Press Releases

Alexa Voice Control Now Available for Haiku Fans in Canada

June 6, 2018

Big Ass Fans® announced today that Canadian owners of its Haiku® residential ceiling fans can now control them using Amazon’s Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices. Haiku is the first ceiling fan to offer voice control for Alexa users in Canada. Just in time for warmer spring temperatures, these commands allow users to turn Haiku on […]

Big Ass Fans unveils Big Ass Fan Club

February 14, 2018

Big Ass Fans® has long had rabid customers and now they have a community to call home, as the company today launched the Big Ass Fan Club. And what better day to roll out the Big Ass Fan Club than on a day all about love? Joining the Big Ass Fan Club offers access to […]

Big Ass Fans introduces revamped Haiku app

January 29, 2018

Big Ass Fans® today introduced an updated version of its Haiku® ceiling fan control app for Android devices. Easier to use, faster and just all around more incredible, the app offers unprecedented control options for the company’s Haiku residential ceiling fans. The company’s extensive engineering team worked directly with customers throughout the year-long development process, […]

Big Ass Fans Featured in Hong Kong’s Murray Hotel

January 15, 2018

Wharf Hotels today announced the opening of The Murray Hong Kong hotel, an ambitious redesign of a government office building by renowned design firm Foster + Partners. The 336-room hotel uses custom-designed Big Ass Fans® among its most inspired elements in a large indoor-outdoor space dubbed “The Arches.” Knowing of Big Ass Fans’ commitment to […]

Inc. Again Names Big Ass Fans Among Fastest Growing Companies

August 16, 2017

Inc. magazine has named Big Ass Fans® to its Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States for the 11th consecutive year. Big Ass Fans is one of only 34 companies to have been ranked annually since the inception of the Inc. 5000. The Inc. 5000 ranks companies based on their […]

Big Ass Fans Debuts First Automated Directional Fan

June 28, 2017

Big Ass Fans® today announced AirEye, the first fan of its kind to detect motion and shut off automatically. AirEye is the quietest, longest-lasting, easiest-to-clean, highest-efficiency personal cooler ever made. Existing directional fans often break down, make excessive noise, have limited speed settings, and are inefficient and difficult to clean. AirEye improves upon every shortcoming: […]

International Interior Design Association honors Haiku

May 3, 2017

The International Interior Design Association announced today that the Haiku® ceiling fan by Big Ass Fans® has been honored as part of its 21st annual Product Design Competition. The organization named Haiku as a winner in its accessories or specialties category. Click here to learn more.

Big Ass Fans Marketing Team Wins ACE Award

December 8, 2016

Big Ass Fans® today announced it was named Marketing Team of the Year in the 2016 UBM Americas Annual Creativity in Electronics Awards. The awards program honors the people and companies behind the technologies and products that are changing the world of electronics. The winners were announced at a ceremony on Dec. 7, at the […]

Big Ass Light Bar Launches on Indiegogo

December 7, 2016

Big Ass Fans® is building the world’s toughest and brightest battery-powered LED work light and offering it first through Indiegogo. The Big Ass Light Bar was built to uncompromising quality standards. Its durable design makes it ideal for hardworking Americans in the toughest, dirtiest jobs, such as mechanics, contractors, truckers, oil rig workers and first […]

Fanny Announces Run for Presidency, Asks Supporters to Vote for the Ass

September 27, 2016

After weeks of urging from her supporters, Fanny is excited to announce her candidacy for president of the United States. For Fanny, the last straw in her highly personal decision-making journey was the Sept. 26 debate between the two major party candidates. Like so many other viewers, she watched, but could not muster enthusiasm for […]

Inc. Again Names Big Ass Fans to Inc. 5000

August 27, 2016

Inc. magazine has named Big Ass Fans® to its Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States for the 10th consecutive year. The Inc. 5000 ranks companies based on their three-year growth rates with Big Ass Fans increasing revenue 138 percent over that time period. In addition to the national ranking, […]

Fortune Names Big Ass Fans to List of Best Workplaces

May 25, 2016

Big Ass Fans® has been named to Fortune’s inaugural 50 Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates list, which spotlighted what sets the company apart from traditional businesses. Click here to read the accompanying article by Christopher Tkaczyk.

