CoolCab: Reducing Thermal Loads in Long-Haul Trucks (Fact Sheet)

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


This fact sheet describes how the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's CoolCab project tested and modeled the effects of several thermal-load reduction strategies applied to long-haul truck cabs. NREL partnered with two major truck manufacturers to evaluate three long-haul trucks at NREL's outdoor test facility in Golden, Colorado.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2010

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-7A2-47415

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102010-2990


  • advanced vehicle testing activity
  • AVTA
  • Clean Cities
  • CoolCab
  • idle reduction
  • idling
  • long-haul trucks
  • sleeper cabin
  • thermal loads


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