Interested in keeping your house warmer in winter without incurring a hefty heating bill? Keeping your ceiling fan on might just do the trick. While this may sound counter intuitive at first, this is sound advice that you must actively consider.
Typically, we tend to close our houses in winters and keep the heating system on, which helps us heat our houses up. However, this also results in limited circulation in the room, resulting in the warm air rising higher, closer to the ceiling, while we’re left with cooler air at the bottom, closer to the floor. This becomes more obvious in houses with high ceilings. While turning up the thermostat in such a scenario helps keep the room warmer, it’s not the most efficient approach and inevitably results in an increased usage of the heating system.
This problem can be overcome by switching on the ‘winter mode’ on your ceiling fan. All modern fans come a winter mode, which can be switched