Haiku Integrates with ecobee Thermostats to lower energy costs

May 5, 2016

Two leaders in home comfort and efficiency have partnered to tackle rising air conditioning expenses ahead of summer. Big Ass Fans’ Haiku® ceiling fan will now integrate with ecobee smart thermostats, saving customers up to 30 percent on home cooling costs. Instead of using a single temperature reading from your thermostat (usually in a hallway) […]

Consulting-Specifying Engineer Honors Black Jack

April 19, 2016

Consulting-Specifying Engineer has named Black Jack™ by Big Ass Fans® a finalist in its 2016 Product of the Year awards contest. Black Jack was nominated in the Air Movement, Dehumidification, Humidification category. Built with versatility in mind, Black Jack features indoor/outdoor rubber wheels and a 6.5-ft frame that fits through standard interior doors. The fan […]

EPA Honors Big Ass Fans for Energy-Efficient Product Design

March 28, 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Big Ass Fans® with a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Award for Excellence in Energy-Efficient Product Design for its outstanding efforts to improve the availability of energy-efficient products in the marketplace. Big Ass Fans’ accomplishments will be recognized at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 13. Big Ass […]

Haiku Adds Amazon Alexa Voice Control

March 23, 2016

Amazon Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices will soon offer voice control of Haiku® ceiling fans by Big Ass Fans®, just in time for warmer spring temperatures. Available to the public in April, these commands will allow users to turn connected ceiling fans on and off, change speeds and adjust light intensity, all hands-free. They will […]

Forbes Names Big Ass Fans Among Nation’s Best Small Companies

January 26, 2016

Forbes has named Big Ass Fans® to its list of America’s Best Small Companies. The list recognizes small companies that are considered outstanding in their industry. To create this list of “Small Giants,” the Forbes staff evaluated privately held companies on criteria including financial health, reputation, and company contributions to the community and society. To view the rankings, […]

Big Ass Fans Named Among Best Places to Work

January 26, 2016

Big Ass Fans® has again been recognized among Kentucky’s Best Places to Work, marking the eighth consecutive year. To view the full list of recipients, click here. The winner rankings will be announced at the awards dinner April 20. About ‘Best Places to Work in Kentucky’ The program was created in 2005 and is a […]

Big Ass Fans reveals Haiku L ceiling fan

January 5, 2016

Big Ass Fans® unveiled today a new inspired residential product and partnership that firmly entrench the company as a leader in connected home technology. The Haiku® product portfolio now boasts Haiku L, a ceiling fan engineered to retail for half the price of the company’s premium fan models. Leveraging Big Ass Fans’ extensive engineering expertise, […]

Inc. Names Big Ass Fans as a Top Tech Business Outside Silicon Valley

October 15, 2015

Inc. published an article today naming Big Ass Fans® as a top-five technology company located outside Silicon Valley. Contributor Drew Hendricks noted the company’s continued revenue and employment growth. “The company is well-loved for providing reliable, powerful fans that can be as small as a ceiling fan or as large as one that can cool […]

Big Ass High Bay LED Named Winner by Consulting-Specifying Engineer

September 18, 2015

Consulting-Specifying Engineer has named the Big Ass High Bay LED a winner in its 2015 Product of the Year awards contest. Readers of the magazine selected the High Bay LED for the gold award in the Lighting Luminaires category. Designed for long-term performance, the Big Ass High Bay LED maintains 70 percent of initial lumen […]

Inc. Again Names Big Ass Fans Among Fastest Growing Companies

August 20, 2015

Inc. magazine has named Big Ass Fans® to its Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States for the ninth consecutive year. The Inc. 5000 ranks companies based on their three-year growth rates with Big Ass Fans increasing revenue 154 percent over that time period. In addition to the national ranking, Big Ass […]

The Architect’s Newspaper Honors Haiku with SenseME

July 27, 2015

The Architect’s Newspaper recognized Haiku® with SenseME™ with an honorable mention in the HVAC + Environmental Systems category in its first Best of Products Awards. The awards showcase products that stand out in terms of innovation, aesthetics, performance and value. Haiku with SenseME is the world’s first smart ceiling fan and features an on-board computer […]

