TCCI Manufacturing and TekModo Unveil Breakthrough HVAC Technology Eliminating Rooftop Units with Off-Grid Sustainable Climate Systems
[NOVEMBER 28, 2023] Decatur, Illinois – In an industry-leading move, TCCI Manufacturing and TekModo collaborate to revolutionize climate control systems across a range of applications, closing a longstanding gap in the marketplace. TCCI Manufacturing, a Tier 1 electric compressor supplier for commercial and heavy-duty markets headquartered in Decatur, IL, and TekModo, a Tier 1 materials and systems supplier headquartered in Elkhart, IN, are introducing a first-of-its-kind, electric HVAC unit expected to hit various markets in early 2024.
This new Made-in-America product revolutionizes the standard by removing traditional, decades-old, inefficient rooftop units and replacing them with a state-of-the-art system. Unlike its predecessors, this variable speed electric HVAC unit offers both flexibility and efficiency without being limited to roof installation. “As an industry veteran with extensive expertise in climate systems, we pride ourselves on pioneering new technologies and working closely with customers to advance sustainable product solutions to a diverse industry segment. We strive to deliver a customer-driven product that not only prioritizes efficiency and comfort but also places sustainability at the forefront,” expressed Richard Demirjian, President of TCCI Manufacturing.
The system’s design is a leap forward in environmental sustainability and user convenience. Designed for both on and off-grid lifestyles, this cutting-edge system provides extended battery life while enhancing the overall experience. The state-of-the-art lightweight evaporator and condenser provide better airflow and lower temperature deltas, resulting in quiet comfort and low power draw. Notably, the system’s low power mode works with all solar packages on the market drawing less than 10 amps, delivering continuous cooling with minimal battery drain. Additionally, with the emerging trend of state parks moving to ban the use of generators, our HVAC system’s compatibility with solar packages eliminates the need for generators altogether. This eco-friendly solution not only aligns with environmental conservation efforts but also offers a quiet, generator-free camping experience.
Another distinctive feature of the system is its serviceability—a deviation from the norm where entire unit replacements are often the only solution. It uses automotive-grade components for enhanced durability and is designed for easy repair or recharge, contributing to both the product’s longevity and its eco-friendly design.
“This partnership demonstrates our commitment to redefining industry standards, presenting a product that not only revolutionizes the RV sector but also provides a versatile solution for portable sanitation systems and off-grid enthusiasts,” stated Marc LaCounte, President of TekModo. “This is set to raise the industry standard for innovation and sustainability.”
At TCCI, we focus on building scalable solutions for the future of the transportation industry—providing transformative products that meet the evolving needs of our customers on the path to zero emissions with a comprehensive range that includes mechanical and electric compressors as well as bus heater designs. Our investment in innovation leads the way for safety, quality, and performance in delivering compressor technology solutions that exceed customer expectations and drive the industry towards a more sustainable future. Fostering a culture of collaboration and transparency is essential to our responsive design philosophy—deliver today, prepare for tomorrow. We continually push the envelope and set the standard in compressor technology.
TekModo was founded in 2006 in Elkhart, Indiana, as a leading provider of lightweight structural composites and advanced technologies. TekModo focuses on the creation of new material science and design-engineered composites for the building/construction, conversion, industrial, RV, and heavy truck markets.
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