Thursday, September 23, 2010

Portola Hills - Money Saving Quick Tip #1 - Ceiling Fans!

Ok, going to start a fun little aspect to our blog, Money Saving Quick Tips.   We all want to save a few pennies in this economy so thought a few little tips might just help us put those pennies to good use.  If you have one, send us a note and we will include:

This one is all about your Ceiling Fan!

Quick Tip - Counterclockwise i nthe summer, Clockwise in the winter.

You'll save up to 40% on air conditing costs in the summer and 10% on heating cost in the winter by manging air flow with ceiling fan.

Most Energy star rated ceiling fans use only about as much power as a 100-watt incandescent bulb.  Setting the blade direction on your fan to run counterclockwise directs the air downward and creates a breeze; in the winer, running it clockwise will force cold air upward and warm air down to you.

Who would have thunk!
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