Kentucky Honors Big Ass Fans for Support of Arts

July 11, 2015

Big Ass Fans® has received the 2015 Kentucky Governor’s Awards in the Arts Business Award. The Governor’s Awards in the Arts celebrate Kentuckians and Kentucky organizations that have made extraordinary and significant contributions to the arts. In 2014, Big Ass Fans was the first company to commission work by an artist involved in StudioWorks, a […]

Get Lit Anywhere with New Big Ass LED Wall and Column Mounts

July 9, 2015

New wall and column mounts from Big Ass Fans® easily attach the company’s array of LED lighting fixtures to any vertical surface for 360 degrees of bright, direct light. The mounting options announced today are ideal for auto shops, airplane hangars, production lines, home workshops and anywhere else with hard-to-reach corners. The wall mounts bolt […]

Big Ass Fans Accents Haiku with Oil-Rubbed Bronze, Satin Nickel Hardware Finishes

June 23, 2015

Big Ass Fans® today introduced two new hardware finishes – oil-rubbed bronze and satin nickel – for its line of Haiku® residential ceiling fans. From the mount to the downtube to the fasteners, the new hardware offers even more customization options for the award-winning Haiku. Silent operation, a gorgeous minimalist design and more finishes than […]

Inc. Names Haiku with SenseME as Best in Class Design

May 20, 2015

Highlighting the most beautiful and functional products of the past year, a panel of designers has selected Haiku® with SenseME™ as an Inc. Best In Class Design Award winner. The world’s first smart ceiling fan, Haiku with SenseME combines minimalist design, careful craftsmanship and cutting-edge technology that Inc. called “a smart take on the smart […]

Introducing Black Jack: Unrivaled Airflow on the Go

April 8, 2015

Customers said they wanted a portable fan big enough to provide serious airflow, but small enough to go wherever they need a breeze – indoors or out. Big Ass Fans® delivered with Black Jack™. Designed with versatility in mind, Black Jack with its 6.5-ft (2-m) frame fits through standard interior doorways and plugs into any […]

Consulting-Specifying Engineer Honors High Bay LED

April 6, 2015

The Big Ass High Bay LED fixture has been named a finalist for 2015 Product of the Year by Consulting-Specifying Engineer. The High Bay LED is a durable, energy-efficient fixture designed to solve common lighting challenges in industrial settings. The finely engineered aluminum body dissipates heat, keeping the LEDs inside cool and bright for years […]

Haiku with SenseME Named Environmental Leader Product of the Year

April 1, 2015

Haiku® with SenseME™ has been named Product of the Year by Environmental Leader, a daily trade publication covering energy, environmental and sustainability news. The award recognizes original and successful products that contribute to environmental efforts and advance the bottom line. Haiku’s SenseME technology enhances this elegant fan by monitoring room conditions, including occupancy and temperature, […]

Big Ass Light Introduces Inverted LED Fixtures

March 3, 2015

Big Ass Fans® introduced today new inverted lighting fixtures as part of its line of industrial-grade LEDs. This option is ideal for spaces where indirect light is preferred, such as tennis courts, fitness centers and indoor pools. Featuring a heavy-duty, extruded aluminum housing for superior heat dissipation and impact resistance, Big Ass LEDs were designed […]

Big Ass Fans Exposes Failings of Reversing Ceiling Fans in Winter

January 5, 2015

Laboratory testing from Big Ass Fans®, reviewed by researchers from top universities, has debunked the long-held belief that reversing ceiling fans in the winter recirculates heat without creating drafts. Engineers with Big Ass Fans conducted testing that determined traditional ceiling fans, operating in reverse, caused drafts in nearly half of the room. By contrast, running […]

Big Ass Fans Unveils Advanced Technology for Better Sleep

December 22, 2014

Big Ass Fans® today announced an update to its Haiku® with SenseME™ smart ceiling fan that personalizes nighttime operation to help improve your sleep. Haiku with SenseME automates comfort throughout the day with its on-board computer and environmental sensors. Now that same technology works to keep you comfortable while you sleep. Enable Sleep Mode, and […]

