PERC: Propane mower incentive program

January 26, 2018By

With propane, this incentive money is just the beginning of saving more than you would with traditional fuels. Because unlike other fuel sources, propane cuts fuel loss, labor expenses, and fuel costs to save you more over the life of the equipment. Launch your propane savings now by applying to get $1,000 per qualifying new propane mower purchase or $500... read more

What switching to propane is actually like

December 4, 2017By

A gray, smoggy sky over Salt Lake City inspired Doug Duschene to think twice about the pollution emitted from his fleet of landscape vehicles and equipment. “We have all these mowers, trucks and equipment that just burn fuel,” says the owner of Bozeman Site Services in Bozeman, Mont. “I thought, ‘There has to be a way to reduce all of... read more

PERC names award recipients

October 19, 2017By

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) named Montville, Penn.-based dealer R.S. Hollinger & Son and Louisiana-based landscape contractor Rotolo Consultants Inc. (RCI) as the recipients of its second annual Propane Leadership Award Oct. 18 at GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky. “We’re excited to announce RCI and R.S. Hollinger & Son as the recipients of this year’s Propane Leadership Award,” said Jeremy... read more

PERC names new president and CEO

June 27, 2017By

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has selected industry veteran Thomas “Tucker” Perkins as its next president and CEO. Perkins succeeds Roy Willis, president and CEO, who has led the PERC staff since operations began nearly 20 years ago. Willis, 67, will retire July 31. Perkins says he’s grateful for the opportunity to lead the council. “We will work... read more

Study: 34% of landscapers will consider propane mowers

January 31, 2017By

More than a third of commercial landscapers are considering propane to power their equipment fleets, according to a recent survey commissioned by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC). Specifically, the survey found that 34 percent of landscape contractors answered they were somewhat or very likely to purchase a propane mower within the next three years. “We’ve seen solid growth... read more

Will propane be the fuel of the future?

January 3, 2017By

Despite the environmental and cost benefits of propane-powered equipment, cheap gas is preventing contractors from making the switch. Mike Trump always knew propane-powered mowers were better for the environment. So with some advice from his equipment dealer and a monetary incentive from the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), he decided to give them a shot. Since purchasing his first... read more