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An Introduction to Industrial Ceiling Fans for Warehouses

Every once in a while a product comes along that disrupts an entire industry. Something so revolutionary it creates a whole new industry.

Industrial ceiling fans for warehouses were introduced to the market in the late 1990s, initiating a dramatic shift in how large industrial facilities dealt with hot, humid environments. These days, you can find them all over the world in thousands of warehouses, keeping employees comfortable and more productive in their jobs. 

What makes these kinds of fans so effective? Do you need one for your warehouse? How do you go about choosing the right one?


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Why Warehouses Need Industrial Fans

Everyone loves air-conditioning, especially in places where the weather gets super hot. But large warehouses tend not to have A/C because of their excessive cost for installation and operation. 

Yet people who work in hot warehouses without air-conditioning have a hard time focusing and staying productive eight hours a day. When the indoor temperature starts to reach uncomfortable levels, the employees inside experience heat exhaustion. Their body temperatures rise, their heart rates increase, and their brains shift their focus toward cooling the body down. Even mild symptoms can limit a person’s ability to concentrate on their work. 

The results are always negative. Productivity drops, meaning company profits drop, too. And the well-being of your workers suffers, as well, often leading to absenteeism and higher employee attrition.

What Makes Industrial Fans Effective

Industrial ceiling fans for warehouses provide a highly effective solution far more affordable than HVAC. While they don’t decrease the room’s temperature, they do circulate air in a way that makes workers feel cooler. As the airflow blows across their sweaty skin, they instantly feel more comfortable, their body temperature lowers, and they have the energy to focus on their work again. 

How to Choose Industrial Ceiling Fans for Warehouses

Industrial ceiling fans for warehouses have become so popular you can find dozens of manufacturers and distributors who sell them. With hundreds of models to choose from, how do you know which one is the right solution for your warehouse? 

The best place to start is with the world’s leading manufacturer of industrial ceiling fans, Big Ass Fans. Our flagship product, the Powerfoil® X4, is the best-selling industrial ceiling fan on the planet. We’ve been making and perfecting HVLS warehouse fans since their earliest days on the market. 

Big Ass Fans makes choosing and purchasing an industrial ceiling fan as easy as possible. We start by doing a computer-generated analysis of your warehouse using our one-of-a-kind SpecLab® software. We take the measurements of your building and build a digital model of how our fans will affect the airflow inside. You get a visual, quantifiable picture of the benefits one of our fans will bring to your employees. 

Get a Quote for Industrial Ceiling Fans for Your Warehouse

The next step is to contact one of our airflow experts at Big Ass Fans. We’ll walk you through your options, demonstrate the features, and ensure you have all the information you need to make a smart choice. 

Our warehouse customers love their industrial ceiling fans, and we’re certain you will, too. Contact us today for your free analysis and consultation


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