​Five Things You May Not Know About Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric

Applewood Logo High Res Elec.jpg1.  Applewood has been family owned for over 40 years
Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric has served the Denver/Boulder Metro area for 40 years.  John Ward, president and owner, took the name Applewood from the west Denver neighborhood where he started his plumbing business in 1973.  John’s son, Josh Ward, joined Applewood full-time in 1991.  Josh is the vice-president and co-owner of the company and they are both very involved in the day to day operations of the business.

2.  Applewood hires only the best 
They take great pride in their team and the skilled work they do!  They are the only major Colorado service company that has 100% state licensed Plumbers and Electricians.  HVAC Technicians must be certified.  All employees must be able to pass a background screen and drug test. 

3.  Applewood offers incredible employee benefits
Applewood pays 100% of the medical premiums for an employee and their immediate family. They also offer a company-matched 401K plan, paid vacations, paid holidays, dental, vision, life and disability insurance.  All employees receive additional training classes during their employment which are paid for by the company. 

4.  Applewood has been the proud recipient of numerous awards
Applewood was named to the Denver Post’s List of Top Workplaces in 2013 and 2012 and most recently the Editor’s Choice for 5280 Magazine’s Top of the Town.  They were selected as Plumbing & Mechanical Magazine’s 2012 Best Contractor to Work For and were named Contractor Magazine’s 2009 Contractor of the Year.  In addition, they are honored to be the 2009 winner of the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Marketplace Trust in the Large Business category; and a recipient of the City of Golden Rotary Ethics in Business Award.

5.  Applewood gives back to the community
They believe in giving back.  That’s why they are proud to continue their Caring Community giveaway.  Each month we give $1,000 to a local charity or nonprofit… nominated by their community!  Through this program, they have contributed more than $95,000 over the past nine years and they are still at it, making a difference where it matters most, close to home.