Blog • Artisan Electric

The Truth About Hydro Power

When talking about renewable energy, hydroelectric power or hydropower often gets tossed into the mix. It’s touted as “green” and compared to that of wind power and solar power. The United States leads the world in hydroelectric dams, followed by China,...

Guest Post: Faith and Sustainability

Artisan Electric recently installed an 11.76 kilowatt (kW) solar system at All-Merciful Saviour Monastery on Vashon Island, Washington. We love working with spiritual organizations as they offer a unique and purposeful perspective on what it means to take...

What Labor Day Means to Us

Labor Day is not just another 3-day weekend. We tend to overlook the meanings of holidays when they mean long weekends. But Labor Day celebrates one of the most important advancements in American history. Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day? Labor Day is a...

Customer Referrals

There’s a reason we consider our customers family. As a small, local business, we are first and foremost run by creating and maintaining strong relationships with the people we do business with. Many new customers we receive have been referred to us by previous...

DIY Solar: When it is and is not a Good Idea

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) projects sound like a rewarding and inexpensive alternative to buying a full-price item. But DIY solar rarely falls into this category. We’re not just talking about an upholstered chair or a pair of shorts here. Attempting to DIY your...

Upcoming Events

Oct 22

FREE Workshop: Solar on Vashon

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust Building
10014 SW Bank Rd
Nov 12

FREE Workshop: Solar in Tacoma

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tacoma Nature Center
1919 South Tyler Street