Head to Head Competitive Comparisons

Greenworks® Commercial offers innovative electric landscaping solutions, providing a competitive advantage with unparalleled speed, cutting precision, and intelligent design for a superior user experience.
Head to Head Competitive Comparisons

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Electric vs Gas Lawn Mowers

In the world of commercial lawn care, your choice of equipment can make or break your business. Partnering with Greenworks® Commercial gives you a competitive advantage that gas and other electric brands can't match. 

This article explores the unique benefits of choosing Greenworks® Commercial, a brand known for excellence in electric landscaping solutions. Find out how this partnership can transform your approach to commercial lawn care with top-notch quality and innovation that stands out in the industry.

Challenges Associated with Battery Powered Mowers and Other Electric Landscaping Equipment

Many professional landscapers are understandably resistant to adopting electric models for their landscaping fleets. Here are some of the most common hurdles associated with transitioning from gas to electric power and how Greenworks® Commercial addresses these challenges head on.

Electric Mowers Have Poor Cut Quality

Many electric mowers are not built with the commercial end user in mind, providing lackluster cutting solutions that aren't built to last through grueling commercial jobs. Greenworks® Commercial solves this problem. Every iteration of our battery powered lawn mower comes with literal cutting-edge features. Our cutting technology is purpose-built to deliver the highest quality cut, positioned to rival even the toughest gas models:

  • Durable blade technology, made to last during even the longest commercial jobs
  • 19K Constant Smart Cutting System™ for consistent, high-quality cuts

Electric Equipment is Not Cost-Effective

Many commercial landscapers struggle to justify the initial investment needed to transition their fleets from gas to electric power. It is true that electric models come with a higher upfront cost compared to their gas counterparts. With a wide range of financing options Greenworks® Commercial helps spread the investment into an electric fleet across time. More importantly, over the long term, models at lower and average prices also can be more cost-effective than gas, even more so if fuel prices rise and batteries continue getting better and cheaper. 

Electric Mowers are Less Powerful than Gas Lawn Mowers

Yes, some electric mowers are less powerful than their gas counterparts - but not the Greenworks® Commercial battery powered mower. Our PowrTraq Smart Drive System™ reaches ground speeds of up to 16 MPH and the ability to handle steep 15° slopes. Every mower we've designed is capable of adapting to and dominating tough landscapes.

Electric Mowers Do Not Provide Enough Range

It's true, most electric mowers fall short when it comes to their range of operation, especially regarding commercial applications - but not Greenworks® Commercial. We set out to create the longest-running ZTR in the industry and exceeded even our own expectations. With up to 8 hours of runtime and the ability to cover up to 21 acres on a single charge, we have redefined efficiency in mowing, allowing commercial teams to get more done in a day.

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How Greenworks® Commercial Leaves Gas Mower Pros and Electric Competitors in the Dust

In the ever-evolving landscape of commercial lawn care and maintenance, the demand for efficient, powerful, and environmentally conscious equipment is more pronounced than ever. Greenworks® Commercial has emerged as a trailblazer in this industry, setting new standards with innovative electric solutions that outperform both gas and electric competitors.

From unparalleled speed and cutting precision to intelligent design and seamless maintenance, Greenworks® Commercial offers a comprehensive suite of features that redefine the user experience.

Let's delve into the key reasons why Greenworks® Commercial electric solutions stand head and shoulders above the rest, revolutionizing the way commercial landscaping professionals approach their work.

Most Powerful and Fastest Mower In Its Class

  • Built to outperform rivals for quick and efficient job completion.
  • Designed to be the fastest on the market, saving time for landscaping tasks.

Best Quality Of Cut

  • Durable blade technology, blade tip speed of 19,000 FPM, and a 19K Constant
  • Smart Cutting System™ for consistent, high-quality cuts.

Most Intelligently Powered ZTR

  • Smart technology maximizes performance and minimizes energy waste.
  • Quieter, more comfortable, and simplified electric designs for operators.

Best Commercial User Experience

  • User-friendly experience designed with professional contractors in mind.
  • Standout features for a superior user experience compared to other brands.

82V Lithium-Ion Batteries

  • Equivalent to a 65 HP gas engine for faster and more efficient operations.
  • Turbocharges equipment, providing the power needed for increased productivity.

Integrated App

  • Offers valuable insights into service needs for optimized maintenance and increased profitability.
  • Comprehensive IoT connectivity, safety features, and real-time metrics for enhanced efficiency.

Seamless Maintenance

  • 80% fewer moving parts compared to gas-powered equipment for easier maintenance.
  • Minimizes downtime and maximizes uptime for the crew.

Powerful Charging Solutions

  • OptimusMC Mobile Power Station for all-day power without hassle.
  • Charges up to 18 tools in as little as 30 minutes, offering convenience and reliability.

Exhaust-Free Operation

  • 100% electric equipment eliminates toxic fumes for operator safety.
  • Operators don't go home smelling like gas or covered in a 2-stroke oil blend.

Reduced Noise Pollution

  • Engineered for minimal noise, allowing operators to maintain focus.
  • Creates a quieter work environment compared to conventional tools.

