Entries by Patrick Munar

Be Aware of These 6 Industrial Fan Safety Hazards

In a warehouse or distribution center, safety is always the first concern especially when working with industrial equipment. Industrial fans are no exception. The first and foremost concern is protecting yourself and your employees from the rotating blades, but there are also other industrial fan safety hazards associated with working with industrial fan equipment. This […]

Does a Big Fan Really Mean Big Air?

Does a large fan mean more air? Of course it does! Large ceiling fans are designed to create comfortable airflow throughout large spaces. Let’s look at exactly how big fans work and how you can apply the fans to your specific space.   The Big Science Behind Big Air By making use of longer, slower-turning, […]

Centrifugal Fans Will Blow Your Mind

A centrifugal fan is commonly referred to as a “blower” or “cage fan”. These fans increase the speed and volume of an air stream with the rotating impellers. Centrifugal fans displace air radially, changing the direction (typically by 90°) of the airflow. They are relatively small, sturdy and capable of operating over a wide range of conditions. The […]

How to Choose Your Large Outdoor Ceiling Fan

A large outdoor ceiling fan is a great option for cooling down outdoor public spaces like restaurant patios, open air stadium concourses, and other outdoor public gathering spaces. It’s an excellent way to keep customers or members in your open air establishment comfortable, especially during hot summer days. It even adds to the style of […]

Airflow Makes Milk Flow: How Big Barn Fans Help Agriculture Farming

Cooling down and protecting livestock, it is what brought Walt Boyd’s invention of big ceiling fans to barns. In 1998, the University of California Riverside’s Agriculture Department approached Walt with the challenge of cooling cows to increase milk production during the hot summer months. His solution was to invent an oversized industrial fan that keeps […]

Engineering Review: Big Ceiling Fans vs. Wall Mounted Fans

With summer fast approaching, it’s no wonder that so many people are now looking to purchase a new fan for their restaurant, gym, or small business. But with two major types of fans to choose from, both commercial wall mounted fans and commercial ceiling fans, it may be hard to decide which option is right […]

Avoid Warehouse Heating Costs With Large Industrial Fans

Energy costs for some warehouses account for a majority of their total revenue, especially during the winter. According to the US Energy Information Administration, heating and lighting are two of the largest energy uses for warehouses, together accounting for 64 percent of total warehouse energy use. In this blog, I will showcase two former customers […]

Large Ceiling Fan Buyer’s Guide for Restaurants and Bars

The Crack Shack—a modern, open-air culinary experience – co-created by celebrity Chef Richard Blais that serves top quality fried chicken for breakfast, lunch and dinner. This hip, new Southern California-based restaurant utilizes nothing but the best in ingredients and, of course, large ceiling fans Opening a new restaurant or bar is exciting. However, designing or upgrading […]