Ceiling Fans


ENERGY STAR certified ceiling fans and ceiling fan light combination units save energy help protect the climate by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Ceiling fans that have earned the ENERGY STAR:

  • Are 60% more efficient than conventional fans.
  • Use improved motors and blade designs.
  • Provide quality, cutting edge design, and the latest in efficient technology.
  • Meet strict energy efficiency, quality, and performance criteria set by the US Environmental Protection Agency, tested by accredited labs, and certified by a third party.

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What should I look for when buying a ceiling fan?

In addition to looking for the ENERGY STAR label, there are other items to consider when purchasing and installing a new ceiling fan. Products that are recognized as ENERGY STAR Most Efficient deliver cutting edge energy efficiency along with the latest in technological innovation. They represent the very best for energy savings and environmental protection. Find Most Efficient ceiling fans here or learn more in the Ceiling Fan Buying Guidance (PDF, 658 KB).

Current Specification Effective Date:  June 15, 2018

Ceiling fans with light fixtures originally qualified for the ENERGY STAR label in January, 2002.

Ceiling Fans Key Product Criteria: ENERGY STAR

Learn How a Product Earns the Label


Ceiling Fan Buying Guidance (PDF, 658 KB)

Ceiling Fan Installation and Usage Tips

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Use your ceiling fan year round

Need light bulbs for your new ceiling fan? Realize even more savings when you use ENERGY STAR certified light bulbs!

If your fan doesn't include lighting and you decide to add it later, be sure to purchase an ENERGY STAR certified light kit to get the advantages of ENERGY STAR lighting as well. Learn more about ENERGY STAR certified LED lighting.


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