Kichler Lehr II 310112DBK in Distressed Black

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Description

Shown in Picture: Kichler Lehr II Ceiling Fan Model KL-310112DBK in Distressed Black with ABS Plastic All Weather Distressed Black blades. You can order this fan without a light or choose from various light fixture options to change the look of the fan. The Lehr II is a Contemporary style Ceiling Fan Designed for use indoors or outdoors in dry, damp or wet locations. This fan features a 125mm 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 Control. Other types of controls are also available.

The Lehr? II is a super efficient 54" ceiling fan featuring a DC motor that uses about 75 percent less electricity than conventional ceiling fan motors. The Lehr? II is also wet location and Climates rated, so it can be used virtually anywhere indoors or outdoors...even in the rain! This is an excellent choice for those who love cutting edge contemporary style products that are both stylish and environmentally friendly.

Included Control: 6-speed CoolTouch hand held remote control system for DC motor fans. Comes with a wall holster that holds the remote transmitter allowing it to be used as a wall control or hand held remote control. Provides 6 speeds in forward and reverse with a full range light dimmer.

Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

  • 5
  • 2.85
  • 5254
  • 172
  • 31
  • 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 2.85 MPH

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Features

Features & Specifications

Motor Size 125mm Super Efficient DC Motor Motor
Quality Rating 5 out of 5 (5 is best)
Blade Pitch 12 degree blade pitch
Blade Span 54" blade span
Blade Qty 7 blades
Blades Color ABS Plastic All Weather Distressed Black finished blades (included)
RPMs 51 to 105 RPM
Speeds 6 Speed
Reverse Function Yes
Indoor Rating UL Listed for use indoors
Outdoor Rating UL Listed for outdoor WET locations in both covered and uncovered areas. Can be exposed directly to rain.
Includes Uplight No
Includes Downlight No
Can Lights be Added? Yes
Accepts Universal Light Kits No
Voltage Uses 110 Volt electricity
ENERGY STAR Qualified No
Style Group Contemporary
Approx. Weight 28.6 lb.
Warranty Lifetime Limited Motor Warranty
Included Downrod(s) 8"
Flushmount Capability Cannot Be Flush Mounted
Leadwire Length 78"
Dimensions
19"
21"
N/A
N/A
N/A
54"
12°
Building codes require blades to be at least 7' from the floor.
Included Downrod Length(s): 8"
Finishes

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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)

Yes

UL Listed for Wet Applications: The Kichler Lehr II 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.

Downrods

Minimum Ceiling Height Requirement: Building codes require residential ceiling fans to be installed with the blades at least 7 feet from the floor. In order to meet this requirement, this fan requires a minimum ceiling height of at least 103". If your ceiling is lower than 103" then you may need to add a flushmount adapter or close to ceiling downrod if one is available for the fan (see below). Any light fixture you choose to add to this fan is allowed to be less than 7 feet from the floor, so just make sure you have enough headroom to walk under it if need be. If you cannot find what you need to make this fan work in your room, please give us a call 1-800-201-1193 so we can check to see if there are any further alternatives.

Note: This fan includes 8" downrods(s)

How long of a downrod do I need?

The downrod included with the Kichler Lehr II ceiling fan is 8", which puts the blades 19" from the ceiling. Here are the Minimum Ceiling Heights required for each downrod available for this fan. Each length will put the fan blades 7 feet from the floor, so if you want your fan blades higher than 7 feet, choose a shorter downrod to fit your needs.

Downrod Model Length Floor to Blades Ceiling Height Blades to Ceiling Price Add To Fan Order Separately
Included 8 inch downrod 7 feet 8.58 feet 19 inches -- Included Included
360000DBK 12 inch downrod 7 feet 8.92 feet 23 inches $10.99
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360001DBK 18 inch downrod 7 feet 9.42 feet 29 inches $15.95
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360002DBK 24 inch downrod 7 feet 9.92 feet 35 inches $20.99
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360003DBK 36 inch downrod 7 feet 10.92 feet 47 inches $24.95
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360004DBK 48 inch downrod 7 feet 11.92 feet 59 inches $33.99
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360005DBK 60 inch downrod 7 feet 12.92 feet 71 inches $41.95
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360006DBK 72 inch downrod 7 feet 13.92 feet 83 inches $48.99
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How the above calculations are performed

To calculate the length of downrod that you need to get as close to 7 feet from the floor as possible (but not lower), first you must look at the dimensions of the fan to determine how far from the ceiling the blades will hang using the standard mounting hardware. In most cases, the hardware that a ceiling fan ships with is all you need for an 8 or 9 foot high ceiling...but be sure to double check the distance a fan hangs from the ceiling because some fans hang down more than 18" and will require at least a 9 or 10 foot ceiling.

Once you know how far the fan hangs with the standard mounting hardware you can calculate how far it will hang with a longer downrod by subtracting the length of the standard downrod from the length of a longer downrod. Add that length to the distance the fan normally hangs from the ceiling to determine how far down your fan will hang with any particular downrod length. If you do not know the length of the downrod that is included with you can figure that 4" is about average.

For assistance choosing a downrod please call us at: 1-800-201-1193

Performance

How does the Kichler Lehr II 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 Kichler Lehr II 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: 2.85 MPH (average is about 3)
A Wind Speed Factor of 2.85 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 Lehr II to blow your socks off. 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 = 5254 CFM (average is about 5,000)
5254 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 Kichler Lehr II. The 2.85 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 Kichler Lehr II 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 = 172 CFM/Watt (average is about 86)
An Efficiency Rating of 172 is very far above 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 = 31 Watts (average is about 76)
31 Watts per hour is "Extremely Low", which is fantastic because the Kichler Lehr II 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

  • 5
  • 2.85
  • 5254
  • 172
  • 31
  • 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 2.85 MPH

Performance Data

Speed RPMs CFMs Amps Watts EPA Efficiency
(CFMs/Watt)
High 105 5254 0.38 31 169
Med 73 3678 0.14 10 368
Low 51 2750 0.08 5 550

"-" 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

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Blade Span CFM Wind Speed MPH Wind Speed LFM Calculate
2.85 MPH 0 LFM
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ENERGY INFORMATION
at High Speed

Airflow
5254
Cubic Feet
Per Minute
Airflow
31
Watts
(excludes lights)
Airflow Efficiency
172
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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