HOW TO SLEEP THROUGH THE SUMMER HEAT!

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This year meteorologists are forecasting warmer summer days than average, and more importantly even warmer than average nights. While you can escape the summer heat during the day with office air-con, a dip in a pool, or cruising the temperature-controlled shopping centres, night-time is an entirely different issue.

Humans sleep best when the temperature is 17 to 19 Degrees Celsius. Research shows that hot nights can take a heavy toll on our sleep quality and overall well being, with sleeplessness costing the Australian economy $66 billion every year.

As the cost continues to increase, here are some essential home cooling tips to help you sleep better through the summer heat.

LIMIT THE HEAT GETTING IN 

Drapes

Thick curtains or drapes can be a good first step towards insulating a room. Blackout curtains will reduce a massive amount of light and heat, and thermal curtains will also help keep the heat out further. The drapes can also reduce energy loss through windows if you are using air conditioning, so it saves on cooling costs as well.

Furthermore, because hot air rises you’ll notice the top story of your home is hotter than downstairs and the heat in the roof cavity can get up to 70 Degrees Celsius. For this reason, you could consider installing roof ventilation systems that rely on wind power to remove hot air from enclosed roof spaces.

SPLIT SYSTEM AIR CONDITIONERS

Split System

A split system is the perfect option to cool your home in the summer. A split system will cool a room or specific area of the home without requiring major renovations. It is comprised of two parts, an indoor unit and an outdoor unit. The indoor unit takes up very little room when mounted on the wall and the outdoor unit sits flush up against an outside wall of the home.

SHOWERS

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A cold shower right before bed can help lower your body temperature just enough for you to fall asleep. However, if you have air conditioning in your bedroom you might find a warm shower will be more beneficial. The heat of a warm shower relaxes your body and modifies your body temperature so that when you enter a cooler room your body temperature drops, along with other physiological elements like breathing and heart rate. All this signals to your body that it is sleep time.

 PORTABLE AIR CONDITIONING UNITS

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If you’re in a rental, consider a portable air conditioner unit. They come in two main designs, ones that use a drainage tank and ones that use a flexible venting hose easily mounted in a window. Both designs are renter friendly and you’re on your way to a cool room with the press of a button. The added bonus of these systems is many will filter and dehumidify the air.

THE HUMBLE FAN

Fan

A portable fan is an essential for any home, it can be moved to any room and/or location of the property where you have a lot more options nowadays when it comes to fans.

Consider a pedestal or desk fan as the easiest and affordable go-to method of cooling your home. However, if the blades concern you why not try a functional tower fan. They take up less space, are safer for little fingers as they don’t have large spinning blades and are often programmable and come with remotes and temperature displays.

THE CONTEMPORARY BLADE-FREE DYSON COOLERS

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Finally, if you want a step above the rest when it comes to freestanding fans you can’t go past the Dyson cooling fans. They help circulate the air throughout the room with an amazing blade-free design. The fan is even extra quiet, particularly in night mode to help cool you while sleeping in the summer heat. The pure cool link tower fan also has a 360° Glass HEPA filter which captures ultra fine particles from the air including pollen, bacteria and pet dander.

How to fight allergies in the home

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It’s that time of year again – allergy season!

Allergens and irritations come in many forms. Including pollen, grass, dust, pet dander and mould spores.  To avoid triggering your allergies during the warmer months you’ll need to stop them building up or getting into your home.

AVOID BRINGING POLLEN IN

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Pollen is one of the most common allergens for many Australians. If you suffer from this common allergy trigger you might want to consider how you’re possibly bringing it into your home.

Pollen is usually emitted from plants between 5am and 10am each day, so try and avoid going outdoors in the early morning hours, particularly if it is a dry and hot day, as this may signal it being a high pollen count day.

Pollen can come indoors via open windows and doors, and also your clothes. Consider changing your outfit or showering once arriving home, and also avoid hanging clothes outside to dry if it has been a particular high pollen count day.

PURIFY THE AIR

Dyson air purifier

Pet dander, pollen and other allergen particles may be more easily distributed in the air if there’s not enough moisture. To help filter out these nasty contaminants consider an air purifier. Most air purifiers can remove over 99% of airborne allergens, and ones with a HEPA filter will pick up particles as small as 0.3 microns.

To breathe easy, you can browse the full range of air purifiers HERE.

