Belt Drive Fans

Belt Driven Ceiling Fans

Belt Driven Ceiling Fans

What is a belt driven ceiling fan?

Belt driven ceiling fans were some of the very first ceiling fans ever created and have been around since the turn of the century. These unique ceiling fans operate from a single motor that has a pully which drives a belt that is stretched between each individual fan. The belt drive motor is attached to the wall or ceiling. Originally, the belt was driven by water wheels located outside the building with elaborate belt and pully systems. Nowadays, we use electricity. Some of the belt driven fans have a single fan while others can have multiple fans. The length between each fan can be up to 20 feet or so and there can be up to 5 fans driven by a single belt and motor. Belt driven ceiling fans are normally seen in commercial applications, although some people will install them in their home if the layout of the home lends itself to this application...and the budget is relatively unlimited. The majority of belt drive ceiling fans that you see in restaraunts and hotels and magazines are manufactured by Fanimation, the premier manufacturer of belt driven ceiling fans. Although belt driven fans move a slight amount of air, they are designed more for show than for function.

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  1. Fanimation Brewmaster Short Neck Belt Drive Single Fan Kit 2

    Fanimation Brewmaster Short Neck Belt Drive Single Fan Kit 2

    • 52" or 56" Indoor Only
    • 3 Speed
    • Wall Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

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    $2,700.00

    $1,799.98

    Out Of Stock

  2. Fanimation Brewmaster Short Neck Belt Drive Single Fan Kit

    Fanimation Brewmaster Short Neck Belt Drive Single Fan Kit

    • 52" or 56" Indoor Only
    • 3 Speed
    • Wall Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
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    • 5
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    $4,425.00

    $2,949.96

    Out Of Stock

  3. Fanimation Bourbon Street Short

    Fanimation Bourbon Street Short

    • Indoor Only
    • 1 Speed
    • Wall Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
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    • 5
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    $4,935.00

    $3,289.94

    In Stock

    FREE Shipping

  4. Fanimation Single Brewmaster Long Neck Belt Drive

    Fanimation Single Brewmaster Long Neck Belt Drive

    • 52" or 56" Outdoor Damp Rated
    • 3 Speed
    • Remote Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
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    • NA
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    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
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    • 5
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    • 1
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    $2,940.00

    $1,959.94

    In Stock

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  5. Fanimation Single Brewmaster Short Neck Belt Drive

    Fanimation Single Brewmaster Short Neck Belt Drive

    • 52" or 56" Indoor Only
    • 3 Speed
    • Remote Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
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    • 1
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    $1,350.00

    $899.98

    In Stock

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  6. Fanimation 220 Volt Bourbon Street Short

    Fanimation 220 Volt Bourbon Street Short

    • 44" or 52" or 59" Indoor Only
    • 1 Speed
    • Wall Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
    • 4
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    • 1
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    $5,865.00

    $3,909.94

    In Stock

    FREE Shipping

  7. Fanimation Single Brewmaster Short Neck Belt Drive

    Fanimation Single Brewmaster Short Neck Belt Drive

    • 52" or 56" Outdoor Damp Rated
    • 3 Speed
    • Remote Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
    • 4
    • 3
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0

    $1,350.00

    $899.98

    In Stock

    FREE Shipping

  8. Fanimation 220 Volt Bourbon Street Short

    Fanimation 220 Volt Bourbon Street Short

    • 44" or 52" or 59" Indoor Only
    • 1 Speed
    • Wall Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
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    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
    • 4
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    • 1
    • 0

    $5,130.00

    $3,419.94

    Out Of Stock

  9. Fanimation Brewmaster Long Neck Motor 220 Volt

    Fanimation Brewmaster Long Neck Motor 220 Volt

    • 52" or 56" Indoor Only
    • 3 Speed
    • Remote Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
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    • MPH
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    • 1
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    $1,815.00

    $893.78

    In Stock

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  10. Fanimation 220 Volt Bourbon Street Short

    Fanimation 220 Volt Bourbon Street Short

    • 44" or 52" or 59" Indoor Only
    • 1 Speed
    • Wall Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
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    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
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    • 1
    • 0

    $1,950.00

    $1,299.98

    Out Of Stock

  11. Fanimation Single Brewmaster Long Neck Belt Drive

    Fanimation Single Brewmaster Long Neck Belt Drive

    • 52" or 56" Outdoor Damp Rated
    • 3 Speed
    • Remote Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
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    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
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    • 1
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    $2,970.00

