IdleAir Downloads

IdleAir Fleet and Driver Education Tools

We developed the following materials to assist you with implementation of IdleAir services across your fleet. These materials can be copied or reproduced as needed. Please contact IdleAir for questions, assistance or to order DVDs, CDs or other materials. Call us at (877) 738-7024 or email us at

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IdleAir Services
IdleAir Driver Brochure OUTSIDE (8.5×11″)
IdleAir Driver Brochure INSIDE (8.5×11″)
IdleAir Convoy Points™ Flyer
5 Over $50 Flyer
IdleAir Customer Referral Cards (Adobe Reader .pdf)
IdleAir Driver Flyer – Spanish (Adobe Reader .pdf)

IdleAir Locations
IdleAir Locations: Printer-Friendly Format (Adobe Reader .pdf)
IdleAir Locations: POI Download for GPS (Excel .xls)*
IdleAir Locations: POI Download for GPS (Comma-Separated Values .csv)*
* Special thanks to Mike Climo and MLC Trucking for beta-testing IdleAir POI location data.

Company Drivers and Owner-Operators
Short Movie on Hooking Up IdleAir (.mov)
Fleet Preparation Checklist (Adobe Reader .pdf)
2010 Features and Benefits (Adobe Reader .pdf)
Letter from Fleet To Company Driver (Microsoft Word .doc)
Letter from Fleet To Owner Operator (Microsoft Word .doc)
Email Drafted for Company Drivers (Microsoft Word .doc)
Email Drafted for Owner Operators (Microsoft Word .doc)
Short Messages Drafted for Company Drivers (Microsoft Word .doc)
Short Messages Drafted for Owner Operators (Microsoft Word .doc)
Fleet Benefits Flyer (Adobe Reader .pdf)
Sleep Study (.pdf)

Industry Information
UChicago News: “Fragmented Sleep Accelerates Cancer Growth” (January 27, 2014)
Original article available here.

The New York Times: “A Hard Turn – Big-Rig Drivers Focus on Getting Healthy” (November 21, 2011)
Original article available here. “Are APUs Worth the Price?” APU Idling Study
Original article available here.

Cummins Engines: “Cummins Secrets of Fuel Economy”
See idling information on pages 29 and 32. Original document available here.

IdleAir Fact Sheets

IdleAir performed an extensive amount of research in developing our products and services. We’re proud to be one of the recognized experts in fields ranging from energy and technology to health and the environment. Some of the most significant results of our research are summarized in this collection of Fact Sheets.

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Diesel Idling & The IdleAir Solution
Our studies indicate there are 4.2 million large diesel trucks in America and 1.3 million of them are long-haul trucks with sleepers. Drivers of these trucks have traditionally idled their engines during required rest periods or while waiting on loads. Idling engines provide power for air conditions, heating and various household-type appliances that may be in the cab. In addition, some of these trucks have refrigerated trailers that are cooled by an independent, diesel-driven cooling unit commonly referred to as a “reefer.”

Diesel Idling Fact Sheet (.pdf)

The Technology
As its core service, IdleAir provides individual electrical service for each parking space. This has traditionally been referred to as “truck stop electrification (TSE).” On top of TSE, IdleAir provides other layers of services that comprise ATE Advanced Travel Center Electrification®, a flexible package that can be altered and customized to industry needs. Currently, a heating, cooling and ventilation unit sits above each parking space. The unit is connected to the Service Delivery Module by means of a flexible, reinforced, concentric hose, which also houses the delivery mechanisms for the communications and entertainment packages. All TSE and ATE services, including temperature, fan speed and all other service selections, are delivered to and independently controlled by each individual driver in the truck cab via the Service Delivery Module.

TSE ATE Technology Fact Sheet (.pdf)

Energy Implications
An idling diesel engine is a terribly inefficient source of energy for heating, cooling and ventilating a truck cab. During winter, when idling keeps the engine as well as the sleeper cab warm, 85% of the energy in diesel fuel is wasted as heat and atmospheric pollutants. In summer, when used for cooling, the efficiency falls and more than 94% of the fuel’s energy is wasted.

Energy Implications Fact Sheet (.pdf)

Environmental Benefits
The IdleAir system provides immediate, measurable, long-term air quality improvements, removing 100% of emissions associated with extended diesel idling, including nitrogen oxides (NOx), particulate matter (PM), volatile organic compounds (VOC), carbon monoxide (CO) and carbon dioxide(C02). The system has a net reduction of 98% of criterial pollutants under the Clean Air Act after accounting for the electricity from the grid used to power the system, and an overall 83% net emissions reduction.

Environmental Benefits Fact Sheet (.pdf)

Health Implications
Research linking diesel exhaust and many of its components to health impacts has been exhaustively compiled by well-recognized organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control, the Environmental Protection Agency and others. Components of diesel emissions include carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds and particulate matter. The emissions from commercial diesel engines can produce a range of short-term and long-term health risks and effects.

Health Implications Fact Sheet (.pdf)