Ceiling Fan Installation
Mrs. Michael Electricians are the local experts when it comes to ceiling fan installation. Ceiling fan popularity continues to grow as homeowners learn the year-round energy savings.
Ceiling Fans Can Reduce Energy Costs
Ceiling fans can certainly improve the comfort of your home by creating a cool breeze in the summer and forcing warm air back down to lower parts of a room in the winter. As well as the comfort benefits, ceiling fans can help reduce energy bills!
Summer Energy Savings
Ceiling fans can reduce the use of your homes a/c unit by allowing you to keep your thermostat set 12 degrees higher than normal. This can mean fairly significant savings on your monthly energy bill.
Winter Energy Saving
Ceiling fans can also help to circulate warm air in the winter making your heat source work more efficiently.
Ceiling Fans vs. Air Conditioners:
- A central A/C unit runs about 3 kilowatts and costs about 36 cents per hour
- A window A/C unit runs on 1.2 kilowatts and costs about 14 cents per hour
- A ceiling fan runs on only 30 watts and costs about 1 cent per hour
Ceiling Fan Hookup/Wiring
Ceiling fan installation requires a special electrical box that is stronger than the typical ceiling light electrical box. Also, not all ceiling fans can be mounted to angled ceilings without added support. Most manufacturers require that fan blades be at least 7 ft. above the floor. Since most fan and motors are 12 inches or less, they should be safe when installed under an 8-foot ceiling.
Trusted Ceiling Fan Installation
When you want the job done right the first time, you can count on a Mrs. Michael Electrician! Without proper electrical certifications and training, ceiling fan wiring can be tricky business. You can rest assured our technicians are experienced, friendly, clean, polite, drug-free and trained in the most up to date and state-of-the-art techniques, guaranteed. Give us a call today to have one of our experts install a ceiling fan in your home!