Which direction should a ceiling fan spin?

Answer To cool rooms in warm weather with a direct, downward breeze, ceiling fans should spin in a counterclockwise direction. Ceiling fans work best in cold seasons when the blades operate in a clockwise... Read More »

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What direction should ceiling fans spin in the summer?

The ceiling fan should be set counterclockwise, so that the air from the fan blows downwards.

Which direction should a ceiling fan go?

The direction of a ceiling fan is determined by whether or not you want to feel cooler or warmer. Running a fan counterclockwise will send a cool breeze down to the ground, while running it clockwi... Read More »

Which direction should the ceiling fan run?

Ceiling fans have two direction settings, forward and reverse. Although there are exceptions, generally ceiling fans should run counterclockwise (forward) during warmer months to create a wind chil... Read More »

Which way should a ceiling fan spin to cool the air?

The vast majority of ceiling fans run counterclockwise in order to cool. Running counterclockwise pushes the air down, which feels cooler. If a direction switch is on your fan, switching to clockwi... Read More »