Do portable fans use a lot of energy?

Instead of leaving a fan on during the day to keep a room cool, would it be better to just let it get hot and turn on the air conditioner when you get home instead?



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    A typical portable fan can use anywhere from ten to fifty watts. This is roughly equivalent to the power consumed by a laptop or notebook computer.

    For even lower power consumption, you may want to consider a solar-powered electric fan. There is one available from

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