AirVolution-D Big Fans

Thanks to our breakthrough in motor design, AirVolution-D is the most efficient line of big fans in the world. Each fan model is elegant, yet powerful. You may expect this massive air displacement to be a noisy event, but AirVolution-D’s gearless design makes it whisper quiet.

Four AirVolution-D Models

AirVolution-D Model 370

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AirVolution-D Model 550

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AirVolution-D3 Commercial and Industrial Ceiling Fan

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AirVolution-D Model 780

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  • Direct-Drive Motor
  • Anodized Airfoils
  • Onboard Motor Control
  • Year-round Energy Savings
  • Best-in-Class Warranty
  • Automation-Ready
  • Patented Safety System
  • Multiple Control Methods
  • Reverse Functionality
MacroAir Direct-Drive Gearless Motor is Quiet, Powerful and Energy-Efficient

Direct-Drive Motor

The AirVolution-D’s patented direct-drive motor eliminates the need for a gearbox, increasing sustained torque, power efficiency, and durability while decreasing noise and weight, even when compared to other gearless direct-drive motors:

  • Only two moving parts; requires zero maintenance
  • Zero liquids, no oils that could leak from a gearbox
  • Rated for indoor and outdoor environments
MacroAir Anodized Aluminum Airfoil Blades Move Air and Prevent Rusting

Anodized Aluminum Airfoils

The AirVolution-D’s NASA inspired airfoils generate more airflow over the entire speed range. They are extruded aluminum, utilizing a open-ended airfoil caps to pull in air and cool the motor and electronics.

  • Require less energy for optimum airflow
  • Anodized finish resists dust accumulation and oxidation
  • 6 blades create optimal spacing for maximum volume, velocity, and air delivery to the space below
MacroAir Onboard Motor Control Adapts to Voltages Automatically

Onboard Motor Control

The AirVolution-D’s onboard motor controller has broad range power input, adapting to voltages automatically

  • Instantly adapts to moderate voltage dips and spikes without interruption
  • Rated to operate at up to 60ºC or 140ºF
Save 30% on Cooling or 20% on Heating with MacroAir Fans

Year-round Energy Savings

AirVolution-D lowers air conditioning costs dramatically. A MacroAir fan running with your HVAC system can save up to 30% on cooling costs. You can also run fans in reverse in Winter to push warm air to the ground without a warm draft, saving up to 20% on your heating bill.

MacroAir AirVolution-D Fans Have the Best Warranty, By Far

The Best Warranty, By Far

AirVolution-D’s 50,000 operating hour warranty is the best in the industry, by far. 50,000 running hours equates to 24 years based upon 8 hour per day, 40 hour per week operation. Also, factory installation is not required, so you can self-install or use an installer of choice and get the same great warranty.

MacroAir Fans Can be Automated by Tying Them into Building Management Systems or Using a Controller 10/20/30


AirVolution-D can tie into Building Management Systems (BMS) using AirLynk, allowing you to control your fans from your BMS and eliminate multiple control systems. You can also use a MacroAir Controller 10/20/30 to schedule fans to run at certain times of day, and even integrate this Controller with AirEffect temperature control system to automatically run fans based upon environmental temperature or humidity.

MacroAir Provides Multiple Control Options

Multiple Control Options

From the standard Digital Remote to the Controller 30, you can control up to 30 fans from one central location. Controllers 10, 20 or 30 can be used to schedule fans for seamless operation and tie into the optional AirEffect system to monitor environmental temperature and humidity to run fans based upon these factors.

Click here to learn more about our standard Digital Remote.

MacroAir Fans Run in Reverse to Push Hot or Warm Air Down to the Floor During Winter

Reverse Functionality

Most other big fan manufacturers only have forward operation, blowing air down to the floor. However, in Winter months when it is cold and heat is trapped at the ceiling, reversing fan operation moves air up to the ceiling, down the walls and to the floor. The biggest benefit? Avoid an uncomfortable warm breeze while still creating a more uniform temperature from floor to ceiling.

MacroAir Fans Patented Safety Retainer Link System

Patented Safety System

Safety is a top priority. The hub, which is where the fan airfoils attach, is a high stress area. MacroAir’s patented Interlocking Safety System reinforces the connection between the fan unit and its airfoils. This assures the security of the fan blades to the hub even in extreme conditions.


  • Color Customization
  • Controller 4
  • Controller 10/20/30
  • AirLynk BMS Integration
  • AirEffect Temperature Control
  • LED Light Kit
  • Factory Certified Installation
MacroAir Controller 4

Controller 4

MacroAir’s Controller 4 is a simple and intuitive controller that gives you the capability to run one or multiple MacroAir fans (up to 4) at the same speed and direction, all from one point. With the addition of a temperature sensor (optional) Controller 4 can automate your fans, increasing and decreasing fan speed according to the specific temperature you set through the controller. With a 3-year warranty, Controller 4 is the most reliable and dependable way to control a small group of MacroAir fans.

Click here to learn more about the Controller 4.

MacroAir AirLynk BMS Integration

AirLynk BMS Integration

Do you work in a building or facility controlled by a Building Management System (BMS)? Now you can integrate your HVLS fans into your existing building management system to control and automate all the fans in your facility. No need to add a new control panel, just add your HVLS fans to your BMS console with AirLynk and control everything from one station.

Click here to download the product specifications.

