TAG: propane conversion

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

Briggs & Stratton engines now available for propane conversion

September 13, 2017By

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power engines are now available for propane conversion through Propane Power Systems. The EPA-certified conversions are available for 11 Vanguard and Commercial Series engines, ranging in displacement from 205cc single-cylinder horizontals up to 993cc Big Block V-Twin engines. “Briggs & Stratton’s expansive commercial engine lineup that is convertible to propane is yet another sign that propane-powered equipment is... read more

Lehr buys EnviroGard, expands outdoor power equipment unit

March 4, 2015By

Lehr, a manufacturer of propane-powered products and tools, acquired EnviroGard, a division of Onyx Environmental Solutions focused on propane engines and conversion kits for gasoline engines. Though terms were not disclosed, EnviroGard now is acting as a new division of Lehr and will continue to offer it’s current products and conversion kits to both original equipment manufacturers and their dealers.... read more

PERC extends $2,000 propane conversion incentives to March

December 3, 2014By

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) extended the timeframe for landscape contractors to receive double the incentive dollars awarded through its Propane Mower Incentive Program. Initially set to expire at the end of the year, program participants now are able to earn $2,000 toward the purchase of a new propane-powered mower and $1,000 toward a qualified conversion as the... read more

Santini’s Lawn Care paints propane mower pink

October 7, 2014By

Steve Santini not only went out on a whim by being Porco Energy’s first propane mower conversion customer, but he also enlisted the company to paint his Bob-cat Predator Pro pink to promote breast cancer awareness, LP Gas reports. Santini, owner of Santini’s Lawn Care in Marlboro, N.Y., said: “It’s been an eye-catcher. Not only is it pink, but when... read more

PERC doubles propane mower incentives to $2,000

October 1, 2014By

Beginning in October, landscape professionals can earn double the incentive dollars available through the Propane Education & Research Council’s (PERC’s) Propane Mower Incentive Program. Through the end of the year, program participants can earn $2,000 toward the purchase of a new propane-powered mower and $1,000 toward a qualified conversion. “Our Propane Mower Incentive Program has been a valuable asset to... read more