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March 2016


Dealer-Installed Propane Option Gives Landscape Contractors and

Municipalities Another Fuel Choice

Stanley, NC – EnviroGard LLC is continuing its highly successful dealer-installed propane engine conversion program with an expansion to 36 different models.

Available conversions include 21 John Deere ZTrak™ zero-turn mowers, 7 John Deere QuikTrak™ stand-on mowers, and 8 John Deere commercial walk-behind mowers.   Conversions will be available through John Deere dealers for commercial end users in the United States for the 2016 season.

“We’re very pleased to be expanding our propane conversion program for John Deere dealers and their customers,” said Jeremy Hahne, EnviroGard vice president of business development. “With 36 different conversion kits, professional landscapers now have many options for converting to propane.”

The conversion kits are designed and manufactured by EnviroGard™ and installed by certified John Deere dealer technicians to provide professional landscapers, municipalities, and other large fleet owners with an environmentally responsible and economical fuel solution. Once converted, the propane-powered machines are EPA and CARB compliant. EnviroGard™ has a twenty-two module on-line University Training program to certify all of the John Deere dealers’ technicians. “We are committed to continually improve our on-line training programs for John Deere dealers. We have received excellent feedback from the technicians that have gone through the training so far,” stated Hahne.

Contractors interested in converting existing models simply need to visit their local John Deere dealer to determine if a kit is available for their specific machines. Find more information on EnviroGard™ propane conversion kits at John Deere dealers or

About EnviroGard™

EnviroGard is a leader in bringing alternative-fueled engines and fuel systems to OEM’s and their dealers in the outdoor power equipment, construction, mining, and janitorial-sanitation industries. EnviroGard offers propane engines and conversion kits to retrofit gasoline engines. Located in Stanley, North Carolina, EnviroGard LLC is a division of LEHR Holdings in Los Angeles, California. For company information visit and

LEHR Acquires Propane Fuel System Technology Company, EnviroGard

Clean-Power Innovator LEHR, LLC. today announced the recent acquisition of EnviroGard, a propane fuel system technology company. EnviroGard was a division of Onyx Environmental Solutions primarily focused on propane engines and conversion kits for gasoline engines. The acquisition will accelerate LEHR’s strategy, which is focused on market expansion, environmentally friendly technologies for larger engines in the high-growth outdoor power equipment, and construction industry markets.

“Here at LEHR, propane technology is a key driver in our business strategy, and EnviroGard is a terrific, strategic, and financially compelling fit for our business,” said Bernardo Herzer, LEHR CEO and Founder. “This acquisition will help expand our footprint into the outdoor power equipment markets, accelerating growth and building positive momentum for LEHR’s business in 2015 and beyond.”

With awards and accolades from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Popular Science and Popular Mechanics magazines, and the National Marine Manufacturers Association, LEHR is a leading force in the marine propane-powered outboard market. Combining LEHR’s patented technologies and EnviroGard’s comprehensive product portfolio and longstanding OEM relationships will strengthen LEHR’s reach into vertical markets including outdoor power equipment and construction equipment industries.

“LEHR’s advanced fuel system technology and global manufacturing and distribution capabilities add tremendous value for all EnviroGard stakeholders.” said Jeremy Hahne, now VP Business Development at LEHR. “We are extremely pleased to have partnered with Captain Bernardo Herzer and the rest of the LEHR team to rapidly expand our alternative fueled engine technology, while helping to create a healthier and more sustainable planet,” continued Hahne.

EnviroGard has become a new division of LEHR, LLC. and will continue to offer it’s current products and conversion kits to both original equipment manufacturers and their dealers while expanding the combined technologies into new product markets.


About EnviroGard
EnviroGard is a leader in propane fuel system technology for small engines. Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, EnviroGard develops and certifies propane fuel systems to achieve the highest possible performance while dramatically reducing harmful emissions when compared to conventional gasoline engines. For additional information see

LEHR Inc. is a leading provider of award winning, environmentally friendly, propane-powered products and tools. Dedicated to a cleaner planet through environmentally friendly technology, the LEHR family of products utilizes a patented technology, which ensures that they are the cleanest, greenest and most reliable tools on the market today. For additional information see

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