Climate control mode maintains in-cab comfort. The semi truck APU unit will alternate between AC and heat accordingly based on your desired temperature.
Battery Monitoring / Charge mode is designed to ensure your truck starts every time, regardless of how long it sits in the yard.
Engine Pre Heat
Our auxiliary power units also ensure your truck starts in the coldest of climates, preheating your engines coolant when temps drop below 33.
Ease of Maintence
Sturdy Green APU unit construction that incorporates the finest commercial, off the shelf components available on the market.
Every GREEN APU includes
2 Year / 3000 Hour
Financing and Same Day
Lifetime 24/7 Technical
GREEN APU – AUXILIARY POWER UNITS FOR SEMI TRUCKS
Choose Green APU Unit For the Best Customer Service and Affordable Products
Since we created the P60a auxiliary power unit, we’ve helped countless customers save money and maximize their comfort through our cutting-edge technology. Our auxiliary power unit is not only the most affordable solution on the market, but it’s also the most versatile, providing users with an almost unlimited list of options and benefits. From battery maintenance and upkeep to truck cab comfort and temperature control, our APU unit can do it all. Work with our customer service team to learn all about how our Green APU auxiliary power units for semi trucks can make your life easier and improve the morale of your drivers.
Why Choose Our
Auxiliary Power Unit for Semi Trucks?
The Most Versatile, Convenient, and Durable Auxiliary Power Unit for Semi Trucks on the Market
Maintain cab comfort
Any auxiliary power unit can heat and cool the cabin and sleeper. But our APU does it better. The actual temperature is set and monitored using a controller conveniently mounted at the lower bunk level. The auxiliary power unit automatically switches between cooling and heating eliminating the need for the driver to tweak it. Imagine enjoying the off hours at the comfort level afforded by a climate control found in luxury cars!
The truck’s batteries drop in capacity and power quickly even if they are relatively new. On days with falling temperatures most drivers begin to worry that the batteries will fail to crank the engine. To actively compensate for this problem our APU automatically starts and charges them to maintain the optimum voltage. This way you can drive a truck with reliable batteries regardless the weather or their age!
The truck’s Diesel engine is hard to crank in cold temperatures. Our auxiliary power units for semi trucks counteract the cold weather problems. It automatically starts and warms the truck’s main engine if the coolant drops below 32F. This ensures that the truck starts easily even after a few days in very cold weather.
Truck jump start
The truck’s batteries can easily be depleted if left unattended. Electrical drain or driver convenience accessories, such as refrigerators, can deprive the main batteries of the necessary cranking power. Fortunately, our APU can start using very little battery power – a passenger car can provide a jump start for it if need be. In turn, it can charge mostly drained batteries up to the necessary cranking power in as little as 20 minutes preventing costly service calls.
Conserve your DPF
All diesel truck models 2007 and newer are equipped with a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF). This system can clog and shut down the main engine. Additionally some truck manufacturers will void your tractor’s warranty if the idle time exceeds about 15%. DPF repairs cost anywhere from $800 for a regeneration service to over $6,000 for a replacement job. Our auxiliary power unit avoids this problem because it eliminates the need for the main engine idle.
OUR GREEN APU UNIT PROVIDES INCREDIBLE DIESEL SAVINGS
While Trucks Can Use Huge Amounts of Diesel, Our Green APU Will Cut Your Costs in a Big Way
The main engine of a truck can waste over a gallon per hour, even with cutting-edge tractors. Our APU uses less than a quarter gallon per hour, which equals huge savings at the pump. Go green, save money on diesel, and invest in the best Auxiliary Power Unit on the market today!
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We Offer a Variety of Auxiliary Power Units Financing Options to Suit Your Needs
At Green APU, we not only offer cutting-edge, affordable auxiliary power units for semi trucks, we also work hard on your behalf to make sure you can get the APU solutions you need for your business. We’ve partnered with Sunset Financial Group, LLC to secure a comprehensive range of financing options which can be tailored to meet your needs. With low down-payments, long-term financing, and lease-to-own options, you can get the payment plan which works for you.
