The 10 Best Quiet Fans

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This wiki has been updated 19 times since it was first published in February of 2019. Ever since humans first encountered that uncomfortable, stuffy feeling associated with oppressive heat, they’ve been on the hunt for ways to cool down. While a fan is one of the most effective tools for keeping your body temperature under control, some are simply too noisy for certain situations. This list of quiet models features options in an array of shapes and sizes. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Lasko T42950

2. Rowenta VU2660

3. Be Quiet! Silentwings

Editor's Notes

March 05, 2019:

Intentionally included a wide range of fan styles, from freestanding tower and pedestal models to portable tabletop options and case airflow fans. The GreenTech PureFlow is particularly unusual in appearance, as it employs a bladeless design to eliminate the risk of injury that is inherently present with bladed fans as well as minimize the accumulation of dust. Users who value clip-on functionality will want to consider the Genesis Convertible, which includes a sturdy clamp on the base that can be used to adhere it tightly to desks, poles, chairs or other surfaces. It can also be configured for use as a standard tabletop model. Noted that the Pelonis Pedestal has an adjustable height, which is a useful feature few models offer. Looked into including the Honeywell HS-1655, but discovered several user reports that it breaks down after only a few months of use.

4. GreenTech PureFlow

5. AC Infinity Axial

6. Pelonis Pedestal

7. Genesis Convertible

8. Dyson AM06

9. Opolar Personal

10. Genesis Max

Sam Kraft
Last updated by Sam Kraft

In addition to his corporate career as a marketing and communications professional in Chicago, Sam runs a popular blog that focuses on the city’s flourishing craft beer and brewery scene. He received his degree in journalism from DePaul University (which spurred his interest in freelance writing) and has since spent years developing expertise in copywriting, digital marketing and public relations. A lifetime of fishing, hiking and camping trips has left him well-versed in just about any outdoors-related topic, and over several years spent working in the trades during his youth, he accumulated a wealth of knowledge about tools and machinery. He’s a travel junkie, a health and fitness enthusiast, and an avid biker.

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