Zero Vibration Fatigue

  • Tools vibrate five times less than conventional turf equipment.
  • Reduces user fatigue caused by rattling decks and vibrating machinery.

Easy to Maneuver

  • Intuitive controls for superior agility and responsiveness.
  • Lightweight and agile design for more efficient jobs with less effort.

Ergonomic Design

  • Thoughtfully designed for performance and user comfort on any terrain.
  • Reduces user fatigue and enhances the overall operator experience.

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Common Questions About Electric Lawn Mowers

Is it Worth Switching to an Electric Mower?

Yes, moving away from gas mowers toward a completely electrified fleet is not only a worthwhile decision, but a necessary one. As more emissions regulations are enacted and the demand for green landscaping solutions increases, commercial landscapers will need to adapt.

From an investment standpoint, here is what a new lawn mower from Greenworks® Commercial can offer you:

Less Hassle

  • 80% fewer moving parts compared to conventional designs.
  • No more oil changes, clogged carburetors, or broken belts, allowing users to stay focused on the job, not wrestling with repairs.

No Unpredictable Fuel Costs

  • Battery-powered equipment means no worry about fluctuating fuel prices.
  • Predictable bottom line for customers and elimination of oil slicks, fuel spills, and foul odors for cleaner and quieter operation.

Greater Longevity

  • 82V single batteries provide more range for tackling bigger projects without constant recharging or refueling.
  • More work gets done in less time, enhancing overall efficiency.

Zero Engine Maintenance

  • Battery-first design eliminates the need for constant pampering of gas engines.
  • No filters, fuel issues, broken belts, or oil changes, resulting in more working hours and less wrench-turning.

Operator Comfort

  • Electric equipment designed with operator ease in mind.
  • No heavy, noisy gear or fuel-related issues, reducing strain and boosting productivity for operators.

How Long Does an Electric Lawn Mower Last?

Battery powered electric mowers last a good while, usually several years. The key is in the quality of the battery and how often it's charged.

These mowers, powered by lithium-ion batteries, are different from a corded electric mower. They offer flexibility and freedom during operation. Modern electric mowers use lithium-ion batteries, and these can handle lots of charging cycles. With regular care and maintenance, like charging correctly and storing properly, these mowers can stay reliable for a long time.

The exact lifespan depends on factors like how well you take care of the battery, the mower, and how often you use it. Generally, though, battery-powered electric mowers are a durable and eco-friendly option compared to traditional gas mowers.

Is a Gas or Electric Lawn Mower Better?

When deciding between gas powered mowers and electric lawn mowers for commercial use, a few key factors should be considered:

Power and Performance

Gas Powered Lawn Mowers: Known for strong performance, especially for large jobs.

Battery Powered Mowers: Advancements have made our mowers powerful enough for commercial use, closing the performance gap.

Environmental Impact

Gas Powered Lawn Mowers: Emit pollution and rely on non-renewable fuels.

Battery Powered Mowers: Cleaner and greener, with no emissions during use. Better for the planet and for operators.

Operational Cost and Efficiency

Gas Powered Lawn Mowers: Costs can fluctuate due to gasoline prices, and maintenance might be more frequent.

Battery Powered Mowers: More stable costs, fewer maintenance needs.

Noise Level

    Gas Powered Lawn Mowers: Tend to be noisier.

    Battery Powered Mowers: Operate quietly, better for noise-sensitive environments.

      Ease of Use and Maneuverability

        Gas Powered Lawn Mowers: Can be heavier and harder to maneuver.

        Electric Lawn Mowers: Lighter and more maneuverable, making them easier to use.

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          How Do You Seamlessly Transition from Gas to Electric Power?

          A smooth transition to an electric fleet can only be achieved by choosing the right partner. Transitioning from gas-powered to electric fleets has never been more seamless and efficient. Greenworks® Commercial provides a comprehensive solution for large-scale landscaping projects, aligning with green initiative values and regulations effortlessly.

          Our commitment to eco-friendly excellence involves integrating best-in-class batteries, cutting-edge brushless motor technology, and intelligent power management, effectively setting new industry benchmarks. Here's why our state-of-the-art line of outdoor equipment is the ideal choice for your fleet's transition:

          All-Day Runtimes and Quick Charging

          • Ensures uninterrupted operation with extended runtimes.
          • Quick charging capabilities for minimal downtime during the workday.

          Exceptional Ground Speeds, Blade Speeds, and Maneuverability

          • Maintains high performance standards for efficient project execution.
          • Superior ground speeds, blade speeds, and maneuverability for precision and speed.

            Designed and Perfected by Professional Operators

            • Informed design based on the insights and expertise of professional operators.
            • Tailored to meet the specific needs and demands of fleet operators.

            Battery-First Engineering for Simplified Maintenance

            • Reduces moving parts to streamline maintenance processes.
            • Battery-first engineering eliminates the complexities associated with traditional gas-powered equipment.

            Reduced Vibration, Noise, and Zero Fumes

            • Enhances operator comfort with minimal vibration and noise.
            • Zero fumes contribute to a safer and healthier working environment.

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              Take the first step toward an all electric future, contact your local dealer and experience the power of Greenworks Commercial firsthand.
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