29 Dec '11, 1pm

NREL: Commercial Mowers Use More Gas Than Cars

I find this story misleading and here is why. At first reading this head line I had to ask “Really commercial lawn mowers use more gas than cars ?? – Come On” So how I first interpret this tag line in my head.. I total all the fuel used by “commercial lawn mowers” and then add the “total gas used by cars” and lets use the USA because the article is not clear as to where? According to the EIA – in 2009 the USA used – 3,283,730,000 barrels x 42 = 137,916,660,000 gallons of GAS… by my count you have to mow alot of grass with that much gas..

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/12/29/nrel-commer...

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