Archive for September, 2011

Picks of the Week – Brown Ceiling Fans

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Our fan picks of the week are decorative brown ceiling fans that will add style to your home.  These fans are available in a wide variety of styles from traditional to rustic. Brown ceiling fans have been popular with professionals and homeowners due to their decorative styles.

Casablanca Heritage C19546K Ceiling Fan

Casablanca Heritage C19546K

The Casablanca C19546K Heritage ceiling fan has a tropical design that includes vertical ribbing on its motor housing and a custom cobblestone texture on the body. This UL Wet rated ceiling fan features a brushed cocoa finish with tropical wicker outdoor blades.

Monte Carlo Cyclone 5CY60OC Ceiling Fan

Monte Carlo Cyclone 5CY60OC

The Monte Carlo Cyclone 5CY60OC ceiling fan has a timeless, antique design and features an Old Chicago finish and Walnut All Weather blades. This fan is Energy Star rated and has a UL Wet rating so it can be installed in covered and uncovered outdoor locations.

Minka Aire Napoli F705-STW Ceiling Fan

Minka Aire Napoli F705-STW

The Minka Aire Napoli F705-STW ceiling fan has a sophisticated design with intricate details throughout the fan. This fan features a sterling walnut finish with a decorative integrated halogen light fixture.

Tommy Bahama Paradise Key TB301MAB Ceiling Fan

tommy Bahama Paradise Key TB301MAB

The Tommy Bahama Paradise Key TB301MAB ceiling fan features real wood housing with a medium antique brown finish. The blades have a medium antique brown finish along with stylish distressed bronze flanges.

Hunter Fellini 28484 Ceiling Fan

Hunter Fellini 28484

The Hunter 28484 Fellini ceiling fan has a rustic design that would complement any country designed home. This fan features a cocoa finish with walnut regal-style hand carved wood blades.

Brown ceiling fans are available in a wide variety of styles and sizes to meet any room’s needs.  Del Mar Designs offers a large selection of ceiling fans with a brown finish at great discounted prices.

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Top 10 Energy Star Ceiling Fans

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Are you looking for an easy way to cool down your home and save money? By installing Energy Star rated ceiling fans throughout your home you can reduce your usage of electricity which will lower your electric bill. Energy Star ceiling fans cost only pennies a day to run and they allow you to raise your thermostat as much as 10° and still have the same comfort without using as much electricity. Ceiling fans with an Energy Star rating are 20% more energy efficient than standard fans. To earn an Energy Star rating, a fan must meet a specific criteria set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. They must have a minimum airflow of 5,000 cubic feet per minute, also known as CFM, and a minimum efficiency of 75 CFM/Watt at high speed. Here is our list of the Top 10 Energy Star ceiling fans that are certain to add comfort to your home along with reducing your energy usage and costs.

1. Fanimation Landan FPD8087SN Ceiling Fan

Fanimation Landan FPD8087SN

The Fanimation Landan FPD8087SN ceiling fan is one of the most energy efficient ceiling fans on the market today featuring LED lighting and the DC motor which consumes 70% less energy than a standard fan. This Energy Star rated fan has a stylish design that features a decorative fluted motor housing with a satin nickel finish and reversible cherry/maple blades along with LED downlight and uplight illumination. Landan ceiling fans are also available in a bronze accent finish and different reversible blade options.

2. Emerson Midway Eco CF955ORB Ceiling Fan

Emerson Midway CF955ORB

The Midway Eco CF955ORB ceiling fan features Emerson’s Eco Motor, which allows it to use 75% less energy than a typical ceiling fan. This Energy Star rated fan has a oil-rubbed bronze finish, CFL light fixture and aerodynamic designed blades which move up to 40% more air than standard blades. Emerson Midway Eco ceiling fans are also available in a brushed steel and white finish.

