Craftmade Colossus 96 COL96BP6 in Brushed Pewter

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Description

Shown in Picture: Craftmade Colossus 96 Ceiling Fan Model COL96BP6 in Brushed Pewter with Brushed Pewter (Aluminum) blades. You can order this fan without a light or choose from various light fixture options to change the look of the fan. The Colossus 96 is a Contemporary Extra Large Fans style Ceiling Fan Designed for use indoors or outdoors in either damp or dry locations. This fan features a 165mm x 25mm Super Efficient DC Motor with a 12 Degree Blade Pitch producing an AirFlow rating of 5 (where 5 is best). It is operated by a 6 Speed Remote and Wall Control.

The 96" Colossus is a very large diameter fan that features a Super Efficient DC Motor that uses 75% Less Electricity that other fans. This is an excellent choice for those who are concerned about energy efficiency, or just want a fan with excellent performance (previously from Ellington).

Included Control: 6 Speed Remote Control and Wall Control Combo for DC motors. Includes full range light dimmer and reverse function.

Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

Eco Friendly Ceiling Fan

  • 5
  • 2.63
  • 13644
  • 426
  • 32
  • Quality
  • MPH
  • CFM
  • Efficiency
  • Watts
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0
Breeze rating Info Tooltip text
60
Wind Speed Factor Info Wind Speed Factor Tooltip text 2.63 MPH

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Features

Features & Specifications

Motor Size 165mm x 25mm Super Efficient DC Motor
Quality Rating 5 out of 5 (5 is best)
Blade Pitch 12 degree blade pitch
Blade Span 96" blade span
Blade Qty 5 blades
Blades Color Brushed Pewter (Aluminum) finished blades (included)
RPMs 0 to 63 RPM
Speeds 6 Speed
Reverse Function Yes
Indoor Rating UL Listed for use indoors
Outdoor Rating UL Listed for outdoor DAMP locations in covered areas only. Cannot be directly exposed to rain.
Includes Uplight No
Includes Downlight No
Can Lights be Added? Yes
Accepts Universal Light Kits Yes
Voltage Uses 110 Volt electricity
ENERGY STAR Qualified No
Style Group Contemporary
Approx. Weight 35.27 lb.
Warranty Lifetime Limited Motor Warranty
Included Downrod(s) 6"
Flushmount Capability Cannot Be Flush Mounted
Leadwire Length Not Published
Dimensions
9.67"
16.54"
N/A
11.73" Wide
5.96"
96"
12°
Building codes require blades to be at least 7' from the floor.
Included Downrod Length(s): 6"
Finishes

Finish Options

Other Finishes for this Ceiling Fan

Colossus 96

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Installation
Where can this fan be installed?
Indoors
Dry Locations

Yes
Outdoor Damp Locations
(covered areas)

Yes
Outdoor Wet Locations
(exposed to rain)

No

UL Listed for Damp Applications: The Craftmade Colossus 96 is UL Listed for Outdoor Damp Locations, which means the fan is rated for indoor or outoor use in covered areas where there is excessive moisture, but not direct exposure to rain or sprinklers. It's great for fully covered patios and porches or screened enclosures. All outdoor ceiling fans can also be installed inside your house, so they are also great for bathrooms and laundry rooms or any other room inside your home.

Performance

How does the Craftmade Colossus 96 Compare to the Average Ceiling Fan?

Note The Editor's Review is based on the latest product specifications and performance data we have in our database directly from the manufacturer. We take this information and convert it into laymans terms to give you an idea of what you can expect from the fan. Actual performance may vary depending on the circumstances of your application such as room size, ceiling height, blade selection and climate.

Quality Rating = 5 (average is 3)
With a Quality Rating of 5, the Craftmade Colossus 96 is among the finest quality ceiling fans made. It will run smooth and quiet without wobbling or making noise and you can let it run 24 hours a day for years on end without any worries of the motor burning out.

Wind Speed Factor: 2.63 MPH (average is about 3)
A Wind Speed Factor of 2.63 MPH gives this fan a Breeze Rating of 3 out of 5. This is rather average when it comes to ceiling fans, so you will feel some cooling breeze, but don't expect the Colossus 96 to blow your socks off. Keep in mind that fans with a large blade span like this one may move lots of air when it comes to CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), but the airflow is spread over a larger area, so the actual concentration of the airflow (wind speed) is usually less than that of normal size fans. For the best wind-chill effect in larger rooms you may want to consider two or more smaller fans (50" to 56") that have a significantly higher wind speed factor. However, if you can only install a single fan, a larger fan like this may be a reasonable compromise. Just don't expect to feel as much breeze as the abnormally high CFM rating leads you to believe. Aside from Quality, which accounts for smooth quiet operation and durability, the amount of wind-chill a fan can provide to cool you off is the most important consideration.

