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Presented by John & Paula Bishop, Espar Heating Systems, at Wisconsin Clean Cities Idle Reduction Workshop & Expo on November 1, 2013.

Presented by John & Paula Bishop, Espar Heating Systems, at Wisconsin Clean Cities Idle Reduction Workshop & Expo on November 1, 2013.

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  • 1. Espar Idle Reduction Solutions Driving the Green Highway Idle Reduction Workshop & Exposition, November 1, 2013 Paula Bishop, Manager Transportation & Environmental Affairs John Bishop, Vice President Market Development A WORLD OF COMFORT
  • 2. Espar -- Heater Technology Recognized In the Truck Market • Espar offers fuel-operated heaters for bunk heat and engine pre-heat for a wide variety of vehicles and equipment from automotive, trucks, buses, to large construction equipment and military equipment. Use of ESPAR heaters allow drivers to stay warm and pre-heat the truck engine without prolonged engine idling. ESPAR heaters do not require any plug in. • Espar sells to several OE truck manufacturers for installation on new vehicles International Kenworth Peterbilt • Freightliner Volvo Western Star Espar sells aftermarket heaters for installation on almost any vehicle or equipment Thermo King Dealers OEM Truck Dealers Master Sales Distributors Espar Products, Inc. 2013 / 2
  • 3. Espar – We Are the heat in Popular OE and Aftermarket Systems Clean Power ParkSmart SmartAir system Espar Products, Inc. System Idle reduction system MaxxPower anti idle 2013 / 3
  • 4. Green, Innovative, & Quality--ESPAR! •ESPAR heaters -- EPA verified idle reduction technology •ESPAR heaters -- earned CARB approval California Air Resources Board--industry standard for low emissions ULEVII •Espar’s new controllers, Multi Max F-1000 & Digi Max D-1000 were recognized as one of the top ten new products for 2012 •Espar received the 2013 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award Espar Products, Inc. 2013 / 4
  • 5. What’s Wrong With Idling Trucks? Fleet Expenses Related to Idling Vehicles* Fuel Consumption • Diesel engines consume about one gallon of fuel per hour Maintenance • Idling results in inefficient combustion, increasing soot-load downstream into after treatment • After treatment plugs requiring regeneration, burning more fuel to clean DPF of soot load • Increased regeneration decreases life of catalyst filters costing over $1,000 each Durability –decreased life of these parts • Fan clutch, air compressor, belts, idler pulleys, alternator, water pump, turbo injectors, after treatment exhaust system, air cleaners, and EGR valves *Information from a major engine manufacturer Espar Products, Inc. 2013 / 5
  • 6. Idling Calculator is available at You Can Do the Math Espar Products, Inc. 2013 / 6
  • 7. Idle Reduction Saves Dollars—Sleeper Truck Example: – – – – – – Diesel fuel costs $4 per gallon* Idling consumes approximately one gallon per hour Idling for 8 hours per night for heat while driver sleeps Cost $32 per night to idle the truck (fuel only) 120 average cold nights per year $3,840 cost of fuel used to idle one truck per season THE FIGURES MAY CHANGE But the message remains the same IDLE REDUCTION SAVES BIG DOLLARS A ‘Fuel Sipper’ – The Espar D2 Bunk heater on medium heat consumes 0.037 gallons per hour = $1.18 of fuel in 8 hours Espar Products, Inc. 2013 / 7 *US national average diesel $3.87 on 10/28/13
  • 8. Espar -- Airtronic D2 Bunk Heater • Weighs only 7 pounds and is about the size of a loaf of bread • Has four-speeds and air circulation mode for a wider range of operator comfort • Up to 7,500 BTU of clean comfortable heat • On medium setting uses only .04 gallon per hour and about as much voltage as a single marker light • CARB Approval (D2, D4 & D5) • Can be serviced without removal from the truck • Built in safety features for worry-free operation • Reduces the number of APU engine-on hours for cab heat Espar Products, Inc.
