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National Battery Day - How Batteries Are Changing the Construction/ Demolition Industry

How Batteries Are Changing Construction/ Demolition – National Battery Day

On National Battery Day, we reflect on the use of battery powered equipment in the construction and demolition industry. One of the industries that gets the most spotlight on the use of batteries is the automotive industry, with its focus on zero emissions. In fact, if you watched the 2022 Super Bowl, you may have …

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Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency: You’ve Heard the Term a Bazillion Times, but Do You Really Know What it Means?

It’s a cost-savings process that happens over time Okay, then. Let’s get energy efficient. Well, not so fast. First, let’s talk about what the term “energy efficient” really means. In the truest definition, energy efficiency is the percentage of total energy put into a machine or piece of equipment that is consumed to produce useful …

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The Plug-in Premium

“The Plug-In Premium” – Myth or Reality?

Will electric vehicles and construction equipment cost you more … or less than their internal combustion counterparts? Being kind to the planet means riding roughshod on your checkbook, right? That’s the gist of what some call the “plug-in premium,” where making the switch to electric vehicles or construction equipment includes paying more for these cleaner …

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Cost of Ownership: Why Battery-Powered Equipment Can Be Far Less Painful to Your Pocketbook

Yes, even if you only remove the cost of gasoline or diesel from your operating expenses. It’s a quiet revolution. You may not even notice that it has taken place around you—until you realize that you haven’t heard … or smelled the usual suspects. We’re talking about construction and landscaping equipment powered by traditional gasoline …

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Is Your Landscaping Company Losing Out on Bids? Time to Say Goodbye to Your Gasoline and Diesel-Powered Equipment

65% of consumers would choose a landscaper who used eco-friendly outdoor power equipment over one who didn’t        Getting less business might have little to do with how well you do your job, and more about what you’re doing it with. It turns out that we are all starting to be far more …

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Battery-Powered Equipment for better profit

Batt in Black: How Battery Power Keeps Your Construction Business Out of the Red

Battery-powered electric construction equipment is just as powerful, but exponentially less expensive to operate. The convergence has begun. Traditional construction tools of the trade that once ran on fuel are being reimagined and redesigned to run on battery power. It’s possible because of the rapid evolution of battery technology, which has made it possible to …

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