UPGRADE THE VACUUM CLEANER

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Vacuuming helps control allergens, particularly on carpeted areas where dust builds up more easily. You should also target areas you sit and sleep, as this is where more dead skin cells will be and potentially where dust mites will be drawn to. Try to vacuum up to twice a week to minimise dust, pollen, skin cells and dust mite droppings.

If you need to upgrade your vacuum cleaner browse the full range HERE.

REMOVE HUMIDITY

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Do you suffer from damp air in the home, particularly in the warmer more humid months of the year? High humidity is a serious issue and can lead to mould and mildew growth, whilst also encouraging dust mites. A dehumidifier lowers the air humidity by condensing and removing moisture from the air. It will help battle damp issues and also make your home a more comfortable environment on those muggy Australian summer days.

Browse the full range of dehumidifiers HERE.

KEEP HEATING, COOLING AND VENTILATION FANS CLEAN

It is important to regularly replace or clean the filters in your air conditioner and exhaust fans. Dust and mould can build up, causing bad odours and adding to allergy triggers. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions on how often it should be done. Furthermore, it is also important to consider removing any additional dust on ceiling, stand-alone and ventilation fans.

Turning old air conditioners into smart systems with Sensibo Sky

Wish the house was already cool when you walked in on a hot summer’s day? Thanks to Sensibo, even older air conditioners can set a comfortable temperature for you before you get home!

As the smart technology sector continues to snowball, it’s becoming more and more common for many households to have voice-activated appliances, completely wireless accessories and smartphone-controlled gadgets.

And it’s simple to understand why: convenience. (Plus, who doesn’t want to live like The Jetsons?)

What makes a home home is comfort. And what’s more comfortable than turning electronics on and off with the touch of a screen? There is an answer: Controlling your appliances with the touch of a screen while you’re not even home.

We see these game-changing and innovative improvements in the way we can do ordinary, everyday things. Optimising your old air conditioner is now one of them – thanks to Sensibo.

Sensibo Sky

If you know what it’s like wanting to come to sweet, refreshing relief after a sweltering day but need to wait an unprecedented amount of time before your air conditioner kicks in, let us introduce you to Sensibo Sky.

Sensibo Sky is an external device that pairs with the remote control of your air conditioner. After downloading the Sensibo app, you can then control your air conditioner from your smartphone no matter where you are!

“Sensibo turns on the heat before you wake up in the winter. It cools your house down before you arrive in the summer. At home or on the go, it always makes sure the temperature is just right for you,” as put by Sensibo.

You might be thinking that your air conditioner is too old for this kind of technology and that you’re anticipating having to replace the whole thing. Well, great news, you don’t!

If you’ve got a split system, portable or window wall air conditioner that works with a remote control, then you have the opportunity to dwell in a home of the future.

How it works

You can find the Sensibo user manual here, but we’ll give you the rundown because it’s as easy as pie!

Firstly, you can check if your air conditioner is compatible with Sensibo Sky here.

Sensibo works globally with any voltage and any power outlet, so as long as your A/C is remote-controlled (compatible as per the guide above) and you have WiFi access, you’re ready to go.

Next, simply install the free Sensibo app, and it will guide you through the installation process.  Then it will detect your remote control, sync and voilà!

You’ll get to name your air conditioners on the app so that you can control the work A/C or home A/C simultaneously and with different settings if need be. Now that’s cool.

Features

Sensibo’s in-app automations make it easy to navigate through the controls and features available to you.

With a simple tap, you can turn the air-con on or off from anywhere. You can control the temperature (naturally), but you can also control the mode, fan level, swing and set a timer.

You’ll be able to see the live temperature measurement on your smartphone too without having to be in the same room as the air-con.

What’s even more impressive about the device is that you can schedule the settings in advance. So whether you want to wake up in a warm bedroom at 6am or come home to a cool living room at 7pm, Sensibo will have you covered. You can set it to repeat so that your space is regulated every day without you even needing to think about it!

Or if work is a little unpredictable and you get home at different times at the end of each day, Sensibo can trigger the A/C to turn on when you’re close to home – 1km, 2km, 5km or 10km away!

Another option is to grant other people access to the A/C control. You can send a unique link to our family members, flatmates or colleagues so that they can adjust the A/C settings from their smartphones too.

It also sends filter cleaning alerts so that your air is always fresh!

Climate React

One of the most impressive features of Sensibo Sky is what’s called ‘Climate React’. You can set your air-con to automatically turn on when the room reaches a certain temperature.

