straightforward electronics at home. However, they can be pretty inconvenient if you want to adjust their setting without moving from your position. As they’re often regulated by a wall switch, you’ll often have to go to the switch to up its setting or turn it down. Those were the old days, though. Today with everything starting to become smart, ceiling fans are certainly not about to be left behind. For example, you can now bring home the Haiku L Series Smart Ceiling Fan.

Touted as the world’s first smart fan, the Haiku Home L Series is a luxurious ceiling fan that will not only make your home more comfortable, but a lot smarter as well.

It’s certainly one of the first smart ceiling fans available in the market today, making it a novel concept and product that you might want to try if you’re interested in creating an ultra-modern home.

Big Ass Fans Haiku L Smart Ceiling Fan, 52", White
  • FAN SETTINGS: 7 speeds, Sleep mode, Whoosh...
  • BALANCED: factory-balanced and sound tested...
  • LIGHT SETTINGS: integrated LED light kit...
  • REMOTE: included slimline IR remote is wall...
  • SMART: included WIFI module allows control...

Haiku Fan Review

SenseME Technology

Haiku L Series

Haiku’s patent-pending technology is the very reason why the L Series Smart Ceiling fan is so smart.

This technology is basically designed to make the brand’s products more comfortable by adding components that will make operation a breeze for you.

It’s equipped with motion and climate sensors so you don’t have to bother about turning the unit on or even adjusting it manually.

These sensors will automate the fan’s operation, making your home more efficient.

The system also includes a wi-fi radio. This allows you to control the fan right through the app. With this, you can easily program the fan’s functions.

LED Light

While tons of ceiling fans already have light integrated to make them more efficient, the Haiku Home L Series Smart Ceiling Fan takes the concept to a new level.

By using LED bulbs, this ceiling fan will not only cool your room but light it effectively as well for a lower cost. LED lights are the next big thing in power-saving lighting, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a smart ceiling fan has one.

Haiku Home App

To make the operation of your smart ceiling fan even easier, you can download the Haiku Home App.

This app will serve as your digital remote control or control panel for your smart ceiling fan. You can do the following things through the app.

Basic Controls

An essential part of the app is its ability to let you customize and control the fan’s performance.

You can choose its fan speed and light’s brightness level easily at its landing screen right after you select the ceiling fan you want to work within the app.

Temperature Control

Below the landing screen, you’ll find five icons that represent different features of the fan.

The first one is a book icon that will let you control the temperature. You can opt to turn on its climate sensor through this screen as well.

Motion Sensor

Since the unit can sense when you enter and leave the room, you can also opt to turn the feature on and off through the app.

Scheduling

You can create a setting for your smart fan and have it run at selected times of the day through this feature. No more tweaking every time you get home as you can also schedule a select setting for different days.

Sleep Mode

To help you save some energy, you can also use this unit’s sleep mode to automatically turn off the unit when it’s not needed.

Whoosh® Mode

The Whoosh mode is another unique feature of the Haiku L Series Smart Ceiling Fan. This will imitate a cool breeze running through your room, letting you enjoy a fresh environment.

Remote Control

The unit comes with remote control as well. It will let you do most of what the app can do, except for setting temperatures and tweaking the motion sensor. It’s a nice addition to the unit as it can be a handy tool for the other members of the household who don’t want to download the app on their phones.

Wall Control Unit

You can also opt to get a wall control unit that does all the things that the app can do. This requires an additional purchase, though.

Voice Control

This Haiku Home product is compatible with the Nest Learning Thermostat and Amazon’s Alexa so you can easily use voice control to manage it.

✅ Pros❌ Cons
The unit looks great. Haiku Home is known to create gorgeous products so this shouldn’t come as a surprise. However, this is still a very great plus since you’re already paying a lot for the unit.It’s pricey. Like most €œsmart€ items, the Haiku L Series does not come cheap.
It’s whisper-quiet while in operation. Whirring noises tend to bother a lot of people so they skip owning fans altogether if they can find other ways to cool their homes. This shouldn’t be a problem with the Haiku Home L Series, though, as it operates in silence.Only the units bought through Amazon come with the wi-fi module.
It’s lightweight. Weighing just 11 lbs, it’s definitely a lot lighter than other ceiling fans.You’ll need to get the app to get the most out of the unit.
It’s definitely well made. You can count on this unit to last for a long time.

Haiku L Series Verdict

If you’re wondering whether this product is worth your money, the answer here would totally depend on you and your needs.

Ceiling fans hardly changed in over a century because their purpose is very basic. Adding these automatons are part and parcel of modernization and certainly, make things more convenient.

The Haiku L Series Smart Ceiling Fan is your best option when it comes to smart ceiling fans.

This product is very well-thought-out and planned to help make its operation a lot simpler. It will surely add value to any smart home.

Big Ass Fans Haiku L Smart Ceiling Fan, 52", White
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  • BALANCED: factory-balanced and sound tested...
  • LIGHT SETTINGS: integrated LED light kit...
  • REMOTE: included slimline IR remote is wall...
  • SMART: included WIFI module allows control...

