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Modern fans: Cool on looks, smart on tech and a bigger bang for the buck

No longer just utilitarian purchases, the appliances have morphed into a style statement for the house while embracing the next level in green tech, design and enhanced functionality

Premium ceiling fans are coveted for their effective cooling effect, elegant appearance and low running cost. Credits: Adobe Stock
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Premium ceiling fans are coveted for their effective cooling effect, elegant appearance and low running cost. Credits: Adobe Stock

Namrata Kohli New Delhi
Ever heard of a ceiling fan with a three-stage air purifier, filtering the PM 2.5 and PM 10 pollutants along with VOCs (volatile organic compounds)? Or one with an antimicrobial surface coating, 50 per cent more energy efficiency and quieter than the standard induction motor fans. Yes, fans have significantly upped their green as well as technology quotient, apart from growing on looks and aesthetics.

The Coronavirus pandemic has triggered the demand for high-quality fans. Says Krishna Raman, Business Head-Consumer Products, Bajaj Electricals Ltd, “During the pandemic, we saw consumers upgrading their home appliances, and the fan industry reaped some

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First Published: Mar 18 2022 | 1:40 PM IST

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