Fan directs air around obstructions or down long aisles.

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Measuring 6 ft in diameter, Pivot Fan incorporates 2 independent pivot points that allow adjustment for directional airflow in 73 positions. Airfoil profile and winglet combination allow Pivot to gently distribute maximum airflow in small spaces. Featuring low-profile cage that protects both fan and occupants, Pivot is suitable for manufacturing, bottling and distribution facilities, aviation hangars, fitness clubs, schools, and firehouses.

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Pivot by BigAssFans Wins Prestigious Award

(April 8, 2009, Lexington, KY) - The sleek, compact Pivot fan by Big Ass Fans was awarded silver status in the HVAC category as part of Plant Engineering's annual Product of the Year Award. Plant Engineering readers put emphasis on innovation, energy efficiency and productivity in selecting the 2008 Product of the Year award winners, presented Monday, March 30 at the Riviera Theater at Charleston Place as part of the 2009 Plant Engineering Manufacturing Summit In Charleston, SC.

Said Plant Engineering editor Bob Vavra, "The events of 2008 made plant managers conscious of every dollar they spend. The 2008 Product of the Year winners provide great solutions for the plant floor in every area from automation to maintenance to electrical systems."

The new Pivot is a 6-ft. diameter, completely adjustable Big Ass Fan, incorporating two independent pivot points that allow adjustment for directional airflow in 73 unique positions. Pivot also includes a lightweight, low profile cage to protect both fan and occupants.

The size and versatility of Pivot allows users to direct air around obstructions or down long tight aisles. An exclusive new airfoil profile and winglet combination are optimized for a smaller diameter fan and allow Pivot to gently and efficiently distribute maximum airflow in smaller spaces. Pivot is perfect for a wide range of applications including manufacturing, bottling and distribution facilities, barns and riding arenas, aviation hangars, fitness clubs, schools, water parks, firehouses, zoos and more.

To learn more about the Pivot and other award-winning Big Ass Fans, visit or call 877-BIG FANS.

About Big Ass Fans

Big Ass Fans is the leading manufacturer of huge ceiling fans for large industrial, agricultural and commercial settings. Big Ass Fans range in size from 6 feet to 24 feet in diameter, using low horsepower motors to generate energy-efficient air movement for large spaces. Big Ass Fans can be used year round to provide occupant comfort and energy savings. There are over 35,000 Big Ass Fans installed worldwide in applications such as manufacturing plants, distribution centers, horse arenas, dairy barns, stadiums, art galleries, restaurants, health clubs and even zoos! Product solutions include Pivot(TM), Powerfoil®X(TM), Powerfoil®X Plus(TM), Airgo(TM), and the new Element(TM) designed for commercial spaces. Big Ass Fans have been featured in Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, and television programs such as Planet Green, Discovery Channel Canada and the National Geographic Channel. For more information on Big Ass Fans, visit the website at


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