Ceiling fan rotation

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Old 08-21-16, 06:38 AM
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Ceiling fan rotation

Hi All, how is the rotation determined?when sitting under the fan and looking up at it,if it is turning CCW as suggested for cooling the blades appear to be pitched the wrong way,this is true with all my fans, I am thinking the best thing would be to go by the pitch of the blades and not CW/CCW.
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Old 08-21-16, 06:49 AM
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Unless your fan is an oddity, looking up CCW will force the air down. The leading edge is pointed up and the trailing edge down.
 
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Old 08-21-16, 07:13 AM
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Never paid any attention before but All my fans are turning CC, leading edge is up trailing down. Works good
 
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Old 08-21-16, 07:20 AM
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Looking at mine they all spin CW with the leading edge up.
 
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Old 08-21-16, 07:21 AM
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Thanks for that,I am trying to figure out how the rotation is determined,when I lay on the floor and look straight at the fan it's turning CC,maybe I am putting yo much thought into this.
 
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Old 08-21-16, 07:24 AM
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You need to look at it from the up to ceiling, Everything will look reversed on the floor.
 
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Old 08-21-16, 07:27 AM
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Blows down is summer, up in winter. Trailing edge down blows air down.
 
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