November 17, 2010

Tools Group Awarded First-Ever Energy Star Certification

The Tool Products division of the Industrial Technologies Sector recently became an Energy Star Partner through the certification of its BC20 Battery Charger. The BC20 Universal Charger for IQv SeriesTM batteries achieved the Energy Star certification by reducing its electrical “idle energy consumption” from three watts to 0.5 watts. The design improvements in the BC20 also enable it to handle input voltage fluctuations – a critical consideration as we expand into developing countries.

The BC20 charger is part of Ingersoll Rand’s IQv Series family of cordless tools. The IQv Series line leverages more than 100 years of engineering knowhow and design to deliver more power with less weight. In addition, our advanced batteries and digitally controlled charger deliver optimized charging for maximum power and longer battery life.

The IQv Series offers a great warranty program that, with registration, offers a one-year, hassle-free Tool & Charger Replacement, a two-year Battery Limited Warranty and a three-year Tool & Charger Limited Warranty.

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