Tapered side guard condenses exhaust air into a tight stream to create a higher velocity that throws air farther than most basket fans. Features a patented hinged open front wire guard for maximum air flow, lower energy usage, increased air velocity and easy maintenance. Enclosed, efficient direct drive motor has sealed ball bearings and built-in thermal overload protection for long life. Ready for hardwire. Includes mounting bracket for easy installation. Features variable speed control when used with a variable speed control. Includes 3 aluminum blades. 36" Diameter Models have 1-speed and 3 galvanized steel blades. UL listed. Fully Assembled. 2 Year Limited Warranty.