Expert: Christian Taber, Senior Applications Engineer

Christian Taber - Big Ass Fans ExpertChristian serves as a member of the Big Ass Fans Research & Development team responsible for developing and testing the company’s high volume, low speed fan. As a liaison between customers and Big Ass Fans’ project consultants, Christian ensures that air movement requirements are met in every facility and application.

Christian is an ASHRAE certified High-Performance Building Design Professional, a Certified Energy Manager and a committee member of ASHRAE Standards 90.1 and 189.1, which were integral in establishing air movement as a key consideration for comfort.

Dedicated to green building and design, Christian has helped integrate air movement into high profile projects nationwide, including Big Ass Fan’s one-of-a-kind Research and Development lab and Oakland Unified School District’s Downtown Educational Complex. In 2011, Christian was named to Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s 40 Under 40 list. His articles on air movement and energy efficiency have been published in multiple publications, and he has presented at the 2011 ASHRAE Winter Conference and ASHRAE chapter events.

LEED Experts

Exemplifying Big Ass Fans’ commitment to the green building movement, more than forty of our employees, ranging from engineers to sales personnel, have passed LEED® certification exams. We’re ready to help architects and engineers on their efficient integrated design strategies now more than ever before.

Research and Development

Studying air movement in our R&D lab (the only testing facility in the world developed specifically for high volume, low speed fans), our research and development team is constantly looking for new ways to design our fans for increased air movement, higher efficiency and longer life. And we’re not selfish with our knowledge – our engineers take the time to submit their findings to numerous journals and magazines read by experts and novices alike.