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Putting 3 Fans To The Test: Ceiling, Window, and Drum The New York Times

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by Cambria Bold (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) last modified Jun 16, 2011

Want to cut back on your energy usage and save some money? Then skip the AC and turn on a fan. According to The New York Times, a standard window air conditioning unit uses 1,200 watts and costs 14




 

 

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Want to cut back on your energy usage and save some money? Then skip the AC and turn on a fan. According to The New York Times, a standard window air conditioning unit uses 1,200 watts and costs 14 cents an hour to run, while a typical ceiling fan running at a medium speed operates on 30 watts an hour and costs just one penny every three hours to run. We know they save energy, but how well do they work? The Times tested three models—the Emerson Midway Eco ceiling fan ($450), the Air King Whole House Window Fan ($137), and the Air King 36-inch Industrial Grade Drum Fan ($400). See how they stacked up below:



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