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The Big Ass Approach

The name Big Ass Fans® grew from the massive overhead fans that brought comfort and energy savings to agricultural and manufacturing environments. Now called Big Ass Solutions®, the company’s extensive product line includes fans, lights and controls for industrial, commercial and residential environments. What hasn’t changed as the company has grown is the Big Ass commitment to quality, design and working directly with customers to solve problems. For design professionals, that means free support from the company’s extensive team of applications engineers, project consultants and regional sales representatives.

Green Expertise

Big Ass Solutions has more than 45 LEED® credentialed design team members on staff to help you achieve the right green rating for your project. Strategies that involve industrial, commercial and residential fans and lights can contribute to earning LEED points by reducing air conditioning load and energy usage.

Continuing Education

Big Ass Solutions is certified to award AIA, GBCI, PDH and IDCEC credits, as well as other credits internationally. To see upcoming opportunities, visit our design site, where you can arrange a lunch and learn (lunch is on us) with an expert in your area or find a scheduled session.

Case Studies


Berea College Deep Green Residence Hall


Berea College, a pioneer in sustainable living, wanted to push the limits of green design and construction with Deep Green Residence Hall, its new EcoDorm. Haiku® fans installed in every room, combined with rooftop solar panels, a geothermal heating system and day-lit interiors, help the building achieve serious energy savings, LEED Platinum certification and Living Building Challenge Petal Recognition. View the full case study in our design gallery.


Bullitt Center


The six-story, 50,000-sq-ft Bullitt Center, located in Seattle, Washington, is hailed as the world’s greenest office building and was designed to meet Living Building Challenge™ goals. The Center incorporates eco-friendly elements like limited on-site parking, composting toilets, photovoltaic panels and strategic daylighting. To adhere to a strict energy budget, building tenants use efficient products, including Haiku® ceiling fans, to stay comfortable and green. View the full case study in our design gallery.


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Register for an account on our Architects and Engineers site to access technical downloads, product information and customized support, or call our office at 888-958-2973 to talk to a Big Ass expert.


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