TAG: Propane Education and Research Council

PERC donates $5,000 to GreenCare for Troops

October 21, 2019By

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) donated $5,000 to Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program as part of an in-booth promotion for contractor conducted throughout GIE+EXPO week. PERC announced the amount after tallying the total number of entries to its in-booth trailer giveaway sweepstakes. On behalf of each contractor who entered the in-booth trailer giveaway sweepstakes, PERC donated $5... read more

Fuel for thought

March 22, 2019By
Handheld tool (Photo: Honda Engines)

Gasoline has served as the go-to fuel option for many years when it comes to handheld equipment. However, the recent rise of battery-powered equipment — and subsequent use of propane-powered generators to recharge that equipment — has stoked the number of choices landscape contractors have at their fingertips. Gas ’em up While gasoline-powered equipment no longer represents a monopoly, it’s... read more

Hear why propane mowers are crew-approved

April 1, 2018By

Happier crews work harder. Keep your crew members working efficiently with mowers that keep the air cleaner, and save major time on refueling. The reduced emissions of propane mean mowing in a cloud of exhaust is a thing of the past. And with on-site refueling, your crews get their work done faster—which makes everyone happy. Hear from crews across the... read more

People on the Move: Ewing names new vp; BASF hires new director; PERC promotes from within; and more from Davey, Ruppert Landscape, Massey Services and Canopy Lawn Care

March 7, 2018By

Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply named Tom Childers as its Eastern Division vice president. Childers will lead Ewing’s continued growth and expansion in the eastern U.S., leveraging his more than 26 years of experience in the landscape and green industry. Childers’ experience includes business operations and development, sales and marketing. “Bringing Tom into the Ewing family of employees further strengthens... 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 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