GENERAL ADVANTAGES OF USING AUXILIARY POWER UNITS
Ever since the strict enforcement of the no idle job law in the US many have really put attention to getting semi truck APUs. It is not just that, the advantages of getting one also attract more truckers to buy it. Auxiliary power units for semi trucks are a great way to save money in the long run. The main engine is not worn out when using an APU, your DPF filter does not get clogged, and your truck will have a better performance on a per hour basis too. Auxiliary power unit in semi trucks also helps in reducing the truck hours used and this will help in preventing your warranty from getting void.
Testimonials From Truck APU Users
GREEN APU VS BATTERY POWERED APU
To fully understand both types one will need to look at the pros and cons of each. Semi truck APU’s are mostly used for cooling and heating the sleeper cabin or provide electricity for hotel load devices. Many prefer the motor auxiliary power unit for semi trucks because it does provide higher power and can run all the time. Battery powered unit does have lower power compared to the motor type but it runs quieter than a motor APU. The greatest downside of the motor unit is the maintenance cost. However, here in Green APU, our auxiliary power units for semi trucks can run for as long as 34 hours without breaks with low maintenance required.
ADVANTAGES OVER COMPETITORS
When it comes to semi truck APUs, Green APU gives you an advantage over other competitors. Built by a mechanic, who knows that a simple design for an auxiliary power unit for semi trucks is not something to look down upon especially since it has the capacity to provide you with enough power for your air conditioning and heating needs. It is compatible with all components in other devices and with a Honda Civic condenser. Superb battery charging capacity that can last 34 hours coupled with a controller that has a built-in diagnostic system. Get your air cooled or have that hot sleeper ready when you need it because Green APU can run all the time. This auxiliary power unit for semi trucks may have less electric power than the diesel fueled bunch but it is considerably quieter and has live technical support when you need it.
FAQ about APU for Trucks
What are Auxiliary Power Units?
An Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) is a device that is attached to large vehicles, such as transport trucks, to operate various systems. The device allows the vehicle to be turned off while still accessing the heating and cooling systems and secondary accessories. This saves on fuel because the vehicle does not need to be idling as it would without the APU installed. Less fuel consumption equates to more money saved and fewer resources wasted.
What's the purpose of APU?
An APU is designed to save money on fuel and at the same time, offer an alternative energy source for a vehicle so that fuel resources are not needlessly consumed. As a vehicle’s parking brake is set, the APU is engaged to operate the systems that would normally be operated by the engine. With the engine running much quieter, less fuel is used saving the truck operator money on the cost of fuel.
A bigger purpose is than cost saving is to be environmentally friendly. Lower fuel consumption means fewer carbon emissions into the atmosphere and less strain on natural resources.
How does diesel APU work?
A diesel APU uses diesel fuel to provide power in various capacities when the vehicle is parked. The unit burns between 0.1 and 0.5 gallons of fuel per hour to power HVAC systems, hotel, or other electrical needs. It can even provide standard AC power when used through a generator or an inverter, reducing the need to burn more fuel.
What are the benefits of diesel APU?
A diesel APU provides a clean alternative energy source for heating, cooling, and AC power, saving money on fuel consumption.
Because diesel APUs are designed to operate in extreme heat or cold weather, they ensure reliable starts while also maintaining the internal cab systems.
As an APU uses very minimal fuel, it allows for almost unlimited use for heating, cooling, and AC power when needed.
How much fuel does an APU save/use?
Typically, a truck may consume approximately one gallon of diesel fuel per hour of idling time. At 2400 hours of idling per year on a vehicle, with the cost of diesel at $2.80 per gallon, that’s a fuel cost of $6720 per year for a truck to idle.
With an APU, however, that cost can be slashed by 90% by burning through only about 0.1 gallons of fuel per hour. That would amount to a total cost of $672 spent on fuel for a truck to idle over the course of the year.
Does GREEN APU need to be serviced?
Maintenance for your Green APU is recommended every 600 work hours. This includes oil and filter changes, checking belts, cleaning the HVAC system, and other important service checks. All combined, the maintenance service will keep your truck and your APU operating at peak efficiency for optimum fuel savings.