TriPac Envidia® All-Electric APU

All Electric APU TriPac Envidia

All-electric APU with the longest run time in the industry for superior driver comfort.

We’re proud to introduce a clean, reliable all-electric auxiliary power unit (APU) that not only saves fuel but delivers unmatched driver comfort previously unavailable in an electric unit. Meet TriPac Envidia, the envy of the trucking world. 

Product Features


With no diesel engine, the TriPac Envidia runs clean and emission-free and is significantly quieter than engine-based APU systems. Thermo King designed the TriPac Envidia to meet nationwide anti-idle and zero-emission regulations, including CARB requirements. 


The TriPac Envidia is an all-electric, battery-based APU system, which means significant savings on fuel. By reducing the operation of the tractor engine, the system delivers big cost savings on maintenance.  


The TriPac APU has the support of the nationwide Thermo King dealer network, which provides expert installation, factory-certified technicians, and genuine OEM parts at over 200 locations across North America. 

The all-electric benchmark for driver comfort

In the past, users of all-electric APUs had to contend with limited runtime and power, which negatively impacted driver comfort, rest, and safety. Those days are over, thanks to TriPac Envidia.

  1. Longest electric runtime in the industry without tractor startup.*
  2. Effective heating and cooling for maximum comfort.
  3. The power to run the devices that make the sleeper cab feel more like home.
  4. Quiet operation for uninterrupted rest.

*Based on testing against leading competitive all-electric APU system.

The TriPac Envidia System

Electric apu for trucks


Ensures proper charging and discharging of the APU and tractor batteries, and extends overall battery life.


Engineered for optimum performance with TriPac Envidia

  • Designed to maximize performance and increase runtime
  • Dry cell technology for greater efficiency, longer life, and lower life cycle cost


Available option allows system to be plugged in where possible.

Simple In-Cab Controller

The Simple HMI (Human Machine Interface) is the driver control module that is typically mounted in the bunk area. It is an easy-to-use control that allows the driver to select the desired function of the system.

Simple in-cab controller

Option Ordering Guide

Custom configure your TriPac Envidia with a wide array of options.

BASE TriPac Envidia

Provides sleeper/cab cooling and electric power

8,000 BTUs/hr air conditioning system

Installation kit (fits all tractors)


Available Options

Inverter (073003)

1000 watt Tru Sine inverter to power appliances and electronics.

  • Inverter & Shore Power Package (073005)

Heater (073074)

With 7,500 BTUs/hr of heat to keep drivers warm and comfortable.

Brushed Stainless Steel Condenser Cover (073006)

Adds additional corrosion protection as well as that finishing touch.

Mounting Options

A variety of mounting options to tailor your APU system installation to your needs.

  • Direct Mount Installation Kit (073007)
  • Direct Mount with 1" Spacer (073012)
  • Claw Mount with 1" Spacer (073011)

ThermoLite® Solar Panel (709772)

Add solar panels to your configuration to aid in battery charging and increase runtime.

High Output Heater (073073)

With 13,600 BTUs/hr of heat, this heater will keep drivers warm on the coldest of nights. With only slightly higher fuel consumption than the standard heater, this option is popular with drivers operating in Northern United States and Canada. 

Additional NXT Batteries (073076)

Another set of 4 NXT batteries will help to standardize your tractor batteries to high-quality, long-life batteries.

Shore Power Converter (073004)

Provides the capability of running the system or charging batteries if electrical power is available.

  • Inverter & Shore Power Package (073005)

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