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Shown in Picture: Hunter Bridgeport Ceiling Fan Model HU-53127 in Textured Black with Plastic Oak blades. The Bridgeport is a Traditional style Ceiling Fan Designed for use indoors or outdoors in either damp or dry locations. This fan features a 172mm X 12mm Motor with a 12 Degree Blade Pitch producing an AirFlow rating of 3 (where 5 is best). It is operated by a 3 Speed Pull Chain. Other types of controls are also available.
Sometimes, the name really does say it all. UL
|Motor Size||172mm X 12mm Motor|
|Quality Rating||3 out of 5 (5 is best)|
|Blade Pitch||12 degree blade pitch|
|Blade Span||52" blade span|
|Blade Qty||5 blades|
|Blades Color||Plastic Oak finished blades (included)|
|RPMs||58 to 173 RPM|
|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.|
|Can Lights be Added?||No|
|Accepts Universal Light Kits||No|
|Voltage||Uses 110 Volt electricity|
|ENERGY STAR Qualified||No|
|Approx. Weight||23 lb.|
|Warranty||Lifetime Limited Motor Warranty|
|Flushmount Capability||Flush Adapter Included|
|Leadwire Length||Not Published|
Outdoor Damp Locations
Outdoor Wet Locations
(exposed to rain)
UL Listed for Wet Applications: The Minka Aire Simple is UL Listed for Outdoor Wet Locations, which means that you can install it outdoors in uncovered or partially covered areas where it will be directly exposed to rain. Great for a gazebo, lanais, lattice covered patio or any other outdoor area. As with all outdoor ceiling fans, you can also install them indoors in any room that you desire.
How does the Hunter Bridgeport Compare to the Average Ceiling Fan?
Quality Rating = 3 (average is 3)
A Quality Rating of 3 is average. Fans with this rating are decent quality, but not the best. Although the Hunter Bridgeport ceiling fan will run smooth and quiet at the low and medium speeds, they may not operate as perfectly on high speed as fans rated 4 or 5 and may need more balancing during installation.
Wind Speed Factor: 3.28 MPH (average is about 3)
A Wind Speed Factor of 3.28 MPH gives this fan a Breeze Rating of 4 out of 5. This is above average when it comes to ceiling fans, so you can expect to feel a decent amount of cooling breeze from the Bridgeport. 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 = 5671 CFM (average is about 5,000)
5671 CFM is pretty much average, so don't expect a super strong breeze from this fan. However, most people are used to average ceiling fans, so if you have never experienced a fan more powerful than this, you may be satisfied with the Hunter Bridgeport. This fan should allow you to raise your thermostat by 1 or 2 degrees to save between 5% and 15% on your cooling bills (if you have AC).
Efficiency Rating = 86 CFM/Watt (average is about 86)
An Efficiency Rating of 86 is fairly average. 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 = 66 Watts (average is about 76)
66 Watts per hour is slightly below average, which is a good thing. the Hunter Bridgeport will cost a little less to operate than the average ceiling fan. 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.
"-" 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.
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