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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+00:00 April 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Electrical Safety|

Decking Your Halls Doesn’t Have To Cost A Fortune

Decking Your Halls Doesn’t Have To Cost A Fortune Hold down your costs by scaling back your holiday decorations With the holidays just around the corner, neighborhoods across Denver are decked out with holiday lights and decorations. It’s definitely an awe-inspiring sight that promotes holiday cheer. But you might not [...]

2017-12-23T10:46:42+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Energy Efficiency|

12 Ways to Save Money on Electricity

12 Ways to Save Money on Electricity Lower Your Bills Even if Energy Prices Go Up in the New Year If Xcel Energy gets its way, you may pay more for your electricity rates over the next four years. The company petitioned the Colorado Public Utilities Commission to raise rates [...]

2017-11-30T16:57:40+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Energy Efficiency|

Football, Falling Leaves, Festivities… And Fried TVs?

Football, Falling Leaves, Festivities... And Fried TVs? You gotta love autumn. Especially in Colorado. Autumn is the time of year when it’s easy to understand why the word “color” appears right there in the front of our state’s name.  From oaks in Aurora to aspen in, well, Aspen… the whole state [...]

2017-10-30T14:02:56+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Electrical Safety, Surge Protection|