There are many manufacturers currently offering HVLS ceiling fan solutions to commercial, retail and industrial customers. The two main manufacturers are Big Ass Fans and MacroAir Fans.
Whether you are currently in the market for big industrial or commercial ceiling fans or you simply want to learn more about the technology, it's important to understand the different manufacturers and their offerings if you want to make an informed decision about your industrial ceiling fan.
Big Ass Fans
Big Ass Fans is a company that sells fans and lighting solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications. Big Ass Fans was founded in 1999 and is based out of Lexington, KY. Big Ass Fans stands out from the crowd by improving HVAC efficiency and working with air-conditioning systems to evenly distribute airflow without cluttering the floor with multiple fans. Big Ass Fans' Powerfoil X industrial ceiling fans use less energy than large fans. You can shop for Big Ass Fans on their website or at multiple retailers including Home Depot and Lowe's. You can also shop for Big Ass Fans by requesting a quote directly from them.
Big Ass Fans Commercial HVLS Fans:
Big Ass Fans Essence: Available in 8', 10', 12' and 14' sizes. 8 airfoils.
Big Ass Fans Isis: Available in 8' and 10' sizes. 8 airfoils.
Big Ass Fans Industrial HVLS Fans:
Big Ass Fans Powerfoil 8: Available in eight different sizes between 8° and 24°. 8 airfoils (winglets optional).
Big Ass Fans Powerfoil X3.0: Available in eight different sizes between 8° and 24°. 8 airfoils with winglets.
Big Ass Fans Basic 6: Available in eight different sizes between 8? and 24°. 6 aluminum airfoils.
Warranty: On commercial HVLS fans, Big Ass Fans offers a lifetime warranty on the hub and airfoil parts, a 10-year warranty on the fan's motor, drive and controller with factory install, and a 5-year warranty without a factory install. Industrial fans come with a lifetime warranty for hub and airfoil parts, a 3 to 15-year warranty on the motor, drive and controller depending on the model and whether or not factory installation is used. All fans come with a one-year labor warranty. The full details for a Big Ass Fan commercial warranty can be found here.
MacroAir pioneered the design of the HVLS fan back in 1998, when founder Walter Boyd worked with farmers in California to cool down cows in dairy barns. Headquartered in San Bernardino, California, MacroAir has developed a wide range of commercial and industrial fans for clients all over the world. The company's AirVolution-D fan is designed to help promote airflow in all types of large spaces, from high ceiling warehouses and hangars to restaurants and gyms. You can shop for MacroAir fans by contacting them to request a quote from your local distributor.
MacroAir Commercial HVLS Fans:
MacroAir AirVolution-D 370: Available in 6', 8', 10' and 12' sizes. 6 extruded anodized aluminum airfoils.
MacroAir Industrial HVLS Fans:
MacroAir AirVolution-D 550: Available in six different sizes between 8° and 18°. 6 extruded anodized aluminum airfoils.
MacroAir AirVolution-D 780: Available in 20' and 24' sizes. 6 extruded anodized aluminum airfoils.
MacroAir AirVolution-D3: Available in sizes from 10' to 24°. 3 extruded anodized aluminum airfoils.
MacroAir AirVolution: Available in sizes from 8' to 24' models. 6 extruded anodized aluminum airfoils.
Here are a few of the many comparisons between the AirVolution-D and the conventional large ceiling fan design used by competitors like Big Ass Fans:
Transverse flux gearless direct-drive motor eliminates the gearbox and increases sustained torque, power efficiency, and durability
Decreased noise and weight, even when compared to other gearless direct drives.
Zero maintenance with only two moving parts.
Zero liquids, no oils that could leak from a gearbox.
Large ceiling fans rated for indoor and outdoor environments.
7-" NASA inspired airfoil.
Requires less energy to achieve optimum airflow.
Extruded aluminum with motor-cooling core design.
Anodized finish resists dust accumulation and oxidation.
Six blades for maximum volume, velocity, and air delivery to the space below.
Variety of commercial and industrial mounting solutions to suit your needs.
Reduce installation time with universal joint mounting hardware or the patented Rapid Mount Industrial ball mount.
Optional Guy wires on fan installations up to a 10-foot drop length.
Low-profile design allows for installation in tight spaces.
Significant weight reduction for safe and quick installation.
50,000 running hours, full coverage, non-pro-rated equates to 24 years based on average run hours per year..
Personalized technical support from experts from MacroAir's knowledgeable team.
Inventors of the original Big Ass Fan.
Warranty: The AirVolution-D fan includes a 50,000-hour unlimited warranty on all components, the equivalent of 24 years of use (based upon 8 hour per day, 5 day per week operation). The warranty applies whether the fan was installed by MacroAir, your team, or an independent contractor.
Macroair comes out on top with the advantage in power, energy efficiency, intelligence, and reliability.
Every fan company on the market offers their own particular type of energy savings solution. If you're interested in choosing the HVLS ceiling fan that is right for you, find a manufacturer that has products that meet your specific requirements.
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