TAG: electric

BrightView to deploy zero-emission, low-noise equipment

May 10, 2017By

BrightView purchased and is in the process of deploying electric mowers and other electric landscaping equipment this spring. “We design, develop, maintain and enhance landscapes for clients who have unique requirements regarding noise or environmental impacts and, in many cases, both,” said Jeff Herold, president of BrightView Landscape Services. “Recent advances in zero-emission technology are allowing us to look at this... read more

Underhill offers electric valve-in-head sprinkler

February 12, 2015By

Underhill International’s M-180S sports field sprinkler offers a range of new features, including a 177 foot radius and electric valve-in-head. The M-180S is designed for use on natural and synthetic turf fields and installs out of the area of play for greater safety and easier maintenance. The M-180S is the newest addition to Underhill’s expanding line of Mirage long-throw sprinklers, which also... read more

OPEI recharges battery/electric products
 initiatives

January 6, 2014By

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) is revamping its regulatory, standards and market reporting and statistics efforts to meet the needs of the corded electric and battery product segments. In recent months, OPEI has welcomed several new battery/electric companies to its membership, including iRobot, Positec, Stanley Black & Decker and Sunrise Global Marketing. Additionally, John Cunningham, president of the Consumer... read more

Power Pusher

November 11, 2012By

The Power Pusher E-750 electric wheelbarrow offers a motorized wheelbarrow alternative that operates quietly and increases user safety over the traditional wheelbarrow, according to the company. The E-750 is able to move as much as 750 lbs. at speed up to 3 mph. Its innovative power dump feature enables operators to eject materials without lifting the device. Plus, with a... read more