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Tee Off on a Green Golf Course

For most of us, scheduling a tee time isn’t something we do in December, but it is the ideal time for golf course owners and managers to think about propane. Propane and Golf? With the ever-changing technology to create a …

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Forest Preserves of Cook County Goes Green With New Propane Mowers

From the latest news on the Forest Preserves of Cook County’s website: This July, as part of an ongoing effort to make its operations as green and economical as possible, the Forest Preserves of Cook County converted 16 new Gravely …

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Hernando County, FL Makes the Switch from Gasoline to Propane

This spring, Hernando County, FL converted their gasoline-powered mowers to propane. Our Metro Lawn Conversion Trainer Dave Calver completed the conversion on-site, along with the Hernando County staff, including the superintendent. Making the switch to AmeriGas propane AutoGas is easy. …

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Commercial Landscaping Company Saves 30-35% Annual Maintenance Costs with Propane

EarthWorks Inc., a commercial landscaping company based in Dallas, converted its lawn equipment fleet to propane autogas and expects to save between 30-35% on annual maintenance costs and $41,600 in annual fuel cost savings running on the alternative fuel. “We have been …

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Update on the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit

At the beginning of April, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) clarified and extended the deadline for the alternative fuel tax credit to July 1.  At issue was that the due date for filing claims for payments related to alternative fuel …

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Landscaping Company Saves $10,000 With Switch to Propane

Master Trimmers, a 10-year-old lawn and landscaping business in Marshfield, MO, converted two of its commercial mowers to propane in March, a few months before the business’ summertime peak. Dustin Leighty, the company’s founder and president, was optimistic that propane …

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Cut your Mowing Costs with Propane. And get up to $1,000 per mower to prove it.

Spring is here and mowing season is around the corner! If you’ve been on the fence about propane powered mowers, now is the time to make the switch! It’s a win-win situation when you choose propane – fuel savings, longer …

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AmeriGas/Metro Lawn to Exhibit at the 2013 Missouri Park and Recreation Association Event!

The MPRA Conference is just around the corner February 26 through March 1, 2013 at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Lake Ozark, MO. Over 350 park and recreation professionals from around the state will be in attendance, along with AmeriGas, showcasing …

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