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Minka-Aire F844 DK Light Wave Ceiling Fan Review

Minka-Aire F844 DK Light Wave Ceiling Fan Review

If there’s one product that has already been perfected, it might just be the ceiling fan. Invented over a century ago, there have been little changes to the core components of these appliances over the years. Now, they’re sleeker, more effective, easier to install, and even quieter than ever and the Minka-Aire F844-DK is no exception.

However, they continue to be manufactured mostly in their traditional design. With its function largely relying on how it is designed, ceiling fans all tend to look alike and many of them look the same. So if you’re trying to go for a modern look for your space, you might struggle a bit in finding a nice unit for your home.

For modern spaces, most folks just opt for industrial-grade units. While this can effectively cut the search short, it might not be the best choice for everyone. Those with smaller homes with low ceilings shouldn’t use such a high-powered fixture as it can definitely cause accidents and injuries. For homes, a domestic ceiling fan is still your best choice

For this, you can check out the Minka-Aire F844 DK Light Wave. This modern-looking ceiling fan will definitely add a nice touch of modernity to your space without having to resort to an all-too-powerful fixture.

Minka Aire F844-DK, Light Wave 52" Ceiling Fan with LED Light Kit in Distressed Koa Finish
  • DESIGN: The Minka-Aire Light Wave ceiling fan...
  • BULB: The Light Wave ceiling fan includes an...
  • INCLUDED: RCS213 - Three-speed hand-held...
  • MOTOR: Conveniently quiet, 3 speed -...
  • DIMENSIONS: Measures 13.75'' from the ceiling...

Minka AireLight Wave Features

What makes the Minka Aire Light Wave a good choice for every modern home? Take a look at its features below.

Sleek, Modern Appearance

The first thing that people love about the Minka-Aire F844 DK Light Wave is its appearance. It definitely looks great in its silver brushed steel finish and contemporary design. It will definitely look great in any modern home that’s fond of stainless steel and chrome finishes on its surfaces. It can also complement industrial motifs really well.

Three 48†Blades

With three 48″ blades, it can easily and properly improve air circulation for most rooms. The three-blade design also helps it stay balanced, quiet, and power-efficient. It can produce up to 5024 CFM, which is definitely not bad for a ceiling fan in this size.

14W LED Light with Dimmer

The Minka Aire Light Wave comes with a light kit right in the center of the unit, adding value to the fixture. While most ceiling fans also offer this feature, this product stands out because you won’t have to replace the bulb anymore if you want a more power-efficient lighting.

As it comes with a 14-watt LED light, it can already be all the lighting you need in most rooms. It’s actually very bright for small spaces, but it will definitely be enough for most rooms that will also require a fan. This makes it even more valuable and functional.

Wall Unit

A wall unit comes with the Minka-Aire F844 DK Light Wave to help you easily control its settings. This will let you turn it on and off easily and adjust the speed settings without a fuss.

Remote Control

The unit also comes with a remote control that will let you enjoy the fan better. Aside from turning it on and off, it will also let you leave the fan on if you want to turn off the light or vice versa. It can also adjust the speed setting easily.

Reverse Motor

Aside from cooling your room, ceiling fans are also very handy in circulating warm heat in the winter months if they have a reverse motor function. You can activate this function in the Minka-Aire F844 DK Light Wave with a switch that’s found on the body of the ceiling fan letting you easily enjoy a warmer home.

✅ Pros❌ Cons
It’s very beautiful. The Minka-Aire F844-DK Light Wave looks amazing and will surely add some charm to your home. It’s perfect for modern interiors, thanks to its sleek design.It’s quite expensive. It’s easily in the price range of industrial fans but is only designed for domestic use.
It’s very easy to install. If you’re quite handy, you can expect to have this unit set up in just a few minutes.You’ll need to rely on the remote to tweak the settings of the unit. The wall control won’t let you turn the light off and leave the fan on or adjust the brightness of the light.
The light kit only uses one bulb. This means fewer purchases and more savings. No more need to buy multiple bulbs to light your room.You can’t activate the reverse motor feature with the wall unit or remote control. You need to access the switch found right in the body of the unit to do so.
It offers a very bright light. The 14-watt LED bulb is very bright. It can be enough to light an entire room adequately depending on its size.
It’s very quiet. While you will still hear a quiet hum from its AC motor, you don’t have to worry because it won’t be loud enough to disturb your thoughts.
It’s more energy-efficient. As it only uses 65 watts of power for both the fan and the light, you’re saving more money and energy at the same time. It’s practically an investment for your home that you should seriously consider.
You can dim the light. If the 14-watt LED light is too much for you, you can adjust its brightness with the help of the remote.

Minka-Aire F844-DK Verdict

If you’re looking for a fan and light fixture that will add beauty and charm to your space, you don’t have to look further as the Minka-Aire F844 DK Light Wave is a very good choice for such a need. It will definitely give your space a nice modern element that’s not only great to look at but highly functional as well.