  • 9. Espar -- Airtronic D2 Bunk Heater Glow pin Overheat sensor & Flame sensor Combustion air blower Integrated control unit Heat Output BTU/hr(kW) 7,500 6,150 4,100 2,900 Fuel Consumption gal/hr (L/hr) Diesel 1,2 o Kerosene 0.074 (0.28) Boost 0.061 (0.23) High 0.037 (0.14) Medium 0.026 (0.10) Low Electric Consumption 12V model shown 12 or 24V available On start 8.3 amps 2.8 amps (Boost) 1.9 amps (High) 1.0 amps (Medium) 0.67 amps (Low) Air Throughput 48 cfm 40 cfm 27 cfm 19 cfm Weight 5.9 lbs.. (2.7 kg) Fan Hot air outlet Heat exchanger Air inlet Combustion chamber Exhaust outlet Combustion air Illustration of Espar’s AIRTRONIC bunk heater Fuel metering pump SERVICE TIP: Readily accessible glow pin and screen allows servicing of the installed unit in the least amount of time. Modern design keeps maintenance costs to a minimum and allows servicing of many components without removal of the heater. Espar Products, Inc. The 13,600 BTU Airtronic D4 is also available in truck kits for units domiciled in extreme weather areas. (2.2) Boost (1.8) High (1.2) Medium (0.85) Low on Boost on High on Medium on Low
  • 10. Espar – “First Class” in Cab Comfort Espar’s four-speed heater provides a wider range of operator comfort and air circulation feature for those cooler nights. Provides comfort -- maintaining desired warmth, eliminating vibration and engine noise, plus improving air quality. Espar Products, Inc.
  • 11. State of the Art Espar Airtronic Bunk Heater Controller • Manually control the operation of the heater – heating the cab to the desired temperature • Buttons to select LVD (low voltage disconnect), run-time limiter, and preventative maintenance scheduler • Diagnostic feature displays short description of fault code • Display LCD screen, 2 LED indicators, and 3 buttons • User-friendly operation with advanced features designed by listening to the ‘voice of the customer’ Espar Products, Inc. 2013 / 11
  • 12. Espar – Hydronic 5 Coolant Heater • Internal circulating pump provides engine preheat throughout the engines cooling system • No plug-ins required which provides for convenience and flexibility. • Fast advance preheating in 1 to 2 hours -- complete engine warm up for instant vehicle use • Immediate window defrosting and interior cab warmth • Minimal power consumption which saves on batteries • Compact and light weight, these systems are easy to install and won’t affect payload • Excellent pre-heating capability for combinations of on-board oils or fluids. Idling damages the engine from carbon deposits on valves and pistons, degradation of engine oil, and accumulation of water and sulfur in the engine Espar Products, Inc. Espar Heater Systems “First Class” in cab comfort
  • 13. Espar – Hydronic 5 Coolant Heater Water Pump Fuel metering pump Water outlet Overheat sensor Combustion blower Temperature sensor Diesel 1, 2, kerosene 0.16 (0.62) - High 0.08 (0.30) - Low Electrical (12v) Consumption 4.4 amps - High 1.9 amps - Low 234 US gal/hr against 0.1 bar (900 l/hr against 0.1 bar) 6.4 lbs.. (2.9 kg) Heat exchanger Flame sensor Combustion chamber Glow pin Integrated control unit Exhaust outlet Combustion air Espar Products, Inc. Fuel Consumption (l/hr) Weight Fuel inlet 17,100 (5.0) - High 8,200 (2.4) - Low Water throughput Water inlet Heat Output BTU/hr (kW) Espar Heater Systems “First Class” in cab comfort
  • 14. Espar – Hydronic 5 Coolant Heater • Available for engine pre-heating - engine and fuel pre-heating or engine, bunk and fuel heating • Up to 17,100 BTU of clean comfortable heat • Uses as little as .08 gallon per hour • CARB Approved • Circulates coolant so the entire block is warmed • Built in safety features for worry-free operation • Available with state of the art proven Multi Max controllers -- the engine is at optimum operating temperature when the driver arrives • Helps increase productivity and reduce system wear Espar Products, Inc.
  • 15. State of the Art Espar Hydronic Controllers • Multi-Max F1000 is best suited to the needs of a fleet • Both controllers able to program up to 4 events per day • Both controllers include diagnostic codes • Both controllers have programmable LVD, Runtime Limiter, and Preventative Maintenance Scheduler • Fleet tested and proven technology with advanced features designed by listening to the ‘voice of the customer’ • Multi-Max F2000 offers an LCD screen and more control for owners/operators Espar Products, Inc. 2013 / 15
  • 16. Service After The Sale! Espar‘s THANK YOU for your business Espar Products, Inc. 2013 / 16