Ball Hugger Ceiling Fan
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Design by Ron Rezek.
By The Modern Fan Company.
A new take on Modern Fan's classic Ball fan, this hugger configuration is great for use in low-ceiling environments. The teardrop shape makes a graceful transition from the fan to the ceiling, conveying a sense of fluidity and connectedness to the space while housing all the components required for exceeding the EPA's Energy Star guidelines for air movement efficiency (rating applies to fan only).
The Ball is made of die-cast aluminum and offered in either a gloss white or a hand brushed aluminum finish. The blades are a plywood laminate with a gloss white coating or metallic aluminum paint and are available with 42" or 52" blade span. The optional light kit provides ambient lighting in your choice of halogen or compact fluorescent lamping. Light kits will add 1" to overall height of the fan.
The motor is a high power silicon steel design with 16 poles. These motors are designed for long life and silent running, and are controlled by dual capacitors. The fan speed and the light can be operated by one of several control options. Note: Any control ordered with a fan that has been configured with an energy-saving CFL will be supplied in a non-dimming version.
- Airflow measured in cubic feet per minute at high speed (CFM) = 5986.55
- Watts at high speed = 72.4
- Airflow efficiency at high speed (CFM/Watts) = 82.69
Notes: Express shipping is available on this item. In most cases, orders received before 12:00 PM Pacific time will ship the same day.
Material(s): Aluminum, Plywood Laminate
- Fan body: 8" Dia X 13" H
- Ceiling canopy: 6" Dia
- Optional light kit will add 1" to overall height
Lamp Type: HALOGEN, COMPACT FLUORESCENT, CFL
- 650: 1 X 75W G9 halogen lamp (included)
- 651: 1 X 18W GU24 low profile self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamp (included)
Listing: UL, DAMP LOCATION
Manufacturer Specifications: Click to download specifications.
Instructions: Click to download instructions.
Ron Rezek designed the world's first contemporary-styled ceiling fan, the Stratos, in 1986. But his list of accomplishments in the design world is long and varied, from lifeguard equipment to contemporary lighting. In 1997, Ron started The Modern Fan Co. in Ashland, Oregon, which produces and sells only contemporary ceiling fans.
His ceiling fans have been widely used in hotels, restaurants, retail and institutional applications, and all types of residential projects.
Ron Rezek's Philosophy:
"I don't think contemporary means a stark white room. I think it means a tasteful alignment of important elements. There are some designers who copy the Modernists who have come before. But I think 'contemporary' is the pursuit of the new." "People assume that all contemporary fixtures are more functional than traditional ones. That is because contemporary fixtures are easier to clean and they seem to be more utilitarian based on their appearance. And because of their simplicity and lack of ornamentation, they also have an alliance with the industrial look. But all of this doesn't necessarily translate into function. The Modern Fan Co.'s fans are designed to be functional and energy efficient. This is part of being contemporary and pushing the edge. Energy efficiency is the wave of the future."
Modern Fan Company
Modern Fan represents a new age in ceiling fans — the marrying of efficient function with contemporary design. Designed by Ron Rezek, the Modern Fan Company's models celebrate the modern idiom through mechanical simplification, geometric forms and contemporary finishes. The unique ceiling fan styles of Modern Fan represent a new age in ceiling fans — the marrying of efficient function with contemporary design (you won't find any wicker or flowery fans here!).
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