Is it worth the price, though? The answer here would be yes. It’ll be hard to find a similar product at a lower price range that can offer modern aesthetics, great quality, and excellent performance in one package. The Minka-Aire F844-DK Light Wave offers great value so you can be sure that you’re putting your money in the right place with this product.

Minka Aire F844-DK, Light Wave 52" Ceiling Fan with LED Light Kit in Distressed Koa Finish
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  • BULB: The Light Wave ceiling fan includes an...
  • INCLUDED: RCS213 - Three-speed hand-held...
  • MOTOR: Conveniently quiet, 3 speed -...
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Industrial Ceiling Fans 101 – The Definitive Guide

Industrial Ceiling Fans 101 – The Definitive Guide

Industrial Ceiling Fans are powerful, large ceiling fans designed for use in large spaces such as warehouses, shopping malls, manufacturing plants, theatres, airports and large commercial buildings or offices.

They are manufactured to last through continuous use and to move large volumes of air.


What is the difference between a standard ceiling fan and an industrial or commercial ceiling fan?

The main differences between standard and industrial ceiling fans usually lie in the blade size and power of the motor. Materials used also tend to vary.

Standard ceiling fans are often made of lightweight materials such as wood or light plastics which means they can be operated by small, quiet motors which is exactly what you want inside a home.

Industrial ceiling fans are normally constructed using steel, aluminum or even thicker plastic and composite materials.

They are built for strength and their powerful motors easily manage the heavier materials.

Industrial fans need to be extremely robust as they are required to work much longer hours, or even continuously for days or weeks on end in the case of shopping malls or airports, for example.

Large industrial settings usually require ceiling fans to move warm air accumulating near the ceiling downward where it can cool, which in turn lowers the overall temperature.

They are also used to provide ventilation and get rid of any gases or toxins in the air.

In order to effectively move hot air away from the ceiling, fans need some room to work.

Industrial fans are therefore always mounted on a down-rod to provide the needed space between the fan and the ceiling.

The working space required is determined by the size and height of the room, and the overall power of the fan being installed.

Commercial ceiling fan

Large fans require more space between the fan and ceiling to operate efficiently, whilst smaller fans require less space. This is why many household fans can be flush-mounted.

Flush-mounted fans can’t produce as much airflow as those mounted on down-rods but they’re perfectly sufficient for smaller rooms.

The hanging height (distance between the fan and ceiling) varies depending on the size and power of the fan. In many cases, this can be adjusted depending on the overall ceiling height in order to optimize the air circulation throughout the building/space.

This is where it gets tricky as there isn’t a specific size point where ceiling fans cross over from being classified as traditional / home-use to industrial.

To further complicate matters, many ceiling fan manufacturers have a commercial category that falls somewhere in-between traditional ceiling fans and industrial ceiling fans.

Commercial ceiling fans are often the same size as traditional ceiling fans, but they’ll have more powerful motors to increase airflow.

Fans that fall in the commercial category are often used for small to medium-sized rooms that require constant airflow, such as classrooms or small workshops.

Many of these rooms could, however, also be fitted with a small industrial ceiling fan, which further blurs the lines between traditional / commercial / industrial.

To make things a little easier, below is a list indicating which size ceiling fans generally slot into each category.

Note: Ceiling fan size refers to the diameter of the fan (the distance between the blade tips when measured in a straight line running through the center of the fan).

Industrial Ceiling Fans 101

Most common fan sizes:

  • 26-inch (2.2ft) Standard
  • 29-inch (2.4ft) Standard
  • 30-inch (2.5ft) Standard
  • 32-inch (2.6ft) Standard / Commercial
  • 36-inch (3.0ft) Standard / Commercial
  • 42-inch (3.5ft) Standard / Commercial
  • 48-inch (4.0ft) Commercial / Industrial
  • 52-inch (4.3ft) Commercial / Industrial
  • 56-inch (4.6ft) Commercial / Industrial
  • 60+-inch (5.0ft) Industrial

As a rule-of-thumb, most ceiling fans larger than 60 inches are classified as industrial ceiling fans and they reach sizes up to 288 inches (24ft).

Some spaces, such as massive warehouses and production plants, may require even larger industrial fans, but these are normally custom-built for specific applications.

Are there exceptions? Do you get smaller industrial or commercial fans?

Yes. As mentioned above, size isn’t the only deciding factor when it comes to industrial ceiling fans.

The Air King 9718, for example, is considered an industrial fan even though it’s only 18-inches in diameter. Thanks to its tough powder-coated steel construction and powerful motor, this oscillating Air King fan is ideal for certain industrial applications.

Its fully-enclosed motor is permanently lubricated, so it is designed to be durable and operate for long stretches at a time.

The Air King 9718 can be mounted to a roof or wall, but its small size means it won’t be effective if mounted to a very high ceiling.

It’s designed for smaller industrial spaces and can even be a great booster to direct airflow in large spaces in conjunction with larger ceiling fans.

Check out our article on High CFM Ceiling Fans for the home.

Large ceiling fans 101

So how do I know which one to buy?

It all depends on the size of the space you need to cool or ventilate.