MacroAir Controller 10/20/30 for Fan Scheduling and Automation

Controller 10/20/30

The MacroAirController puts the power of air movement right at your fingertips. A fully-integrated LCD touchscreen display panel gives you the ability to control the speed and direction of up to 10 MacroAir fans with the Controller 10, up to 20 fans with the Controller 20, or up to 30 fans with the Controller 30. You can also synchronize your fans to operate as a unit. For controlling your MacroAir fans with just a touch, the easy-to-use MacroAirController offers the ultimate in convenience and versatility.

Click here to learn more about the Controller 10/20/30.

MacroAir AirEffect Temperature Control System

AirEffect Temperature Control

AirEffect is an optional control system that senses and automatically maintains a desired room temperature. AirEffect gauges the heat index by measuring the temperature and humidity at the ceiling and floor. To achieve the desired temperature, AirEffect takes the heat index and calculates each fan’s ideal operating speed and direction and runs the fans accordingly. Simply setup AirEffect with the desired temperature range and enjoy a consistently comfortable environment.

Click here to learn more about AirEffect.

Customize MacroAir Fans with Endless Possible Colors

Color Customization

Your business is unique, so your fan should be too. What better way to accentuate your space than to match its color scheme? When it comes to personalizing your fan there are endless possibilities. Take a look at our many color options.

MacroAir LED Light Kit

LED Light Kit

MacroAir’s high performance LED light kit directly illuminates your space. Adding a light kit to your fan eliminates light strobing – an irritating effect created by light shining through the fan’s blades. MacroAir’s light kit ties into existing light grids for easy operation and optimal coverage.

Click here to download the LED Light Kit specifications.

Factory Certified Installation by MacroAir Fans

Factory Certified Installation

MacroAir’s factory installation gives you assurance that your fans will be installed correctly by factory-trained and certified installers. Let us handle the installation so you can focus on running your business.

Compare MacroAir and Big Ass Fans

A motor that is more powerful and half the size

  • MacroAir AirVolution-D
  • Sensorless permanent magnet brushless DC motor, designed for a minimum of 5% more horsepower than Big Ass Fans at every model comparison level.
  • Transverse flux gearless direct drive eliminates the gearbox, increasing sustained torque, power efficiency, and durability while decreasing noise and weight, even when compared to other gearless direct drives.
  • Only two moving parts; requires zero maintenance.
  • Zero liquids, no oils that could leak from a gearbox.
  • Rated for indoor and outdoor environments.
  • Big Ass Fans
  • AC induction motor with VFD, or radial flux motor.
  • Large, loud, heavy, custom gearbox; or less powerful DC motor.
  • Dozens of moving parts in motor and gearbox, needing regular inspection and maintenance.
  • Gearbox is filled with oil that can leak or degrade.
  • Not rated for outdoors without a costly upgrade.

Wider, more efficient blades produce greater airflow

  • MacroAir AirVolution-D
  • 7-⅜” NASA inspired airfoil generates more airflow over the entire speed range.
  • Require less energy for optimum airflow.
  • Extruded aluminum with centrifugal cooling design to cool motor.
  • Anodized finish resists dust accumulation and oxidation.
  • 6 blades create optimal spacing for maximum volume, velocity, and air delivery to the space below.
  • Big Ass Fans
  • 6-9/32” bull-nosed airfoil design including winglets generates less airflow.
  • Require more energy for optimum airflow.
  • Extruded aluminum.
  • Raw mill finish shows dirt and smudges; anodization is an up-charge.
  • 8 blades increase weight while lowering efficiency and equipment life and does not produce more airflow.

The smartest big fan in the world, by far

  • MacroAir AirVolution-D
  • Broad range power input adapts to voltages automatically, including single-phase or three-phase power.
  • Broad range power input instantly adapts to moderate voltage dips and spikes without interruption.
  • Electronics and motor rated to 60˚C or 140˚F with automatic equipment protection features, valuable in hot warehouses.
  • Big Ass Fans
  • Voltage specific VFDs required to match input power.
  • VFDs have narrow ranges for voltage variation before they shut down.
  • Rated to 50˚C or 122˚F before reduced performance or equipment damage.

Advanced mounting technology and a lighter fan means an easier installation

  • MacroAir AirVolution-D
  • Select from many commercial and industrial mounting solutions to suit your application and aesthetic needs.
  • Rapidly adjust for compound angles with universal joint mounting hardware or the patented Rapid Mount Industrial ball mount, significantly reducing installation time.
  • Guy wires can be optional on HVLS fan installations up to a 10 foot drop length.
  • Low-profile design allows for installation of our big fan in tighter spaces.
  • Significant weight reduction allows for a more manageable, faster installation.
  • Big Ass Fans
  • Inferior electronics limit mounting solutions and applications.
  • More complicated and time-consuming to install.
  • Guy wires required on typical applications with drop lengths greater than 4 feet.
  • Bulky design requires more spatial clearance.
  • Heavy fan hanging weight may require additional structural support in some applications, structural engineering support often recommended.

The best big fan warranty

  • MacroAir AirVolution-D
  • 50,000 running hours, full coverage,non-pro-rated equates to 24 years based on average run hours per year.
  • Factory installation not required, the customer can self-install or use an installer of choice.
  • Big Ass Fans
  • 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.
  • Factory installation requirement is typically a higher priced installation.
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