Entries by High West Electric

ISO: Residential Wireman and Journeyman

High West Electric is in search of a Residential Wireman and Journeyman to join our outstanding team. We are a values driven company. We stand by our word, value our customers and employees, and take pride in our work. Our customers stay with us because they feel like they are family, like us, and they […]

Federal and State EV Rebates

Federal and State EV rebates are now available. The Electric Vehicle rebates beginning in 2023 are in hopes to encourage drivers to transition from fossil fuels to electric vehicles. Last year, “10.5% of all new vehicles sold in Colorado were electric,” says Carrie Atiyeh with the Colorado Energy Office. Colorado has set a goal of […]

The History Of Electric Vehicles 

The history of electric vehicles is a long and interesting one. Believe it or not, electric vehicles have been around for more than a century! After serious health concerns over the unsanitary conditions brought on by so many horse carriages (New York City had about 150,000 in 1890, which produced 2.9 million pounds of manure […]

End Of Year Message

To Our Clients and Partnerships (both new and old), As the end of the year draws near, we want to thank all of you for an amazing year. The success of High West Electric is based on the relationships we have built over the years, and we really wouldn’t be where we are without you. […]

Save Money With Smart Home Technology

This blog will discuss how smart home technology can save you money and be a selling point if you are considering selling. You often judge a house by its looks. But guess what? Now you can also judge it by its IQ. Think smart thermostats, smart lighting, and app-controlled security systems. Smart home technology can […]

5 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring An Electrician?

Admit it, you tried a DIY project and it’s now time to wave the white flag and hire a professional. We get it, but there are 5 questions you should ask prior to hiring an electrician to complete your project. 1.What Is Their Experience Level? Before hiring an electrician, be sure to ask about their […]

Watts Versus Lumens

We often get asked the difference between watts versus lumens. There have been some major changes in lighting in recent years due to the introduction of energy-efficient CFL and LED bulbs. Incandescent bulbs are becoming a thing of the past, as both their energy-hogging habits and their “wattage” rating become obsolete. In place of them […]

What Causes Circuit Breakers to Trip

What causes circuit breakers to trip…a question we are asked regularly. Your circuit breaker has the important task of disrupting electricity to prevent shocks, fires, and other disasters—but sometimes it’s not clear as to what causes a circuit breaker to trip. Circuit breakers protect your home’s electrical system by cutting off the flow of electricity […]

Benefits of a Whole House Fan

There are many benefits of a whole house fan; energy savings, fresher air, and easy installation to name a few. A whole house fan combined with ceiling fans and other circulating fans provide acceptable summer comfort for many families, eliminating or significantly reducing the need for air conditioning. How Whole House Fans Work A whole […]

How to Avoid Overloaded Outlets

If you have ever had to switch the circuit breakers to restore power after your electricity shuts off you due to overloaded outlets you may be asking yourself, “how many watts can a standard outlet handle?” Living in a space with a limited number of outlets can force you to make some difficult choices. You […]