Large warehouses will require a very different airflow setup than a small workshop.

The number of people who work in the space, and the type of manufacturing that is done, play a big role in the type of fans you’ll need to install.

In cases where fumes or gases (such as paint shops) need to be ventilated, or where heat-generating equipment (such as welders) are used, you will need much stronger ventilation than in a movie theatre, for example.

When it comes to industrial fans, the most important part of the purchase process understanding the environment in which they’ll be used

That’s the first step in deciding which product will be most effective.

Noteworthy:

Unlike air-conditioners, ceiling fans don’t significantly lower the temperature of a room.

Instead, they move the air to create a breeze which has a cooling effect on the occupants of a room.

We all know that hot rises and cool air sinks, so by keeping the air in motion, ceiling fans mix the warm and cool air which keeps the space at a manageable temperature.

Without a ceiling fan, warm air will continue to build up beneath the ceiling and this will gradually raise the temperature in the room. Ceiling fans prevent this from happening.

Industrial ceiling fan considerations

6 Best Industrial Ceiling Fans Comparison

Minka-Aire F887-96-BN Xtreme 96 Inch Outdoor Ceiling Fan with DC Motor in Brushed Nickel Finish
Hunter HFC-96 Industrial Indoor / Outdoor Ceiling Fan with Wall Control, 96", Fresh White
Big Ass Fans Haiku L Smart Ceiling Fan, 52", White
TroposAir Titan Brushed Nickel Large Industrial Ceiling Fan with DC-Motor, 72" Extruded Aluminum Blades, Integrated Light and Remote
kathy ireland HOME Aira Eco LED 72 Inch Ceiling Fan | Large Contemporary Fixture with Dimmable Lighting and DC Motor | Modern 8 Blade Design with 6-Speed Wall Control and Downrod, Brushed Steel
Fanimation FPD8148BN Fan, 0, Brushed Nickel
Minka-Aire F887-96-BN Xtreme 96 Inch Outdoor Ceiling Fan with DC Motor in Brushed Nickel Finish
Hunter HFC-96 Industrial Indoor / Outdoor Ceiling Fan with Wall Control, 96", Fresh White
Big Ass Fans Haiku L Smart Ceiling Fan, 52", White
TroposAir Titan Brushed Nickel Large Industrial Ceiling Fan with DC-Motor, 72" Extruded Aluminum Blades, Integrated Light and Remote
kathy ireland HOME Aira Eco LED 72 Inch Ceiling Fan | Large Contemporary Fixture with Dimmable Lighting and DC Motor | Modern 8 Blade Design with 6-Speed Wall Control and Downrod, Brushed Steel
Fanimation FPD8148BN Fan, 0, Brushed Nickel
Dimensions
96 x 96 x 11 inches
96 x 96 x 23.15 inches
52 x 52 x 11.5 inches
33.4 x 5.5 x 5.4 inches
72 x 72 x 14.4 inches
84 x 84 x 18 inches
Power source
AC
Hardwire
AC/DC
DC
Corded-electric
AC
Minka-Aire F887-96-BN Xtreme 96 Inch Outdoor Ceiling Fan with DC Motor in Brushed Nickel Finish
Minka-Aire F887-96-BN Xtreme 96 Inch Outdoor Ceiling Fan with DC Motor in Brushed Nickel Finish
Dimensions
96 x 96 x 11 inches
Power source
AC
Hunter HFC-96 Industrial Indoor / Outdoor Ceiling Fan with Wall Control, 96", Fresh White
Hunter HFC-96 Industrial Indoor / Outdoor Ceiling Fan with Wall Control, 96", Fresh White
Dimensions
96 x 96 x 23.15 inches
Power source
Hardwire
Big Ass Fans Haiku L Smart Ceiling Fan, 52", White
Big Ass Fans Haiku L Smart Ceiling Fan, 52", White
Dimensions
52 x 52 x 11.5 inches
Power source
AC/DC
TroposAir Titan Brushed Nickel Large Industrial Ceiling Fan with DC-Motor, 72" Extruded Aluminum Blades, Integrated Light and Remote
TroposAir Titan Brushed Nickel Large Industrial Ceiling Fan with DC-Motor, 72" Extruded Aluminum Blades, Integrated Light and Remote
Dimensions
33.4 x 5.5 x 5.4 inches
Power source
DC
kathy ireland HOME Aira Eco LED 72 Inch Ceiling Fan | Large Contemporary Fixture with Dimmable Lighting and DC Motor | Modern 8 Blade Design with 6-Speed Wall Control and Downrod, Brushed Steel
kathy ireland HOME Aira Eco LED 72 Inch Ceiling Fan | Large Contemporary Fixture with Dimmable Lighting and DC Motor | Modern 8 Blade Design with 6-Speed Wall Control and Downrod, Brushed Steel
Dimensions
72 x 72 x 14.4 inches
Power source
Corded-electric
Fanimation FPD8148BN Fan, 0, Brushed Nickel
Fanimation FPD8148BN Fan, 0, Brushed Nickel
Dimensions
84 x 84 x 18 inches
Power source
AC

Deciding factors: Fan specifications you need to be aware of:

  • Airflow Rating

All fans have an airflow rating that is measured in CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute).

