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#66151 - 05/22/06 03:53 PM paddle fans for church  
Jim M  Offline
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If anyone has a source for ceiling paddle fans that are suitable for use in a church could you please provide a link?

I am thinking I will need something like a 60" fan or so.

TIA,
Jim


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#66152 - 05/22/06 08:15 PM Re: paddle fans for church  
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I really like commercial ceiling fans. They look pretty sleek but are not intrusive if similar in colour to the ceiling. I have seen them in many churches.

A good Canadian company is Canarm (http://www.canarm.com). A good search should find some U.S. sites.

Envirofan may be a good U.S. company.

[This message has been edited by Charles (edited 05-22-2006).]


#66153 - 05/23/06 06:07 PM Re: paddle fans for church  
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Try WW Grainger, they have commercial pa, and all accessories.

(Grainger.com) is their website & on-line catalog

There's got to be a branch near you.

John


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#66154 - 05/24/06 11:41 AM Re: paddle fans for church  
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Canarm is a good product and Envirofan has been around for years.

If buying a residential type fan, just remember you get your money's worth. Hunter is a pretty good import fan. Ceiling fans aren't what they used to be.


#66155 - 05/24/06 04:33 PM Re: paddle fans for church  
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IMHO

Thumbs up for Envirofan
Thimbs down for Hunter (it was good in the early 90s)

Dave


#66156 - 05/25/06 01:08 PM Re: paddle fans for church  
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If you need to move a lot of air, there's always:
http://www.bigassfans.com


#66157 - 05/26/06 03:12 PM Re: paddle fans for church  
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NJ:
Ya beat me to the punch on this one! Have a warehouse with two (2) 20+' "Big Ass Fans", but they were installed without any permits.

FD has a concern about deflection of sprinkler flow when fans are 'on'

BTW, looked like a small helicopter crashed thru the rood, rotor down. That's one big fan.

Hunted down the EC, gave him a fine, and requested he install something to shut fan off if sprinkler system is activated.

John


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