Energy Efficient Homes: Ceiling Fans
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Ruppert, Kathleen C., Wendell A. Porter, Randal A. Cantrell, and Hyun-Jeong Lee. (2008) 2019. “Energy Efficient Homes: Ceiling Fans: FCS3261/FY1029, 4/2008”. EDIS 2019 (4). Gainesville, FL.


FCS-3261, a 3-page illustrated fact sheet by Hyun-Jeong Lee, Kathleen C. Ruppert, and Wendell A. Porter, uses a question and answer format to answer homeowner questions about ceiling fans and saving energy in the home. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences and Florida Energy Extension, April 22, 2008.

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