Airflow = 13644 CFM (average is about 5,000)
WOW...the Craftmade Colossus 96 moves a whopping 13644 CFM of air with a Wind Speed of 2.63 MPH. This is a huge amount of air considering the airflow of an average ceiling fan is just 5755 CFM! The 2.63 MPH wind speed is a little lower than you might expect with such a high airflow. The wind speed tells you how much breeze you can expect to feel when you are beneath the fan. Due to the blade span of this fan, the actual concentration of airflow is spread over a larger area, so the ultimate cooling effect is a little less than some fans with smaller blade spans. This is a compromise that you may be willing to accept if the actual area where you spend your time is further away from the center of the fan, which is why you may consider a larger fan such as this one. In this case the Craftmade Colossus 96 will allow you to raise your thermostat by 1 or 2 degrees, which will still help you save additional money on your cooling bills (if you have AC).

Efficiency Rating = 426 CFM/Watt (average is about 86)
An Efficiency Rating of 426 is in the "WOW" range of super efficient making the Craftmade Colossus 96 one of the most environmentally friendly ceiling fans ever made. Efficiency is defined by the EPA as the amount of airflow a fan produces (CFM) divided by the amount of electricity (Watts) it uses on high speed without any lights on. Efficiency is less important than Airflow because more CFMs allow you to raise your thermostat higher...which is where you will save the most energy. Efficiency becomes more important if you expect to operate several ceiling fans at the same time. (see calculator below)

Electrical Usage = 32 Watts (average is about 76)
32 Watts per hour is "Extremely Low", which is fantastic because the Craftmade Colossus 96 will cost almost nothing to operate compared to other ceiling fans. Use the calculator below to estimate just how much it will cost to operate this fan in "Your home".

Wind Speed Factor -vs- Efficiency: Wind Speed is KING! Ceiling fans can save you a lot on your energy bills if you use them properly to reduce your use of central air. Ceiling fans cool you off by creating a wind-chill effect, so the more wind speed a fan generates, the cooler it will make you feel. The cooler your ceiling fan can make you feel, the higher you can raise your AC thermostat to conserve energy without sacrificing your level of comfort. Raising your thermostat by 10 degrees can save you up to 40% on your cooling bills, but you cannot raise your thermostat by 10 degrees if you focus only on ceiling fans that use less energy rather than ones that generate higher wind speed. To put this in perspective: A typical central air system uses about 3500 Watts when it is running, so if a ceiling fan that uses 100 watts allows you to raise your thermostat a couple degrees higher than a more "efficient" fan that uses only 50 watts, the savings you will get by raising your AC therestat a couple degrees higher is far more than the difference of 50 watts between the two fans. With that said, a ceiling fan that uses less watts yet produces higher wind speed is a win-win.

Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

Eco Friendly Ceiling Fan

  • 5
  • 2.63
  • 13644
  • 426
  • 32
  • Quality
  • MPH
  • CFM
  • Efficiency
  • Watts
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0
Breeze rating Info Tooltip text
60
Wind Speed Factor Info Wind Speed Factor Tooltip text 2.63 MPH

Performance Data

Speed RPMs CFMs Amps Watts EPA Efficiency
(CFMs/Watt)
High 63 13644 0.27 32 426
Med - - - - NA
Low - - - - NA

"-" means that the data was not available at the time this information was published or the manufacturer simply does not test for the data that is missing.

Operational Cost Calculator

Fan Watts Light Watts Cost of Electricity/kWh Hours/Day Days/Year
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Blade Span CFM Wind Speed MPH Wind Speed LFM Calculate
2.63 MPH 0 LFM
Enter the CFM and Blade Span. Read About Wind Speed Here!

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ENERGY INFORMATION
at High Speed

Airflow
13644
Cubic Feet
Per Minute
Airflow
32
Watts
(excludes lights)
Airflow Efficiency
426
Cubic Feet Per
Minute Per Watt

Compare: 49" to 60" ceiling fans have airflow efficiencies
ranging from approximately 51 to 176 cubic feet per
minute per watt at high speed.

Money-Saving Tip: turn off fan when leaving room

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