TAG: fuel

ExakTime launches new site for construction industry

July 2, 2018By

ExakTime, a digital time and attendance solutions for construction and field services, launched a new digital media site for the construction industry: Fuel. Fuel is a multimedia news, education and entertainment website for construction professionals, with content about construction-related legal, technology, health and finance news and issues, according to ExakTime. “We want to provide the latest and greatest information to... read more

SafetyWatch: Be aware of fuel types

July 10, 2017By

Every experienced landscaper will tell you a story of the wrong fuel being used in a piece of equipment. There are two possible outcomes—both bad: It’s time-consuming to drain the improper fuel and start again, or the equipment is badly damaged because it has run on the wrong fuel. Either way, it’s an expensive hassle. There are four types of... read more

OPEI poll shows consumers lack education on new fuels

March 20, 2017By

Though consumers are increasingly aware of the fuel they are using, reports of misfueling and improper fueling practices are on the rise, according to a poll recently released by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI). “While most people seem to be aware that there is ethanol in gasoline, the poll results show increased misfueling,” said Kris Kiser, president and CEO of... read more

Revved up

August 8, 2015By

Commercial mower engines become more efficient and advanced. Fuel prices may be down from last year, but fuel efficiency is still a top concern for landscape maintenance professionals. Fuel savings coupled with technological advances are powering the commercial mower engine market, experts say—and there are no signs of it slowing down. Ease of use The bar for mower engines has... read more

Kohler Command PRO EFI 824cc engine

April 27, 2015By

Power or fuel savings — that was your choice. Until now. Say hello to the all-new KOHLER® Command PRO® EFI 824cc engine. With best-in-class torque and horsepower, it’s ready to take on any terrain. And with the $600 per year you save on fuel, it’s the most fuel efficient engine we’ve ever made. Man, it’s good to be king. kohlerengines.com read more

Ep. 118: Propane: Not just for grills

February 18, 2015By

Jeremy Wishart, deputy director of business development for the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), discusses why propane continues to grow in popularity as an alternative fuel source for landscape contractors. According to Wishart, propane gas not only runs cleaner and cheaper than regular gasoline, but helps your engines last longer too. In addition, refilling your propane tanks is much... read more