Grey Color Ceiling Fans - What exactly is the reason for having a reverse button on ceiling fans? I wondered why the ceiling fans that were older didn't have a reverse button. Were the people that designed those fans, simply too stupid to think of using reverse in winter?
During winter, when you make use of the central heating system, the warm air coming from the registers, in each room, will naturally rise and because the registers are up high already, the hot air will assemble at the ceiling level and gradually work its way down toward floor level. Until the temperature is comfortable at the reduced levels of the rooms, the heat unit runs. However, by the time this happens, it'll be quite hot at the ceiling level.
However, what if there was a strategy to get this hot air down to the low levels, off the ceiling where we reside. The heat unit would not need to work as long as well as the savings on our utility bill might be substantial. This mix would essentially equalize the temperature at floor and ceiling levels, which means that the heat would not be squandered keeping the ceilings warm.
But someone said the draft produced by the ceiling fans will be too much for winter months. Afterward it's going to come down until it hits the floor. Now it is going to travel, toward the centre of the room, back in at floor level and then back up to the ceiling fan.