Save fuel expenses and maintenance labor by automatically eliminating unnecessary idling
Each pilot vehicle in Sacramento saved an average of 113 gallons of fuel & 2100lbs of CO 2 over the course of 12 months* *without optional thermistor
Facts Every hour of idle time uses 0.61 gallons of fuel Every gallon of gas produces 19lbs of CO 2 Every hour of idling is equal to 25 miles driven.
Facts Vehicle mfg. are now paying more attention to idle time vs. miles driven when it comes to warranty claims 1.5 hrs/day x 25 miles x 5 days x 50 weeks = 9,375 additional miles of driving Add up all of the extra maintenance costs
Facts You waste more fuel if you idle for more than 5 seconds than restarting a warm engine. More states, counties, & cities are adding anti-idling regulations every year. You do not have to impact passenger comfort WA has 5 th highest fuel prices in the country. (AAA report)
Features Fully automatic Electrical accessories continue to function with engine off. Low battery voltage will auto restart. Shut down inhibit input. (e.g. A/C “on” or Lift in “use”) Optional thermistor to restart if vehicle temp is too hot or cold. No special skills for driver to learn.
How it Works Put vehicle in Park If safety & operational conditions are met, engine turns off, battery power still available Engine auto restarts: On Low battery voltage On Hot or Cold Temperature Brake pedal pressed
Safety Conditions Must Be Met Before Shutdown Transmission in Park (vehicle not moving) Engine at normal operating temp. Service brake not applied Hood Closed
Safety Conditions Must Be Met Before Shutdown Cont. Battery must have sufficient charge Engine speed less than 1100 RPM (High Idle) Outside temperature above 32 º F & below 100 º F (Temps can be changed)
Customizable Idle Shutoff Timer Minimum & Maximum Operational Temperature Minimum Operational Engine Temperature Brake Pedal Restart Vehicle Interior Temperature (optional thermistor)
Customizable Cont. Main & Secondary Battery Restart Threshold Voltage Level Recovery Threshold Voltage Level Recharge Period
The All Important ROI Faster ROI if in the state spec CA has Eco-Star as optional – est. 4-5 mos. Will vary based on your settings Wider ranges, more savings Higher the fuel cost the faster the ROI We have a spreadsheet to calculate your ROI