Do Fans Actually Make You Hotter?

Do Fans Actually Make You Hotter?

Ever been told that a fan actually heats up a room? It’s not quite a myth, but it is a moot point. Today on Sci-Why, I look at the net effect of fans, fanning, air conditioners, and sticking your head in the good old refrigerator.

TL;DR: Best bet is planting more trees.

fan blowing a man horizontal as he hangs onto it in surprise

Photo by John Lee Maverick, “Maybe we should stick to Low Speed” used under CC BY-ND 2.0 license.

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