Architectural Record Honors Polished Aluminum Haiku

December 1, 2014

Architectural Record has selected the polished aluminum Haiku® by Big Ass Fans® as an Editor’s Choice winner in its annual Record Products competition. Drawing more than 500 entries, the Record Products contest is judged by representatives of leading architecture and design firms. The judges rate entries on innovation, functionality and aesthetics, and honored the polished […]

Haiku Recognized as ENERGY STAR Most Efficient in 2015

November 25, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Haiku® as the Most Efficient of ENERGY STAR® 2015. Products qualifying as Most Efficient feature cutting-edge energy efficiency and technological innovation and represent what the EPA hails as the best of ENERGY STAR.

Big Ass Fans Earns 4 Product Innovation Awards

November 20, 2014

Architectural Products has awarded Big Ass Fans® four 2014 Product Innovation Awards, including the prestigious Industry Leadership distinction. The Product Innovation Awards honor innovation in building-related products from construction materials to interior finishes. Judged by a group of 50 independent industry professionals, the program impartially reviews products and companies for the publication’s readers. Big Ass […]

Supreme shine takes time for polished aluminum Haiku

November 18, 2014

Big Ass Fans® unveiled today the polished aluminum Haiku®, a ceiling fan with a mirrored finish so exceptional, it deserves the white glove treatment – literally. Haiku’s aircraft-grade aluminum airfoils are hand-polished for more than four hours to achieve this level of shine. Technicians wear white gloves throughout the manufacturing process to ensure a pristine […]

Garage, workshop lighting goes Big Ass with Garage Light

November 18, 2014

Big Ass Fans® today unleashed the souped-up Garage Light, which brings the company’s breakthrough industrial lighting technology and crush-proof construction to home garages and workshops. These premium LEDs deliver 13,000 lumens of ultra-bright light, ensuring you’ll never again need extra lights while at the workbench or looking under the hood. Cutting-edge construction employs a single […]

Interior Design magazine honors Polished Aluminum Haiku

November 17, 2014

The new polished aluminum Haiku® by Big Ass Fans® is a finalist for the 2014 Interior Design Best of Year Awards in the Accessories category. Winners will be announced at the annual gala Dec. 4 in New York City. Haiku’s aircraft-grade aluminum airfoils are hand-polished to achieve this level of shine. Technicians wear gloves throughout […]

Haiku with SenseME Named 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree

November 11, 2014

The Consumer Electronics Association® today announced Haiku® with SenseME™ Technology is a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree in the Smart Home category, a prestigious distinction awarded to cutting-edge tech products and services for innovative design and engineering. Haiku with SenseME is the world’s first smart ceiling fan and features an on-board computer and array of […]

Big Ass Fans Wins 4 U.S. Green Building Council Awards

September 17, 2014

The U.S. Green Building Council has recognized Big Ass Fans® with four accolades in its inaugural Best of Building Awards, including Product Manufacturer of the Year. The Best of Building Awards celebrate the year’s best green products, projects, organizations and individuals making an impact in green building. Among the U.S. Green Building Council’s work is […]

Consulting-Specifying Engineer Honors Essence

September 15, 2014

Consulting-Specifying Engineer has honored Essence® by Big Ass Fans® with a gold award in its 2014 Product of the Year competition. Ranging from 8 to 14 feet in diameter and fully customizable, Essence is the first Big Ass Fan specifically developed to excel both indoors and out. Essence provides quiet air movement in a variety […]

Inc. Again Ranks Big Ass Fans Among Fastest-Growing Companies

August 20, 2014

Inc. magazine has once again named Big Ass Fans® to its Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. Big Ass Fans is among only 3.5% of companies that have earned spots on the coveted rankings each year since the list’s inception in 2007. The Inc. 5000 ranks companies based on […]