3. Emerson Loft CF765BS Ceiling Fan

Emerson Loft CF765BS

The Emerson Loft CF765BS ceiling fan has a sleek, industrial design with energy efficient airfoil blades that will create a fashionable look to any room in your home. This Energy Star ceiling fan features a brushed steel finish along with a UL Damp rating which allows this fan to be installed in covered outdoor locations. Emerson Loft ceiling fans are also available in a barbeque black and appliance white finish.

4. Casablanca Panama C66U45B Ceiling Fan

Casablanca Panama C66U45B

The Casablanca Panama C66U45B ceiling fan has a traditional design that will complement any setting. This Energy Star rated ceiling fan features a DC motor, a brushed nickel finish, and reversible burnt walnut / walnut blades. Panama ceiling fans are also available in a wide variety of finishes and blade options to match any home decor.

5. Modern Fan Ball BAL-BA Ceiling Fan

Modern Fan Ball BALBA

The Modern Fan Ball ceiling fan has a minimalist design that will stand out in any room due to its uniqueness. This Energy Star fan features a brushed aluminum finish and is available in a hugger mount design for the rooms in your home with lower ceilings. Modern Fan Ball ceiling fans are UL Damp rated and are also available in a gloss white finish.

6. Kichler Canfield 300117BSS Ceiling Fan

Kichler Canfield 300117BSS

The Kichler Canfield 300117BSS ceiling fan has a traditional yet modern design with a casual style that will complement any space. This Energy Star ceiling fan features a brushed stainless steel finish with reversible light oak/medium oak blades. Kichler Canfield ceiling fans are available in a wide array of finish and blade span options to match any space in your home.

7. Fanimation Louvre MAD3255RS Ceiling Fan

Fanimation Louvre MAD3255RS

The Lourve ceiling fan is one of Fanimation’s more popular models that was recently redesigned to feature the powerful and energy saving DC motor. Fanimation Louvre MAD3255RS ceiling fan features a rust finish with natural palm composite narrow all-weather blades and is Energy Star and UL Damp rated. Lourve ceiling fans are available in different finish options and offer a large selection of unique blade options to customize the perfect fan for your home.

8. Hunter Palermo 21627 Ceiling Fan

Hunter Palermo 21627

The Hunter Palermo 21627 ceiling fan features Hunter’s energy efficient WhisperWind motor and has a contemporary design that will work perfectly in any modern designed home. This Energy star ceiling fan has a brushed nickel finish and maple / cherry blades. Hunter Palermo ceiling fans are also available in a brushed bronze finish with reversible black / walnut blades.

9. Kichler Lacey 300181AP Ceiling Fan

Kichler Lacey 300181AP

The Kichler Lacey 300181AP ceiling fan is a stylish Energy Star rated fan that features a DC motor, an antique pewter finish with reversible dark cherry/light cherry blades and an integrated CFL light fixture with a translucent outer shade with matching trim. Kichler Lacey fans are also available in an olde bronze and a burnished antique brass finish.

10. Modern Fan Velo VEL-BN Ceiling Fan

Modern Fan Velo VELBN

The Modern Fan Velo ceiling fan combines a strong energy efficient motor with aerodynamically shaped blades that move the maximum volume of air. This Energy Star fan features a bright nickel finish and is available in a hugger mount design for rooms with low ceilings. Modern Fan Velo ceiling fans are UL Damp rated and are also available in a gloss white finish.

Energy Star ceiling fans are a great way to help reduce electricity costs and energy usage. These fans will improve the comfort of your home all at the same time as helping save the environment. Ceiling fans with an Energy Star rating are available in a variety of sizes, styles and finishes to match any décor.

Stylish & Powerful Dual Motor Ceiling Fans

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Dual ceiling fans feature a unique vertical twin motor design that offers exceptional airflow to help you beat the heat. Matthews Fan Company built the original dual motor ceiling fan called the Duplo-Dinamico and ever since then manufactures have been designing stylish dual ceiling fans that will be a design statement in your home. Dual ceiling fans prove two is better than one by circulating more air than a traditional bladed fan. There is a large selection of dual motor ceiling fans on the market today in a wide variety of styles from contemporary to tropical for both indoors and outdoors.

