What is a Transitional Style Ceiling Fan?
Transitional style ceiling fans are a crossover between traditional style and contemporary style. The lines of a transitional style fan are smooth but less geometric than contemporary style fans, yet more up to date than fans of years in the past. Transitional style decor follows similar quidelines. Most of the transitional style ceiling fans can be used in either contemporary or traditional room settings. Or for that matter, in a truly transitional style room. The transitional style ceiling fans that have a built in uplight seem to be the most popular.
|The above chart suggests the optimal ceiling fan size and CFMs you should consider for typical rooms. Ceiling height, angle, and room layout may affect these recommendations. For Expert Advice call: 1-800-201-1193.|
Although the EPA now requires fan manufacturers to publish the CFM ratings of their fans, there is no standardized scientific method of determining what size and CFM fan is best for any given application. A few quick searches and you will find that each ceiling fan manufacturer interprets this differently. So we created our own size and CFM recommendation chart to give you an idea what we recommend for "typical" applications. We produced this chart based on over 20 years of experience dealing with ceiling fans and the people who we've sold them to. For the most part, this chart will suffice. If you have low ceilings, you can fudge a little on the CFM and use a fan in the lesser range of the room size. If you have high ceilings, you need more CFM and a fan closer to the larger size of the chart. In most cases, the more the CFM the better and the higher the quality score the better!
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