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Industrial Ceiling Fans - Modern Commercial Fan Styles for Warehouses and Businesses

By Edited Apr 2, 2016 0 0

Industrial Ceiling Fans

You might ask, what are industrial ceiling fans? Industrial ceiling fans are like normal house ceiling fans only that their blades are not made out of plastic and they are not used for any decorative purposes. Industrial ceiling fans have much larger blades made out of steel than residential fans and have motors that are capable of moving much faster. Industrial buildings, warehouses, plants, distribution centers use this type of fan to move the stagnant air to keep conditions inside large areas cool. This is an investment to those buildings where temperature and humidity need to be controlled and these products are good for areas that need circulation! Industrial ceiling fans are primarily designed to alleviate thermal comfort and ventilation.

When will you need industrial ceiling fans?

Industrial ceiling fans are both great during summer and winter seasons. In summer it cools any area and in winter it distributes heat. How so? During the warm days of summer, our body's natural response is to sweat, industrial ceiling fans blows a constant breeze that allows sweat to evaporate faster, making one feel cooler. A hot summer day in a big warehouse can be stuffy and uncomfortable; you would want a breeze if you would want to continue working.

It's a different case during winter. Ever noticed how residential thermostats have a reverse switch. The logic behind those switches is that during winter instead of blowing, its sucks in cool air and in turn forces warm air to go down, thus keeping you warm without making an unwanted breeze. Industrial ceiling fans are your friend during winter as well. Heat rises during these times, and your thermostat would be at eye level, so the heat will be operating all the time. Keeping industrial ceiling fans running in winter pushes the warm air trapped near the ceiling down. When warm air goes down, your heating bill also goes down by thirty percent, because the industrial ceiling fan helps in circulating warm air in your big space. Thus, it won't overwork your heater.

Other industrial fans

Industrial ceiling fans are advised to those areas where the ceilings are high and there are no alternatives available. Different types of industrial fans also exist in the market. If there are industrial fans that can be mounted on the ceiling, there are those that can be mounted on the wall. This type is great because it does not consume any floor space like the industrial ceiling fan. These are also safe because they are designed to be installed well above the height of the workers. They also have a well-built mesh grill making it safe to use in any building. Another type is the pedestal fan. One great advantage of pedestal fans is it is mobile. It can be moved depending where circulation is needed the most. Its height can also be adjusted. All if not most pedestal fans can turn three hundred sixty degrees, maximizing its potential to circulate air. There is also an industrial fan mounted on the wall. Though this fan will require more floor space, it has the capability to direct airflow in a much precise area and like the pedestal fan they are mobile. Last, but not least, are the mist fans. These are relatively new. They are connected to a water supply and able to produce a mist along with the airflow of the fan. The mist adds an extra cooling effect. This makes it great in places of high temperatures. The only disadvantage with this type of fan is that the water supply must always be kept clean. Else, its contamination may mean jeopardizing health of the employees and the people being sprayed by the mist.

Industrial ceiling fans and other industrial fans can be bought in DIY shops and online but because of their size it is usually pre ordered. Their prices range from fifty to two hundred dollars, depending on the size and material from which they are made from. A 56 inch industrial ceiling fan can cost around 80-100 dollars.

In conclusion

Industrial ceiling fans may not be all that pretty, but these big fans are an investment. Not only are they made to run longer they are also efficient and cost effective. So don't be quick to turn away from installing industrial ceiling fans in your warehouse, plant or building. Industrial ceiling fans improve the working conditions of your employees, thus making them feel better, in turn, they work better. This will mean more profit for you.

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