The CFM rating indicates the volume / amount of air that a fan can move per minute. In other words, CFM measures how far, in terms of feet, a fan can blow/push the air in one minute.

If you know the volume (cubic feet) of the space where the fan will be used, you can use the CFM rating to work out how long it will take a specific fan to circulate the air in that space.

Cubic Feet divided by CFM equals how long it will take for the air to be circulated throughout the room. Therefore:

1000 cubic feet · 1000 CFM = 1 minute

Or

1000 cubic feet · 500 CFM = 2 minutes

  • Wind Speed (MPH)

Wind speed, which is measured in Miles Per Hour (MPH), indicates how fast a fan will move air from the ceiling to the ground.

Although wind speed forms part of the overall CFM rating, it’s usually listed separately as it is an important factor to consider when buying a fan.

Ceiling fans with a high MPH figure are never a good idea for offices, for example, as they will easily blow papers off any desks situated within their line of fire.

This is why it’s so important to consider the exact size and use of the space before purchasing a fan.

In cases where you don’t want fast-moving air blowing straight onto desks, you should opt for ceiling fans that can still move a large volume of air, but at a lower speed.

On the flip side, if you need a higher wind speed (to quickly ventilate gases or potential toxins) you’ll want to look at fans with a higher MPH.

  • Wattage

Ceiling fans are electrical appliances, so wattage is always a deciding factor.

Electricity usage plays a big role in many modern businesses whether it’s on the manufacturing, storing, transport or outlet side.

The wattage rating tells how much electricity a fan consumes when it’s in use, which is a vital consideration for companies looking to reduce their energy consumption.

High-power fans naturally have more powerful motors that tend to consume more electricity. However, there are many ways to avoid exorborant use of electricity.

Shop around and get expert advice to work out the best ventilation plan/strategy quite often the solution lies in combining different types of fans as well as precise placement.

Fan technology is continuously being updated and there are plenty of energy-efficient options to choose from. It’s all about finding the right balance between power, placement, and wattage.

  • Motor

In the world of large industrial ceiling fans, motors slot into two broad categories: DC (Direct Current) motors, and AC (Alternating Current) motors.

AC Motors: AC motors plug directly into the power source/plug point, which allows the current to reverse and run in both directions between the power source and the appliance (in this case an industrial ceiling fan).

Many household appliances, and therefore also ceiling fans, make use of AC motors because most power companies only supply the electricity in AC format.

Due to the reverse current, however, quite a lot of energy goes to waste.

DC Motors: Fans equipped with a DC motor are plugged into a transformer, which in turn connects to the power source/plug point.

The transformer acts to turn the Alternating Current coming from the power source into a Direct Current, which then operates the fan.

Because the current is being routed in a single direction, there is no unnecessary or wasted energy, which makes DC motors a lot more energy efficient than AC motors.

DC motors have been around for quite a few years, and their popularity keeps increasing due to their efficiency.

On the surface, the logical conclusion is that DC motors are the obvious choice as they use less electricity, but that’s not always the case.

AC and DC motors are merely the broad categories for ceiling fan motors.

Ceiling fan manufacturers all use different motor configurations (fly-wheel, ball-bearing, stack and many more) to get the best possible performance out of their AC as well as DC motors.

That said, DC motors have become the more popular choice for large industrial applications, as they do save a lot of electricity cost in the long run, especially if they run upward of 12 hours a day (or continuously).

Keep in mind, however, that DC motors can only be powered via a transformer plugged into a regular power source they can’t be plugged into alternative energy sources such as solar or hydro.

At least not yet.

For this reason, companies who intend to increase their use of alternative energy, opt for AC motors instead.

They might use more power, but the trade-off is that the power comes in the form of clean energy.

Ceiling fan motor size (AC and DC) is measured in millimeters and, just like car engines, bigger normally means faster and more powerful.

  • Blades

The parts of the fan that actually move the air the blades play a huge role in deciding which industrial fan best suits your needs.

The blade shape, size and pitch all contribute to the fan’s overall CFM rating.

The number of blades is also an important factor fewer blades tend to move air more efficiently, but they also produce more noise.

  • Airflow Efficiency

Airflow efficiency loosely translates into return on investment and is calculated by dividing the amount of air a fan moves (CFM) by the amount of energy it uses to do so (Watt).

This formula is recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and gives an accurate indication of how much you’ll be spending on electricity to operate a specific fan.

In the U.S, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) awards super-efficient appliances with and Energy Star certification. If efficiency is your main concern, look for ceiling fans that have been Energy Star certified.

Note that with all six factors mentioned above, there is no perfect CFM, Wattage, or efficiency rating.

It all depends on what is required of the fan (slow continuous air circulation, quick ventilation, directing air from one side of a building to another, etc).

All of the above factors need to be taken into account to find the right balance between performance and efficiency for the specific space you have in mind.

