Hello Kevin, there are a lot of things that could contribute to the air flow that you get in a room. First, you need to know that you have the correct size fan for your room size. I am not sure what size room you are working with, but your fan could be too small for the room and you may need something larger, or even two fans… depending on room size. During the summer, you want the blades to rotate in a counter-clockwise motion to create a breeze in the room. If you are looking for a good amount of air circulation when you purchase you next ceiling fan, make sure you look at the CFM. This is the airflow that the ceiling fan will produce which is measured in cubic feet per minute. Check out these links on Ceiling Fan Size and Ceiling Fan Ratings. The ceiling fan size charts will help you pick out a fan that will fit your room size. Towards the bottom of the ceiling fan ratings page, there is an airflow rating section that will give you the optimum CFM you should look for depending on which size fan you choose.
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