The ultimate buying guide

What should I consider while choosing the right fan?

  • The size of every room is different, and so will be the air requirement to make you comfortable.

  • Fan blade size plays a major role on the amount of air that is being circulated in the room. To ensure smooth air circulation of room it is essential to have a ceiling fan of the right size.

  • A correctly installed fan of the right size increases the air circulation in the room which may add up to your savings.

What is the recommended blade size?

Refer to this table for the recommended blade size –

Room Size (Sq. ft.)Recommended blade size (Inches)
< 30 36
More than 12056


Does the distance between the ceiling and the ground make any difference while choosing the perfect fan?

Yes. You should always check the distance between the ceiling and the ground make any difference while choosing the perfect fan. Here’s a chart that will help you out in choosing the down rod length.

Ceiling height (Feet)Size of down rod
8-1010 inches
11-1222 inches
13-143 feet
155 feet

What if I have a big room or L-shaped structure?

If you can’t install a standard 56 inch fan due to an L-shaped structure or false ceiling, you can install 2 fans of 42 Inches each.

What about the horizontal distance?

Ideally the minimum horizontal distance between wall and the fan blade should be 10 inches.

The Dos and Don’ts

  • If you are just procuring blades do consult an expert regarding the compatibility of the blades with the motor.

  • Never use a motor of smaller blades with larger blades, it can increase load on the motor which can reduce the life and increase the power consumption.

  • When larger fans are used make sure that there is sufficient height between ceiling and the fans. To understand the height of down rod to be used refer to the table above.

You can save more than 1000-1500 Rs per year compared to a regular ceiling fan if you switch to Atomberg which consumes only 28W of Power at highest Speed.

How to choose the right motor?

While the small ceiling fans that are equipped with super-efficient DC motors deliver excellent air circulation, those with normal motors deliver decent airflow. But the DC ones are an obvious choice, not just because of their performance but also for energy saving. Also, dual motor fans can circulate air over a greater area.

Atomberg Fans by Atomberg Technologies are equipped with a super-efficient DC motor and help in reducing energy bills by up to 65%.