TAG: propane autogas

PERC launches online autogas roadmap

March 27, 2019By
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The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) launched an online map designed to showcase the growing number of fleets in a variety of markets that use propane autogas to fuel their trucks, vans, buses and sedans. The “Propane Autogas Roadmap” is an interactive resource, charting fleets nationwide that are succeeding with propane autogas vehicles. Participants can add a fleet to... 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, 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

Propane Council of Texas takes Fueling Texas to San Antonio

October 7, 2013By

The Propane Council of Texas, in partnership with the Alamo Area Clean Cities Coalition, held its 4th Annual Commercial Propane Mower and Vehicle Fleet Event Oct. 3 at Padre Park in San Antonio. The Propane Council of Texas’ public awareness campaign, Fueling Texas, has been touring the state to educate Texans about the benefits of operating commercial lawn equipment and fleet... read more

Benchmark cuts fuel costs by more than half

July 31, 2013By

Benchmark Landscapes, Austin, Texas, has cut its fuel costs by 58 percent operating 46 lawn mowers on propane, the Propane Council of Texas (ProCOT) reports. A commercial landscape maintenance and design company, Benchmark first switched to propane five years ago. “We have been very pleased with our decision to convert our fleet to propane autogas,” says Clayton Oldham, a Benchmark... read more

EarthWorks reduces costs with propane

May 7, 2013By

EarthWorks Inc. said using propane autogas to run its lawn equipment has allowed it to reduce its annual maintenance costs by 30 to 35 percent and save $41,600 in annual fuel costs. The Dallas-based full-service commercial landscaping company turned to the alternative fuel because of the high price of gasoline and the increased maintenance and internal engine issues it experienced... read more