Refreshing Airflow With A Smaller Footprint

The Superfan, complete with colorful blades and LED power indicator. Photo credit: David Ferris

One of the least likely publications to cover ecological or social issues with any true concern, to our pleasant surprise occasionally runs an interesting story like this one (click the image above to go to the source):

…The fan is the first venture into consumer products for Versa Drives, a Indian manufacturer of alternating-current drives. Managing Director Sundar Muruganandhan said that the Superfan uses 35 watts of electricity in a country where the standard efficient fan is rated at 75 watts. In fact, Muruganandhan said, the fan blows past the country’s existing ratings system so thoroughly that a new index might be required. Continue reading