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Ceiling fans #201937
07/05/11 09:20 PM
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Merlin  Offline OP
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I am looking for a good quality ceiling for an office building. I need to install 6 fans over a large room of cubicles. This room has a 28 foot vaulted ceiling so they must be down-rod hung. Any suggestions of a good source and/or model?

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Re: Ceiling fans [Re: Merlin] #201938
07/05/11 09:35 PM
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I don't know anything about quality of them, how about using a single fan from bigassfans (TM)?

Re: Ceiling fans [Re: Merlin] #201945
07/06/11 07:43 AM
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http://www.bigassfans.com/the_fans

Never used, but they sure look interesting.

Re: Ceiling fans [Re: Merlin] #201946
07/06/11 08:07 AM
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We installed 2 of the 16 footers in a pillow factory. When we powered them up all the pillow stuffing on the floor moved immeditaly to the outside walls. These units are quiet and powerful. The units I put in came with a VFD so the speed adjustment was easy. The supplied bracket was capable of hanging on a vaulted ceiling. These things are HEAVY, over 100 lbs so a lift is required, you will not be able to carry them up a ladder and install them. Just my 2 cents.


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Re: Ceiling fans [Re: Merlin] #201947
07/06/11 08:25 AM
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If you are looking for 'normal' (decorative & functional) paddle fans, the 'name brand' fans from most reputable electric supply houses would be my choice. Hunter (original) or casablanca.

The Big Ass Fans, could be a choice, if the client likes the 'look'.

Be aware that the BAFs can/may affect the fire sprinkler water dispersion patterns.



John
Re: Ceiling fans [Re: HotLine1] #201950
07/06/11 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by HotLine1
Be aware that the BAFs can/may affect the fire sprinkler water dispersion patterns.


You can route the fan circuit through a contactor controlled by the flow switch or FACP if sprinkler issues are anticipated to be a problem.

Re: Ceiling fans [Re: Merlin] #201951
07/06/11 01:36 PM
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That's what's done to pass inspections.


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