By Roger Lackore, Eric Linsmeier, and Brad Weisz

 

Roger Lackore, PE, CSP, is the director of product development for REV Fire Group Engineering.

 

Eric Linsmeier is business unit director–Electrical & Software Technology for Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation Company.

 

Brad Weisz is the lead developer for Idle Reduction Technologies at Rosenbauer South Dakota, LLC.

Those of us who have been around for a while remember the days when a semi-tractor would idle all night long at the truck stop, keeping the cab warm for the driver as he slept. Fuel was cheap, and the diesel engine could idle happily forever. All this changed in 2007 with the introduction of Continue reading

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