Smart technology and other energy efficiencies help these ceiling fans lower electric bills without sacrificing performance or style.
The Energy Star- and wet-rated TriAire Custom from Fanimation offers mix-and-match customization. The variable-speed DC motor is controlled by a handheld remote and/or fanSync Bluetooth smart device control — WiFi adaptable — and features fresh air, home away, safe exit and fan timer functions. www.fanimation.com
i6 by Big Ass Fans features SenseME technology (temperature, humidity and motion sensors) providing energy-efficient, automated, smart operation. Control options include a Bluetooth remote, smartphone app, voice command with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, plus automation integration with Nest Learning Thermostat and ecobee. www.bigassfans.com
Craftmade’s Mondo 72-inch six-blade ceiling fan features an energy-efficient six-speed, reversible DC motor with included wall and remote controls. This dual-mount damp-rated minimalist design is an excellent choice for larger spaces indoors or outside. Pictured in Brushed Nickel. www.craftmade.com
The Lehr II Climates 54-inch ceiling fan, designed to match the style of Kichler’s 80-inch Lehr, is practical for residential applications. The fan is rated for wet locations and climates, energy efficient, and an Energy Star product. www.kichler.com
Silently spinning ABS blades coupled with a square housing create an enigmatic and sophisticated design with the Modern Forms Paradox Smart Fan. The energy-efficient DC motor runs smoothly while the Modern Forms app lets users control fan speed, create schedules and learn their preferences with Adaptive Learning Technology developed by WAC Lighting. www.modernforms.com