How to Save money and Energy by using BLDC Fans?

Are you looking for ways to save money by using BLDC Fans? Are you tired of paying a bomb for your electricity and looking for ways to overcome that? We hear you. 

While we don’t even think about fans when the electricity bill spikes up, fans also consume a lot of energy and result in higher electricity bills as we use them mindlessly.

Although most of us use ACs, we can’t afford to use a fan. Fans are something that is an inevitable appliance in every Indian Household, and we cannot deny that. Here is where the BLDC Fans come to our rescue.

What is a BLDC Fan, and Why should I choose it?

BLDC stands for  Brushless Direct Current Motor. Fans usually use electromagnets that are attached to them, whereas the BLDC fans use permanent magnets that help with saving energy and prevent energy losses compared to the electromagnets.

The average power consumption of a BLDC fan is around 30 watts, while the average power consumption of a normal fan is around 75 watts. Isn’t it obvious that the BLDC fans are more energy-efficient than the normal ones? 

Although the BLDS fan consumes way less energy than normal fans, they do not compromise on the amount of air they provide. With the growth and improvement in the technology, the air delivery of these fans is about 230 to 270 cubic metres per minute which is relatively higher than the air delivery of normal fans is between 210 to 230 cubic metres per minute.

What do you think is one of the biggest struggles of using a ceiling fan? Walking to turn it on and turn it off, right? Keeping that in mind, most BLDC fans come with remote control. Isn’t this everybody’s dream? 

BLDC Fans Vs Normal Fans

FeaturesBLDCNormal Fans
Power consumption30 Watts75 Watts
RPM300 – 400300 – 400
Sweep12001200
Noise60 to 70 DB60 to 70 DB
RemoteYesNo
  • Power consumption: The BLDC fans consume less power and generate even more airflow than the regular ceiling fans as it is powered by the  ActivBLDC Technology.
  • Efficiency: BLDC fans are efficient and reliable, just like a normal fan. Also, the Efficiency of a fan decreases with usage over the years, and for normal fans, it consumes 20% more power than it normally would, but the BLDC fans would consume only 10% more power even with wear and tear, which makes it even more energy efficient.
  • RPM: The average RPM (Rotations per minute) of both the normal ceiling fan and the BLDC fans are up to 300 to 400 RPM.
  • Sweep: The sweep size( the entire length of the fan, including the blades) is the same in the BLDC fans and the Normal ceiling fans.                                        
  • Noise: Most BLDC users claim that the BLDC fans produce much lower noise while operating than normal fans; however, there is no evidence to support this.
  • Accessibility: With remote control, you can easily operate the BLDC fan without having to get up and turn on or turn off the fan.
  • Price: The price of the normal ceiling fans and the BLDC fans are different. The BLDC fans are more expensive than ceiling fans. However, with the BLDC fans, you save a ton of money on electricity which makes it a lot better.
  • Additional features: Some BLDC fans do come with features such as anti-dust coating where the fan is dust resistant which means zero hassle in cleaning and maintaining the fan.

Advantages of BLDC Fans

  • Low power consumption 
  • Low noise operation
  • High Efficiency 

Disadvantages of BLDC Fans

  • The major disadvantage of BLDC fans is that they get heated up pretty quickly, and you need to maintain constant fan speed to control that.
  • The BLDC fans are relatively more expensive than normal Ceiling Fans.

Conclusion:

If you are on the verge of getting yourself a BLDC fan, we highly suggest you go ahead and buy it. There are a lot of good brands that sell the best BLDC fans that you can choose from. 

The only disadvantage of the BLDC fan is that the motor gets heated if you alter the speed of the fan continuously. Other than that, it is a thumbs up from our end.

FAQ

1. Does the BLDC fan reduce power consumption?

Yes, they reduce 50% of power consumption than normal fans on average. However, the exact power consumption depends on the brand you opt for.

2. Does a BLDC fan work with an inverter?

As the BLDC fans consume less energy than normal ceiling fans, they are more suitable to use with inverters than normal fans.

3. Are BLDC fans more expensive than normal fans?

No, both the BLDC fans and the Normal ceiling fans cost the same. However, with the BLDC, you save a lot of money on electricity which is worth every single penny you spend on the fan.

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Gayathri V
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