Welcome to the Go Fan Yourself® blog!

We appreciate that you’ve taken the time to dig a little deeper into who we are as a company. We believe that a blog is not just a platform for us to wax poetic about our products. Instead, we see it as an opportunity to connect with you on a more personal level.

After all, a company is but a group of individuals working together to achieve a common goal. We hope never to lose sight of the fact that every person involved in our company is important, and to keep that personal touch in whatever we do.

So, in all our posts, we promise to do our best to show a personal side as well as to give you a more in-depth glimpse into what we do and what Go Fan Yourself® is as a company. And, to not just make announcements that are of interest to us, but to address some of the most common questions and concerns our customers have about our products, policies and philosophy.


The Differences Between HVLS Fans And Air Conditioning

If you’ve ever been shopping in the summer, you know how amazing it feels to walk from the hot sun into the cool oasis of a store. Either fans or air conditioning — or a combination of both — can be used to create this refreshing effect. Are fans better [...]

By Bill Carlson|2020-09-09T09:48:21+00:00September 9th, 2019|

Benefits Of HVLS Fans For Dairy Farms

Pop quiz: What animal inspired the invention of the HVLS fan? If you guessed cows, you get the prize! High-volume, low-speed ceiling fans were first created in 1998 and used as dairy farm cooling fans. Those fans did the trick to boost milk production in dairy cows by relieving heat [...]

By Bill Carlson|2020-09-09T09:52:09+00:00July 23rd, 2019|

How Your Ceiling Fan Works

Everyone knows what a ceiling fan is — a motor hanging from the ceiling with blades that spin and help us feel cool during summer. But how many of us actually know how ceiling fans work? There are many common misconceptions about ceiling fans and how they operate, but don’t [...]

By Bill Carlson|2020-09-09T09:53:29+00:00July 22nd, 2019|

The Best Cooling Solution For Gyms

Heat and humidity. Wonderful things to enjoy in the sauna, not so great for working out at the gym. And for gym and health club owners, they also can add up to a higher monthly utility bill. Gyms and fitness centers face a number of obstacles when it comes to [...]

By Bill Carlson|2020-09-09T09:55:21+00:00April 5th, 2019|

Discover How HVLS Fans Can Help Animals

Since their invention in the 1990s, high-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fans have exploded in popularity as a cost-effective, energy-efficient solution for cooling large interior spaces. From warehouses to swanky restaurants, people in many indoor environments appreciate the comfort and cost-saving benefits of HVLS fans. However, did you know that these big [...]

By Bill Carlson|2020-09-09T09:57:25+00:00April 2nd, 2019|

5 Ways Your Retail Business Can Benefit From HVLS Fans

Invented in the late 1990s, HVLS fans are a relatively new technology, but they’re already revolutionizing indoor climate control in large buildings. From their humble beginnings as barn fans, HVLS fans today are widely embraced for their efficiency, cost savings and superior performance by virtually every industry that utilizes large [...]

By Bill Carlson|2020-09-09T09:59:45+00:00March 18th, 2019|

Tips For Installing An HVLS Fan

You’ve explored options and decided that an HVLS fan is a great choice for your facility. Congratulations! But before you can start enjoying the improved comfort and savings your Go Fan Yourself HVLS fan will bring, there’s one more step to take: installing it. Like any large piece of mechanical [...]

By Bill Carlson|2020-09-09T10:01:18+00:00March 7th, 2019|

How To Improve Employee Safety And Productivity

It’s annual planning time: time to sit down, roll up your sleeves, crunch the numbers, and decide how you’re going to meet next year’s strategic goals for your warehouse facility or distribution center. For many companies, this boils down to finding ways to improve productivity. Even incremental improvements in productivity [...]

By Bill Carlson|2020-09-09T10:02:50+00:00March 6th, 2019|

Cooling Your Facility Without A/C

Air conditioning. Once, it was considered a luxury. Now, A/C is a standard feature in most workplaces. But for warehouses, barns and many other facility types, air conditioning is simply not always the most practical option. It can be expensive to install or run. It’s not always effective at cooling [...]

By Bill Carlson|2020-09-09T10:08:53+00:00March 5th, 2019|

Industrial Fans: Why Bigger Is Better

Regulating temperature and air quality in large commercial and industrial spaces can be challenging. Proper ventilation and air flow is essential to help maintain consistent temperatures throughout the space and to keep air fresh for employees and customers. And because these spaces can be expensive and difficult to heat and [...]

By Bill Carlson|2020-09-09T10:10:46+00:00March 4th, 2019|