Shop for Ceiling Fans and Components from Hayneedle.com! Simple in its design and solid in its construction, this Fanimation Pearson 18 In. Indoor / Outdoor Ceiling Fan just seems to scream power and with it, relief from both heat and cold. Featuring an 82 x 25 motor optimized for performance, the Pearson features a unique, tilted orbital design angle and comes with three blades in two classic color combinations an oil-rubbed bronze assembly with oil-rubbed bronze blades and oil-rubbed bronze cap, and also a brushed nickel assembly with black blades and brushed nickel cap. The fan s blade span is a relatively small 18 inches, making the fan a possible design addition for smaller rooms or smaller spaces. The standard downrod measures 6 inches from canopy to motor, although 12-, 18-, 24-, 36-, 48-, 60- and 72-inch options are also available making the Pearson conveniently adaptable to your specific design needs. The fan has three speeds and is wall controlled (a remote control option is also available but sold separately. Non-reversible and rated for dry and damp locations.Fanimation's Humble Beginnings:No matter how many times the story about the company starting in a garage is told, it never loses its power. Fanimation started in Tom Frampton's garage in Pasadena, California. Tom wanted to make a business of selling high-quality ceiling fans. It wasn't long before demand outpaced his supply. Tom moved his headquarters to central Indiana and expanded his operation. Fanimation now employs over 110 employees and maintains a presence in 23 countries.