Ceiling fans are one of the easiest ways to conserve energy.
You may think of ceiling fans as primarily a way to keep your home cool in the hot summertime months. While it's true that ceiling fans can help keep your home cool they also save energy. In fact, they can save you to 40% in your summer energy costs and usage. Did you know that for every 1 degree of cooling under 75 degrees Fahrenheit you increased your cooling cost around 9%? That adds up quick! Ceiling fans create a wind chill effect that makes your room feel cooler without cranking your air conditioning up so high!
Ceiling fan are great all year long!
In the winter, ceiling fans can move heat trapped near the ceiling back into the living area, reducing heating costs by up to 10%. This is especially valuable in rooms with high or vaulted ceilings.