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Idling reduction options

For the purposes of this list, an APU (auxiliary power unit) is an on-board engine that turns an A/C compressor and charges the truck’s battery. If it makes electricity, it’s a generator. Some APUs are hybrids that do both. Gen set is defined as an on-board generator that makes 120 volts – the power you need to use your George Foreman grill.

This is a partial list of idle-reduction options currently available for big trucks.

Auxiliary Power Dynamics, LLC
Willis – APU, 1-800-825-4631, willisapu.com

Bergstrom
NITE system – Battery powered independent heating/air conditioning system
1-866-204-8570, nitesystem.com

Black Rock
APU, generator component – 2-cylinder balances between HVAC and power generation; 3-cylinder for maximum a/c and electrical output
(775) 246-5791, blackrockapu.com

Breezeway screens
Truck window screens
1-800-548-4013, breezewayscreens.com

Carrier Transicold and Teleflex
ComfortPro – APU, compatible with shore power, generator as well 
(706) 546-6469, www.trucktrailer.carrier.com

Centramatic
APU, 1-800-523-8473, centramatic.com

Corporate Lodging Consultants
Discount truck-friendly hotel rooms
1-800-880-4142, checkinncard.com

Cummins
ComfortGuard – OEM gen set
1-800-DIESELS (343-7357), cummins.com

Dometic Tundra
Idle Solutions – APU
Auxiliary air-conditioning system
1-800-275-0574, idlesolutions.com

EcoWind Power
APU, 1-866-591-WIND (9463)
www.ecowind-power.com

Electro-Warmth
12-volt bunk warming pads
1-800-990-4622, electrowarmth.com

Espar
Total Comfort System – Battery-powered independent heating/air conditioning system, 
1-800-387-4800, espar.com

Executive Technologies
Executive Air System – APU and generator
1-888-710-8907, etairsystem.com

Idlebuster
Gen set with inverter and shore power, (727) 569-6000, fcma.com

Kohler
APU and generator
1-800-544-2444, kohler.com

Lease Corporation of America
Idle reduction equipment leases
1-800-800-8098, leasecorp.com

Mechron
APU and generator
(613) 733-3855, mechron.com

Phillips and Temro
Cab power shore power systems – battery inverter kit
(952) 941-9700, phillipsandtemro.com

Pony Pack
APU, (505) 243-1381, ponypack.com

Power Tech Generators
Power Pac, TPU-7000 – APU and generator 1-800-760-0027,
powertech-gen.com

SCS/Frigette
Gen set and APU hybrid
1-800-433-1740 or 1-800-433-2910,
scsfrigette.com

Rig Master
APU and gen set 
1-800-249-6222, rigmasterpower.com

ThermoKing 
TriPac – APU hybrid
(952) 887-2200, thermoking.com

Webasto
BlueCool Truck – Electric air handler cold storage cell and circulating fan/de-humidifier, (810) 593-6000, webasto-us.com

Xantrex
Portable and backup power
(604) 422-8595, xantrex.com

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