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Thermo King honors top dealers
March 26, 2014
The manufacturer of temperature control systems presents its 2013 Dealer Awards to companies that provide superior and consistent customer service. Regional dealer awards are distributed, and Thermo King of North Florida in Jacksonville receives the Bus Dealer of the Year award.
A/C units keep current with cooling needs
February 13, 2014

Trends in school bus air-conditioning systems include increased demand for bulkhead evaporators and rooftop units, officials say. Here’s a look at key features in the latest cooling technology.

NAPT trade show: buses, components and more
January 14, 2014

New offerings that were on view and introduced during the show in Grand Rapids, Mich., include an all-electric school bus, a wheelchair retractor tie-down system, heater kits, LED lights and fleet management solutions.

American Cooling Technology names Dave Oberdorff CEO
November 13, 2013
Oberdorff is promoted to the role of president and CEO of the company, which provides air-conditioning systems for buses. He previously served as general manager since joining American Cooling Technology in 2011.
Thermo King unveils HVAC solutions at NAPT
October 18, 2013
The supplier is showcasing its StudentAIRE line, which is designed to be compact and affordable for school bus operators, manufacturers and dealers. The line, which will be featured at the Thermo King booth during the trade show on Tuesday and Wednesday, includes a high performance air-conditioning system requiring minimal space; a bulkhead evaporator for small to mid-size school bus applications; and two split air-conditioning systems.
TRP offers aftermarket HVAC parts for buses
August 22, 2013
TRP’s line of HVAC replacement parts includes condensers, compressors, heater cores, receiver dryers, blower motors and air compressor clutches. They are available for all makes of buses and trucks.
$300K grant to go toward training for Thermo King staff
April 10, 2013
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development grant will be used to develop and implement lean process improvement training for more than 560 employees of Thermo King, which supplies temperature control systems for buses and other vehicles.
Products at the NAPT trade show
January 29, 2013

Here are details on some of the new offerings from industry suppliers that were on view and announced during the two-day show in Memphis, Tenn. They include wheelchair lifts, a bus air-conditioning line and an integrated vehicle tracking and routing system.

ACT offers new a/c skirt condensers
January 11, 2013
Bus air-conditioning supplier American Cooling Technology's new condensers provide a universal mounting pattern that provides flexibility to select the best bolt pattern for the specific vehicle. In other news, the company names Jason Verdier to a new position of parts sales and distribution manager.
Thermo King to unveil new evaporator at BusCon
September 11, 2012
The company's new BE-550 lightweight bulkhead evaporator ensures passenger comfort in vehicles where headroom clearance is an issue, officials say. It can be mounted in the front, rear or both bulkhead areas of a school bus.
David Harden joins Trans/Air sales team
July 23, 2012
Harden will serve as regional sales manager for the bus climate control supplier, calling on Trans/Air accounts and developing new business in 11 western states. He was previously with IC Bus.
Trans/Air releases educational BTU bulletin
February 29, 2012
The climate control manufacturer says its new bulletin helps bus transportation and maintenance personnel evaluate BTU ratings and use performance pull-down criteria as a critical step in specifying bus air-conditioning systems.
A/C units boost serviceability
February 16, 2012

Improved service access and convenient size are among key features of the latest air-conditioning systems for school buses.

New rooftop a/c condenser has low profile
January 9, 2012
At less than 10 inches tall, American Cooling Technology's CR-4 bus air-conditioning condenser unit increases roof clearance and eliminates the need to install a branch guard.
ACT roof-mount A/C condenser has low-profile design
July 7, 2011
American Cooling Technology's CR-2 is 7 inches tall and weighs 43 pounds. Company officials say its low height increases roof clearance, while its tapered leading edge eliminates the need to install a branch guard.
Bus a/c suppliers join forces
May 23, 2011
American Cooling Technology is acquired by KODA Enterprises Group, which owns ProAir LLC. The former owners of American Cooling and all of the employees will join the KODA team.
Carrier Corp. to sell bus air conditioning business
March 22, 2011
The company enters into an agreement to sell its business in the U.S. and Canada to Mobile Climate Control, a provider of climate control solutions to the commercial vehicle industry. Carrier's president says that the transaction is a strategy to increase the company's focus on its core growth platforms.
System simplifies air conditioning installation
January 18, 2011
Carrier Transport Air Conditioning’s new color-coded FlexCLIK hose and fitting refrigerant system offers color-coded laylines on each hose according to air conditioning function. The system’s components are bagged together, providing the service technician or installer with all the parts needed to complete the air conditioning connection.
Thermo King offers new rooftop A/C unit
September 29, 2010
The Slim Line Rooftop system for school and shuttle buses features an ultralow design for space and energy savings. It can be installed in the middle of a bus for more uniform air flow and the unit’s configuration allows for 90 percent of maintenance to be performed from inside the bus.
Technology Showcase: A/C Systems
February 26, 2010

Here, we provide details on a variety of innovative school bus air conditioning offerings from six manufacturers.

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