Big Ass Fans Introduces Integration with Nest Learning Thermostat

August 19, 2014

Big Ass Fans® today announced that its newest residential fan can now work with the Nest Learning Thermostat™ to help reduce home air conditioning costs. The company’s smart ceiling fan — Haiku® with SenseME™ — connects with the Nest® Thermostat through an iOS app and demonstrates the practical benefits of pairing smart home devices. Americans […]

Big Ass Fans Joins Top Companies in Introducing Smart Home Technology

July 15, 2014

Big Ass Fans® joins several of the world’s top technology companies today in launching Thread, a revolutionary way to connect hundreds of smart home devices. Big Ass Fans teams with industry leaders Nest Labs, Samsung, Yale Security, ARM, Freescale Semiconductor and Silicon Labs in the nonprofit Thread Group, which aims to make Thread the foundation […]

Big Ass Fans Introduces the World’s First Smart Ceiling Fan

June 4, 2014

Big Ass Fans® today unveiled the world’s first smart ceiling fan designed with an on-board computer and array of sensors. SenseME™ technology, available exclusively on the Haiku® ceiling fan, revolutionizes a home fixture that hadn’t changed for decades. One Smart Ass™ Fan You never think about comfort until you’re uncomfortable. Haiku with SenseME is the first fan […]

Big Ass Fans Honored Among ‘Best Places to Work’

February 12, 2014

For the sixth straight year, Big Ass Fans® has been named among Kentucky’s “Best Places to Work.” The prestigious award recognizes commitment to an excellent work environment. Big Ass Fans ranked third among 32 medium-sized companies (150-499 U.S. employees) chosen as Kentucky’s “Best Places to Work.” At Big Ass Fans, employees are offered excellent pay […]

Haiku Honored by Environmental Design + Construction

February 5, 2014

Environmental Design + Construction (EDC) magazine recently named Haiku® the winner of the Reader’s Choice Awards in the HVAC category. The sixth annual contest honors products chosen by the magazine’s hands-on readership of sustainability-minded architects, facility managers, contractors and consultants. Haiku’s perfect marriage of form and function sets it apart from all other ceiling fans. […]

Big Ass Light Unveils Big Ass High Bay LED Fixture

February 3, 2014

Big Ass® Light today unveiled the Big Ass High Bay LED, a brilliant, long-lasting LED light fixture designed specifically to address common issues in industrial and commercial facilities. Unlike competing fixtures that are made of stamped sheet metal, the Big Ass High Bay LED is robustly constructed to withstand the rigors of even the toughest […]

Forbes Names Big Ass Fans Among ‘America’s Most Promising Companies’

January 27, 2014

Forbes has named Big Ass Fans® to its list of “America’s Most Promising Companies.” The third annual rankings recognize privately held, high-growth companies with less than $250 million in annual revenue. Big Ass Fans has consistently seen growth rates at or above 30 percent annually between 2009 and 2013. Methodology Criteria considered by Forbes include […]

Haiku Recognized as ENERGY STAR Most Efficient in 2014

December 16, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Haiku® as the Most Efficient of ENERGY STAR® 2014. The program recognizes highly efficient products that support the interests of environmentally motivated consumers. The products prevent greenhouse gas emissions by meeting rigorous energy-efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.  

New Big Ass Fans Headquarters Honored with Building Award

October 3, 2013

BUILDINGS magazine has selected the new global headquarters of Big Ass Fans® as a 2013 ABBY Merit Award winner. Now in its eighth year, the America’s Best Buildings of the Year (ABBY) Awards highlight projects that set a new benchmark for facility managers to emulate. Nominated projects were evaluated by the BUILDINGS editorial staff for […]

Inc. Honors Employment Growth at Big Ass Fans

October 1, 2013

Inc. magazine today named Big Ass Fans® to The Build 100, a new business index honoring an elite tier of companies that have expanded their employment in each of the past five years. The index was created by studying the growth performance of millions of U.S. mid-market companies between 2007 and 2012. Inc. will unveil […]

Big Ass Fans Again Ranked Among Fastest-Growing U.S. Companies

August 22, 2013

Inc. magazine has once again named Big Ass Fans® to its Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. Big Ass Fans is one of only 7% of Inc. 5000 companies that have earned spots on the coveted rankings each year since the list’s inception in 2007. The Inc. 5000 ranks […]

