Be Smart with Modern Smart Ceiling Fans
Technology has infused nearly every area of our lives, and home décor and lighting are no exception. As part of the growing smart home trend, innovative, high end ceiling fans have been introduced to not only make our lives easier but also conserve energy. Smart ceiling fans are an integral part of modern smart home technology and improve airflow in contemporary spaces in conjunction with other smart home accessories. Compatible with smart home assistants like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Nest, and ecobee, smart ceiling fans are quickly gaining popularity.
Choosing a Smart Ceiling Fan
Selecting the perfect smart fan is will largely depend on the size of your space. A key part of the selection process, room size is the starting point for picking out the perfect smart ceiling fan. Spaces with more square footage can accommodate smart fans with longer and wider blades with high CFM (cubic feet per minute). CFM measurements are taken when the fan is on the highest speed setting to determine how powerful the airflow is.
When picking out a smart ceiling fan, it’s best to determine the compatibility with your existing smart assistant and home accessories. Though most smart ceiling fans are universally compatible with the top smart assistants, it’s always a good idea to double check the specifications to make sure the smart fan you’re considering will work with your existing system.
Smart ceiling fans are not only intended to be compatible with smart home systems, but they also are specially designed to be energy-efficient. Top smart fan models are made from sustainable materials and consume minimal energy. Since these fixtures are designed to work with smart home accessories, they can be programmed to be powered on or shut down based on pre-determined settings, further expanding their eco-friendliness and convenience.
Although smart ceiling fans can be controlled by voice via a smart home assistant, manual operation is still possible with either a wall or remote control. In fact, smart ceiling fans are only distinguished from traditional ceiling fans by their smart home compatibility as they still include powerful DC motors, multiple speed settings, and many are UL Listed Wet for outdoor installation.
Bestselling Smart Ceiling Fans
Smart ceiling fans embody all there is to love about technology-driven lighting and home accessories. Top models combine energy-efficiency with stylish designs and finishes that work well in both indoor and outdoor spaces. Smart fans are suitable for installation in residential interiors like dining rooms, entryways, and screened porches as well as commercial spaces like offices, lobby areas, and outdoor dining areas.
To match existing décor, furniture, and fixtures, expect to find a variety of complementary base and blade finishes. Popular options include contemporary metallics like oil rubbed bronze, titanium silver, and brushed copper as well as other finishes like natural bamboo and tinted polymer plastic that bode well with traditional and mid-century modern décor styles.
No matter the size of your space, there is likely a smart fan that will meet your needs. For larger spaces, the most popular models feature innovative 12-blade designs with 60 to 80-inch blade pitch ideal of efficient airflow in spaces with high square footage. Smaller areas can accommodate flushmount smart ceiling fans with short blade pitch fewer blades Ultramodern 2-blade smart fans add a futuristic look to minimalist or contemporary spaces and still deliver powerful airflow that rivals that of larger fans. Additionally, smart ceiling fans with lights offer the convenience of cooling and illumination in one unit.