Idle Reduction Related Links
This list includes links related to idle reduction. The Alternative Fuels Data Center does not necessarily recommend or endorse these companies (see disclaimer). For links related to other alternative transportation technologies, use the related links search.
AireDock offers stainless steel, weatherproof, stand-along power units with lightweight universal window adapter providing truck cab heat, air conditioning, and electric power for appliances.
Auxiliary Power Dynamics designs, manufacturers, and markets idle reduction auxiliary power units for the long haul trucking industry. The Willis Auxiliary Power System eliminates the need for all non-operational idling while providing heating, air conditioning, and electrical power for the cab. The unit also supplies air compression and main engine coolant circulation while it reduces fuel and maintenance costs.
Bergstrom manufacturers and markets the Nite system to reduce diesel engine idling in heavy-duty trucks.
CabAire is the marketing arm of Control Module Inc., which manufactures automated truck plaza parking systems. Its patented Cab/Tower features include HVAC - heating & cooling, ultraviolet purified air, cable and high speed internet, block heater power, power grid connections, and reefer power connections to reduce or eliminate idling during rest periods.
DOE's Clean Cities Program supports public-private partnerships that deploy AFVs and build supporting alternative fuel infrastructure.
Dometic Environmental Corporation manufacturer auxiliary air conditioning and heating systems for heavy-duty trucks.
EnviroDock's mission is to provide simple and affordable heating, cooling and shore power services to the transportation industry as an alternative to idling. The e-Dock System delivers on quality, comfort and price.
The goal of Clean School Bus USA is to reduce both children's exposure to diesel exhaust and the amount of air pollution created by diesel school buses.
Espar Heater Systems offers a comprehensive range of independent and compact fuel-operated air and coolant heaters. Espar supplies auxiliary gas/diesel-fired heaters for trucks, buses, automotive, off-highway, cargo, and military markets.
Hodyon manufacturers the Dynasys auxiliary power systems for heavy-duty trucks.
Idle Free Systems, Inc. is a provider of year-round idle elimination solutions for trucks and school buses.The Idle Free Electric APU offers drivers and fleet operators a flexible, cost-effective alternative to discretionary idling.
LEaP (Lowering Emissions and Particulates) exists to help raise public awareness of the risks associated with current trends where air quality continues to suffer and greenhouse gases continue to grow. LEaP has been established to advocate strategies and technologies that can make caring for our air and environment a part of how everyone lives.
The Fleet Test and Evaluation (FT&E) team works with commercial and government fleets and industry groups to test and deploy medium- and heavy-duty alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles in service. Information derived from evaluation of vehicle performance is fed back to research programs to help shape future work.
Phillips and Temro Industries design CAB POWER® systems, intake air heaters, engine pre-heating devices, and emission control units for idle reduction in heavy-duty trucks.
Pony Pack, Inc. manufacturers idle reduction auxiliary power units for heating, cooling, engine warming, and battery charging long-haul trucks. The Pony Pack works with on-board equipment for a clean, elegant solution to excessive idling.
RigMaster Power manufactures a stand-alone generator set for heavy-duty trucks. The RigMaster auxiliary power unit can reduce fuel and operating costs and provides 120-volt "house current", a 60 amp DC alternator for battery recharging, and an automatic climate control system.
SCS Frigette manufactures automotive accessories and parts for both original equipment vehicle manufacturers and the automotive aftermarket. SCS Frigette's products include auxiliary power units for long haul trucks.
Shorepower Technologies was formed with the goal of deploying truck stop electrification technologies at truck stops, rest areas, travel plazas, warehouses, and truck depots. The Shorepower system offers easy access to electricity, allowing truck operators to turn off their engines and continue powering cab appliances, accessories, and block heaters.
Teleflex Thermal Systems manufactures auxiliary heaters for the truck, bus, coach, off-road, and military markets. The units are marketed under the brand name Proheat.
The New England Asthma Regional Council's mission is to reduce the impact of asthma across New England, through collaborations of health, housing, education, and environmental organizations with particular focus on the contribution of schools, homes, and communities to the disease and with attention to its disproportionate impact on populations at greatest risk.
Thermo King Corporation manufactures transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications, including trailers, truck bodies, buses, shipboard containers, and railway cars. Thermo King's TriPac auxiliary power unit (APU) provides an idle reduction solution for long-haul trucking applications.
Webasto manufactures the engine-off bunk cooler, BlueCool Truck, in-cab heaters and engine pre-heaters.