TN-based IdleAire Technologies Corp. has been awarded a patent
by the U.S. Patent Office to protect the company's method of providing
conditioned air and convenience services to the cabs of parked
grants IdleAire protection for its method of providing heating,
cooling, cable television, phone service, Internet connection
and electrical power to parked trucks.
system is available to drivers at a truckstop in Knoxville, in
Hunts Point, NY, and another in Syracuse, NY. Another system soon
will be built in Syracuse, as well as at truckstops in Atlanta;
West Memphis, AR, and Lebanon, TX.
is looking at eventually expanding its services throughout the
United States and Canada, monitoring all systems remotely from
the Knoxville homebase.