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Posted: 7/18/2001 9:14:57 AM EDT
in summer? CW or CCW?
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 9:17:44 AM EDT
Mine spins both ways.
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 9:18:14 AM EDT
Doh!
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 9:21:45 AM EDT
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 9:23:37 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Halfcocked: Mine spins both ways.
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i heard that about yours! [;)] IIRC, in the summer, air should be pushed down. in the winter, push the air up to take the hot air (rises) from the ceiling and re-circulate it through the room - don't remember which (CW or CCW) is which...
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 9:32:42 AM EDT
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 9:36:35 AM EDT
Last time I checked, [b][size=6]NC[/b][/size=6] was in the northern hemisphere. Smart ass. [-!-!-]
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 9:40:08 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 7/18/2001 9:42:45 AM EDT
round 'n round
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 9:51:50 AM EDT
Who got the strange idea that air should be pulled up in the summer. Air should be pushed down in the summer and pulled up in the winter. In the summer you wan't the air to be blown with force directly down so that the breeze causes a cooling effect. In the winter you pull air up, which causes circulation, but not a breeze which would cool you off. Up circulates the warm air down to the floor gently, down causes a breeze which cools you off. Its simple thermodynamics, sorry about the rant but I seem to constantly be explaining this to members of my fiancee's family. They just don't get it.
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 9:56:06 AM EDT
CCW Both fans here.
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 10:34:57 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Guncrazy223: Who got the strange idea that air should be pulled up in the summer. Air should be pushed down in the summer and pulled up in the winter. In the summer you wan't the air to be blown with force directly down so that the breeze causes a cooling effect. In the winter you pull air up, which causes circulation, but not a breeze which would cool you off. Up circulates the warm air down to the floor gently, down causes a breeze which cools you off. Its simple thermodynamics, sorry about the rant but I seem to constantly be explaining this to members of my fiancee's family. They just don't get it.
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You are correct. Here is another question. Which was is the fan supposted to turn when the SHIT hits it? [}:D]
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 10:41:19 AM EDT
Does it really matter in a room with 8' ceilings? The air just goes round and round don't it.
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 10:49:12 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 7/18/2001 11:06:02 AM EDT
With my luck, it would always be turning the wrong way, and I would probably be yawning at the time. [:O] OH $H!T....
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 11:43:20 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 7/18/2001 11:50:48 AM EDT
Unless the federal government built the fan, in which case the fan is stationary, the house revolves, the shit is a protected species, and you're not allowed to turn the thing on without a badge anyway.
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 12:09:55 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Celt: Unless the federal government built the fan, in which case the fan is stationary, the house revolves, the shit is a protected species, and you're not allowed to turn the thing on without a badge anyway.
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GOOD ONE, BCAOMNWK (blew chuncks all over my new wireless keyboard)
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 12:11:55 PM EDT
Originally Posted By thebeekeeper1:
Originally Posted By Guncrazy223: Who got the strange idea that air should be pulled up in the summer. Air should be pushed down in the summer and pulled up in the winter. In the summer you wan't the air to be blown with force directly down so that the breeze causes a cooling effect. In the winter you pull air up, which causes circulation, but not a breeze which would cool you off. Up circulates the warm air down to the floor gently, down causes a breeze which cools you off. Its simple thermodynamics, sorry about the rant but I seem to constantly be explaining this to members of my fiancee's family. They just don't get it.
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We're pretty ignorant here in Illinois (Governor King George Ryan), but assuming he is using air conditioning, should not the cold air be lifted off the floor and moved upward and outward? In the winter, shouldn't the warm air which has risen to the ceiling be pushed back down?
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Shouldn't we just let the air go wherever it wants? Who are we to tell; the air what to do??[bounce]
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 12:18:42 PM EDT
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 12:39:20 PM EDT
Originally Posted By thebeekeeper1: We're pretty ignorant here in Illinois (Governor King George Ryan), but assuming he is using air conditioning, should not the cold air be lifted off the floor and moved upward and outward? In the winter, shouldn't the warm air which has risen to the ceiling be pushed back down?
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Ceiling fans were designed to provide convection cooling, not recirculate already chilled air. In the summer, regardless of the indoor temperature, you want the air blowing down on you. In the winter, reversing the fan's rotation (or the pitch of the blades, depending on the fan design) pushes cooler air up, displacing the warm air which collects at the ceiling. The warm air then circulates outward and down the walls, providing a bit more warmth. You don't want the fan blowing on you in the cold weather.
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 12:44:56 PM EDT
It doesn't matter. Either way it rotates it moves air around, it just which way the air moves around the room. Next we'll have to figure out whether the tp should feed from the top or bottom.
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 12:47:54 PM EDT
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 12:51:49 PM EDT
TP should always be fed from the top. Only women want it on the bottom where you can never get ahold of the damn thing!
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 3:00:41 PM EDT
I've just installed 4 fans in my new townhouse. Ran across instructions that in the summer fan should run counter clockwise and clockwise in the winter.
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 3:09:53 PM EDT
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 3:36:58 PM EDT
Originally Posted By redleg1one: I've just installed 4 fans in my new townhouse. Ran across instructions that in the summer fan should run counter clockwise and clockwise in the winter.
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Thank you. BTW, where the hell were you at 1:15 this afternoon!!
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 6:23:16 PM EDT
Do you figure which way it is turning by condidering it from above or below??
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 6:41:22 PM EDT
if your blades are installed correctly the following will happen CW rotation will act as a normal fan & blow cool air down towards the floor CCW rotation will act as an exhaust fan & pull the air upwards toward the ceiling. yes Regis that is my final answer.
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