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HVLS Fan & Industrial Fan Debate - Direct Drive vs. Gearmotor

Posted by John Pennycuff on

What is an HVLS Fan? If you are in the market for a large diameter HVLS fan, you will face what can be a very confusing decision. For anyone scratching their head and asking, what the heck is an HVLS fan? - HVLS fans are defined as large diameter fans (usually ranging between 8 feet and 24 feet in diameter) that use their immense size to circulate air slowly and efficiently over a very large area. Some manufacturers claim air can be felt over as much as 20,000 sq.ft. from a single fan. While you may want to be careful...

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