IdleAir provides long-haul truck drivers an alternative to idling their engines during rest periods. IdleAir service allows truck drivers to turn off their diesel engines and APUs and still receive heating, cooling, and standard electric service inside and outside the cab. The benefits of using the IdleAir system begin with the reduced fuel costs, saving a gallon or more of fuel for each hour of use. Engine wear is also reduced and maintenance cycles for the truck engine are lengthened. In addition the quieter cleaner environment provides better sleeping conditions without the noise, vibration, and stack gases from idling.
IdleAir’s heating and air conditioning system is a closed, filtered system, which draws air from inside your cab and filters it about once every minute. As the cab’s air is filtered and then heated or cooled, it is also subjected to an ultraviolet light treatment that immediately kills viruses, bacteria, spores, and unhealthy pathogens. IdleAir provides one of the most sanitary air handling systems available anywhere.
IdleAir provides these services through the Service Module, which fits into the cab window with the use of a window adapter. The window adapter is the only retrofit needed to start using IdleAir. The basic service includes heating, cooling, electricity, internet, and satellite TV channels. These can be expanded to include a suite of communications and entertainment amenities; drivers can upgrade to high-speed internet and WiFi. The window adapter has a color touch-screen control panel with telecommunication ports, USB ports, and phone and laptop chargers - just touch the screen to access the services you want.
Drivers using the IdleAir parking spaces get service and support from on-site representatives who are there to assist with hooking up, using equipment, printing receipts, and more. You can find the IdleAir site representatives in the IdleAir office or on the lot wearing reflective IdleAir vests.
For rest stop and travel center operators, IdleAir provides turnkey installation and operation at no cost. IdleAir business helps drive store traffic and higher-margin store sales. IdleAir enables you to efficiently monetize your parking lot, which is typically a non-revenue producing operational expense.
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