TAG: propane mowers

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

Propane equipment rebates now available in Ohio

May 18, 2017By

The Ohio Propane Education & Research Council partnered with the Ohio Propane Gas Association and Clean Fuels Ohio to offer $1,000 rebates for propane autogas vehicles and lawn mowers. Each organization may redeem up to five rebates for five vehicles for a total savings of $5,000. The rebate does not cover equipment or vehicle conversions. “Even with today’s relatively low... 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

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

Propane mower incentive program to expire in April

March 15, 2016By

The propane Mower Incentive Program will end April 30, according to the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) officials. The Mower Incentive Program offers a $1,000 rebate to applicants for each commercial propane mower purchase and $500 for each qualified propane conversion kit. “Since the incentive program was made available again in October of 2015, we’ve seen a lot of... read more

June 2013 Web Extra: CoCal upgrades to propane mowers

June 18, 2013By

CoCal Landscape, based in Denver, is one of the largest landscape contractors in Colorado; it ranks No. 119 on the 2013 LM150 list of the largest companies in the landscape industry. To reduce its environmental footprint CoCal developed a comprehensive sustainability program that focuses on maintaining balance with nature. The company recently expanded this program by replacing its gasoline-fueled mowers... read more