Types of Industrial Ceiling Fans:

There are numerous types of industrial or commercial ceiling fans and manufacturers sometimes come up with very creative names to make their products stand out from the crowd.

It’s difficult to define specific categories, as most ceiling fans can probably slot into more than one group.

However, if you’ve just started your hunt for the perfect industrial ceiling fan, take a look at some of the options below. This way you’ll at least get a feel for where you need to start looking!

  • Large Ceiling Fans

Minka-Aire F887-96-BN

Minka-Aire F887-96-BN Xtreme 96 Inch Outdoor Ceiling Fan with DC Motor in Brushed Nickel Finish
  • DESIGN: Sleek, Contemporary and Industrial in...
  • INCLUDED: RC400 - Six-speed hand-held remote...
  • MOTOR: Conveniently quiet, 6 speed -...
  • DIMENSIONS: Measures 11'' from the ceiling to...
  • ADDITIONAL: Requires Bond hub BD-1000 (sold...

This 96-inch (8.0 ft) large ceiling fan has eight blades and a brushed nickel finish. It is fitted with a 165mm x 12mm DC motor and the blades are pitched at 4°.

Total Watts is 31 with an overall CFM of 10500. Airflow efficiency is 338 CFM per Watt.

The Minka-Aire F887-96-BN has six speeds and comes with remote control and wall holster for easy storage.

Due to its large diameter, this fan is mounted 15-inches (1.25 ft) from the ceiling.

An extended down-rod may be required for higher ceilings and it is also available with a light fitting that can be ordered separately.

Hunter Fan Company 59132

Hunter HFC-96 Industrial Indoor / Outdoor Ceiling Fan with Wall Control, 96", Fresh White
  • MODERN CEILING FAN: The contemporary HFC-96...
  • MULTI-SPEED REVERSIBLE FAN MOTOR: Whisper...
  • WALL CONTROL: Turn the white ceiling fan...
  • ROOM PLACEMENT: Indoor/outdoor fan is height...

The Hunter 59132 is a 96-inch (8.0 ft) industrial ceiling fan with six aluminum blades coated in fresh white.

It can be installed in either three-blade or six-blade configuration. This ceiling fan has a wattage of 113 and an airflow capacity of 11899 CFM (three-blade configuration) – this translates into an airflow efficiency rating of 100 CFM per Watt.

The Hunter 59132 is mounted 11-inches (0.9 ft) from the ceiling and is built for either indoor or outdoor use.

The two above-mentioned examples illustrate why it’s important to understand how fans work, what the numbers mean, and what your desired results are when purchasing a fan.

These two fans are both 96 inches (8.0 ft) in size, but their outputs and efficiency ratings are very different. This is due to a variety of factors such as differences in blade pitch, number of blades, hanging height and wattage.

Same-size fans can deliver vastly different results, and while both of these are considered to be excellent products, your choice will depend on which characteristics are most important for the space in which the fan will be installed.

  • Smart Fans

Smart fans are fairly new on the market and, as the name implies, they have nifty features that bring them up to speed with the latest advances in technology.

Haiku Home L Series Smart Ceiling Fan

Big Ass Fans Haiku L Smart Ceiling Fan, 52", White
  • FAN SETTINGS: 7 speeds, Sleep mode, Whoosh...
  • BALANCED: factory-balanced and sound tested...
  • LIGHT SETTINGS: integrated LED light kit...
  • REMOTE: included slimline IR remote is wall...
  • SMART: included WIFI module allows control...

The Haiku Smart Fan is aimed at home use rather than industrial, but its size and clever features make it an interesting option for small commercial applications such as offices or individual shops.

The fan is available in 52-inch / 60-inch / 84-inch derivatives and is fitted with three sculpted blades.

Customers can opt for blades made of bamboo, matrix composite, or aluminum in a variety of colors.

What makes this fan so unique (and smart) is its ability to function in a fully-connected environment.

The Haiku Smart fan is equipped with Wi-Fi and can communicate directly with Amazon’s Alexa.

It features Haiku’s SenseMe technology that uses sensors so it can switch on when it picks up that someone is in the room this means it has no manual switch or chain.

The sensors also monitor the temperature and levels of humidity in the room so it can adapt accordingly.

This genius fan is also capable of connecting to the rest of the house / office via Thread (a Wi-Fi application that allows you to control all connected appliances directly from your smartphone).

The fact that the fan automatically only operates when it’s needed is one of the main reasons the Haiku was awarded the prestigious Energy Star certification. In terms of airflow efficiency, the mid-range 60-inch model delivers:

  • 910 CFM/Watt when set on Low
  • 734 CFM/Watt when set on Medium
  • 549 CFM/Watt when set on High

The Haiku Smart fan might not be the ideal fan for most industrial applications just yet, but it’s a good indication of the direction in which ceiling fans are developing.

Many industries will benefit from smart technology that continuously adjusts the fan settings to keep air circulating at the desired rate whilst keeping energy consumption to an absolute minimum.

  • Industrial Ceiling Fans with integrated lights

Fans with integrated lighting are convenient and can minimize the amount of energy used.

