Top 5 - Best Low Profile Fans in Australia For 2020
Updated for 2021 Season
The top 5 Best Low Profile fans released in the last 12 months - Updated for January 2021
Don’t despair if you’re trying to find a ceiling fan for your low ceiling. There are plenty of good quality fans out there, in a whole array of colours, styles and sizes! This is true even of hugger/low-profile models. There are even low profile fans with lights if that’s what you need.
See our top picks for the best low-profile fans below.
Please note: If you’re in Australia, you should allow 2.1 metres between the ceiling fan’s blade and the floor, so make sure you measure before you buy.
#1 - STUDIO DC
✓ Ceiling to Blade Drop: 210 mm (approx) ✓ Remote / Smart Models ✓ Hardwired Wall Control Option ✓ Quiet Operation ✓ 210mm Ceiling to Blade Drop ✓ Energy Efficient ✓ With or Without Light
- "The feature packed low profile DC fan with Smart Technology" -
This fan really is the complete package for a bedroom! Available in a 48" overall diameter size with or without light the fan is sized perfectly for a bedroom, and the 210mm ceiling to blade drop make the fan well suited to bedrooms with slightly lower than average ceilings, or if you want to achieve the popular 'hugger' look. The fan is available to buy with a remote control that also comes SMART enabled, meaning that you can control the fan from the convenience of your smartphone. Also available is a hardwired wall control model (without light only). If you opt for the fan with light you will receive an energy efficient LED light that offers CCT technology as well as being dimmable. The complete bedroom fan!
#2 - INFINITY ID
✓ Ceiling to Blade Drop: 270 mm (approx) ✓ Modern Design ✓ Light Option ✓ Colour Options ✓ Size Options ✓ Outdoor ✓ Energy Efficient
- "I thought I'd have to compromise, but here it is - a gorgeous low profile outdoor ceiling fan. " -
With a ceiling to blade drop of just 270mm, the Infinity ID another great choice for people with lower-than-average ceilings. The 48-inch size is well suited to bedrooms, studies and smaller living rooms. Rooms with more floor space and outdoor areas will benefit from the extra coverage the 54 model provides. This Scandinavian style design also comes with either a hardwired DC wall control or a remote with SMART capability.
#3 - STORM
✓ Ceiling to Blade Drop: 258 mm (approx) ✓ Colour Options ✓ Modern Design ✓ Outdoor rated ✓ Light Options ✓ Energy Efficient
- " This is exactly what I wanted, a fan that fits my home and creates a strong breeze"-
If you’re after low profile and high airflow, look no further than the Airborne Storm DC Ceiling Fan range. This 5 blade ceiling fan will give you all the benefits of a DC motor in an attractive, modern design. It uses a minimal 26 watts to produce an exceptional airflow, and with the exception of angled ceilings is suitable for the vast majority of installation locations.
#4 - CITY
✓ Ceiling to Blade Drop: 169 mm (approx) ✓ Modern Design ✓ Light Option - Dimmable!!! ✓ Colour Options ✓ Energy Efficient
- "I really appreciate the way this fan looks, the motor is quite sleek. It really suits my house." -
The Mercator City is a stylish low profile fan with a DC motor. The fan is available in white or brushed chrome and can be purchased with or without an LED light. If purchased with a light the LED panel is dimmable via the included remote control. The City is a really popular option for houses with low ceilings, because it combines a nice airflow with a modern style. Customers who choose the model with the LED light are impressed by the dimming functionality.
#5 - FLUSH
✓ Ceiling to Blade Drop: 253 mm (approx) ✓ Light Options ✓ Modern design✓ Upgrade to remote
- “Because of our low ceilings I wanted a nice simple fan. This is it” -
With a simple design and a ceiling to blade drop of 253mm, the Flush is a great option for lower than average ceilings. It’s well suited to bedrooms and other low traffic areas which will benefit most from its moderate airflow. The Flush is also available with an integrated tri-colour LED light. Selecting this option will give you access to 3 step dimming using the wall switch. It’s hard to find another low profile fan and light combination with this level of functionality.