re: ceiling fans in small rooms
9 sep 2004
edwin pawlowski wrote:
>"marta pia" wrote:
>>...i was considering putting ceiling fans in all the major rooms
>>to improve air circulation and cooling.
where is this house?
>ceiling fans don't help with cooling.
they do, imo, especially at night, helping a whole house fan or natural
ventilation. a narrow cool air stream won't cool the mass of a house much
at night. cool night air needs to scrub the thermal mass of the walls.
>...the draft may make you feel a tad cooler if you are in the moving air.
it can make you feel a lot cooler :-) see the ashrae 55-2004 standard.