The EPA Tier 4 Standard and the
Impact on the Turf Industry
Big Changes ahead for Diesel Powered Turf Equipment (25-74 horsepower)
The Environmental Protection Agency’s Tier 4 diesel engine emission reduction mandate will soon have an impact on your business. The good news is that all Tier 4 compliant Turf Equipment manufactured after January 1st, 2013 will be better for the environment and healthier for everyone. The more difficult message to deliver is that all Tier 4 compliant diesel powered turf maintenance equipment - greater than 25 horsepower (hp) – from any manufacturer - will cost more.
This document will provide you with a basic understanding of what Tier 4 means and provide you with enough information to help you lead a meaningful business discussion within your organization regarding the possible implications to your bottom line as it relates to capital spending / ROI. If nothing else, we hope this information will provide you with a better understanding of the pending Tier 4 regulation, it’s impact on the turf equipment business, and direct you to additional resources to learn more. Click here to watch or share the Tier 4 video.