Big Ass Fans Designs First Industrial Ceiling Fan with Integrated LED

June 11, 2013

Big Ass Fans® today introduced the world’s first LED-equipped industrial ceiling fan, an all-in-one package that’s an ideal addition to facilities’ energy-efficient lighting programs. The Powerfoil X LED delivers as much light as a massive, 400-watt metal halide, covering the entire diameter of the fan while using less than 175 watts. Its tempered glass lens […]

Isis Honored by BUILDINGS Magazine

April 25, 2013

After reviewing hundreds of submissions, the editorial staff of BUILDINGS magazine recently named Isis® by Big Ass Fans® a 2013 Money-Saving Product. Editors examined and ranked products based on their money-saving qualities, including minimal energy consumption and reduction of HVAC.  

Big Ass Fans Named ‘Best Place to Work’ for Fifth Straight Year

April 25, 2013

For the fifth time in a row, Big Ass Fans® was named one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky – a prestigious award recognizing commitment to an excellent work environment. The awards program was created in 2005 and is a project of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Kentucky SHRM Council and Best Companies […]

Big Ass Fans Opens New Global Headquarters

April 22, 2013

Big Ass Fans® moved this week into its new global headquarters, an 88,000-sq. ft. facility located on 32 acres in Lexington, Ky. Situated on the same site as the company’s 44,000-sq. ft., one-of-a-kind research-and-development laboratory, the headquarters reunites several departments previously based in four sites throughout the city. Slated to house 600 employees, the headquarters […]

Haiku Named 2013 Most Efficient Among ENERGY STAR Ceiling Fans

January 31, 2013

Haiku® has been named the 2013 Most Efficient among ENERGY STAR® ceiling fans. The ENERGY STAR Most Efficient program identifies highly efficient products that align with the interests of environmentally motivated consumers and early adopters. Haiku adds this recognition to its other recent accolades, which include the 2012 Popular Science Best of What’s New award […]

Haiku Wins Popular Science Best of What’s New

December 18, 2012

After reviewing thousands of products, Popular Science has named Haiku® a 2012 Best of What’s New award winner, calling Haiku the “World’s Quietest Fan.” The Best of What’s New award honors the top 100 breakthrough products and technologies annually. “For 25 years, Popular Science has honored the innovations that surprise and amaze us – those […]

Haiku Wins BuildingGreen Top-10 Product for 2013

December 18, 2012

Haiku®, repeatedly recognized by ENERGY STAR® as the most energy-efficient ceiling fan, was recently named a BuildingGreen Top-10 Product for 2013. The 11th annual awards honored the most innovative green building developments at the U.S. Green Building Council’s 2012 Greenbuild Conference in San Francisco. “In selecting this year’s products, we looked for companies addressing resilience, […]

Inc. Honors Big Ass Fans as One of America’s 100 Top Job Creators

December 6, 2012

Big Ass Fans®, the worldwide leader in large-diameter, low-speed fans, is featured in the inaugural ranking of Inc. magazine’s Hire Power Awards, recognizing the private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the past three years. Big Ass Fans generated 74 jobs from 2008 to 2011, placing it sixth among the top 10 private […]

Architectural Record Honors Haiku

December 1, 2012

Architectural Record magazine has honored the Haiku® residential ceiling fan by Big Ass Fans® as a top pick in its 2012 Record Products contest. The annual contest sees a jury of architects, designers and product specialists review the best new building products. “Our jury was as tough as you’d expect,” the publication wrote in announcing […]

Haiku Honored by Interior Design Magazine

November 29, 2012

Interior Design magazine has honored the Haiku® ceiling fan by Big Ass Fans® as a 2012 Best of Year product. More than 800 members of the design and architecture world gathered for the magazine’s annual Best of Year Awards for projects and products. Editor-in-Chief Cindy Allen and a jury of design leaders recognized the year’s […]

American Chopper Reveals Big Ass Fans Motorcycle

November 8, 2012

American Chopper’s Paul Teutul Sr. visited Big Ass Fans® today to unveil the company’s custom-built motorcycle that will be featured on the popular TLC series. Teutul and the workers at Orange County Choppers utilized parts from Big Ass Fans to craft sections, including the running boards, of the custom bike. The first episode, which revealed […]

