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Haiku Honored with Green Good Design Award

June 23, 2014

The revolutionary Haiku® home ceiling fan by Big Ass Fans® has received a Green Good Design Award. The award is the 25th received by Haiku since its debut. Haiku’s growing list of accolades includes the prestigious A’Design Award, Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New,” and repeat recognition as ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient in 2013 and […]

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Haiku Honored by Environmental Design + Construction

February 5, 2014

Environmental Design + Construction (EDC) magazine recently named Haiku® the winner of the Reader’s Choice Awards in the HVAC category. The sixth annual contest honors products chosen by the magazine’s hands-on readership of sustainability-minded architects, facility managers, contractors and consultants. Haiku’s perfect marriage of form and function sets it apart from all other ceiling fans. […]

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Haiku Recognized as ENERGY STAR Most Efficient in 2014

December 16, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Haiku® as the Most Efficient of ENERGY STAR® 2014. The program recognizes highly efficient products that support the interests of environmentally motivated consumers. The products prevent greenhouse gas emissions by meeting rigorous energy-efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. Haiku uses only 2 to 30 W of electrical […]

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Haiku Wins AHR Expo Innovation Award

November 13, 2013

Big Ass Fans® is proud to announce Haiku® has won a 2014 AHR Expo Innovation Award. The winners represent a broad cross-section of the products to be displayed at the 66th International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition in New York City from Jan. 21-23. A panel of judges made up of members of ASHRAE, the engineering […]

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Haiku Wins Product Innovation Award

November 12, 2013

Architectural Products has chosen Haiku® as a 2013 Product Innovation Award winner. The awards seek to impartially review and present a wide variety of innovative buildings-related products to a myriad of readers including architects, specifiers, interior designers and building owners/operators. Haiku’s design and performance set it apart from other small ceiling fans. Its airfoils and […]

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Haiku Wins Perspective Award

November 8, 2013

A prestigious panel of leading architects and designers from around the world has named Haiku® a Best Green Product winner in this year’s Perspective Awards. Celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, the Perspective Awards salute excellence in architecture, interiors and product design. Repeatedly named the most energy-efficient ceiling fan by ENERGY STAR®, Haiku has changed […]

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Haiku Wins Spark Award

October 18, 2013

The revolutionary Haiku® ceiling fan has won a Spark Award. Regarded as the world’s most modern design competition, the Spark Awards seek to honor designs that promote better living through better design. Since the residential ceiling fan hadn’t changed for more than a century, Big Ass Fans® knew the home fixture needed more than a […]

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Solar Decathlon Teams Use Haiku in Energy-Efficient Homes

October 11, 2013

Five of the 19 teams competing in this year’s Solar Decathlon utilized Big Ass Fans® in their energy-saving projects. Hosted every two years by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Solar Decathlon competition challenges collegiate teams from across the world to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective and energy-efficient. By incorporating innovative […]

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Haiku Wins Worship Facilities Award

October 2, 2013

Haiku® has added another distinguished honor to its growing list of accolades with the recent announcement of a WFX 2013 New Product Facility Award. Presented by Worship Facilities Magazine and Worship Facility Designer, the WFX New Product Facility Awards is the only such program recognizing advances in new construction, equipment or maintenance products specific to […]

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Haiku Named FX’s Product of the Year

September 24, 2013

Haiku® has won Product of the Year honors from FX magazine as part of its 2013 International Interior Design Awards. FX magazine is a leading design publication based in the United Kingdom, and the FX awards, created in 1999, acknowledge the best in international product and project design. With its silent operation and 80% improvement […]

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Haiku Wins A’Design Award

September 3, 2013

Big Ass Fans® is thrilled to announce Haiku® has added another accolade to its growing list of distinguishable honors by winning an A’Design Award. The annual A’Design Awards seek to honor the best designers, architects, engineers, design studios and design-oriented companies worldwide. A prestigious jury composed of academics, professionals and focus group members judge entries […]

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German Design Awards Honor Haiku

August 26, 2013

Big Ass Fans® is proud to announce Haiku® has been selected as a part of an exclusive group to contend for the German Design Awards of 2014. The awards seek to honor products and projects shaping the German and international design landscape. This year was especially memorable for nominees as the German Design Council celebrates […]

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Professional Builder Names Haiku Among Best New Products

August 1, 2013

Professional Builder magazine has named Haiku® among its 101 Best New Products of 2013. The winners are chosen annually by editors from a list of readers’ favorite products. Haiku’s perfect marriage of form and function sets it apart from all other ceiling fans. Haiku is a true original, with innovative features such as its Sensorless […]

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Haiku and Isis Featured in HGTV Smart Home

April 16, 2013

Big Ass Fans®, the world’s preeminent designer and manufacturer of high volume, low speed fans, featured its residential line of ceiling fans in the first-ever HGTV Smart Home. The Smart Home, located in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., showcases the latest developments in home technology and green living. To increase energy efficiency by minimizing conventional air conditioning, […]

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Haiku Named Among Top 10 Green Building Products

February 14, 2013

  GreenSource Magazine, in partnership with BuildingGreen, Inc., named Haiku® a top product of 2013 on their recently released Top 10 Green Building Products list. Published annually, the Top 10 Green Building Products list recognizes products that are expected to play a large role in sustainable building in the year ahead. Blending sustainable materials with […]

