All You Need to Know About HVLS Ceiling Fans in Singapore

HVLS fans are one of the latest innovations in the fan industry which brings you many benefits that you cannot get from a normal ceiling fan.

What are HVLS Fans?

High Volume Low Speed or HVLS fans are big ceiling fans that rely on size and not speed to move a very significant airflow, unlike a small, high-velocity fan that creates small, turbulent air streams that quickly disperse. Initially, these fans are made for large and huge spaces such as barns and factories, but now with evolution some things can be customized and tailored, including the size of these big ceiling fans. Which explains why HVLS fans are a popular choice in a wide variety of industries, commercial and residential spaces also.

The design of these large ceiling fans can help to stabilise the temperature in the area and allows for better ventilation for people in the area. The air emits from these fans is radiated in all directions, flowing until it reaches the wall.

How do HVLS Fans work?

HVLS fans work on the principle that cool air breaks up the moisture-saturated boundary layer surrounding the body and accelerates evaporation to produce a cooling effect. Ceiling fans produce a column of air as they turn. This column of air moves down and out along the floor, called a horizontal floor jet, this deep wall of horizontal moving air is relative to the diameter of a fan, and to a lesser degree, the speed of a fan. Once the floor jet reaches its potential, it migrates outward until it meets a side wall or other vertical surface.

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Business HVLS fans vary from private roof fans with respect to breadth, rotational speed, and execution. While a few fans utilize contemporary sharp edges to move air, different techniques are being utilized to make it progressively productive, for example, utilizing airfoils. Visit a HVLS fan supplier in Singapore to install a HVLS fan today. Also, visit our industrial fan services for to view the various large ceiling fans for industrial installation in Singapore!

Benefits of HVLS fans

Some benefits of installing a HVLS Fans includes:

Comfort and saving simultaneously: 

At the point when it’s hot out, HVLS fans are a genuine help. They work up gigantic segments of air rather than simply little areas, making them exceptionally viable at chilling anybody taking a shot at the floor.

Since the HVLS fans work so well at keeping individuals cool, offices that are furnished with these large ceiling fans are able to maintain a cooling environment. An HVAC framework is still acceptable to have, yet our big ceiling fans will enhance it better, which can decrease the expense of cooling. For office supervisors attempting to locate the correct harmony between agreeable workers and reasonable warming and cooling, matching HVLS fans with a HVAC framework is a success win.

Reduced Cooling Costs:

Comfort is typically the goal of cooling indoor spaces, and we can achieve that goal in more than the one, traditional way known as turning down the thermostat! With ceiling fans aiding in climate control, you can increase your thermostat setting while staying equally comfortable. Each degree the thermostat is increased accounts for a 5% reduction in kWh usage thus if a facility increased its thermostat by 5°, they would see a 20% reduction in cooling costs! As you can see, HVLS fans quickly deliver a return on investment.

Reduce heating cost:

In winters, HVLS fans can also run in reverse to redistribute the air. This is particularly effective if you are planning an air circulation strategy that includes a forced-air heating system. Pairing a heating system with HVLS fans typically yields a 30% savings on heating costs by increasing warm air at ground level and reducing heat loss through the roof.

Decreased HVAC Tonnage & Ducting:

The HVLS fan innovation is an extraordinary route for organizations to lessen the carbon impression by diminishing the size of their HVAC frameworks. Additionally, it’s reliably successful to utilize HVLS fans instead of ducting on the grounds that these ceiling fans are in administration constantly, blending the air in the space and keeping a steady solace level as opposed to dumping hot or cold air into space.

Pest control:

No one wants pests in his or her building. However, some pests are tricky. Physical barriers like dock shelters or door screens can prevent creatures from flying into a warehouse, but these are most effective when paired with additional measures to keep pests out. HVLS ceiling fans can help with this issue too. The large turning blades on the ceiling fan will scare away birds, and the air movement can push bugs away as well.

What health and safety concerns do you have for your facility? In many cases, a HVLS fan might be the solution you’re looking for. Reach out to Space Fans to clear the doubts you might have about these large ceiling fans!

Types of HVLS Ceiling Fans

Ceiling fans are one of the most efficient and economical ways to cool down a huge area and maintain a breezy and cool environment. Getting the right type of ceiling fan is also important to ensure that you are not spending more than what you need. Investing in the right ceiling fan not only helps with regulating a cooling environment in your area but also helps to save electricity cost in the long term.

HVLS ceiling fans are usually designed for bigger facilities such as factories, warehouses, and sports halls. However, HVLS fans have improved with technology advancements in recent years and can be used in industrial, commercial, and even residential spaces. HVLS fans are larger in size and usually greater than 7ft in diameter and move a high volume of air at a low speed around 8 mph.

Here are the different types of HVLS ceiling fans at Spacefans:

  • DCM Series (mid-sized HVLS fans)
  • DCL5 Series
  • X6 Series
  • Windy6
  • i-Series
  • Brolly
  • Horizon Series
  • Windy Wall Series

Each of our fan series have different Specifications Chart which you can choose based on your requirements.

How to Shop for The Right HVLS Ceiling Fan

These are a few things to look out for when deciding on which type of ceiling fan to get:

  • Size of Facility
  • Speed
  • Airflow
  • Blade Size

The features of the HVLS ceiling fan required for different facilities varies. HVLS ceiling fans for industrial, residential, and commercial uses are different.

Our DCM Series are mid-sized HVLS ceiling fans with diameters ranging from 2.4m to 4.2m. The fans from this series are lightweight, silent, and maintenance free. Models DCM-24, DCM-30, and DCM-36 are 8-12ft and can be for residential use in Singapore. DCM-24 can be used in HDB flats, DCM-30 and 36 for condominiums and landed properties. However, application for DCM Series HVLS ceiling fans are at Food courts, Shopping Malls, and Airports etc.

The Spacefans Windy6 is an effective portable and easily moveable HVLS fan on the ground. Its air volume is equivalent to 20 standard upright industrial fans with low noise level. The Brolly Series HVLS fan is shaped like a diamond for a whole new look, has up to 8 times more airflow, easy installation and is energy saving. We also have different diameters and specifications for different facilities. Both the Windy6 and Brolly Series HVLS fans are commonly use in commercial settings. Windy6 commercial HVLS fans are usually used for bus/train depots, exhibition events outdoors, and cafes. Brolly HVLS fans are usually used for huge open spaces Such as hotels like Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa!

To choose the best HVLS ceiling fan, look at the list of items and identify your criteria and priorities. From there, you can research the types of HVLS fans available (residential, industrial, or commercial) and the specifications, like cost and sound. Consider the width, length and height of the facility, desired temperature you would like to maintain, and the fan’s energy consumption.

To enquire or purchase affordable HVLS ceiling fans in Singapore for residential or industrial uses, Contact Us for more details!

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