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2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

October 6th, 2017 No comments

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The Artisan Team is Asking for Your Vote!

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The voting for the 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards is underway and the Artisan Electric Team would really appreciate your support.

We’ve received complements from many of you and we are thankful for the positive feedback you’ve given us over this past year. At Artisan Electric we have a saying we use often to govern how we approach our business – “we all come up together”.  To that end we could really use your help and your vote now to achieve this next goal!

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Cast Your Vote for Artisan Electric

Please “click on” the RED CHECK VOTE button and cast your vote for Artisan Electric. Your vote will make a difference, so please vote now, it only takes a few seconds.

Respectfully – Chris Voglund and The Artisan Electric Team

*Voting is open until 10/16 @ 11:59pm EASTERN

The TECH A TEAM!

May 13th, 2014 No comments

OUR “A “TEAM: In this day and age there is no way for any one electrical contractor to cover the full range of emerging tech that comes our way now. One of the best services we offer at Artisan is knowing when to call in for back up. Here is a list of some of our trusted tech professional resources that we co-op with.

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• Artisan Electric – residential / commercial / industrial electrical contracting and voice / data / audio services with full project management services – this is us
• Sound Lab – Audio / Video / Home Theater – (this is our primary local partnership with the always awesome Mark Baitinger)
• Hearing Loops – Indiana Hearing Loops Team of Sound Lab and Artisan Electric
• Profound Technologies – we use this company for the design and programming back end for Crestron installs – they are a nationwide major player
• ESCO Communications – high end communications contractor / AV / Integration specialists that we can partner with for design / build and install support
• Edge IT – IT professional services and network systems support
• Abstract Tech Group – another IT professional group that we work with for network systems support
• ESG – Electronic Systems Group – controlled access (biometric systems) / alarm / digital camera integration
• Backup Automated Generator Systems – this is us with support from our supplier Buckeye Power Sales. We are an authorized Kohler generator dealer / Installer
• KL Security Systems – safe rooms / vaults / IO Safe disaster proof digital hard drive storage systems (water proof / fire proof / crush proof)
• Johnson Melloh – high end PV solar and wet thermal solar design / build group that we work with

Let us know what we can help you dream up / design / or implement at your home or business!

Contact us HERE to get started with a free quote

Artisan Electric Earns Angie’s List Super Service Award

March 10th, 2014 No comments

Artisan Electric Earns Esteemed 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service

 

Artisan Electric has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review service in 2013.

“This is the 4th year in a row that we have won this award, it means a great deal to us.  We strive every day to become better at what we do and maintain the highest level of quality and ethics.  Each and every client matters to us every time”

“Only about 5 percent of the companies Artisan Electric competes with in Greater Lafayette area able to earn our Super Service Award,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “It’s a mark of consistently great customer service.”

Angie’s List Super Service Award 2013 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade; the company must be in good standing with Angie’s List, have a fully complete profile, pass a background check and abide by Angie’s List operational guidelines.  Service company ratings are updated daily on Angie’s List. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in areas ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality. Members can find the 2013 Super Service Award logo next to company names in search results on AngiesList.com.

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Angie’s List helps consumers have happy transactions with local service professionals in more than 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to healthcare. More than 2 million paid households use Angie’s List to gain access to local ratings, exclusive discounts, the Angie’s List Magazine and the Angie’s List complaint resolution service.

Generator Systems and Emergency Power

November 20th, 2013 No comments

Who do you know that got spooked by this recent line of storms and the related power outages?

The reality is that with the continued deterioration or our aging power grids, line worker cut backs and under staffed utility providers, and the rapid increase in dramatic weather events these situations are going to become more common place.

Artisan Electric can help with mobile and back up power solutions, using certified and licensed journeyman electricians, licensed plumbers (for the gas line work) and the proven performance and 24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE that comes with the KOHLER product line.

Artisan Electric is an approved vendor of Kohler Generator Systems thru Buckeye Power Sales.  We have the full package of solution, design, installation, warranty, and service that is second to none in the area.  When you think back up power think Artisan Electric

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7 things you may not know about Artisan Electric

