Home / About Kichler / News Room / Kichler Press Releases / 1-19-12 Ceiling Fans Kicher Lighting’s New Ceiling Fans for 2012 Perfectly Blend Form and Function DC Motor Fans Highlight Expanded Line CLEVELAND – Jan. 19, 2012 – Kichler Lighting continues to expand its line of decorative and energy-efficient ceiling fans with fresh styles suitable for any décor from the traditional home to the urban loft. Making their debut this year are three DC motor ceiling fans, five ENERGY-STAR qualified fans, and three fans engineered especially for use in wet locations such as around pools and in patio areas. Kichler’s new fans are available in a variety of popular and timeless finishes including today’s sought-after silver and brushed nickel looks. DC Motors Save Energy Kichler’s DC motor fans operate 70 percent more efficiently than fans with standard AC motors, saving money on energy bills. Plus, they operate at a cooler temperature for a longer life. A six-speed CoolTouch™ Control System is also included that provides flexibility controlling air movement. The three newest DC motor fans from Kichler include: Arkwright™ – Combining modern, canister styling with the ultimate in energy-efficiency, Kichler’s versatile Arkwright Ceiling Fan features three angular blades, various blade finishes, two types of blade material, Plywood and Polycarbonate, and two integrated lighting options, one fluorescent and one incandescent. Blades are sold separately and available sizes are 38”, 48” or 58”. Fan body finishes include Antique Pewter, Polished Nickel or White. Riggs™ – Elongated ovals are the motif for this contemporary, simple canister-style three-blade ceiling fan, which features integrated incandescent lighting and translucent 44” blades. Fan body finishes available include Oil Brushed Bronze™, Brushed Stainless Steel or White. Rivetta II™ –This fan was created in response to customer requests for a petite version of Kichler’s popular Rivetta fan style. The sleek, contemporary design features a rounded, smooth fan body with a variety of clear 42” blade hues that will make a striking statement in any room. The fan body is available in Brushed Stainless Steel, Oil Brushed Bronze™, Midnight Chrome or White finishes. Distinctive Styling for Today’s Taste Four new fan styles from Kichler stand-out for their striking good looks: Ridley™ – Notable for its three, gently sloping solid wood blades and slender, ultra-modern canister styling, the Ridley Ceiling Fan comes with 52” blades available in Brushed Stainless Steel and Powder Coat White finishes. Fitch™ – This five-blade fan features integrated incandescent lighting and traditionally-shaped blades along with a slender but modified canister styling. The 52” blades are available in Oil Brushed Bronze™, Midnight Chrome and Satin Natural White™ finishes. Logan™ – With five blades and integrated incandescent lighting, the Logan Ceiling Fan blends traditional good taste with contemporary clean-lines for a look that is ideal for transitional settings. 52” blades are available in Antique Pewter, Oil Brushed Bronze™ and Satin Natural White™ finishes. Vance™ – This ceiling fan features an industrial-style metal shade enclosing integrated incandescent lighting for modern or transitional looks. The five blades are 54” and are available in Brushed Stainless Steel, Oil Brushed Bronze™, Polished Nickel and Satin Natural White™ finishes. Suitable for Wet Locations, Plus Additional Line Extensions New fans for wet locations include the Deckard™ and Cameron™ Ceiling Fans in 52” sizes, plus the popular ENERGY-STAR qualified five-blade Canfield™ Patio Fan available in a 52” size in seven different finishes. Kichler has also expanded the offerings of several of its fan families, adding 52” sizes to its five-blade ENERGY-STAR qualified Sterling Manor™, Sterling Manor Select and Sterling Manor Patio fans, and especially for large spaces, a new 70” version of its popular Monarch™ five-blade ceiling fan. Plus, more than 30 new light fixtures expand the range of customization available to customers. For the best selection and assistance in choosing ceiling fans or lighting products, visit an independent lighting showroom. Kichler® is a world leader in decorative lighting and ceiling fans, encompassing more than 3,000 products, including chandeliers, wall sconces, bath lighting, ceiling fans, under-cabinet lighting, landscape lighting, outdoor lighting, lamps, mirrors and accessories. A leader in energy-efficient technology, Kichler’s line of Design Pro LED fixtures feature several winners of the Lighting for Tomorrow Award, sponsored by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, the U.S. Department of Energy and the American Lighting Association. Kichler products can be purchased at independent lighting showrooms nationwide. View Kichler products, as well as interactive electronic catalogs, at www.kichler.com.