Who Makes the Best Wifi Ceiling Fan? Our Top 5 Picks.


Smart home technology allows us to control everything from digital locks to appliances from our smart phone or with the sound of our voice. With so many everyday appliances introducing smart tech it’s no surprise that ceiling fan manufacturer’s are also taking advantage of the latest technology.

Newcomers such as Big Ass Fans are pioneering the smart home ceiling fan market with their series of Haiku wifi connected fans. While established brands like Hunter are leading the way with smart home integration that works seamlessly with your Amazon Alexa or Apple HomeKit devices. Need help finding the right wifi ceiling fan? Here are our top picks of wifi ceiling fans on the market today.


Haiku Home L Series 52" Wifi Ceiling FaN

We are confident in saying that the Haiku Home L Series ceiling fan is one of the best smart ceiling fans on the market today. This is thanks to it’s 3 most important features: quiet yet powerful performance, stylish design and smart connectivity. 

The high grade DC motor featured in the Haiku wifi ceiling fan is not only energy efficient but also ultra quiet. The 3 blades are carefully crafted to provide generous airflow without rattles, clicking or wobbling. Each piece of the Haiku ceiling fan has been crafted with both performance and design in mind.

One of the reasons we love the Haiku wifi ceiling fan is that it seamlessly pairs with your existing smart home tech such as Amazon Alexa, Nest Thermostat and ecobee3 Thermostat. And by offering many colors and finishes to choose from, Haiku has made it easy to find the perfect ceiling fan to match your home decor and style. 

  • 3 way to control: Haiku Remote, Haiku Wall Control & Haiku Home App
  • Compatible with Amazon Alexa, Nest and ecobee3 smart home tech
  • Ultra quiet motor and pre-balanced blades means no rattling or wobbling
  • Integrated LED light with 16 distinct brightness settings

Hunter Signal 54” Smart Home Ceiling Fan

Hunter has introduced a few wifi enabled ceiling fan models of their own to compete in the smart home space. One of these ceiling fan models is the Hunter Signal which combines the latest smart home technology with the features you come to expect in a high quality ceiling fan.

The Signal ceiling fan can be controlled with Hunter’s own Simple Connect app that is available on both Android and iOS devices. This allows for easy control with a smart phone or tablet. When it comes to compatibility with your current tech, Hunter also allows the ceiling fan to be controlled with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and Google Assistant.

  • Compatible with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant and Hunter’s own SIMPLE connect app.
  • 17W dimmable LED bulb included
  • Remote control included
  • WhisperWind ultra quiet motor

Hunter Symphony 54” Smart Home Ceiling Fan

Hunter offers another high tech option to their growing smart home ceiling fan collection with the Hunter Symphony. This sleek ceiling fan puts usability and performance at the forefront with it’s energy efficient design and powerful WhisperQuiet motor. One of our favorite design elements is the Symphony’s 13 degree blade pitch that allows for optimized airflow with low energy consumption. 

Just like the Hunter Signal, the Symphony is compatible with Apple Homekit, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa for true smart home integration. If you are looking for multiple ways to control your ceiling fan with your phone then you will love the compatibility options of the Hunter Symphony. 

  • Compatible with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant and Hunter’s own SIMPLE connect app.
  • Two 9.8W dimmable LED bulbs included
  • Remote control included
  • WhisperWind ultra quiet motor

Gardinier Wink Enabled Smart Ceiling Fan

Gardinier has partnered up with Wink to offer a wifi-enabled ceiling fan that works seamlessly with your Wink smart home tech. Utilizing Wink technology, you can control your ceiling fan with the convenient app no matter where your location. The app allows you to control everything from fan speed, light dimming and timed automation. The only downside of the Gardinier ceiling fan is that it is only compatible with an existing Wink smart home system and is not compatible with Apple, Amazon or Google smart home products. 

The ceiling fan itself is well made and offers all of features you have come to expect from a quality ceiling fan. The fan features a 4-speed reversible motor, dimmable LED lighting, and installation kits for both flat and angled ceilings. 

  • Control fan using Wink App and Wink Hub (Hub sold separately.)
  • Dimmable 17-Watt LED light kit
  • Remote control included

Hunter Brunswick Wifi Ceiling Fan

Hunter has updated a traditional ceiling fan design with the latest technology to bring you a first-class ceiling fan experience with the Hunter Brunswick. This fan features Hunter’s proprietary WhisperWind motor technology which allows for ultra quiet performance even on it’s highest settings. Traditional light bulbs have been upgraded to 4 dimmable LED bulbs that can be controlled remotely thanks to the Brunswick’s wifi capabilities.

Unlike the other Hunter smart home ceiling fans on this list, the Brunswick is not compatible with other smart home technologies such as Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant or Apple HomeKit. Instead Hunter allows you to control the Brunswick with the Hunter Simple Connect app that can be installed on both iOS and Android phones. 

  • Can be controlled with Hunter’s SIMPLE connect app.
  • Integrated light kit with four 3.5-Watt dimmable LED bulbs
  • Includes handheld remote control
  • Reversible blades (white and grey oak)

Smart Home Wifi Ceiling Fan FAQs

What advantages are there to wifi ceiling fans?

A wifi enabled ceiling fan allows for control over your fan settings without the need for traditional pull chains or remote controls. Wireless smart technology allows for easy access to features such as speed and light settings, motor direction and energy saving settings with your Android phone or iPhone.

One of the great advantages of having a wifi ceiling fan is the ability to control your ceiling fan’s settings from anywhere in the house. Imagine being able to turn on a ceiling fan in any room even if you are not physically present. This would be a great option for children’s rooms, great rooms with guests and more. Being able to control lighting is also a great feature. Having the ability to set timers for lights and adjusting brightness are two advantages that come to mind when it comes to choosing a wifi ceiling fan over a traditional fan.

How to turn a regular ceiling fan into a smart fan

For those who want to know how to connect their current ceiling fan to their smart home will need a device like the Olibra Bond. Bond allows any ceiling fan to be connected via wifi within minutes. The device can also be integrated with Google Home and Alexa for use with voice control.

Can I control my ceiling fan with my phone?

Those of you who already own a wifi ceiling fan can download their respective apps to control their ceiling fans with their Android or Apple iOS phones. If you are looking to upgrade you “dumb” ceiling fan to a smart wifi ceiling fan, then using a device like the Bond featured above will allow you to control your ceiling fan with your phone.