Popular ceiling fan brands to watch out for
Every brand of ceiling fan has a huge range of products in its category. Quality and performance of ceiling fans vary with the price within each brand. If you compare the ceiling fans of the top brands in the same price range, you will find only minor differences between their models. However, from the point of reliability and durability, it becomes essential to stick to known brands. Ceiling fan brands are usually rated on five criteria listed below.
- Airflow (CFM)
- Efficiency (CFM/Watts)
- Electricity use (Watts)
- Wind speed (MPH)
Based on these criteria, here’s a list of top brands of ceiling fans available in the U.S. market.
Minka Aire ceiling fans: They manufacture some of the best ceiling fans in terms of styles and innovations. They offer 30 styles and over 114 designs with cutting-edge technology for you to choose from. You can easily find a ceiling fan to complement your décor from their range of highly polished metal finishes or casual antique washed finishes. All their fans have rods available in matching finishes in lengths up to 72″.
Emerson: This company has been manufacturing fans since 1895. They offer the best quality ceiling fans in the world. In fact, Emerson K55 motor is considered the industry standard for most high-performance ceiling fans. Other respectable ceiling fan manufacturers like Casablanca Fan Company and Fanimation have used the Emerson K55 motor in their top product lines at one point or the other. Emerson electric is the largest producer of fractional horsepower induction motors and holds the patents on the two primary methods of controlling fan speeds.
Casablanca ceiling fans: Established in 1974, Casablanca ceiling fans are known for their quality and design. They have around 1,000 lighting showrooms and ceiling fan specialty stores throughout the country. They employ the latest technology and designs to manufacture the most innovative and customized designs for consumers.
Hunter ceiling fans & fan accessories: For over 100 years, Hunter has been manufacturing top-of-the-line ceiling fans. Their rigorous manufacturing, testing, engineering, and re-testing procedures have made them a favorite among consumers.
Craftmade ceiling fans: Craftsmade is one of the leading manufacturers of ceiling fans and compatible lighting fixtures in a variety of colors and finishes.