    $1,979.94

    In Stock

    FREE Shipping

  12. Fanimation Bourbon Street Drive Motor

    Fanimation Bourbon Street Drive Motor

    • Indoor Only
    • 1 Speed
    • Wall Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
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    • 5
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    $1,755.00

    $1,169.98

    In Stock

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  13. Fanimation Single Brewmaster Short Neck Belt Drive

    Fanimation Single Brewmaster Short Neck Belt Drive

    • 52" or 56" Outdoor Damp Rated
    • 3 Speed
    • Remote Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
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    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
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    • 5
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    $905.00

    $439.20

    In Stock

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  14. Fanimation Brewmaster Long Neck Motor 220 Volt

    Fanimation Brewmaster Long Neck Motor 220 Volt

    • 52" or 56" Outdoor Damp Rated
    • 3 Speed
    • Remote Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
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    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
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    • 5
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    $2,970.00

    $1,979.94

    In Stock

    FREE Shipping

  15. Fanimation Bourbon Street Drive Motor

    Fanimation Bourbon Street Drive Motor

    • Indoor Only
    • 1 Speed
    • Wall Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
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    • MPH
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    • 5
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    $4,770.00

    $3,179.96

    In Stock

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  16. Fanimation Bourbon Street Long

    Fanimation Bourbon Street Long

    • 44" or 52" or 59" Indoor Only
    • 1 Speed
    • Wall Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
    • 4
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    • 1
    • 0

    $4,935.00

    $3,289.94

    In Stock

    FREE Shipping

  17. Fanimation 220 Volt Bourbon Street Short

    Fanimation 220 Volt Bourbon Street Short

    • 44" or 52" or 59" Indoor Only
    • 1 Speed
    • Wall Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
    • 4
    • 3
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0

    $5,130.00

    $3,419.94

    In Stock

    FREE Shipping

  18. Fanimation Single Brewmaster Short Neck Belt Drive

    Fanimation Single Brewmaster Short Neck Belt Drive

    • 52" or 56" Indoor Only
    • 3 Speed
    • Remote Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
    • 4
    • 3
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0

    $800.00

    $369.22

    In Stock

    FREE Shipping

  19. Fanimation Brewmaster Long Neck Motor

    Fanimation Brewmaster Long Neck Motor

    • 52" or 56" Outdoor Damp Rated
    • 3 Speed
    • Remote Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
    • 4
    • 3
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0

    $1,470.00

    $979.96

    In Stock

    FREE Shipping

  20. Fanimation Single Brewmaster Long Neck Belt Drive

    Fanimation Single Brewmaster Long Neck Belt Drive

    • 52" or 56" Outdoor Damp Rated
    • 3 Speed
    • Remote Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
    • 4
    • 3
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0

    $3,022.00

    $2,005.72

    In Stock

    FREE Shipping

  21. Fanimation Brewmaster Long Neck Motor

    Fanimation Brewmaster Long Neck Motor

    • 52" or 56" Indoor Only
    • 3 Speed
    • Remote Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
    • 4
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    • 1
    • 0

    $1,805.00

    $889.17

    In Stock

    FREE Shipping

  22. Fanimation 220 Volt Bourbon Street Short

    Fanimation 220 Volt Bourbon Street Short

    • 44" or 52" or 59" Indoor Only
    • 1 Speed
    • Wall Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
    • 4
    • 3
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0

    $1,950.00

    $1,299.98

    In Stock

    FREE Shipping

  23. Fanimation Bourbon Street Short

    Fanimation Bourbon Street Short

    • Indoor Only
    • 1 Speed
    • Wall Control

    Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

    • 5
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA
    • Quality
    • MPH
    • CFM
    • Efficiency
    • Watts
    • 5
    • 4
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    • 2
    • 1
    • 0

    $4,935.00

    $3,289.94

    In Stock

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What to look for in a ceiling fan





Ceiling Fan Size and CFM
Recommendation Chart
Room
Size
Fan
Size
Suggested
CFM
6x6 24"-36" 3,000-4,500
8x10 37"-48" 4,000-5,500
10x15 49"-56" 6,200-7,500
15x15 56"-80" 7,000-9,000
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.

Room Size and CFM Chart

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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