DC ceiling fans have just started to make an impact in the Australian ceiling fan market.
What is a DC ceiling fan you ask? Well it all comes down to the motor. Traditional ceiling fans us an AC (alternating current) motor. This is the same power that comes from your wall socket. Where as a DC ceiling fan utilises a Direct Current motor.
What are the benefits of a DC ceiling fan you ask. Well the main one is power consumption. A DC ceiling fan can use as low as 2 watts of power which means you save big dollars on your electricity bill.
You don't need anything special to run a DC ceiling fan. It converts AC power to DC power inside the fan. This means you can hook it straight up to you normal house power supply.
Here at Ceiling Fans Direct we stock all the big brands of DC ceiling fans from Aeratron to Martec, Mercator, Brilliant, Hunter Pacific and Aeroblade.