Have you ever really thought about how you use your ceiling fans and air-conditioning? Or do you simply wait until the heat of the summer becomes all too much and turn off the fans in favour of the cool feeling of the aircon?
It is a bit more of a strategic decision that you might think, and in fact, using your air conditioner and ceiling fan together could save you some serious money.
But to maximise the savings and still feel cool and comfortable, you have to use them properly. It is also important to understand that a lot of the discomfort of a warm room comes from the stillness of the air, not necessarily the temperature.
Here are a few tips we have put together at Tradesmen on Time to help you: –
Remember that fans do NOT lower the temperature in your home, they simply make the air feel cooler by moving the air. They keep the air circulating and in turn cool you down.
As you can see, the ceiling fan itself doesn’t save you the money, the savings come from turning up your thermostat on your air conditioning, and every degree you can raise your thermostat will save you more money. The ceiling fan enables you to remain comfortable while raising the thermostat, therefore the two work together.
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