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August 22, 2013

Architects call on Big Ass Fan Co. to save energy in local buildings

  • The Kentucky-based company redesigns fan motors and blades for optimum energy usage. Twenty-four of the tweaked fans can be found inside Bullitt Center.
    Special to the Journal

    Aaron Leitz Photography [enlarge]
    The 20-foot-diameter fan at Rice Fergus Miller’s office in Bremerton helps de-stratify the air.

    Like yesterday's bell bottoms, low-tech building features are cool again. As building owners search for every possible way to control rising energy costs, even those thought to be outdated and lackluster are making a comeback.

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