The centers, located in Byron, Georgia, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, will handle the installation of HVAC systems in school buses.
Idle Free Heat uses residual heat from the engine to keep the interior of the bus warm, circulating the heat through the vents when the bus is turned off.
The school bus OEM will add energy-efficient heating systems and LED lighting in its offices and manufacturing facilities.
A $30,000 grant funds installation of Idle Free Heat technology on Granite School District buses.
Whether looking for quick and seamless data integration or to boost safety or energy efficiency, school transportation directors have a number of options for the new year.
VBG Group acquires the bus HVAC provider from Ratos.
Proheat X45 Plus is a diesel-powered engine pre-heating solution for quick and reliable cold weather starts, company officials said.
According to PERC's Michael Taylor, propane does not require additional fluids, engine block heaters or preventive measures to be taken even on the coldest days of winter. Propane buses crank reliably, warm up quickly and provide consistent heat throughout the passenger compartment, he says.
The $3.5 million investment enables the bus HVAC supplier to manufacture its own micro-channel aluminum heat exchangers — a core component in its products.
Ontario-based Transit Cooling Solutions will manage and support Spheros North America’s Canadian bus market interests.
As a regional sales manager for Spheros North America, Drew Goaley will also promote ACC Climate Control, which is now part of Spheros’ product portfolio.
The GR-7 baseboard convection heater is engineered to provide more even heat distribution versus floor heaters with blowers that can have hot and cold spots, company officials said.
Espar Heater Systems receives the Daimler 2013 Masters of Quality award and the GM 2014 Supplier Quality Excellence award in recognition of its quality excellence, on-time delivery, added value and customer service.