Friends of Big Ass Fans
Intending to become a 200-year company, Big Ass Fans® is always moving toward long-term success. But it’s not just the contrarian leadership philosophies or progressive business style that drive the company forward, it is also our relationship with cutting-edge partners. Read on to learn about our most dynamic friends.
The combination of fast cars, beaming lights and more than 100,000 people in the stifling Florida heat can make for an extremely hot race day at Daytona International Speedway. But with the help of more than 40 Big Ass Fans, cooling breezes bring consistent comfort along the famous frontstretch.
Based in Boston, the innovative team of architects at MASS Design Group take their talents to countries in need. In Rwanda, the company designed a tuberculosis clinic that uses Big Ass Fans to move air over UV lights to eliminate airborne pathogens. Big Ass Fans has also partnered with the firm on clinics in Haiti designed to treat cholera and tuberculosis.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, or ASHRAE, sets minimum code requirements for energy efficiency and thermal comfort in building systems. As an ASHRAE member and owner of the world’s only research and development laboratory for testing large-diameter fans, Big Ass Fans contributes to industry standards that create incentives for using efficient air movement in place of or to offset energy-intensive HVAC.
As the recognized industry leader in air movement, Big Ass Fans partners with top researchers around the world to advance the field. Together, Big Ass Fans and the Center for the Built Environment spearhead efforts to gauge both sustainable and intelligent ways that airflow improves environments.