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Cha-Ching! Going Green and Saving Green

At Del Mar Fans & Lighting, we are a company dedicated to providing our customers with high-quality products and superior customer service. As an online ceiling fan and lighting distributor, we realize the impact our products can have on the environment. In an effort to be more eco-friendly, we want to inform our customers and community as to how going green can save you some green.

Compare and Save: Incandescent vs. LED

According to ENERGY STAR, lighting accounts for 12 percent of home energy costs. If you’re using inefficient light bulbs, this can really add up. Switching from incandescent bulbs to LED bulbs can decrease your energy use and reduce your energy costs. See how incandescent bulbs stack up against LED bulbs in the infographic below.

That's a Wrap: Design Challenge Reveal

Last month, we challenged three design bloggers to decorate a room of their choice. The only stipulation was that they had to include a ceiling fan of our choosing. Well, the results of the design challenge are in and we couldn’t be happier with how they turned out.

Modern Lighting Madness

If you’re looking to complete your contemporary space, there are seemingly endless modern lighting options to put the finishing touch on your interior. In general, modern lighting styles have several aspects in common: they tend to be relatively unadorned, with clean lines and bold silhouettes. However, even under the umbrella of ‘modern’ there are several variations to consider when creating your desired look. In other words, not all modern is created equal!

Giving Back on National Ceiling Fan Day

September 18th is National Ceiling Fan Day (NCFD), a day dedicated to reducing energy consumption by turning off your central cooling system and turning on your ceiling, desk or floor fan instead. Initiated by the Fanimation Fan Company, the campaign aims to save billions of kilowatt hours of energy. This year’s theme also encourages you to swap your old fan for a new, energy-efficient ceiling fan.

Green is the New Black: Green Living Experts

Eco-friendly blogs are blooming into popularity, and all of us at Del Mar Fans & Lighting are dedicated to conserving energy around the office as well as around our homes. In an effort to be greener, we took to the office white board and discussed several simple ways that we could improve our green status such as turning off our ceiling fans and lights when we’re not home, and switching out old incandescent light bulbs for newer, more energy efficient LED light bulbs.

Never Let 'em See You Sweat: Dorm Desk Fans

School is back in session, and for many of you this means leaving the comfort and familiarity of your childhood home, venturing out on your own, and moving into your first dorm room. College is an adventure, and with it comes a completely new list of challenges and obstacles. Stay cool under pressure by adding a desk fan to your dorm room décor.

Light Your Dorm Room with Floor & Desk Lamps

Summer is coming to an end and, as you prepare to return to school in the fall, you may find yourself scrambling to purchase some last minute items on your back to school checklist. Laptops, bedspreads, and desk lamps are all important back to school items for those of you living in a college dorm room.

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