Updated 6:16 PM EST, Fri, Aug 6, 2010
Before you crank up the air conditioning, try cooling off with an electric fan. Not only are they better for the environment and help whittle down your energy bills, but they can make a colorful design statement in your home. Julee Wilson of Real Simple shares six top-notch models.
Crane tower fan with LCD display, $119, at homedepot.com.
Otto wooden fan, $200, at swizz-style.com.
Vornado Flippi V6 personal air circulator, $20, at gracioushome.com.
Dual Velocity cooling fan, $55, at sharperimage.com.
Dyson Air Multiplier, $300, at conranusa.com.
First Published: Aug 3, 2010 12:04 PM EST