Beat the heat with The Dyson Cool fan AM06 10-inch Desk Fan (www.dyson.com, $299.99). This quiet, no-blade fan brings the cool air in and distributes it evenly throughout the room without creating choppy airflow or worry about dangerous blades. Available in many sizes, there’s one for every hot spot.
Available in iron/blue, black/nickel, and white/silver, it comes with a remote control that magnetically attaches to the fan, and a sleep timer. Use in tandem with air conditioning and lower energy bills by up to 20 percent.