06 Jul '12, 5pm

In our 13th day over 100 degrees why not read about the evolution of efficient ceiling fans, maybe you'll feel cooler!

The invention of the electric ceiling fan wasn’t banner news in its day — after all, it had to compete with P.T. Barnum buying Jumbo the elephant, the patent on false teeth, the first demonstration of pancake making, and the Hatfield and McCoy feud. But 130 years later, new high-efficiency ceiling fans have shown that when it comes to comfort, everything old is new again. From their first appearance in the early 1880s to the peak of their popularity in the 1950s, electric ceiling fans looked essentially the same and confronted the same basic issues. Alternating current motors took in far more energy than the fans actually required to run, resulting in excess heat within the motor. The need to ventilate this heat drove the design of these early fans, creating the large, ventilated motor design that persists among many models today. These fans also garnered a reputation for ...

Full article: http://www.edcmag.com/articles/94554-fans-come-back-around

Tweets

Just read this article from @edcmagazine, our f...

edcmag.com 02 Jul '12, 9pm

The invention of the electric ceiling fan wasn’t banner news in its day — after all, it had to compete with P.T. Barnum bu...

Fans and players try to beat heat + humidity at US Womens Open #lpga #golf

Fans and players try to beat heat + humidity at...

pga.com 05 Jul '12, 11pm

KOHLER, Wis. -- Forget about the best spots to watch golf. For fans at the first round of the U.S. Women's Open at Blackwo...

WE HAVE NEWS FOR ALL OUR LOVELY FANS!!!! OUR SITE HAS A NEW LOOK...... TAKE A PEEK HERE & TELL US WHAT YOU...

WE HAVE NEWS FOR ALL OUR LOVELY FANS!!!! OUR SI...

linzishoes.com 18 Jul '12, 2pm

Home Page Shopping Bag Our Latest Shoes Brogues & Loafers Ballet Pumps Espadrilles Creepers Jellies Flat Sandals Flip Flop...

【動画】安室奈美恵、予定されていたサイン会は中止。CD予約をサイン会参加抽選の条件にしていたの...

razor.tv 06 Jul '12, 2pm

<p> SILVERSTONE, England (REUTERS) - Steady rain put a dampener on practice for the British Grand Prix on Friday with Roma...

Formula One: Hamilton quickest, Webber sorry fo...

straitstimes.com 07 Jul '12, 5am

SILVERSTONE, United Kingdom (AFP) - Lewis Hamilton was quickest at a miserable and soggy on Friday's practice for Sunday's...

Fans! Please see this advisory regarding the NY...

us.megabus.com 13 Jul '12, 9pm

We are pleased to announce that all Megabus operated departures in New York City will be moved to 34th St between 11th Ave...

Football: Spain fans rejoice in Euro win; Italians silenced

Football: Spain fans rejoice in Euro win; Itali...

channelnewsasia.com 01 Jul '12, 11pm

MADRID: Decked in red and yellow, Spanish fans burst into chants of "Champions!", detonated bangers and danced in fountain...

Today I don't feel like doing annnythinggg!

Today I don't feel like doing annnythinggg!

bubzbeauty.com 10 Jul '12, 1pm

It's a nice hot day today and I'm staying indoors enjoying the aircon with my little hot water bottle. Bombed down with gi...

Play begins 6 hours late at AT&T National, no fans allowed, workers clean up massive debris from storm #pga #golf

Play begins 6 hours late at AT&T National, no f...

pga.com 30 Jun '12, 7pm

BETHESDA, Md. -- Tiger Woods stepped out of the clubhouse at Congressional and into a strange new world of quiet Saturday....

Foods that don't let you slim down - Today's Most Read News!: SHAREANDDISCUSS Foods that stop you from slimming

Foods that don't let you slim down - Today's Mo...

sfluxe.com 05 Jul '12, 5pm

Your diet staples could be sabotaging your efforts to slim down and denying you vitamins and minerals Those low-fat, low-t...

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is an efficient use of 340 hp

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is an efficient use of 340 hp

green.autoblog.com 07 Jul '12, 12am

The BMW ActiveHybrid 3: Intelligence breeds efficiency. Enhanced efficiency coupled with increased dynamics in the BMW Act...

#luxury With 'freedom' in fashion, is libertari...

sfluxe.com 07 Jul '12, 7pm

And there were the Bunce brothers, Richard and Carl, who marshaled a four-year “Paulist” takeover of the Nevada Republican...

Broke a 3 month absence on RailsTips by posting...

railstips.org 05 Jul '12, 7pm

I have been thinking a lot about isolation, dependencies and clean code of late. I know there is a lot of disagreement wit...

What do you think comes right back at you!

thefinance.sg 05 Jul '12, 1am

What do you think comes right back at you! by Jared Seah on July 5, 2012 After asking this “what do you think ?” question,...

Coal and China: Bad, but maybe not as bad as you think

Coal and China: Bad, but maybe not as bad as yo...

grist.org 03 Jul '12, 4pm

This is part two of my interview with Michael Liebreich, head of Bloomberg New Energy Finance. See part one . Michael Lieb...