For industrial use, integrated lighting means a much easier set-up as you don’t need different power sources and fixtures for lights and fans.

In large spaces that require a number of fans and lights, it is very convenient to streamline and simply install ceiling fans with integrated lighting. Keep in mind that the wattage on these fans will be higher as it includes the wattage for the light fixture as well as fan operation.

TroposAir Titan 72-inch Ceiling Fan with Light

This industrial ceiling fan is finished in brushed nickel and is equipped with six aluminum blades.

It uses a high-efficiency DC motor and has an airflow capacity of 11230 CFM. Wattage (including light) is 30.9, which translates into an airflow efficiency of 363 CFM/Watt.

It is extremely efficient considering its size and additional electricity used by the light. This specific fan is Energy Star certified.

Emerson CF985BS

Emerson CF985BS Aira Eco Modern Ceiling Fan with Light, Wall Control and 72" Blades, Brushed Steel Finish
  • Save up to 40% on energy costs with Emerson's...
  • Brushed Steel finish not recommended for...
  • Enjoy customizable speed and light options...
  • Includes integrated Opal Matte light fixture...
  • Covered by Emerson's limited lifetime...

This 72-inch (6.0 ft) Emerson fan sports eight blades in Walnut finish. It features a single integrated light fixture that takes two 50W halogen light bulbs.

With an air capacity of 9782 CFM wattage of 33 (excluding lights) and 50W (including lights), this fan delivers airflow efficiency stats of:

  • 290 CFM/Watt with lights off
  • 196 CFM/Watt with lights on

The Emerson CF985BS offers an excellent balance of power, efficiency and convenience. It is also Damp rated, which means it can be installed in areas such as patios as well.

This fan has also received the Energy Star stamp of approval.

  • Indoor / Outdoor fans (UL rating)

The Underwriters Laboratories (UL) rating indicates whether a fan is dry / damp / wet rated.

Dry rated fans are for indoor use only, whilst damp rated fans are ideal for bathrooms / covered patios.

Wet rated fans, on the other hand, can withstand a lot more and are perfect for outdoor use such as exposed decks or seaside verandas.

They can handle all weather conditions from rain and hail to snow.

Fanimation FPD8148BN Odyn

Fanimation FPD8148BN Fan, 0, Brushed Nickel
  • 84 inch blade span
  • Integrated Brushed Nickel light kit
  • Includes Brushed Nickel light cap F non-light...
  • Canopy is 6. 46 inch wide

This 84-inch (7.0 ft) industrial ceiling fan is fitted with eight blades finished in brushed nickel.

It is UL Damp rated and has six different speed settings. Airflow capacity is 11190 CFM that allows for an impressive efficiency rating of 348 CFM/ Watt (excluding light).

It comes with remote control and a brushed nickel cap for those who prefer not to use the integrated light.

Emerson CF244ORB

Emerson Ceiling Fans CF244ORB, Curva, Modern Indoor Outdoor Ceiling Fan With Light And Remote, Wet Rated, 44-Inch Blades, Oil Rubbed Bronze Finish
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Emerson Ceiling Fans CF244ORB, Curva, Modern Indoor Outdoor Ceiling Fan With Light And Remote, Wet Rated, 44-Inch Blades, Oil Rubbed Bronze Finish
  • 44-inch Curva ceiling fan with Oil Rubbed...
  • Includes a 2-1/2-inch downrod and Opal Matte...
  • Includes 3 all-weather blades and Wet...
  • Integrated light fixture uses 2, 50-Watt...
  • Optional light cover plate and 6-speed LED...

This 44-inch (3.6 ft) Emerson outdoor fan has an oil-rubbed bronze finish and UL Wet rating.

This three-blade fan with integrated light is ideal for uncovered decks and seaside weather conditions. Producing 4280 CFM is not suited to large spaces, but it is ideal for small-scale industrial applications.

The UL rating on industrial fans is important as this will dictate the environment in which the fan can be operated and also how it can be cleaned.

Many businesses opt for industrial fans with a UL Wet rating because they can be hosed off without doing any damage to the fan.

Large manufacturing and storage facilities (especially if refrigeration is involved) will install Damp or Wet rated industrial ceiling fans as a lot of moisture tends to accumulate in the building.

Dry rated fans aren’t equipped to deal with high levels of moisture and can easily be damaged under such conditions.

As a rule, Damp and Wet rated ceiling fans are more durable, which is preferable for most industrial facilities, even if conditions are completely dry.

Many people use the UL rating as an indication of the fan’s quality and durability in general.

Casa Vieja Turbina

60" Turbina Modern Contemporary Industrial 3 Blade Indoor Outdoor Ceiling Fan Remote Control Oil Rubbed Bronze Brown Damp Rated for Patio Exterior House Porch Gazebo Garage Barn - Casa Vieja
  • 60" blade span. 22-degree blade pitch. 120 x...
  • Oil-rubbed bronze finish motor. Three...
  • UL listed fan for damp locations. Not...
  • Blades must be mounted at least 10-feet from...
  • Canopy is 6" wide x 2 1/4" high.