Popular Dual Ceiling Fans

Fanimation Caruso FP7000AB Ceiling Fan

Fanimation Caruso FP70000AB

image via Fanimation

The Fanimation Caruso FP7000AB ceiling fan has an exotic design that will transform any room. This fan features an antique brass finish with natural palm leaf oval blades. Caruso ceiling fans have adjustable motor heads to help provide exceptional air movement along with a wide variety of finish and blade options to complement any home decor.

Traditional Gyro F502-BCW Ceiling Fan

Minka Aire Traditional Gyro F502-BCW

The Minka Aire Traditional Gyro F502-BCW ceiling fan has an antique design with ornate detailing which gives this fan a WOW factor. This fan features a Belcaro walnut finish, adjustable up & down turbo heads, and a decorative halogen light kit. Traditional Gyro ceiling fans are also available in a Sterling walnut finish.

Matthews Duplo-Dinamico DD-BN-MTL Ceiling Fan

Matthews Duplo Dinamico DD-BN-MTL

The Matthews Duplo-Dinamico DD-BN-MTL was the first ceiling fan designed with dual motors. This innovative fan has a timeless and sophisticated design that features a brushed nickel finish with aluminum blades. Duplo-Dinamico fans are also available in a bronze, polished copper and chrome finish along with different blade options.

Fanimation Palisade FP240AB Ceiling Fan

Fanimation Palisade FP240AB app image

The FanimFP240ABation Palisade ceiling fan is my personal favorite dual fan due to it’s tropical design that will bring the feel of the tropics to any home. This fan features an antique brass finish with wide oval natural palm leaf blades along with a decorative filigree accessory that adds a classy touch to this fan. Palisade fans are also available in a oil-rubbed bronze, pewter, and a rust finish with a large selection of blade options to choose from.

Minka Aire Gyro F402-ORB Ceiling Fan

Minka Aire Gyro F402-ORB

The Minka Aire Gyro F402-ORB ceiling fan has a contemporary design that is UL wet rated so it can be installed in covered and uncovered outdoor locations. This ceiling fan features adjustable twin turbo fans with a oil-rubbed finish and a halogen light fixture.  Gyro ceiling fans are also available in a brushed nickel, brushed nickel wet, and restoration bronze finish.

Emerson St. Croix CF3300AP Ceiling Fan

Emerson St Criox CF3300AP

The Emerson St. Croix CF3300AP ceiling fan has a sturdy design that is both meticulously and beautifully crafted. This fan features an antique pewter finish with all weather midnight bordeaux artisan blades along with genuine leather straps that accessorize the architecturally influence downrod sleeves.  Emerson St. Croix ceiling fans have a UL Damp rating so they can be installed in covered outdoor locations and are also available in a oil-rubbed bronze finish with a variety of blade options.

Matthews Acqua AQ-TB-WD Ceiling fan

Matthews Acqua AQ-BZ-WD

The Matthews Acqua AQ-TB-WD ceiling fan has a sleek and modern design with adjustable motor heads for maximum air movement. This fan has a bronze finish with solid wood blades.  Acqua ceiling fans are available in a polished chrome and brushed nickel finish along with different blade options.

Minka Aire Vintage Gyro Ceiling Fan

Minka Aire Vintage Gyro F802-BN-CH

The Minka Aire Vintage Gyro F802-BN-CH ceiling fan has an early 20th Century inspired design. This fan features a brushed nickel finish with rosewood blades along with a halogen light fixture.  Vintage Gyro ceiling fans are also available in an oil-rubbed bronze finish.

Dual motor ceiling fans effectively double the airflow and can instantly makeover a room’s design. Like the more common single-motor fans, dual motor ceiling fans are also available in a variety of styles and colors. For more design ideas and future discounts check out and LIKE Del Mar Designs Facebook page.