TAG: Propane Education and Research Council

Hear why propane mowers are crew-approved

April 1, 2018By

Happier crews work harder. Keep your crew members working efficiently with mowers that keep the air cleaner, and save major time on refueling. The reduced emissions of propane mean mowing in a cloud of exhaust is a thing of the past. And with on-site refueling, your crews get their work done faster—which makes everyone happy. Hear from crews across the... read more

People on the Move: Ewing names new vp; BASF hires new director; PERC promotes from within; and more from Davey, Ruppert Landscape, Massey Services and Canopy Lawn Care

March 7, 2018By

Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply named Tom Childers as its Eastern Division vice president. Childers will lead Ewing’s continued growth and expansion in the eastern U.S., leveraging his more than 26 years of experience in the landscape and green industry. Childers’ experience includes business operations and development, sales and marketing. “Bringing Tom into the Ewing family of employees further strengthens... 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 reopens Propane Mower Incentive Program

October 12, 2016By

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) reopened online applications for the Propane Mower Incentive Program. Since it began in 2012, PERC said the program has helped commercial propane mower operators save up to $1,000 on the purchase of a new unit, before factoring in the long-term benefits of using propane. “The incentive helps landscape contractors save on the upfront cost of... read more

PERC, ProCOT rewarding use of propane-powered mowers

October 30, 2013By

The Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) and the Propane Council of Texas (ProCOT) are offering national and statewide incentives for commercial mowers that run on greener, domestically-produced propane. PERC is backing the national incentives for propane mower end-users on mowers that are 36 to 72 inches in deck size. Mower operators can receive $1,000 per factory-built mower and $500... read more

Commercial propane mower market share could triple by 2016

September 23, 2013By

In a bid to boost demand for propane, distributors are promoting the advantages of propane-powered lawn mowers. Such efforts could increase the market share for commercial propane mowers from 1 percent to 3 percent by 2016, according to the Propane Education and Research Council. Ivan Giraldo, president of CleanScapes in Austin, Texas, cautioned that while the mowers last longer and... read more