Summer is here and this is a good time to consider ways to keep cool. Ceiling fans are a cost effective and energy efficient method of cooling and can be used instead of air conditioners or to complement them. Many of our clients find that just having ceiling fans in the bedrooms is sufficient to sleep with and they are of course much quieter than air conditioners. Many clients also put ceiling fans in lounges and dining rooms, again, instead of or to complement air conditioners. And many also have ceiling fans outside, helping cool people down on those hot, windless days and helping keep the mozzies and flies away.
Universal Fans specialises in fans, such as ceiling fans, exhaust fans, extractor fans, cooling fans, pedestal fans and related products. We supply clients in all major cities in Australia such as Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne, Canberra, Hobart, Darwin, Cairns, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and all other places in Australia and overseas, through our stores. Universal Fans have two retail stores in Australia with a store in Brisbane (curreently closed for relocation). Our stores offer an spectacular display of ceiling fans in conveneient locations, well worth visiting just for the wow! factor. The Melbourne store is located quite centrally in east Malvern and has a spectacular display of ceiling fans with some very unusual designs like the Punkah with its multiple fan blades moving side to side as well as a fantastic range of modern ceiling fans like the Fiore that looks like a lamp with a shade but opens up when running and and traditional ceiling fans like the 1886 where the body rotates. We have a large clientele for ceiling and exhaust fans in Sydney as well as many clients for ceiling fans in Adelaide and Perth. Many people go online for ceiling fans and using our web site as a catalogue, they get information and then call us on our 1300 175 133 number, and purchase from us over the phone, getting the full service of a specialist shop at very competitive prices and the convinience of shopping from home.
For general information about our company, please refer to our about us page.
If you are interested in sweep Ceiling fans in general or an specific ceiling fan then follow this link to the Ceiling Fan page for our large range of fans in many different styles and colours.
Exhaust Fans general information and more specific information can be found at this link the exhaust fan page, for the entry page go to Exhaust Fans Menu page which is our starting point to the these range of fans and accessories.
Our prices are very competitive and additionally we have genuine specials on many products, please see the specials page for details on the current sale items. Note that we also do heat ransfer and underfloor ventilation, often also called subfloor ventilation.
Pedestal Fans, Wall Fans, Desk Fans
Pedestal Fan and Wall fan information is catered for under the pedestal fan page. There is information here on our Pedestal fan Commercial range and Wall fan commercial range. As well as technical information on our pedestal fan models and wall fan models, there is also air coverage diagrams for our commercial pedestal fan and wall fan models. There is also a page on our domestic pedestal fan range and our domestic pedestal fan range, wall fan models and desk fan models. We will in the future add pages for information on exhaust fans, information on ceiling fans and information on pedestal fans and wall fans.
Commercial Pedestal Fans and Wall Fans (Gym Fans)
Note that many people use the term cooling fans to refer to a cooling fan which could be a commercial pedestal fans or commercial wall fan. These cooling fans are used in gyms, halls, factories and the like to cool down people. The cooling fans blow produce very large amounts of air reaching 10 meters or more and so are ideal for larger areas, for example in a gym or factory they can be directed to the people exercising or working thus cooling them down. These cooling fans(they can be pedestal fans or wall fans) produce much more air than a ceiling fan by rotating very fast with the consequent increase in noise. This is fine in noisy environments where these pedestal fans are wall fans are more efficient then ceiling fans.
Ceiling Fans vs Pedestal/Wall Fans
Ceiling fans are more useful where noise considerations are important. Ceiling fans (or ceiling fan) have much longer blades (typically 130 to 140 cm in diameter) than Pedestal fans or Wall fans and run much more slowly thereby producing less noise. Cooling fans (Pedestal fans and Wall fans) have shorter blades (from 50 to 75 cm's) and the fans rotate very quickly thereby producing much more noise. Choose the appropriate cooling fan: ceiling fan, pedestal fan or wall fan according to noise and air movement requirement. In some cases a combination of ceiling fans and pedestal fans or wall fans may be best and a hall for example, may use ceiling fans when fewer people use the hall and use commercial pedestal fans or wall fans when large numbers of people are in the hall, creating a noisy environment and requiring the large volumes of air that ceiling fans cannot produce so efficiently.
Pedestal Fan Information
We also have accessories for pedestal fans and wall fans such as pedestal fan speed controllers and wall fan speed controllers.
We also supply exhaust fans, for bathrooms, toilets, kitchens, including ducted and inline exhaust fan and we carry a wide range of fans, ducting and accessories. There are many exhaust fans and vents available in our range, in different styles and even some colour options, that can complement the design and decor of bathrooms, toilets, kitchens and the like.
We are a "one-stop shop" and we can help you design a solution to your exhaust, ventilation and cooling issues including heat transfer and under floor ventilation problems.
Subfloor Ventilation Information
We also have fans and systems to improve subfloor ventilation, (also konwn as underfloor ventilation) a problem for many houses in cities such a Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Hobart and many other towns and regions. Good ventilation minimises accumulation of humididty under the house (subfloor) and helps maintain wooden floors in good order as well as the timbers under the house in good condition. See our page on subfloor ventilation .