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Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire

Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire… … And It’s Possible An Electrical Inspection Could’ve Prevented It   It’s summer in Colorado, and that means plenty of fun in the sun all over the Rocky Mountain region. It also means plenty of fire danger. Block parties, barbecues, outdoor gatherings for families and [...]

Don’t Waste Time Chasing Unmapped Electrical Circuits

Don’t Waste Time Chasing Unmapped Electrical Circuits A Simple “Electrical Map” Can Save You Time And Money True story: A Colorado homeowner was hosting a big neighborhood summer party at his house. Most of the preparations were complete, but when it came time to plug in the portable cooler on [...]

Power Up Your Indoor Comfort This Spring

Power Up Your Indoor Comfort This Spring “You know, your HVAC system is not really supposed to last this long.” That’s what a qualified HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) electrician had to tell one senior couple recently, when they had trouble with their indoor comfort system. And it was [...]

2018-04-15T08:16:34+00:00April 15th, 2018|Electrical Maintenance|

Powerful Advice For The Change Of Seasons

“Powerful” Advice For The Change Of Seasons As you set your clocks ahead an hour in observance of the “Spring Forward” season change, you’re likely thinking about the future. Spring is here… summer’s on the way… and whether it’s exciting travel, or the kind of enjoyment you get from a [...]

2018-03-23T23:51:04+00:00March 11th, 2018|Electrical Safety|

Time To Get Smart About Smart Meters

Time To Get Smart About Smart Meters What do you know about “smart” electrical meters? In Colorado, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has given the green-light to Xcel Energy (the state’s largest electrical utility) to “go smart,” spending more than half a billion dollars on high-tech company-wide digital equipment and [...]

2018-03-22T11:01:04+00:00February 18th, 2018|Energy Efficiency|

Five Ways To Clean Up The “Dirty Power” In Your Home

Five Ways To Clean Up The “Dirty Power” In Your Home “Dirty Power” is a term used to describe the inevitable situation in which your home’s electrical system receives a flow of electricity different from what it “expects.” Unless it has faulty or malfunctioning equipment, your utility company sends out [...]

2018-03-10T15:15:28+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Energy Efficiency|

Thinking about a career as an electrician?

Thinking about a career as an electrician? Here’s everything you need to know to become an apprentice electrician in 2018 Becoming an electrician apprentice is a good move if you’re looking for a new career in 2018. That’s because there’s an increasing need for workers in the industry in Colorado [...]

2018-01-27T16:08:16+00:00January 5th, 2018|Electricians|

Give Yourself A “Break” – Check Your Breaker Box

Give Yourself A “Break” – Check Your Breaker Box Here’s another sad story that could easily have been prevented. A couple piled their kids into the car and took off for Grandma’s house for a long holiday weekend. Grandma doesn’t allow cell phones at the dinner table (good for her!)… [...]

2017-12-23T10:57:05+00:00December 13th, 2017|Electrical Safety|