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Control4 Gets Two-Way Driver for Haiku Fans and Lights from Big Ass Fans

By Julie Jacobson · July 19, 2016 • Chowmain Haiku Driver allows two-way integration of Big Ass Fans and Big Ass Lights with Control4 home automation, allowing multispeed fan and dimmable lighting control. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Amazon Echo Adds Support for Ceiling Fans; Big Ass Fans Brings Voice Control to Haiku

By Julie Jacobson · March 23, 2016 • Ceiling fans added to roster of products that can be controlled natively through Amazon Alexa platform. Voice control now available for lights, thermostats and smart fans, including Haiku from Big Ass Fans. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Big Ass Fans Creates Haiku Smart Home Ecosystem with Affordable Fans, Smart Lights, Multizone HVAC

By Julie Jacobson · January 6, 2016 • With new consumer division, Big Ass Fans makes Haiku fans smarter and more accessible, adds smart lighting products and intros first intelligent HVAC system at CES 2016. Haiku Home becomes smart-home ecosystem with learning capabilities. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Big Ass Fans Debunks Reverse-Fan-Heating Myth; Shows ‘Winter Mode’ at CES 2015

By Julie Jacobson · January 8, 2015 • That thing about fans warming the room when they run is reverse is a myth, but Big Ass Fans in ‘Winter Mode’ can indeed circulate warm air for greater comfort and energy savings.

Prediction: Big Ass Fans, Now with Jawbone Integration, Will Be Huge in IoT

By Julie Jacobson · December 22, 2014 • Big Ass Fans is building out a home automation ecosystem, now including Jawbone UP fitness devices. New Haiku fans with SenseME will be as big as Nest in the smart home, predicts CE Pro's Julie Jacobson.

Thread Group Reaches 50 Members, But Few Home Automation Movers & Shakers

By Julie Jacobson · December 16, 2014 • Led by Nest, Thread Group adds 43 members, mostly start-ups and chip makers, also a handful of established home automation players. Insteon, Jasco and Tyco could move the needle.

Big Ass Fans Gets into Smart Home Biz; Teams with Nest on ‘Thread’

By Julie Jacobson · July 15, 2014 • One of the hippest names in cooling, Big Ass Fans launches ‘Smart Ass’ line; joins Nest and others to launch Thread Group, a new initiative in home automation.

Led by Nest, ‘Thread’ for Home Automation is Most Promising IoT Standard Yet

By Julie Jacobson · July 15, 2014 • Thread Group, launched today by Nest, Big Ass Fans, Yale and major chip makers, presents mesh network for 6LoWPAN; millions of deployments in the field already via Nest Weave.