Library Ceiling Fan
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The beautiful windows designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his architectural projects during the Twenties and Thirties inspire the Library fan. Rather than the shockingly colorful glass used by the Victorian glass artists, Wright used subtle variations in translucency, generally in clear and white glass punctuated with highlights of color. The simple, square-glass pattern framed in a bronze fixture typifies the simplicity of design in this period, focusing the eye on the beauty of the glass.
The Library Fan is available in a Rubbed Bronze metal finish and utilizes four blades which are available in your choice of black, maple or mahogany and with a blade span of either 42" or 52". The integrated light kits is available with either incandescent or fluorescent lamps. Includes 3" and 9" downrods for 18" or 24" overall height. Optional downrods available for alternate heights. The fan can accommodate a sloped ceiling up to 33°. For slopes over 33° but under 45°, use the sloped ceiling adapter (sold separately).
- Airflow measured in cubic feet per minute at high speed (CFM) = 5535
- Watts at high speed = 63
- Airflow efficiency at high speed (CFM/Watts) = 88
Note: Any control ordered with a fan that has been configured with an energy-saving CFL will be supplied in a non-dimming version.
Material(s): Metal, Wood, Glass
Dimensions: Fan Body: 7.5" D X 14" H Ceiling Canopy: 5.25" D
Lamp Type: HALOGEN, COMPACT FLUORESCENT, CFL
- Halogen: 1 X 75W G9 Halogen lamp (included)
- Compact Fluorescent: 1 X 26W GU24 Compact Fluorescent lamp (included)
Listing: UL, CUL
Manufacturer Specifications: Click to download specifications.
Instructions: Click to download instructions.
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