Applewood Plumbing does well by doing good

DENVER Applewood Plumbing, Heating & Electric here wins awards in bunches. Applewood won the 2009 Large Business winner in the Denver Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Trust. It gives away $1,000 a month to small local charities. For the seventh year in a row, the contractor won the Nexstar Network Select Service Award of Excellence. Applewood founder and President John Ward is one

DENVER — Applewood Plumbing, Heating & Electric here wins awards in bunches.

Applewood won the 2009 Large Business winner in the Denver Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Trust. It gives away $1,000 a month to small local charities. For the seventh year in a row, the contractor won the Nexstar Network Select Service Award of Excellence. Applewood founder and President John Ward is one of the founders of the Nexstar Network Legacy Foundation, which gives scholarships to students who want to pursue a career in the plumbing-heating-cooling or electrical trades. Applewood is also the 2007 Golden Rotary's Ethics in Business Award winner and the 2008 Best of Boulder Award in the Plumbing Contractors category by the U.S. Local Business Association. The Public Relations Society of America named Ward as its 2008 Businessperson of the Year.

Applewood lives its motto: “We never lie, cheat or defraud our customers, our company or ourselves.”

And this year, Applwood Plumbing, Heating & Electric is CONTRACTOR's 2009 Contractor of the Year. Read more about this outstanding company, beginning on page 16.