Fanimation Windpointe 5 Blade Custom in Rust
MA7500RS - Fanimation Windpointe 5 Blade Custom in Rust
- 3468 CFM (2.01 MPH Breeze)
- Rust Motor
- 48 Inch Blade Span | 18 Degree Pitch
- Rated For Indoors (dry rated), Outdoor Covered (damp rated)
- 188mm x 25mm - AC Motor
- 3 Speed Pull Chain
Starting At $348.73
Other Finishes for this Ceiling Fan
Windpointe 5 Blade Unipack
Windpointe Unipack Palm
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Features & Specifications
|Motor Size||188mm x 25mm - AC Motor Motor|
|Quality Rating||5 out of 5 (5 is best)|
|Blade Pitch||18 degree blade pitch|
|Blade Span||44" to 80" blade span|
|Blade Qty||5 blades|
|Blades Color||N/A (blades are sold separately)|
|RPMs||63 to 110 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?||Yes|
|Accepts Universal Light Kits||Yes|
|Voltage||Uses 110 Volt electricity|
|ENERGY STAR Qualified||No|
|Warranty||Lifetime Limited Motor Warranty|
|Included Downrod(s)||Includes 6" Downrod|
|Flushmount Capability||Cannot Be Flush Mounted|
How does the Fanimation Windpointe 5 Blade Custom in Rust Compare to the Average Ceiling Fan?
Quality Rating = 5.000000 (average is 3)
With a Quality Rating of 5, the Fanimation Windpointe 5 Blade Custom in Rust 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.
Note: CFM and Wind Speed are calculated using standard shaped 52" blades. The size and shape of the blades will alter the performance dramatically. For example: Palm style and carved wood leaf shaped blades can reduce performance by as much as 50%!
Wind Speed Factor: 2.01 MPH (average is about 3)
A Wind Speed Factor of 2.01 MPH gives this fan a Breeze Rating of 2 out of 5. This is very light breeze, so don't expect to experience very much cooling effect from the Windpointe 5 Blade Custom. 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 = 3468 CFM (average is about 5,000)
3468 CFM far less than the average ceiling fan, so don't expect to feel much of a breeze from this fan unless you are are directly beneath it. We only recommended the Fanimation Windpointe 5 Blade Custom in Rust for small rooms or areas where very little airflow is needed. This fan may not allow you to raise your thermostat, so do not expect to save much on your cooling bills (if you have AC).
Efficiency Rating = 83 CFM/Watt (average is about 86)
An Efficiency Rating of 83 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)
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 thermostat 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.
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