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Backup Power Importance Grows as Blackouts Loom

We’ve discussed how increasing demand on the electrical grid from electric vehicles and appliances risks brownouts and interruptions, but this spring a new twist was added—shutdowns to mitigate the risk of fire damage.

Xcel Energy cut off power to 56,000 homes and businesses in northwest Denver and suburbs…

More Free and Low-Cost Electrification Incentives for 2024

Still on the fence about upgrading your electrical services? These added incentives from federal, state, and local governments and utilities can dramatically lower the cost, sometimes to zero!

The funds mainly come from federal programs, but much is distributed through local sources, so taking full advantage means looking…

Incentives for Electrifying in 2024

The push to cut carbon emissions has led to many government agencies and utilities to continue offering attractive incentives to switch to electric options in 2024. They range from federal and state tax credits to cash rebates for qualifying purchases. Here’s a look at what’s on tap for…

New Options for This Heating Season

It’s never a good time to replace your heating and cooling system, but if yours is giving hints it’s about ready to go, or if it quits on you, there are more options than ever to replace it with updated technology and efficiency. More and more, these systems…

The Risks and Rewards of Home EV Charging

Recent news accounts have shown that improperly installed and operated home electric vehicle chargers can result in catastrophic fires and explosions. In most, if not all, cases these tragedies are preventable with the right installation and attention to detail—both by the homeowner and the installer. And that’s…

New Codes Push More Electrification, Renos Included

Grandpa has left the building. And he may not be coming back.

Last year, the Colorado House of Representatives passed House Bill 22-1362 requiring all Colorado governmental agencies to develop a model electric and solar ready code on or before June 1, 2023. So they did, and…

Are You Ready for Spring Storms?

Recent downpours and damaging winds serve as reminders that winter isn’t the only time that weather emergencies occur. Colorado has the second-highest number of lightning strikes in the nation, surpassed only by Florida. The state averages 234 hailstorms each year and had the highest per-capita loss from them…

Big Incentives on Tap for Electrifying in 2023

The push to cut carbon emissions has led to many government agencies and utilities to offer attractive incentives to switch from gas-fired appliances to electric ones. They range from federal and state tax credits to cash rebates for qualifying purchases. Here’s a look at what’s on tap for…

Backup Power Importance Grows

As we become ever more reliant on electrical and electronic devices the need for reliable electric power increases. While urban power outages tend to be brief, typically lasting only a few hours, major storms or disasters can bring interruptions of several days…or more. And in Colorado’s foothills and…

Ceiling Fans Save Year-Round

There are plenty of hot days left and ceiling fans can be a great way to beat the heat without busting your budget. But did you know that the right ceiling fan in the right place can also save on your winter heating bills?

Here are some tips…

California Outages Show Backup Power Need

California’s Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) has been cutting power to hundreds of thousands of residents in an attempt to lower wildfire danger from downed power lines. Some people have been without electrical service for several days, creating concerns about food safety, water, and medical needs along with…

Interesting Electricity Facts

Electricity is a basic necessity for modern life. We use it to power lights, televisions and computers, charge our phones, run our washers and dryers, and warm our ovens so we can prepare food. Although there are countless other ways we use electricity in our daily lives at…

Colorado among leaders in economic recovery; private-sector construction leading the way

DENVER – The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC), the state’s leading professional association for the commercial building industry, each year issues a building and economic forecast, and while the economy is still sluggish in historical terms, the ACG’s Outlook 2013 for the commercial development industry is rather…

Allstar Electrical of Stapleton marks 12th anniversary as a bellwether of an improving local economy

Founded in May, 2000, the electrical contractor views planned business development at Stapleton making the former airport a true regional city center

DENVER, CO – Allstar Electrical Services LLC, a full-service commercial, industrial and residential electric services contractor headquartered in Stapleton, celebrated its 12th anniversary in business May 8th with…

Rebates, tax incentives for energy efficient high-bay lighting systems in commercial facilities

Changes in lighting regulations and energy-savings plans could make retrofitting warehouses and industrial operations a quick pay-back and utility cost savings proposition

DENVER, CO – Commercial operators of warehouses and industrial facilities can enjoy significant rebates and tax incentives for switching out antiquated high-bay lighting systems by the…

Selecting An Electrician: Key Questions to Ask

Any electrician unwilling to patiently undergo a complete interview with a homeowner about the proposed service probably shouldn’t be hired. Here’s a handy starting point for the grilling

DENVER, CO – Hiring any professional service provider for your home can be fraught with peril. Whether it’s a plumber,…

Electrical Evaluation Audit brings homeowners and commercial property owners peace of mind

An economical visual inspection of electrical “circuit breaker” panels can detect signs of wear and even potential emergencies with the trained eye of licensed electricians of Allstar Electrical.

DENVER, CO - Allstar Electrical Services, a full-service residential and commercial electrician and electrical construction firm serving Colorado’s Front Range,…

High Bay Fluorescent Lighting Can Save Commercial/Industrial Property Owners 50% on Utility Bills

Denver electrical contractor Allstar Electrical Services says these modern warehouse lighting systems also save on building cooling costs and qualify for utility company rebates.

Saving energy and money is a high priority in these economic times for commercial and industrial property owners, and one of the best places…

Induction lighting is top “green” choice for economy, efficiency and long life

DENVER, CO – The days of the incandescent light bulb are numbered, due to federal legislation that will begin phasing out the long-familiar but energy inefficient lighting source beginning in 2012. Most people are well aware of the LED fluorescent alternative showing up on store shelves and EnergyStar…

Allstar electrical service’s stimulus plan generates 100 residential projects in 2009

Allstar Electrical Service reports that it’s Stimulus Plan, a marketing effort launched exactly one year ago, resulted in at least 100 projects, large and small, that the Denver-based electrical contractors wouldn’t otherwise have scored in 2009. “That 100 additional projects compares well to President Barack Obama’s 2 million…

Be prepared for high heating bills: electrical company offers winterizing plan

Denver, CO (August, 2008) – In response to an anticipated 44 percent increase in low-income family winter heating bills, Denver’s premier electrical company is encouraging Coloradans to assess their homes’ electrical usage in advance of the winter months.

Gary Stone, president of Allstar Electrical Services, LLC, wants to…

Denver’s Allstar Electrical Service A Front Range Forerunner

DENVER, CO – Allstar Electrical Services, located in Denver, CO, redefines full service electrical service with ongoing preventive maintenance as well as problem solution. An award-winning leader in both new construction and remodeling, Allstar has served residential and business customers since the late 1990s, offering energy-saving tips that…

Remodeling the right way can save money over building new square footage

Colorado’s foreclosure rate isn’t as bad as in previous years, according to a report by John Rebchook in the Rocky Mountain News dated Tuesday, March 11, 2008. Viewed several ways The Mortgage Bankers Association has ranked Colorado No. 24 in the nation for seriously delinquent loans in fourth…

Exterior lights can effectively market your business better

When you opened the doors of your business, you likely had a telephone, stationary, business cards, a desk and computer. All of these are important aspects to marketing your enterprise. Answering the phone in a timely fashion is another pro-active business effort. Having a website is something many…

Allstar electrical services is 5-time award winner for excellence in electrial contracting & service

DENVER, CO - In the first half of 2007, Allstar Electrical Services, LLC has earned five prestigious awards for superior performance in electrical contracting.

Three of the awards presented by the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) in 2007 included:

  • Meritorious Award, Low Voltage Category…

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