By Jeff Romero of Lumens.com
Abundant in style and the ability to move air in a space, large ceiling fans were once a focal point on the ceilings of open warehouses, gymnasiums and restaurants—in other words, a big, giant fan for a big, giant space. But large ceiling fan designs have been working their way into residential spaces more and more finding a home in living rooms and great rooms or outdoors under covered gazebos and patios. And with the help of Fanimation’s unique selection, finding the ideal large fan for your home could not be easier – here are a few favorites to check out:
Odyn Ceiling Fan
Odyn began making a big name for itself when it was first introduced in 2014 and is an obvious choice for lovers of large contemporary ceiling fans. Odyn boasts a massive 84” blade sweep, allowing it to move a significant amount of air while still operating efficiently at a high CFM. But its Odyn’s carefully thought out characteristics that have us (and customers) loving this design. It features an energy efficient DC motor (consumes up to 70% less energy), includes 6 different speeds (both forward and reverse for year-round use), is Energy Star Qualified and is offered in several color options like brushed nickel, dark bronze and an elegant matte white. Plus, Odyn carries a wet UL rating, so you can install and leave it outside all year if you want.
Subtle Ceiling Fan
Define irony. The Subtle Ceiling Fan by Fanimation is noticeably tremendous in its size and functionality, making it hardly a subtle element of any space. It sweeps air around the room with an extensive 72” blade span and five fan blades. It’s also Energy Star Qualified, employing a DC motor and operating at 230 CFM per watt. Subtle even allows you to properly illuminate rooms by including a long-lasting and energy efficient LED downlight. Available in brushed nickel or dark bronze and made for indoors or out (it carries a damp UL rating), Subtle is guaranteed to make an eye-catching statement.
Big Island Ceiling Fan
Introduce paradisiacal decoration to your home with the Big Island Ceiling Fan. The Big Island combines tropical features with a larger than life DC motor to keep spaces cool while still being energy efficient and operating at a 318 CFM per watt. It’s offered in colossal blade spans ranging from 60” to 80” and includes 6 forward and reverse speeds, allowing for year-round use. The Big Island is available in antique brass, brushed nickel and oil-rubbed bronze finishes, with the brushed nickel and oil-rubbed bronze options being UL listed for damp location use.
Levon Ceiling Fan
Levon is yet another design that brings a lot of personality and sophisticated style to ceilings of living rooms, great rooms and covered outdoor living areas. The AC model of Levon features eight blades crafted from walnut with a blade sweep of 63” and operates at a 6942 CFM. The energy efficient DC motor operated model of Levon includes eight sleek metallic blades, an LED light kit and can reach a 7999 CFM. It also carries a damp UL rating, making it safe for outdoor use in locations that are occasionally exposed to water. Finally, if you want to mix and match components or need a blade span of 72”, Fanimation makes Levon available in a customized option to best accommodate your needs.
For tips on how to find the perfect fan for your home, look to the Lumens Fan Buyer’s Guide. You’ll find information about choosing the right ceiling fan size, using fans year-round, fan installation and mounting options, how to appropriately understand airflow efficiency, why an outdoor fan is a good choice and much more.