Big Ass Fans


As our name suggests, Big Ass Fans isn’t your traditional business. While the quirky name understandably garners a lot of attention, it’s serious work behind the scenes that drives our continued success in industrial, commercial and residential spaces.

Headquartered in Lexington, Ky., we design, engineer and manufacture overhead and directional fans that range in size from 1.5m to 7.4m in diameter. Unlike your typical fans, Big Ass Fans couple energy-efficient motors with patented airfoil designs, which are inspired by airplane wings, to move large volumes of air quietly and efficiently.

At the time of the company’s founding in 1999, our first models were designed to bring comfort and safety to farms and factories, which typically lacked air conditioning or any efficient means of comfort. Big Ass Fans’ large team of engineers shifted their focus to silent, lightweight and attractive fans for air-conditioned spaces such as worship facilities, offices, schools and restaurants. In 2012, Big Ass Fans launched Haiku, the reinvention of the home ceiling fan that boasts unprecedented design and a revolutionary energy-efficient motor. Big Ass Fans’ focus on engineering spearheaded its entry into these new markets and serves as a catalyst for all types of innovations in the future.