Thermo King Recognizes Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) with Energy Efficiency Leader Award

Thermo King Recognizes Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) with Energy Efficiency Leader Award

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 12:00pm

CAMPAIGN: Energy and Resource Efficiency In Action: Solutions

CONTENT: Press Release

November 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand,  presented the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) with the Energy Leader Award today at the American Public Transit Association (APTA) Expo. The award recognizes AVTA for its pioneering efforts in adopting an all-electric heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system, leading to a measurable impact on its bus fleet’s energy efficiency. Read full press release here. 

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About Antelope Valley Transit Authority
AVTA provides local, commuter and dial-a-ride service to a population of more than 450,000 residents in the cities of Lancaster and Palmdale as well as the unincorporated portions of northern Los Angeles County. Its total service area covers 1,200 square miles and it is bounded by the Kern County line to the north, the San Bernardino County line to the east, the Angeles National Forest to the south, and Interstate 5 to the west.

About Thermo King
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®Ingersoll Rand®Thermo King® and Trane®—work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. Thermo King Corp. was founded in 1938 and manufactures transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications, including trailers, truck bodies, buses, shipboard containers and railway cars. We are a $12 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit or

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