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How do I Cool my Listed Hotel?

Warren House Hotel Selects Hunter Ceiling Fans With the sizeable aesthetic and practical effects of air conditioning units on hotels, for listed buildings it can be extremely difficult for plans of installation to be accepted. Because AC (air conditioning) units are very obvious and large, local authorities are unlikely to grant consent for installation on certain sections of a listed building’s exterior, as they want to preserve the natural look of the structure. When you are dealing with a Victorian hotel in the middle of London or a Georgian manor house in the countryside, these ‘certain sections’ can in fact amass to the whole exterior of the building. The hotel owner is therefore left with two options: either let his guests and his business suffer due to the uncomfortable heat throughout the hotel, or seek an alternative in achieving customer satisfaction.   The prestigious, listed Warren House Hotel and Conference Centre near Kingston did exactly this and decided to install high quality Hunter ceiling fans into all 46 of their bedrooms. This ensured customer satisfaction and helped in keeping this successful hotel’s competitive edge over their competition. Unlike air conditioning, ceiling fans can also be used in winter months where by setting the fan to reverse, hot air trapped at the ceiling is forced sideways and down to the floor, reducing heating costs by up to 24%. In spring and autumn, a ceiling fan will ensure a flow of fresh air from a slightly open window without cooling the room too much and in the summer, the New York Times has shown the running costs of ceiling fans to be 36 times...