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By installing an Eberspaecher Heater on your bus you will reduce your idling time and save money. Fight the high cost of fuel... install an Eberspaecher.. and feel the difference! This Savings sheet is in Imperial gallons and U.S. dollars.

1. Annual Idling Fuel Cost* Example       Your Actual
      A     Number of buses 1 buses
      B     Number of weeks you idle 25 weeks weeks
      C     Number of days per week you idle 5 days days
      D     Number of hours per day you idle 3 hours hours
      E     Total idling hours per year (BxCxD=E) 375 hours/year
      F     Fuel consumption at idle (US gal/h) 0.8 gal/h gal/h
      G     Fuel cost per US gallon 3.90 $/gal
      H     Idling fuel cost per year (ExFxG=H) $1,170.00 $/year
2. Eberspaecher Equipment Cost      
      I     HYDRONIC 5 heater cost (use your quoted price**) $1,600.00 dollars
      J     HYDRONIC 5 operating cost per year
    (0.1 gal/hr x ExG = P)
$146.25 $/year
Please note that the Eberspaecher equipment cost is subtracted from the idling cost in the savings calculation. The savings below already factors in your equipment cost.
3. Your savings:      
      K     2 years = A x [2x(H-J)-I] $447.50 dollars
      L     3 years = A x [3x(H-J)-I] $1,471.25 dollars
      M     4 years = A x [4x(H-J)-I] $2,495.00 dollars
      N     5 years = A x [5x(H-J)-I] $3,518.75 dollars

*Many customers tell us they save maintenance expenses as well as fuel by extending oil changes and the lifespan of components such as air compressors, alternators, belts, hoses, etc. by reducing idling.

**Dealer pricing and installation may vary slightly. Please contact your preferred Eberspaecher dealer for exact installation and product pricing.

This form is intended as a guide only. Individual results may vary. Contact your local Eberspaecher Representative for specific details for your application.