Thermo King is the first and only auxiliary power unit (APU) manufacturer to receive California Air Resources Board (CARB) certification for the diesel particulate filter on its 2013 less-than-25 horsepower TriPac Evolution auxiliary power unit engine. Thermo King is also among the first transport APU manufacturers to receive Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and CARB certification for its less-than-25 horsepower TriPac auxiliary power unit engine.
The TriPac Evolution APU lowers overall truck fuel consumption, reduces emissions and provides driver comfort. This solution, which can be ordered in May for shipment in July of 2013, meets Tier IV EPA final regulations requirements while leveraging new patented technology to drive unit performance, efficiency and user productivity.
The updated TriPac Evolution is the industry's only solution featuring software that can be customized to enhance the customer's operating profile. Thermo King developed this feature in response to customer feedback. This APU also features an extended maintenance interval of 1,500 hours, an updated flash-loadable control system and improved service access for easier maintenance.
This solution delivers high performance, providing a large amount heating and cooling power and a new control system to accurately diagnose issues should they arise. Customers can obtain CARB and EPA certification documents from their local Thermo King dealer.