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How I Do It: Incorporating Battery Power Into Hardscaping

You typically hear about battery-power equipment being implemented in landscape maintenance operations, but Alfredo’s Lawn and Landscape, based in Austin, Kentucky, has been able to incorporate some battery-powered tools in their hardscaping jobs. Alfredo Aubone, owner of Alfredo’s Lawn and Landscape, says they’ve been using battery-powered blowers for a long time because they’re easy and […]

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Innovator Series: Milwaukee Tool Leads Battery-Powered Innovation for Outdoor Power Equipment

Sponsored Content Milwaukee Tool is the industry leader in cordless innovation and is committed to delivering innovative solutions that increase productivity and unmatched durability for the trades. Working side-by-side with landscape and forestry professionals has provided an understanding of the requirements for performance, durability, and ergonomics. This time investment allows them to deliver disruptive innovation […]

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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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The Future of Battery-Powered Equipment with Paul Beblowski: Season 3: Episode 9 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 3, episode 9 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Brett Lemcke of R.M. Landscape and Neal Glatt with GrowTheBench talk with Paul Beblowski, senior product manager with STIHL. As a product manager, Paul Beblowski oversees product development for STIHL professional battery products and energy management in the United States. He […]

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CARB Approves Proposal to Ban Sale of Gas-Powered Equipment in 2024

On Thursday, Dec. 9, the California Air Resource Board (CARB) approved the proposed amendments to the Small Off-Road Engine Regulations: Transition to Zero Emissions, which would ban the sale of virtually all carbon-emitting landscape equipment beginning with model-year 2024. The meeting went on for nearly 6 hours. NALP along with 60 other associations, including the […]

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What Newsom’s New Law Means for the Landscape Industry

On Saturday, Oct. 9, California’s governor Gavin Newsom signed a new law that orders state regulators to ban the sale of new gas-powered equipment using small off-road engines (SORE), which includes all lawn and landscape equipment, pressure washers and generators, in 2024. This legislation is part of the state’s attempt to reduce its greenhouse gas […]

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Battery Tools and Technology: Nothing is New, Except Everything

Battery technology isn’t new to the industry, but if you’ve been mulling over making a shift in recent years, you might still be hesitating due to confusion over the various specs. Determining the power of a battery product isn’t as clear-cut as looking at the horsepower on a gas product. “Every manufacturer is boasting about […]

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Looking for Gas Alternatives as Prices Rise?

Growing consumer demand and crude oil prices have caused gasoline prices to rise recently, with the national average at $2.90 as of May 3, 2021, while the average a year ago was $1.78. In states like California and Oregon, current gas prices can range from $3.05 to $4.04. While the national gas average still has […]

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Greenworks Commercial 82-Volt Equipment Line Has Many Benefits

Sponsored Content Greenworks Commercial focuses on providing only battery-powered equipment, from zero-turn mowers to handheld outdoor tools. Their tools are engineered to meet or exceed gas-powered tool performance. Greenworks’ 82-volt lithium-ion batteries provide the necessary power and runtime to get the job done without producing emissions. The batteries retain power capacity even after 500 charges […]

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