Earth Calendar for May 29th and May 30th
Ceiling fans can bring numerous energy saving benefits to the home.
Most ceiling fans use only about as much power as a 100 watt light bulb. When used properly, ceiling fans can save the consumer money in utility bills in both the winter and summer months.During warm weather, a ceiling fan offers the greatest energy saving benefits when run in a counter clockwise direction. While a ceiling fan does not necessarily lower the room temperature, it does make the room feel cooler by providing a circulatory breeze. If the outside temperature is not too high, you might be able to achieve a comfortable environment by turning off the HVAC all together, by opening a few windows and allowing the ceiling fan to circulate warm air outdoors. Effective circulation can make you feel up to 8 degrees cooler and reduce air conditioning bills up to 40%. For optimal performance, the blades of your ceiling fan should be between 7-9 feet above the floor and 10 – 12 inches below the ceiling.For maximum energy saving benefits, you might consider an Energy Star ceiling fan. These fans circulate an average of 15% more air than other ceiling fans without sacrificing style or attractiveness. ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency.
On Our Calendar: Dater Montessori presents "Powered by NATURE" CAMP for kids ages 5 – 11. Kids will learn how to harness the sustainable forces of Nature, EARTH-AIR-FIRE (Sun)-WATER while having great outdoor fun. Campers enjoy composting, gardening, crafts, activities, songs, stories and games in a nurturing, ‘nature’-ing environment. June 3th - 7th. For more information and registration please call (513)513-675-2059 or email firstname.lastname@example.org