Modern Forms Vortex 60" in Gloss White
FR-W1810-60-GW - Modern Forms Vortex 60" in Gloss White
- 7720 CFM (3.48 MPH Breeze)
- Gloss White Motor w/Gloss White Colored ABS All Weather Blades
- 60 Inch Blade Span | 13 Degree Pitch
- Rated For Indoors (dry rated), Outdoor Covered (damp rated), Outdoor Uncovered (wet rated), High Wind (wet rated)
- 125mm X 20mm Super Efficient DC Motor
- 6 Speed Remote Control
Starting At $649.95
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About Modern Forms Ceiling Fans
Modern Forms is the new leader in ceiling fan technology. Every Modern Forms fan is a "Smart Fan" that works with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Samsung Smart Things, Nest and Ecobee. Each fan also includes either a remote control or wall control (depending on the model) for those who do not need the smart features. If that's not enough to peak your interest, each fan includes a super efficient DC motor that is EnergyStar qualified and far exceeds current efficiency standards, and most models include an energy saving dimmable LED light. To top it off, the quality of the fans are top notch and the styles are quite remarkable as well. Welcome to the new age of ceiling fans.
- Operate your fan from anywhere in the world using the WiFi smart app
- Connect to various home automation systems including SmartThings, Ecobee, Nest.
- Use voice commands to control your fan.
- Use a wall control or remote control.
- Install the fan anywhere indoors or outdoors...even in the rain or snow!
- Wash your fan off with a hose (recommended for outdoors)
- Sleep better...these fans run quieter than typical AC motor fans.
- Uses 70% less electricity than a typical AC motor fan.
- App has learning capabilities to adapt to your daily routine.
- Keep yourself cool in style.
How does the Modern Forms Vortex 60" in Gloss White Compare to the Average Ceiling Fan?
Quality Rating = 5.000000 (average is 3)
With a Quality Rating of 5, the Modern Forms Vortex 60" in Gloss White 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: 3.48 MPH (average is about 3)
A Wind Speed Factor of 3.48 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 Vortex 60". 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 = 7720 CFM (average is about 5,000)
7720 CFM is a lot of airflow and is far above average, which is very good news if you want a ceiling fan that can really cool you off. Fans like this will allow you to raise your thermostat by up to 10 degrees, which can save you as much as 40% on your cooling bills. By doing so, it is possible that the Modern Forms Vortex 60" in Gloss White may pay for itself during the first year of operation depending on the normal cost to run your air conditioning (if you have AC).
Efficiency Rating = 241 CFM/Watt (average is about 86)
An Efficiency Rating of 241 is extremely efficient and considered environmentally friendly by our standards (over 200 CFM/Watt). 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 = 32 Watts (average is about 76)
32 Watts per hour is "Extremely Low", which is fantastic because the Modern Forms Vortex 60" in Gloss White 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 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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