You can have the most beautiful bus with comfiest interior seats and latest tech appointments, but if it’s stinking hot in summer, or bone chillingly cold in winter then you need decent air conditioning installed or fixed. Fast.
There are some interesting developments and trends going on in the world of bus and coach airconditioning systems, so we take a look at a few key players to hear what they have to say. Fabian Cotter reports.
WE’VE ALL BEEN THERE, back in the day. Or at least many of us have. Australian heat (think Outback), New Zealand cold (think Alps) – and anywhere totally inverted or in between those temperatures these days. Fluctuating temps and extremes at either end of the range can mar your customer’s bus or coach journey, no matter how short the distance of the trip.
In fact, you want it to be so comfortable, in terms of ideal temperature inside, that getting aboard a vehicle or such actually becomes a place of sanctuary for them. You can’t beat nice, chill temps in the middle of a scorching summer, or cuddly warmth on a bus in the middle of a wet and icy windy winter.
In this, our 2018 Air-conditioning Guide, we have a quick look at key products or a company or two that could improve your bus or coach’s temperature world – especially with technological advances and new refrigerants coming out early 2019.
Let’s have a look…