Big Ass Fans Among Inc. 5000 for Sixth Consecutive Year

August 29, 2012

For the sixth consecutive year, Big Ass Fans®, the worldwide leader in large-diameter, low-speed fans, has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Inc. magazine’s prestigious Inc. 5000 list highlights America’s independent entrepreneurs. Big Ass Fans has earned a place on the coveted listing since it was started in 2007. […]

Big Ass Fans Makes Fan Control a Breeze with iPad App Fan Controller

June 28, 2012

Big Ass Fans® have never been so easy—or fun—to use, thanks to the newly-released BAFWorks® iPad* app and fan controller. BAFWorks gives users control over a virtually unlimited number of Big Ass Fans from a single location. Facility managers know time is money; BAFWorks saves valuable time by eliminating individual controls in large facilities. BAFWorks […]

AirGo and Yellow Jacket Misting Systems Beat the Summer Heat

May 14, 2012

Create the ultimate cooling station for any occasion with new fans from Big Ass Fans® that take the cooling power of tons of air conditioning on the move for only pennies per hour. The 8-ft. AirGo® and the virtually indestructible Yellow Jacket® are now available with high-pressure, filtered atomizing misting systems to produce a cooling […]

Haiku earns Red Dot design award

March 27, 2012

Out of a record field of entries, Haiku®, the energy-efficient small ceiling fan by Big Ass Fans®, has earned the red dot award for product design. Thirty international experts judged the field of more than 4,500 products submitted for consideration for the coveted red dot, an international symbol of quality design. Haiku’s exact placement in […]

Big Ass Fans Introduces the Smashingly Durable Yellow Jacket

April 14, 2011

The world’s biggest name in fans introduces Yellow Jacket®, the portable fan that takes abuse and stays in use. Five years in development, Yellow Jacket is designed for incredible flexibility and amazingly quiet operation, but most importantly, it’s so smashingly durable® it will never need to be replaced. In fact, it’s guaranteed for life* because […]

Big Ass Fans Play Critical Role in New Rwandan Health Clinic

January 24, 2011

Big Ass Fans® often touts how its products keep people comfortable. But with the work of an innovative design group and a number of international partners, the company’s fans have now been put to use saving lives. Boston-based MASS Design Group, in partnership with the Government of Rwanda, Ministry of Health, Partners in Health and […]

Powerfoil X and AirGo named Products of the Year

April 14, 2010

Big Ass Fans® is honored to receive two more awards, as both AirGo® and Powerfoil®X were named winners of the coveted Plant Engineering Product of the Year award in the HVAC category. The Gold Product of the Year winner is the 8-ft. vertical AirGo, designed to maneuver with ease over a variety of terrain and […]

Big Ass Fans Builds New LEED Gold R&D Laboratory for the Ultimate in Fan Testing

August 13, 2009

Big Ass Fans® continues its commitment to engineering the world’s best fans, commencing fan testing in a new, LEED Gold, 44,000 sq. ft. research and development laboratory. Specifically designed for the unique requirements and challenges of testing very large Big Ass Fans (6-ft. to 24-ft. in diameter), this facility is the first and only of […]

Big Ass Fans Introduces Isis Fan for Public Spaces

June 2, 2009

If you’ve been looking for a Big Ass Fan for smaller spaces, the wait is over. Big Ass Fans® introduces Isis®, the perfect complement to smaller commercial interiors for improved comfort and energy savings. Weighing less than 100 pounds and with diameters of 8, 9 or 10 feet, Isis is specifically designed for smaller spaces […]

Big Ass Fans Is on a Roll with New AirGo Mobile Vertical Fan

May 19, 2009

Big Ass Fans® is on a “roll” with the all new AirGo®, the biggest and most innovative mobile vertical fan on the planet. This 8-ft. diameter, precision engineered Big Ass Fan is designed to maneuver with ease on its four 8-inch Performa rubber tread wheels and provide an immediate air movement solution wherever it is […]