Big Ass Fans

Case Studies

British Airways

British Airways ProblemThe upper mezzanine in British Airways’ Hangar 6 felt up to 20°F (11°C) warmer than the ground floor when heaters were running. Rising hot air made working conditions too hot on the mezzanine and too cold at ground level. Heaters also ran constantly, stacking hot air from...

XL Service Bodies

XL Service BOdies ProblemBlazing Queensland temperatures and humidity created uncomfortable working conditions at XL Service Bodies, industry leading manufacturer of service truck bodies. Inefficient floor fans were only making more complications with dust and debris, as well as causing a...

Queensland Auto Body Shop

Queensland Auto Body Shop ProblemLocated in the sunshine state of Queensland, Bissell’s Paint & Panel shop recognised the need for serious air movement in its new purpose-built facility. Owner Kip Kippen wanted to make sure his auto-body repair centre was safe and comfortable, even during...

Darwin International Airport

Darwin International Airport ObjectivesDarwin International Airport was looking for the following requirements whenconsidering a cooling solution:• A quiet solution that didn't disrupt the activity below.• Energy efficiency to align with their sustainable efforts and to keepoperating costs low.•...

Sticks & Wombat Go With Big Ass Fans On The Block, Season 13

Sticks & Wombat Go With Big Ass Fans On The Block, Season 13 ProblemEvery Aussie is familiar with the reality show The Block, where 5 couples compete to renovate houses and sell them at auction for the highest price. On the show’s 13th season, best mates Sticks & Wombat were fan favourites...

Ricoh Usa

Ricoh Usa ProblemIt’s hard to keep a 200,000-sq-ft (18,580-sq-m) warehouse comfortable, and manufacturer Ricoh USA’s parts center was no exception. Nashville’s sweltering humidity bogged down workers in the summer. Facility managers knew air conditioning wouldn’t be cost-effective in a space with...

Pure Barre

Pure Barre ProblemIn the mild climate of San Francisco, most buildings go without air conditioning because it rarely gets very hot. But when your business is a fitness studio, you need some way to cool down a room full of sweating bodies. Pure Barre, a company with more than 325 locations...

Peter Kiewit Infrastructure

Peter Kiewit Infrastructure ProblemAntonio Santini and the design team at RED Studio Architects wanted to provide the Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Co. with an innovative, environmentally conscious alternative to traditional HVAC design. The ductwork required by such systems is unsightly and costly,...

Greenwood Ford Lincoln

Greenwood Ford Lincoln ProblemTechnicians at Greenwood Ford Lincoln were losing steam in a shop that was barely temperature controlled. Seventeen employees sweltered when temperatures measured as high as 128°F (53.3°C) in the facility’s service drive during the summer. Noisy pedestal fans provided...

Gaia Retreat & Spa

Gaia Retreat & Spa ProblemNestled in the serene beauty of the Byron hinterlands, Gaia Retreat & Spa offers its guests a truly unique experience. The award-winning retreat’s co-owners, Olivia Newton-John and Gregg Cave, wanted to create a tranquil environment where every detail helps guests...

The U.S. Army Aviation Logistics School At Ft. Eustis

The U.S. Army Aviation Logistics School At Ft. Eustis ProblemEach year, 3,500 students train to be helicopter mechanics at the United States Army Aviation Logistics School at Fort Eustis, Virginia. Because the school sits on a peninsula, the heat and humidity can be intense in summer and severely...

Custom Vinyl

Custom Vinyl ProblemCustom Vinyl Products Inc., moved to a new 40,000-sq-ft (3,716-sq-m) facility to help streamline its window manufacturing process. The additional space was welcome, but the minimally-insulated steel and cinderblock building was seriously lacking in terms of comfort. The heating...