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Aperia secures EPA honor

Jan. 19, 2021
Halo Tire Inflator earns technology supplier 2020 Clean Air Excellence Award for Transportation Efficiency Innovations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently honored Aperia Technologies with a 2020 Clean Air Excellence Award in the Transportation Efficiency Innovations category for its Halo Tire Inflator.

The award is the EPA’s highest national recognition for a project based on its impact, innovation and replicability in improving the nation’s air quality. Aperia is a supplier of efficiency and safety-enhancing tire management technologies.

“For 17 years, the Clean Air Excellence awards have honored those who go above and beyond to improve air quality both at the local and national level,” said Anne Austin, principal deputy assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation. “Our winners’ inspirational dedication to environmental protection is a model for all of us, and we look forward to many more years of clean air innovation and collaboration.”

With the Clean Air Excellence Award, the EPA recognizes and highlights the Halo Tire Inflator for its outstanding innovative contribution to achieving cleaner air in the category of transportation efficiency innovations, Aperia said.

Even a slightly underinflated tire increases rolling resistance of a vehicle, thereby directly increasing fuel consumption and emissions.

Used extensively by leading commercial trucking fleets since 2015, the Halo is an automatic tire inflation system for trucks and trailers that installs in minutes, and eliminates tire underinflation.

The Halo Tire Inflator delivers one of the greatest impacts on sustainability per dollar invested for trucking fleets than any other retrofittable efficiency technology, the company maintained. By actively combating tire underinflation, Halo helps commercial vehicle fleets tackle sustainability objectives while also delivering a rapid ROI by mitigating the impact of tire underinflation.

Since its introduction, Halo has covered more than 22 billion miles, Aperia said.

“We are able to reduce carbon emissions by 9 million tons and keep 5 million tires out of landfills every year by equipping all heavy-duty commercial trucks in the United States with the Halo tire management platform,” said Josh Carter, CEO of Aperia Technologies. “We founded our company on the promise that we can ‘change the world, one revolution at a time,’ and today our team celebrates that we are delivering on that promise, and that we are serving the environment with our highest effort and dedication.

“We are deeply honored by this award.”

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