October 14th, 2013 No comments
  1. AE, in joint partnership with Mark Baitinger and Sound Lab, can now offer locally based certified installation of induction hearing loop systems.  For more information on looping systems and ADA compliance you can go to www.hearingloop.org
  2. AE has been moving strongly into the field of full Audio / Video / IT integration.  With our partners at Sound Lab we recently completed a 200K project at Westminster Village.  This project included a full Creston digital media sever solution, on wall interactive touch screens, (3) hearing loops, and a wide range of other audio / video tech
  3. AE is about to head into our 10th year of business and remains one of the highest rated contractors in the greater Tippecanoe County area
  4. AE is a factory authorized vendor rep for Kohler Power systems, offering both residential and full line commercial backup generator systems with installation and 24 hour emergency support
  5. AE bills from a standardized rate sheet, provides a lifetime warranty on our workmanship, and never mark up our material. You can find this information in writing and download PDF formats on our website www.artisanelectric.net
  6. AE recently moved to our new shop on North 9th Street – we now have access to a forklift and loading dock as well room to keep all of our fleet vehicles inside. This location provides us a much better central point for service to the both cities and allowed the room needed for our recycling program
  7. AE is a full recycling partner!  In the beginning of 2012 we committed to limiting our land fill waste.  Now, approaching the start of 2014 we have made it to the point of going “dumpster free” and are now 95% recycling based, including eWaste, plastic, metals, cardboard, and paper

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6 Things to know about electrical systems and floods

April 24th, 2013 No comments

In the wake of all these Midwest floods we thought this was a relevant topic.  Many kinds of contractors get called during the aftermath of floods and water events.  Make sure they know and understand what water does to electrical systems!

(6) Things to know regarding electrical systems and water

  • If electrical service entrance equipment has been submerged it needs to be inspected, dried out, and have all the connections re-made with anti-corrosion compound.  In some cases total replacement may be the only guaranteed option for safety
  • Circuit breakers that have been exposed to direct water, extreme weather, high moisture, or active water need to be replaced, no exceptions! Circuit breakers are over current protection devices – they are the main safety device in the electrical circuit and need to work
  • Any outlet or switch that has been submerged or effected by direct water or moisture needs to be removed and replaced – water means corrosion and corrosion is the enemy of good electrical connections
  • Romex type building wire that has been submerged should be replaced.  It is nearly impossible to get it fully dried out… the plastic casing acts as a hose and retains water that over time will leak back out into the device connections and cause corrosion
  • Ground mounted lights that have been submersed can be full of water days after a flood event – these should be checked out carefully to insure safe operation when switched back on
  • Remember that electricity and water do not mix, and most electrical products are not tolerant of being submerged.  Just because it “came back on” does not mean it is safe to use or is in the same condition it was prior to being effected by water

If you have any questions let us know – we do site consults an can get you on the right path to a speedy and safe restoration.

 

2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award Winner!

February 28th, 2012 No comments

2011 was a pretty amazing year for us.  We learned a lot and we really took some steps to up our game.  We always like to hear good things about our work  – but when it comes from you the client it means the most.

 

We are very excited to announce that for the second year in a row we are an Angie’s List Super Service Award Winner.

A sincere and honest thank you from me and our team!

Best Regards,

Chris Voglund – owner

 

 

We Recycle!

November 22nd, 2011 No comments

We are very excited about implementing our full recycling program in the 4th quarter of 2011, 6 months ahead of our projected goal date!  Working with our partners at Resolve Earth Solutions we have implemented a cross the line certified program for our company.

Artisan Electric is dedicated to the idea that we can each make a difference, that we all come up together, and that how we choose to conductor our business is a reflection on all of us.  Thanks for your support, we look forward to recycling with you and trying our best to hold ourselves to a higher standard!

 

Outdoor Living Spaces – We Can Help!

April 5th, 2011 No comments

Spring is upon us at last.  I don’t know about you, but with each passing year I grow more intolerant of winter and yearn more for the relaxation that comes with long summer days and those perfect summer nights.  There are few things more pleasant in this world then a quality outdoor living space to make the most of spring / summer / fall.

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So what does your dream of the perfect outdoor living space include?  Maybe an outdoor kitchen, a pergola, or a hot tub?  Have you dreamed of the day of having a fire pit and a TV (or gasp, maybe even a full home theater) outside?  How about the perfect lighting and some fans?

Some of our favorite projects have been outdoor living spaces – here are some of the things we can help you with >>>

  • Landscape lighting and architecture feature lighting – we use the Kichler line of professional landscape lighting products
  • Supplemental outdoor heating and cooling (fans and patio heaters).  We really like the wet location series fans by Fanimation!
  • Outdoor audio and video system – ever watched movies on a big screen with friends and family outside?  Outdoor home theater is a reality and affordable now
  • Active lighting systems – want your lighting to reflect your mood?   How about being able to control the color and make it dimable and / or change with this seasons
  • Spa and hot tub installs (you said you wanted to watch the game outside in the jacuzzi right)
  • Or maybe you are looking into a full outdoor kitchen – we work with the folks at Outdoor Roomscapes to make the dream come alive

No matter what your outdoor dream is we can help it come alive!

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Our Mission Statement

March 9th, 2011 No comments