Smart Ceiling Fan

Imagine coming home from a tiring day at work and then getting up in the middle of the night to walk up to your room’s switchboard to adjust the speed of your ceiling fan. Wouldn’t you wish that there was an easier way out wherein you could do that without having to step out of your bed? Well, a smart ceiling fan helps you do just that.

And one such smart fan that Luminous India recently introduced is the Luminous Audie. It is a smart IoT enabled ceiling fan that you can control, from any part of your home or office, using a smartphone, remote control or a virtual voice control assistant like Alexa.  Come let’s delve deeper to find out everything that is to know about this smart fan.

1. Smartphone – The Luminous Audie has a truly remote control: as with a handheld remote, you don’t have to be in the same room as the fan in order to control it. All you need to do is – install the Luminous SmartLife App on your smartphone. This gives you access to control the fan speed on a 5-step dial – or switch it ON/OFF respectively.

2. Remote – Remote-control operations provide better control with ease. The Luminous Audie ceiling fan comes with a remote control feature that allows the user to access its setting – without much effort. It gives you the option to power the fan ON or OFF – and make adjustments to its speed.

3. Voice Command – The Luminous Audie also integrates with voice command devices, such as Google Assistant or Alexa. As per your requirement, you can create preset schedules – and ensure that every room stays at the comfort setting that you set up. This feature is beneficial for those with limited mobility.

Other Important Specifications

  • Sweep Size – The sweep size of a ceiling fan directly impacts the air delivery it provides. To ensure a better cooling environment, choose a ceiling fan with a greater sweep. The higher the sweep size, the more the air delivery. Hence, it’s a significant criterion to consider. The sweep size (also referred to as blade span or blade sweep) is the diameter of the circle formed – when the fan is set in motion. The Sweep Size of the Luminous Audie is 1200 mm (48 inches) – apt for areas between 75 to 160 sq. feet (bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, et al).
  • Air Delivery – The air delivery is the volume of air displaced per minute. The more the air delivery of the fan, the better the cooling capacity. It is measured in CMM (Cubic Meters per Minute). The Luminous Audie has an air delivery of 230 CMM, which makes the perfect fit for your home.
  • Fan Speed – Based on the speed, ceiling fans are of two types: High Speed & Normal Speed. The speed of the fan is measured in RPM (Rotations per Minute). The Luminous Audie is a high-speed ceiling fan – with a fan speed of 380 RPM. Thus, it displaces more air – and ensures faster cooling.
  • Power Consumption – Manufactured with a premium-quality material, the Luminous Audie ceiling fan ensures lower power consumption. It is an energy-efficient fan that consumes about 70 Watts of power.
  • Voltage – 220 – 240 V AC, 50 Hz
  • No of Blades – 3
  • Colour – Mirage White
  • Warranty – 2 Years

Bottom Line

If you are a fan of home automation and want to enhance the smartness quotient of your home then you must go for the Luminous Audie smart fan. Besides being a smart fan, it is a beautiful looking fan that comes with lustrous embellishments on the blades that will enhance your home’s decor. Also, the fan is designed to deliver a powerful performance and is reasonably priced which makes it a true value for your money.

When it comes to home or office cooling, an air conditioning system is always the first house choice. But air conditioner is expensive, unaffordable for most people, and they are not energy efficient as they consume a lot of electric power during hot seasons. Fans are the next best thing after air conditioners, as they can also function efficiently during winter and summer, and they are very affordable.

You have to make findings into the different types of fans suitable for your homes or offices before going right ahead to purchase one. Not choosing the right fan will only add another item that you will probably use without much benefit or end up in your basement with other unused things.

Fans can serve different purposes either inside your home or office. It can be used for body cooling, exhausting hot air from the room or office, kitchen cooling and so on. Commercial types of fans are often used in exhausting hot air, harmful residual gasses or ventilation purposes. Residential types of fans are also used for ventilation and room/body cooling. In this post we will take a brief look on some of the characteristic that distinguishes a Ceiling Fan.

Ceiling Fans

These are fans that are hanged on the ceiling of a room and rotates clockwise or anticlockwise direction in a full revolution when turned on. There are two types of ceiling fans based on the motor type:

The AC Motor Fan which can only rotate in the anticlockwise direction, but one can also change the direction of the fan manually.

The DC Motor Fan which can rotate in both the anticlockwise and clockwise directions. When the ceiling fan is moving in the anticlockwise direction which is also normal mode, it pushes the airflow towards the floor of the room. The reverse draws the cool air towards the room ceiling. This type of ceiling fans is very versatile and can be used winter and summer. Ceiling fans have become more technologically advanced in recent years with features such as:

  • Integrated with a LED light kit.
  • Lightweight remote control
  • Fan motor which capable of rotating in both directions
  • Pull chains for easy control (on/off)
  • Bowl light kit

A ceiling fan types expends an average of 60-70 watts of electric power with a voltage rating of 110 or 120 volts. Ceiling fans can be used in the garage, outdoor space or patio, living room, and bedroom.