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Haiku Among GreenBuilder’s Hot 50 Products

February 11, 2013

GreenBuilder Magazine, a publication dedicated to promoting sustainable construction and design, has named Haiku® a Hot 50 Product of 2013. Published annually, the Hot 50 list recognizes products that have a significant impact on sustainable construction. They are selected based on their innovation, performance and ecological features, along with market viability. Haiku, ranked by ENERGY […]

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Haiku Named Most Efficient 2013 by ENERGY STAR

January 29, 2013

Haiku® has been named the 2013 Most Efficient among ENERGY STAR® ceiling fans. The ENERGY STAR Most Efficient program identifies highly efficient products that align with the interests of environmentally-motivated consumers and early adopters. Typical residential ceiling fans require 90 to 110 W of electrical input power, while the average ENERGY STAR residential fan utilizes […]

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BuildingGreen Names Haiku a Top-10 Product

December 18, 2012

Haiku®, recognized by ENERGY STAR® as the most efficient ceiling fan in the world, was recently named a BuildingGreen Top-10 Product for 2013. The 11th annual awards honored the most innovative green building developments at the U.S. Green Building Council’s 2012 Greenbuild Conference in San Francisco. “In selecting this year’s products, we looked for companies […]

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Popular Science Names Haiku “World’s Quietest Fan”

December 17, 2012

After reviewing thousands of products, Popular Science has named Haiku® by Big Ass Fans® a 2012 Best of What’s New award winner, calling it the “World’s Quietest Fan.” The Best of What’s New award honors the top 100 breakthrough products and technologies annually. “For 25 years, Popular Science has honored the innovations that surprise and […]

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Architectural Record Honors Haiku

December 1, 2012

Architectural Record magazine has honored Haiku® as a top pick in its 2012 Record Products contest. The annual contest sees a jury of architects, designers and product specialists review the best new building products. “Our jury was as tough as you’d expect,” the publication wrote in announcing the winners. “We hope the results of our […]

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Haiku Honored by Interior Design Magazine

November 29, 2012

Interior Design magazine has honored the Haiku® residential ceiling fan by Big Ass Fans® as a 2012 Best of Year product. More than 800 members of the design and architecture world gathered for the magazine’s annual Best of Year Awards for projects and products. Editor-in-Chief Cindy Allen and a jury of design leaders recognized the […]

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Sustainability Awards Honor Haiku

November 8, 2012

Building Products News has named Haiku® a finalist in its sixth annual Sustainability Awards, which recognize the pinnacle of sustainable building practice in Australia. Among Haiku’s premium materials is sustainable Moso bamboo, which is utilized in the residential ceiling fan’s handcrafted airfoils. Rated by ENERGY STAR® as the most efficient ceiling fan in the world, […]

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Australian International Design Awards Honor Haiku

July 26, 2012

The Australian International Design Awards, Australia’s oldest and most prestigious design competition, focuses on innovation, form, function, quality, safety and sustainability. Haiku® was selected for a Design Award™ out of more than 200 international entries. Winners were announced July 20 at the City Recital Hall Angel Place in Sydney. “To be awarded a Design Award, […]

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Haiku Recognized in International Design Excellence Awards

July 19, 2012

The Industrial Designers Society of America has recognized Haiku® among 660 finalists in its International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®). The IDEA awards consider both the aesthetics and function of entries. As Haiku’s submission noted, “While ranges, dishwashers and even the humble light bulb have undergone radical changes, ceilings fans today bear a striking resemblance to […]

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Picture a Haiku Fan in Your Home

May 24, 2012

If you’re tired of cutting out our advertisements and sticking them to your ceiling, the Big Ass Fans® app makes it easy to visualize how a Haiku® fan will look in your own home, business, patio or wherever you want to combine energy-efficient air movement and stunning design. Use the app to take a photo […]

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Hotel Featuring 25 Haiku Fans Wins Design Award

May 23, 2012

Environmental Design + Construction magazine’s annual Excellence in Design Awards, which recognize outstanding sustainable design techniques, has awarded an Honorable Mention to the W Bali – Seminyak Retreat & Spa, a hotel featuring 25 white matrix composite Haiku® fans. Poole Associates Private Limited was commissioned to design seven spaces at the W Bali, including the […]

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Haiku Wins red dot Design Award

April 18, 2012

Out of a record field of entries, Haiku®, the most energy-efficient residential ceiling fan, has earned the red dot award for product design. Thirty international experts judged the field of more than 4,500 products submitted for consideration for the coveted red dot, an international symbol of quality design. Haiku’s exact placement in the product award […]

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Haiku Featured in HGTV Green Home

April 12, 2012

Built in the sustainable community of Serenbe, Ga., the 2012 HGTV Green Home is a 2,300-sq. ft. modern Southern farmhouse featuring photovoltaic energy, plantings to mitigate runoff and a host of other green and sustainable features, including a Haiku fan.

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W Bali Chooses Haiku for Fresh Take on Al Fresco Dining

February 13, 2012

The W Bali – Seminyak Retreat & Spa puts a contemporary twist on traditional Balinese design, reflecting the island’s rich, natural beauty and cultural heritage along with playful punches of modern designs and textures.

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