Fans are part of common appliance in India. Fans and AIr coolers both have their own advantages and disadvantages. In this articles we discuss the differences in detail. The short comparison is mentioned below for your reference. Try our Air Cooler selector to choose right air cooler by answering simple questions without reading any buying guide.
|Electricity consumption||More, 35% more than Fan||Less|
|Decrease the temperature||Yes||No|
|Best time to use||Summer||All seasons|
Air cooler consume more electricity. Air coolers consume 35% more electricity than a table fan or ceiling fan. The reason being the additional motor running in the air cooler. Air cooler uses additional water motor to circulate the water. This water makes the cooling pads wet and when the air passes through the cooling pads it gets cooled down. This is the reason air coolers cools down the temperature. Fan contrary just circulate the air, when this circulated air touches the sweat on the skin, it makes us feel cool.
The only cons of air coolers are price and water usage. The air cooler requires continuous water Supply as water is used as natural refrigerant to cools down. You need to fill the air cooler water tanks before using it. The price of Air cooler is also little high. Average price of air cooler is Rs. 6,000 whereas the price of table fan starts from Rs, 900.
Tower Fan is also similar to table fan, the only difference is different design and aesthetics. The Tower fan can oscillate and can have dust filters too. You don’t need to search for a table to put the fan as tower fan is tall and in itself it can stand easily.
Fan can be used in any weather, but air coolers are meant for the summer usage only. We hope the above comparisons will you in choosing the best devise. We have given few best handpicked Coolers and Fans list.