Ease of maintenance
The level of difficulty involved in maintaining a zero turn mower.
Ease of navigation around obstacles
The ability of a zero turn mower to maneuver around obstacles with ease.
Ease of starting
The ease with which a zero turn mower can be started.
Ease of use
The level of difficulty involved in operating a zero turn mower.
Alternatives to traditional machinery that are designed to be more environmentally friendly.
Zero turn mowers that are designed to minimize their impact on the environment.
The benefits provided by a healthy ecosystem, such as clean air and water, that can be impacted by the use of zero turn mowers.
The ability of a zero turn mower to perform its intended function with minimal waste of energy or resources.
A part of an electric zero turn mower that is responsible for converting electrical energy into mechanical energy.
Electrical connection inspections (for electric mowers)
The process of checking the electrical connections of an electric zero turn mower for safety and proper function.
The energy used to power an electric zero turn mower.
Mowers that are powered by electricity instead of gasoline.
Electric-powered zero turn mower
A zero turn mower that is powered by electricity instead of gasoline.
Emission reduction strategies
Techniques used to minimize the amount of pollutants released by a zero turn mower.
The release of pollutants into the environment by a zero turn mower.
The process of reducing the amount of pollutants released into the environment by machinery.
The amount of pollutants released by a zero turn mower during operation.
Emissions regulations compliance
The adherence of a zero turn mower to local and federal emissions regulations.
The amount of energy used by a zero turn mower during operation.
Engine cooling system
A system that removes heat from an engine, preventing overheating and prolonging engine life.
The volume of air and fuel that can be drawn into the engine’s combustion chamber during one complete cycle of the engine.
The process of starting the engine, typically accomplished by turning a key or pressing a button.
The length of time an engine is expected to operate before requiring major repairs or replacement.
The regular upkeep and repair of the engine to ensure optimal performance and longevity.
The amount of energy produced by the engine to perform work.
Engine power and torque
The force produced by the engine to rotate the mower blades or move the mower forward or backward.
Engine power output
The amount of power produced by the engine, typically measured in horsepower (hp) or kilowatts (kW).
The volume of the engine’s combustion chamber, typically measured in cubic centimeters (cc) or cubic inches (ci).
The effects of human activities on the natural environment.
Environmental impact of lawn care practices
The effects of lawn care practices on the environment, including water and air quality, soil health, and biodiversity.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards
Standards set by the US government to limit the amount of pollutants released into the environment.
Regulations set by governments to protect the environment and public health.
The obligation to protect and preserve the natural environment while performing professional landscape care.
The study of how people interact with their environment and the design of products to optimize that interaction.
Items or services that are not covered by a warranty or service agreement.
The gases and particles released into the air by the engine’s exhaust system.
Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR)
A system that recirculates a portion of the exhaust gas back into the engine, resulting in reduced emissions.
The system that removes exhaust gases from the engine.
Exhaust system design
The design of the system that removes exhaust gases from the engine.
The desired outcomes or results of using a zero turn mower for professional landscape care.