The silent and stylish Element delivers the benefits of Big Ass Fans to air-conditioned spaces. Utilizing a gearless direct-drive motor, Element provides high torque at low speeds, eliminating the need for a noisy gearbox. Element can also be painted to complement any decor.


Customization Platform

Incorporates an innovative platform allowing integration of surveillance cameras, speakers, smoke detection or a multitude of other devices

Gearless Direct Drive Motor

  • Silent, gearless direct-drive motor
  • Provides high torque at very low speeds, eliminating the need for a gearbox
  • Industrial-grade bearings ensure that Element will withstand the test of time

Onboard Electronics

  • Electronic system incorporates onboard controls that eliminate electrical noise and interference while simplifying installation
  • Internal diagnostics monitor fan balance, temperature and electrical consumption
  • Integrates seamlessly into building automation systems

Patented Airfoil and Winglet

  • Aerodynamically inspired, increasing downward velocities to stabilize air movement
  • Can be integrated into an HVAC system to improve air circulation and create a more cost-effective method of cooling and heating

Compact Wall Controls

  • Control multiple fans and monitor operations from a single wall control
  • Features a simple LCD display that is easily integrated into building automation systems

Control Options

  • Be the master of your domain. Element has several control options available—check them out!
  • Easily control the power and speed of your Element fan with the digital keypad, touch controls and LED display of the wall controller.
  • Integrate Element into your facility’s fire suppression system and keep employees safer.
  • Integrate starting, stopping and speed control capabilities of Element into your building automation system.

Year-round Energy Savings

Big Ass overhead fans work with your HVAC to provide significant energy savings.

  • In summer, the fans’ cooling effect means the a/c can be set several degrees higher.
  • In winter, fans push the heat down from the ceiling, decreasing the work of your heater and leading to savings as high as 30 percent.

Unrivaled Warranties

  • Enjoy your fan, worry-free, with a lifetime hub and airfoil warranty.
  • Big Ass Solutions handles all warranties without redirecting you to component manufacturers. We make it, we sell it, we install it and we guarantee it.
  • See our warranties below for more information.
  • Guaranteed 10-year non-prorated warranty on all components with our Factory Certified Installation in commercial locations. (5-year non-prorated warranty without our Factory Certified Installation.)


Factory-Certified Installation

  • A dedicated Big Ass Fans project manager to handle your project start to finish and forever after
  • Assurance that your fan will be installed 100% correctly, by factory-trained and certified installers who know Big Ass Fans inside and out
  • Extended 10-year non-prorated warranty
  • More time to run your business while we handle the install quickly, cleanly and efficiently
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Color Customization

The standard colors for Element are silver and black. Want something different? Individualize your fan with one of our 11 classic color upgrades, or work with our design consultants to create a shade that’s all your own.

Explore the Colors

Color Customization

We like to think every one of our fans is an eye-catching centerpiece. But if you’d like your Element to be something other than the standard silver and black, upgrade with any of our 11 classic colors or specify one of your own. We can paint your fan any color in, over and beyond the rainbow.

Check out the diagram to see which parts of Element can be painted. Then call today for a quote!

a. Aluminum Foils
b. Winglets
c. Lower Cover
d. Extension Tube
e. Mounts


Inside U.S.A. and Canada
Outside U.S.A. and Canada
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Featured Case Study: Double Diamond Athletic Club

There was a full return on investment within 12 months of installation. After investigating all the options to increase my building’s efficiency, the fan was the best money-saving investment to get my power consumption down. Mike Shirley, Owner, Reno, Nevada


A 20-ft (6-m) diameter Element by Big Ass Fans® is a perfect fit. The fan helps maintain uniform temperatures that keep members comfortable throughout the gym, while saving the owner an average of $900 in energy bills per month, year round. In addition, the size of the fan and central location means people feel the cooling breeze no matter where they are.

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