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!