So if you’re napping on the couch on a warm summer’s day, you don’t need to wake up from the heat and scramble for the A/C remote – Sensibo will take care of it for you and let you rest blissfully.

It’s also a great option for when you’re busy entertaining or if you want to maintain a comfortable room temperature for the elderly.

Sensibo essentially upgrades and adds value to your current air conditioner with features such as Climate React because it enables your air conditioner to do more than it initially could.

Family friendly

If you have a full house, you won’t need to constantly remind the last person to leave to turn the air con off. (Parents who live with teenagers know exactly what we’re talking about!)

If every family member connects their smartphone to Sensibo, their location services will let the air-con know whether it needs to remain on or not.

When the last person leaves the vicinity, Sensibo automatically turns off to save energy – and lets you know with a notification sent to your phone.

With the running costs of electricity these days, accidentally leaving the A/C on can be a costly mistake. So who wouldn’t love the peace of mind?

Integrations

Don’t have your phone on you? No problem! Sensibo Sky integrates with Google Home, Google Assistant and Amazon Echo (Alexa).

Once connected in a few short steps, you can ask questions such as:

  • Hey Google, what is the living room set to?
  • Hey Google, what is the temperature in the living room?
  • Ok Google, what is the humidity in the living room?

Or make demands such as:

  • Ok Google, turn on the living room
  • Ok Google, turn on the thermostat
  • Ok Google, turn off the bedroom

And the same with Alexa.

With the option of voice control and smartphone control, Sensibo Sky transforms your existing air conditioner into an almost entirely new appliance!

You can get your hands on one online or in-store now at Bing Lee.

The toxic reasons you need an air purifier

Did you know that dangerous particles could be lingering in the air in your home? We knuckle down on the facts and explore the features of two powerful humidifiers that could be your answer to a breath of fresh air.  

Imagine living on a hill, out in the open, breathing in fresh air from the clean breeze that blows over beautiful seas. Ahh, bliss.

Why is it that the oxygen in one environment can make us feel very different to the oxygen in another? The answer is simple: air quality.

Homes are busy places. They occupy adults, children and pets, and store everyday possessions such as clothes, shoes, furniture and just about every other thing you can think of.

It’s no surprise that even the cleanest of homes gather pesky dust particles and the nasties that the eye can’t see – allergens, bacteria, mould, viruses, toxic fumes… you get the idea.

You may not realise it, but you’re breathing all of these types of dangerous particles into your body, harming your health and provoking allergies.

Not convinced? Well according to the Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research, the air in your home can be up to five times more polluted than the air outside! It’s time to start facing the (gross) facts.

Air purifiers

Surely it’s enough to open the windows wide and let the sunshine in? While that helps refresh the home, most of us don’t have the opportunity to do so on a day-to-day basis. And of course, there are the colder months and nights when airing out the home seems impossible.

With revolutionary technology and intelligent designs from trusted brands, air purifiers are here to blow you away (pun intended!).

Let us introduce you to a couple of our favourites and their incredible features.

Dyson Pure Hot+Cool™ Link

Dyson is known for innovative technology, and this purifier is no exception. Its high-efficiency HEPA filter is so powerful that it removes 99.95% of particles as small as 0.1 microns! (Laboratory tested to EN1822, of fine particles from the air.)

The 360° Glass HEPA filter has a layer of activated carbon granules too. What does that mean? Well, not only does it filter particles, it filters odours too. Even toxic odours such as paint fumes won’t go past this Dyson!

Want something for asthma and allergy sufferers? This purifier would be your top choice. It’s the first humidifier to meet the asthma and allergy-friendly standard and has been approved by National Asthma Council Australia’s Sensitive Choice® program.

As the name suggests, it’s simultaneously a heater and a fan that’s bladeless. (Yes, it really does do even more.) The temperature control means that the whole room will be heated or cooled evenly with a powerful stream of purified air flow.

It’s also acoustically engineered, so you’ll barely notice it’s even on! And the automatic night-time mode still monitors and reacts to the air in the room but purifies with the quietest settings and a dimmed LED display. Now isn’t that clever?

And you can control it all from a smartphone with the Dyson Link app. There’s the cherry on top.

Sharp KCA60JW Air Purifier with Humidifier

Sharp’s air purifier uses a 2-in-1 system with a HEPA and an active carbon filter to capture 99.97% of dust particles. A mesh pre-filter also prevents larger particles from clogging up the main filter so that your purifier lasts even longer.

