Worship Facilities/Nonprofits

Comfort from Above

Big Ass Fans® were originally designed to circulate air throughout tall, large spaces, such as dairy barns and airplane hangars. But who knows more about cathedral ceilings than cathedral managers? Recognizing a need to serve churches and other sound-sensitive spaces, Big Ass Fans’ engineering and design teams created sleek, silent fans to bring the comforting power of air movement to worship facilities worldwide.

Available in a variety of sizes, Big Ass Fans improve comfort in foyers, vestibules and fellowship halls, as well as in offices and other smaller spaces. Wet-rated models keep worshipers comfortable in pavilions and other outdoor gathering areas too.

In facilities without air conditioning, Big Ass Fans’ 10°F (5.6°C) cooling effect improves comfort without the noise and clutter of numerous noisy box and pedestal fans. Big Ass Fans also work hand-in-hand with AC systems to both provide this cooling effect and evenly distribute conditioned air throughout the space. Managers can utilize the energy-efficient fans to maintain occupant comfort with a higher AC set point, saving money without sacrificing comfort.

In winter, Big Ass Fans prevent heat from heading up to the heavens. Slow Big Ass Fans to gently redirect rising warm air back down to floor level to improve worshipers’ comfort. Even at the same thermostat setpoint, the heating system won’t have to work as hard to maintain that temperature, significantly reducing your heating expenses up to 30 percent. That’s one heavenly outcome.


Along with worship facilities, numerous nonprofits have utilized Big Ass Fans to optimize comfort levels and save money. And, because Big Ass Fans are so much more energy efficient than multiple standard overhead or pedestal fans, organizations that upgrade to Big Ass Fans can often take advantage of energy-saving rebates!


To make your life a little easier and your facility run a little smoother, BAFWorks® offers a user-friendly interface to network and control your fans, lights and ventilation equipment from a single location.

Our design specialists know churches, synagogues and worship facilities. In fact, our first silent fan motor was developed to keep folks in the pews cool.

What you need in a worship facility fan

Massive coverage area • Easy to clean

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