United Rentals Adds Emissions Information to Online Equipment Marketplace

Customers Can Filter Equipment by Emissions Level to meet their Jobsite Requirements

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI), the world’s largest equipment rental company, today announced its online rental catalog now includes emissions level information for all equipment. The ability to see the emissions level when selecting equipment helps companies make more informed decisions to choose the right equipment that supports their jobsite needs and sustainability goals.

Using the United Rentals online catalog, companies can browse, search and select equipment by filtering by emissions level. This new catalog feature makes it easy to understand the environmental impact of different equipment options. The catalog’s four emissions level categories are:

  • Zero Emissions, which is comprised of equipment powered by battery, electric or solar. This equipment creates no emissions when in use.
  • Low Emissions, which contains equipment powered by hybrid, propane or natural gas engines.
  • Lower Diesel Emissions, which encompass equipment with Tier 4 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) certified engines. Tier 4 engines are the most stringent emissions currently in place for diesel engines.
  • Standard Emissions, which include the most common gas or diesel-powered equipment. The equipment is powered by USEPA certified engines.

In the catalog, equipment with zero or low emissions are also indicated by a green symbol next to the cat class. Companies can learn more about emissions options, including types and featured equipment in the catalog, by going to the United Rentals equipment emissions webpage.

“We are committed to providing our customers with a wide range of equipment options to support their sustainability goals,” said Joli Gross, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of United Rentals. “With our new online catalog feature, we give customers the power to select equipment to create lower-emission worksites without compromising safety or productivity.”

United Rentals is focused on reducing its own environmental footprint while helping customers with their sustainability goals. More information about the company’s holistic approach can be found in the Sustainability at United Rentals white paper.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world. The company has an integrated network of 1,343 rental locations in North America, 13 in Europe, 27 in Australia and 19 in New Zealand. In North America, the company operates in 49 states and every Canadian province. The company’s approximately 22,100 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers approximately 4,500 classes of equipment for rent with a total original cost of $17.43 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, the Barron’s 400 Index and the Russell 3000 Index® and is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. Additional information about United Rentals is available at unitedrentals.com.


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