Its three-blade configuration angled at 22 degrees gives it a truly industrial look and makes it a firm favorite on patios.

  • HVLS (High Volume, Low Speed)

HVLS fans are more typical of industrial use these are the fans you expect to see in large manufacturing and storage spaces, as well as shopping malls and airports.

HVLS industrial ceiling fans usually range in size from 72-inches (6.0 ft) up to 288 inches (24 ft). Manufacturers that specialize in large HVLS fans will often custom-build these fans, especially for customers who need bigger size fans.

Skyblade STOL Series

SkyBlade Fans STEP Series Industrial Ceiling Fan 12 FT
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooling Fans and Air Circulators
  • HVAC and Refrigeration
  • INDUST/COMMERCL FANS

The Skyblade 192-inch (16 ft) HVLS fan has four wing-tipped blades and is constructed using stainless steel and anodized aluminum, with a Black Powder finish.

This gigantic fan produces has a whopping airflow capacity of 166 456 CFM.

The 288-inch (24 ft) Skyblade delivers over 260 000 CFM.

You can view its specs here.

The principle behind HVLS fans is to move large volumes of air and provide effective ventilation for large buildings but without a strong breeze.

So rather than use force to blast air from one side of the building to another, HVLS fans combine blade shape, length and pitch to provide slow and consistent circulation.

The large blades ensure the fan has a similar reach to high-power fans with smaller blades.

This also comes within a larger 20ft blade model as well as a slighter smaller 12ft blade model.

Maintenance & Cleaning

As with all other appliances, industrial ceiling fans last longer if they’re well maintained and regularly cleaned.

Unlike a grimy oven, however, the biggest concern with industrial ceiling fans is to prevent build-up of dust.

If the fans are installed in areas where there are a lot of moisture, or gases (such as paint shops), they will need to be cleaned more often.

Depending on how high the ceiling is, you can use anything from dusters to canned air to remove any accumulated dirt.

In cases where fans are completely out of reach (such as airplane hangars), many customers opt for Wet rated fans that can be hosed down.

Others get creative with scaffolding or ladders.

Many industrial ceiling fans have special coatings that prevent dust from clinging to the blades.

Fans that aren’t cleaned regularly are at risk of not functioning efficiently (if grime disrupts airflow over the blades) as well as damage to the motor if grime accumulates in the motor housing.

Style & Design: Industrial Ceiling Fans

There are countless different styles and designs when it comes to industrial ceiling fans.

Only the truly massive fans from about 120-inches (10.0 ft) and an upward trend to be completely utilitarian.

Large industrial ceiling fans can be found in any style ranging from sculpted wood and vintage to ultra-mod.

Over the past few years, beautifully sculpted large fans have become very fashionable, and the trend is to install as big a fan as the size of the room will allow.

For this reason, large size fans that were previously considered only for industrial use, are now being installed in living rooms all around the world.

Manufacturers quickly learned to capitalize on this trend, and companies that previously only supplied to warehouses are now selling their large fans as decor statements to the trend-setters.

Those who genuinely need a workhorse fan need to be aware of this trend because you don’t want to end up installing fans in your warehouse that may look the part but don’t deliver.

On the flip side, this new affinity for extra-size fans means that businesses no longer need to settle for bland / boring ceiling fans just because they have a bigger space to ventilate.

Offices, schools, shops, boutiques and workshops have a huge variety of styles to choose from, so there’s no longer an excuse for depressing office ceiling fans.

Features & Accessories

From smart fans who can chat to Alexa to blades carved from solid oak, there isn’t much you CAN’T get when it comes to industrial ceiling fans.

The trick is to find the right combination that suits your needs you want a fan that’s easy to operate, but you don’t want to pay for unnecessary features or accessories.

Common items on the ceiling fan feature list include:

  • Number of speed settings
  • Remote Control
  • Timers
  • Adjustable blades
  • Light fittings
  • Ionizers
  • Misting function
  • Blade color, material and texture
  • Reverse function
  • Wall Mounted Controllers
  • Emergency cut-off switch
  • Clear / brushed / stained glass domes for light fittings
  • Down-rods in different lengths
  • Dust-repellent coating
  • Warranty

Depending on your choice of fan, the above features are simply a few examples of what’s available.

Make sure you read through the features list carefully as tricky wording can lead to lots of confusion about the exact features included in the price.

Industrial Ceiling Fan pricing

The price of industrial ceiling fans varies just as much as the styles and sizes available.

The prices of the fans listed in this article range from around $145 for the 18-inch Airking to over $6000 for the 20-foot Skyblade.

Just like specification, pricing is a factor that buyers need to weigh up and decide what works best.

As with most products, if you go for the cheapest option you will likely sacrifice some level of quality.

Shop around and compare several fans similar to the one you’re looking to buy to get an idea of the general price range.

Fans that are only used for a few hours every week don’t need to be as sturdy as those that operate continuously or for extended periods of time.

If you’re looking to install large industrial ceiling fans, it’s a safe bet to avoid suspiciously cheap products, because these fans need to work hard for many years.

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