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 Fans, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2012, will be honored for its Haiku® residential ceiling fans.
Since its inception in 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have helped prevent a total of more than 2.4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions. In 2014 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners provided more than $11 billion in societal benefits due to reducing damages from climate change.
“Through original and inventive design, Big Ass Fans is helping Americans save money, save energy and do their part to reduce our nation’s greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change,” said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. “Big Ass Fans demonstrates a passion for energy efficiency and to preserving a healthy planet for future generations.”
ENERGY STAR has 16,000 partners working to protect the environment through greater energy efficiency, including manufacturers, retailers, public schools, hospitals, real estate companies and home builders.
Click here for a complete list of 2016 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program.
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For more than 20 years, people across America have looked to EPA’s ENERGY STAR program for guidance on how to save energy, save money and protect the environment. Behind each blue label is a product, building or home that is independently certified to use less energy and cause fewer of the emissions that contribute to climate change. Today, ENERGY STAR is the most widely recognized symbol for energy efficiency in the world, helping families and businesses save $362 billion on utility bills, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 2.4 billion metric tons since 1992. Join the millions who are already making a difference at energystar.gov.