By LISA JOYNER for COUNTRY LIVING MAGAZINE
Looking for quiet fans to keep you cool during the heatwave? Whether you're on the hunt for a whisper-silent fan for sleeping or want a small style for your desk, we have researched the best Quiet Mark-approved fans to help you beat the heat.
Some fans are small enough to place on a table, while other larger styles are made for cooling down the whole room. Whatever your budget or style, take a look at some of our favourites below...
Approved by Quiet Mark, this super silent 12-inch fan reaches as low as 20 decibels, has a 12-hour timer and 12 different fan speeds so you can find the right one for you. This fan also minimises energy wastage and ensures that it remains energy efficient to only operate when required, meaning it's a great eco-friendly option.
Looking for a desk fan? Designed for small spaces, this handy quiet fan features an ECO mode for auto-cooling, a superior DC technology fan, and a 80-degree swing from left to right.
Beat the heat with Dyson's Pure Cool Me Purifying Fan, which projects cooling, filtered air whenever you need refreshing. It can also be used during the night, thanks to its quiet sleep timer. Simply set for 30 minutes or eight hours and it will keep you cool as you doze.
Perfect for your bedside table or desk, this compact quiet fan from Meaco can be controlled via the magnetic remote control and up to 12 fan speeds. Best of all, it's so quiet you won't know it's there.
With 290 litres of airflow per second, this quiet fan is the ultimate investment buy. As well as having a night mode and sleep timer, it also captures gases and particles at home.
Quiet Mark say: "As a purifier, it automatically removes 99.95% of allergens from the air. It monitors, reacts and reports air quality to your Dyson Link app – enabling you to remotely control your environment."
In classic black, this tower fan from Honeywell has a sturdy base, carry bag, an auto off-timer and five cooling settings — ideal for surviving the summer sun.
This cool column fan ticks a lot of boxes. Featuring a slimline design, it is packed with useful features including being able to turn off the LCD display for nighttime use and its quiet operation. You can also add your own essential oil to the discreet aroma compartment.
Whether you want a gust of wind or a gentle breeze, this whisper-quiet fan is ideal for placing in the corner of the room. Thanks to its horizontal and vertical oscillating function, it brings a wonderful coolness to every corner.
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