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Boosting Your Business: Insider Strategies to Outfit Trailers for Battery-Power Operations

Is your trailer ready for battery-powered equipment? It might seem like a cut-and-dried process to swap out your gas cans for battery packs, but reconfiguring your trailers requires careful thought and consideration to be set up for success. Research Is Key The first consideration is determining how many pieces of battery-powered equipment and batteries each […]

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The Shift from Gas to Battery

The decision to transition from gas to battery-powered equipment is a significant choice. This change provides various benefits but also requires a concerted effort to be implemented effectively. For businesses like BrightView, based in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, and Serpico, based in Hayward, California, their decision to transition to battery power is driven by who they […]

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Future-Proofing Your Business with Technology

This information came from a session during the 2022 ELEVATE conference and expo. Don’t miss the 2023 ELEVATE in Dallas on Sept. 10-13. It’s commonly said that in business, you’re either growing or dying. If you want your company to still be around in the next five, 10 or 15 years, you have to consider what an […]

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NALP Partners with AGZA on Electric Equipment Workshop

Last week, NALP worked with the American Green Zone Alliance (AGZA) and Montgomery County Maryland DEP to share recommended practices in battery-powered landscape equipment operations. 83 participants, including vendors and private industry individuals, gathered at Montgomery County’s community college campus to learn about the realities of a transition from gas to electric. “AGZA and NALP […]

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Serpico’s Shift to Battery Power

One of Serpico’s founding core values is resource conservation and it guides how they approach every large undertaking. Their latest effort is the shift to 100 percent hybrid-electric-powered landscape maintenance by 2028. Their hybrid-electric routes will be identified as “Green Power+” which includes battery-powered equipment and hybrid-electric Ford F-150 Powerboost trucks. “We look for ways […]

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