Which Way Should Ceiling Fan Be on Winter?

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The way in which a ceiling fan should be on during the winter is the cause of some debate. When the fan operates in a counter-clockwise fashion, it pushes air straight down where the people below can feel the breeze. During the winter this can lead to a chill, even though it is pushing down warm air, since warm air rises. The solution is to run the fan clockwise during the winter to pull the air upwards. This pushes the air onto the ceiling which will then redirect the air back down, but not directly on the people below. In this manner, it is said to save the people from the chilling effect. However, there are counter arguments to this belief.
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The direction that would cause the air movement to circulate up toward the ceiling instead of down. Usually counterclockwise looking from the floor up. That way the heat hanging on
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A ceiling fan should be pulling the air up in winter. It should be turning clockwise. It pulls the air up where the ceiling fan is, but the air is pushed down toward the walls. This
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