Do fans offer enough protection in heatwaves?

13.07.2012                      23.Tammus. 5772

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Do fans offer enough protection in heatwaves?

Study reveals gaps in heatwave planning, suggests fans of no benefit when temperatures rise above 35 degrees.

The Israel Electric Corporation – concerned that excessive use of air conditioners will cause power outages during the current heatwave – would be happy to see more people using electric fans during peak use instead. But a new systemic review by the prestigious Cochrane Library has not found reliable evidence that fans are of any benefit to health in temperatures over 35 degrees Celsius….