Proper ceiling fan rotation for cold weather

In the winter, we should reverse the motor in our ceiling fans so the blades are turning clockwise. Keep them on the low setting. This produces a gentle updraft which forces warm air near the ceiling downward. That saves on your energy use. For more great tips on ceiling fan usage and installation, visit

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