This purifier reduces microorganism growth (the spreading of the nasties we mentioned earlier) by maintaining the right humidity level in your home. It has a smart sensor that detects a change in room temperature and reacts by picking up water from the tank and releasing moisture into the air.

Plasmacluster Ions are also released in the process. This technology is cool because it efficiently deactivates any airborne viruses, mould spores and eliminates odours from cooking, garbage and cigarette smoke. It’ll get rid of any lingering scents from pets, too!

You can also leave it to operate at night without fear of it disturbing anyone’s sleep. It features a low mode operation so that the noise level is ultra-quiet.

It’s important to note that this Sharp air purifier has been given the Seal of Approval from the British Allergy Foundation. So if you’ve got an allergy sufferer in the house, they’ll benefit greatly from the reduction of allergens in the air.

Check out the quick demonstration below to see how the filters tackle smoke!

PANASONIC Air Conditioners

From the moment you walk into your home you want to be comfortable, in both summer and winter and Panasonic’s New range of Air conditioners have a host of features to deliver that comfort.

Panasonic air conditioners are super efficient, thanks to Panasonic inverter. The inverter technology means once the desired temperature has been reached the air conditioning unit constantly adjusts the unit’s output to provide optimum comfort and reducing power consumption.

The new i-Auto X  feature enables significantly faster cooling using the new p-tech technology, allowing the compressor to achieve maximum frequency in the shortest possible time from start up.

The new aerowings design incorporates two independent blades that concentrate airflow to cool you and your personal space in the shortest possible time. And better yet, after reaching the set temperature, the aerowings direct the air up towards the ceiling to create a shower cooling effect as the cool air drifts gently down to control the ambient room temperature. This indirect airflow helps prevent the overcooling of people in the room, creating a more comfortable experience.

Econavi is a smart sensor technology which uses 5 detection methods to effectively cool the environment. It does an area search, detects when people are around, how much they are moving around, the amount of sunlight in the room, and the temperature wave. These 5 individual sensors work together to constantly adjust the unit output, giving you the perfect comfort while consuming as little power as possible.

Panasonic air conditioners also deliver cleaner air in your home, with over 50 percent of homes having someone who suffers from asthma, allergies or hayfever. Nano G technology removes and deactivates ninety nine percent of viruses, bacteria and mould in the air and on surfaces around your home.

That’s the New Panasonic range of air conditioners. Cleaner air, faster cooling and energy savings.

FUJITSU Air Conditioner Range

Whether you need an air conditioning solution for a small bedroom or large living space, Fujitsu’s combination of technology and design provides an effective and efficient way to keep you and your family comfortable.

Bing Lee carry two ranges, the lifestyle range and the designer range. The Lifestyle range is a stylish, standardised design so all the air conditioners can have a consistent look and feel throughout the home. These are the most energy efficient air conditioners Fujitsu have designed.

The Designer range has a sleek, modern finish, a genuine style leader. The combination of stylish looks and intelligent features makes them a leader in both form and function.

Of course, both ranges share a multitude of features to make your living area cool and comfortable.

The indoor units are stylish and compact, so they can exist in the living area without being obtrusive. Their high energy efficiency means the room can be cooled effectively and quickly.

The human sensor control detects the movement of people in a room and adjusts its operating mode to save energy consumption. It continues with normal operation when the room is occupied, and the energy saving mode kicks into action when the room is left unoccupied for twenty minutes. Normal operation resumes when someone re-enters the room.

Fujitsu air conditioners are all about comfort and convenience. You can tailor your comfort needs at the touch of a button. When cooling, it uses a long reach horizontal air flow to maximise its reach across the whole area. In heating mode, it switches to a vertical floor level airflow to get the heat where it’s needed most.

The low noise mode is great for situations where the outdoor unit is close to neighbours. On nights where you need to use your Fujitsu air conditioner, press the low noise button on the remote to bring the outdoor unit noise down by three decibels, making sure you and your neighbours sleep soundly at night.

Finally, the weekly schedule timer lets you set and forget a daily timer so you can come home to a comfortable environment each day of the week.

That’s the Fujitsu range of air conditioners – energy efficient, innovative and modern.

 

DELONGHI Heating Solutions

During the cooler months of the year, it’s good to know Bing Lee and Delonghi has you covered when it comes to keeping you and your loved ones warm. Here are three great choices for keeping your family comfortable during winter.

This two thousand four hundred watt oil column heater features thermal slots within the fins that are designed to increase heat distribution through convective air movement, and the lower surface temperatures increases safety.

To really warm your room up quickly, this heater has a booster fan to increase heat distribution uniformly through your living space.

The 24 hour timer is easy to program to make sure you have a warm room when you need it most. And there’s no need to pick this heater up, just roll it into position with the pre-mounted castors that require no assembly. Just unbox and warm up!

Delonghi’s ceramic tower heater is great for personal heating, with a high end electronic look, soft touch control panel and variable heat settings to customise your heating needs. This heater has been styled in an extremely modern and sleek way. Its slim and very small footprint ensures space saving where you don’t have lots of room but need good heating.

The eco plus function delivers the correct level of comfort by regulating power flow and temperature levels. This feature optimises energy use, helping you manage power consumption and electricity bills.

This tower features a motor-driven swivelling structure, to distribute warm air to more parts of the room quickly and efficiently. There’s also an electronic tip over switch that turns off the appliance if the unit falls over accidentally, while it maintains the previous settings you’ve entered.

Finally, Delonghi’s convection heater with timer features a double fan system that more effectively distributes heat throughout the room. The enlarged grill area assist with the heat being delivered to a wider area.

This panel heater includes wall mounting brackets so you can fix it to a wall, or it can remain freestanding. It’s compact, slim design helps it to integrate nicely to your home’s decor, and features a room thermostat to automatically keep the desired temperature.

Like other Delonghi heating products, it features a twenty four hour timer, selectable heat settings and automatic tilt cut off switch.

That’s just some of the Delonghi heating products available now, keeping you and your family warm in the winter months.

DYSON AM09 Hot and Cool Fan Highlights

Six years ago, Dyson engineered a new solution to the old problem of conventional electric fans by developing patented Air Multiplier™ technology. This meant that Dyson Cool™ fans could deliver powerful air projection without any fast-spinning blades or dusty safety grille guards. Since then, Dyson engineers have been relentlessly improving Air Multiplier™ technology in their range of fans and fan heaters, and there’s has been an exciting new development – Dyson Hot and Cool™, now with Jet Focus technology. Launching the AM09 fan heater – it is Dysons’ latest and quietest fan heater yet.

Dyson Hot and Cool fan heaters are fast to heat the room evenly. When you come home from the cold, you need to be warmed up quickly. The new Jet Focus technology allows you to choose between personal mode for long range powerful airflow or diffused mode for wide projection to circulate the surrounding air. That means you can select the heater to not only heat the whole room, but it would heat you personally too.

You can easily select the desired setting using the remote control. Here’s how Jet Focus technology works in the new AM09 fan heater. When you select personal mode for personal heating, air is drawn in by an energy-efficient motor and directed around the loop where it is heated by PTC ceramic plates.

Warm air is powerfully accelerated from the rear aperture; where airflow is channelled into a long-range jet of heat to warm you. In diffused mode, a jet of air is also released from the second aperture at the front, and as the two jets of air meet, the airflow is guided over a 45 degree projector, creating a wide stream of powerful airflow to reach across the room.

Whether you are heating just you, or the whole room, the AM09 fan heater offers precise, energy efficient heating up to 37 degrees Celsius. It uses an intelligent thermostat to reach and maintain the target temperature, reducing any wasted energy. Plus, with a touch of a button, you can easily switch to cooling mode – so you can use the Dyson Hot and Cool fan heater all year round, no matter the weather.

Now, not only can the new AM09 fan heater heat and cool the room quickly and evenly, it’s does it quietly. In fact, the latest Dyson Hot and Cool fan heater is 75% quieter than its predecessor and the only fan heater to be awarded the Quiet Mark accreditation – an international mark of approval. The quiet operation plus the new sleep timer feature makes it perfect for night time use, as you can programme the machine to turn off after 15 minutes or at a pre-set interval up to 9 hours.

So, don’t wait till it gets cold, get ready today. The Dyson AM09 fan heater has fast even room heating, powerful cooling, and now has Jet Focus control. To find out more about the new Dyson Hot and Cool fan heaters, visit the website or drop into your nearest Bing Lee store.

RINNAI Avenger 25 Plus Gas and Electric Heating Highlights

There is no way to sugar coat this – winter is here and if you want to stay warm, a portable gas heater might just be the thing to keep you toasty inside while it freezes over outside.

Today we’re looking at the Rinnai Avenger Plus. It even has a hot name! This model is available in two colours, in white or platinum silver, so you can choose either depending on your home decor. There’s also a choice between natural gas and bottle gas, so even if you don’t have a gas outlet in your home you can still take advantage of its great heating performance.

So lets have a look around the heater. At the front we have the louvre where the warm air comes out – now remember this is not like a radiator, you don’t need to be in front of it to get warm, the whole environment will steadily become more comfortable.

Here there’s the carry handles that you can use to easily move this to another room if you need to. Here’s the control panel that gives you all the information you need to make your family nice and warm.

Looking at the back here, there are three filters to make sure the air being sucked in is as clean as possible when it’s recirculated through the room via the front lourve. The thermistor here helps monitor the temperature and compares it to the ideal temperature that you’ve selected and continually adjusts performance and power use so it’s both effective and efficient.

Now you might have noticed this black little window here, this is the remote control that gives you a few basic controls from the comfort of your lounge – you can power or shut down the heater and adjust the temperature setting to suit your own level of comfort.

Now this heater is perfect for large, open areas, and here’s a fact that I only just found out but kind of makes sense – as a room is warmed, the walls and ceilings are also warmed, which makes you feel even warmer even though the temperature is around the same. This Rinnai can take advantage of this by selecting an economy function that prevents overheating a room and helps save energy.

You were perhaps wondering about the “plus” in the name – the plus is very important! To get an extra boost of heat on those really cold nights, you can activate the electric mode which turns on an electric element that superheats your space. Using the control panel you can choose how the electric element kicks in – if you’ve run out of gas for example, you can use it in just electric mode. But if you want to get your room heated up quicker to the desired temperature, you can use one of the gas electric modes.

Now the other thing I should mention is they’ve thought of the busy family as well. During weekdays you may only need the heater on at night, but for longer periods over the weekend when everyone is home longer. The Avenger Plus has dual programmable timers so you can have the weekday timer at say 6pm to 10pm, and the weekend timer at maybe 3pm to 7pm.

Once you’ve punched it in, the heater can be fully automatic and turn on and off every day of the week and weekend without further interruption. But you can always override the timer if you are at home for manual control.

Here’s another feature I really like, called the pre-heat mode. If you have a timer programmed in, the heater actually starts looking at the temperature of the room an hour before the heater is due to start, and makes sure the room is actually at the desired temperature at the programmed time. How cool – or hot! – is that?

So come on in to your nearest Bing Lee store or purchase online now!

Dyson Cooling Range

Five years ago, Dyson reinvented the conventional electric fan by developing patented Air Multiplier technology to get rid of those unpleasant, buffeting blades. Since then, Dyson engineers have been relentlessly improving Air Multiplier technology and, 650 prototypes later, they’ve developed even quieter and more energy efficient fans – introducing the AM06 desk fan, AM07 tower fan, and AM08 pedestal fan.

The new Dyson Cool fans have been engineered to be quieter – up to 75% quieter than the previous generation, and use up to 40% less energy – yet still generate powerful airflow. To lower noise levels, the new Dyson Cool™ fans house a Helmholtz cavity, designed to capture and dissipate audible motor noise. How does a Helmholtz cavity work?

When air is forced into the Helmholtz the pressure inside increases, catching soundwaves through the machine. These waves are then bounced within the cavity, dissipating the sound, and cancelling specific tones. Airflow paths have also been streamlined, so that air passes through the machine more quietly and with greater efficiency – meaning the motor can run more slowly, using less energy.

They’ve even been accredited with Quiet Mark – the international mark of approval awarded by the UK Noise Abatement Society. Quiet Mark lets Dyson owners know that they can expect great Dyson performance that’s easy on the ear.

As well as being quieter and more energy efficient, the new range of Dyson Cool fans also come with a remote control, which is magnetised to store neatly on the machine. There are ten precise airflow settings, which can be controlled by the remote or by the soft-touch button at the base of the fan.

A sleep timer can switch the fan off after pre-set intervals ranging from 15 minutes to 9 hours, handy for those hot summer nights. For whole room high velocity air projection, there is smooth oscillation. And it pivots on its own centre of gravity, staying put without clamping. Because there are no blades, it is easy to clean, and safe – which makes it perfect for the whole family.

We’re in for a hot summer – so come on in to your nearest Bing Lee store or purchase online right now.