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RALCO Wins ABC Eagle Award for Industrial Electrical Project

Posted by RALCO Electric on Nov 12, 2018 10:17:48 AM


We are very proud to have recently won our sixth Eagle Award for excellence in construction. The prestigious Eagle Award, presented by the Rhode Island Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors, recognizes excellence in project execution, craftmanship, safety, innovative elements and challenges, and client satisfaction. Great job to all the team members involved in this project.

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Topics: Company Culture, Construction Projects

2018 RALCO Holiday Food Drive | Saturday, November 3rd

Posted by RALCO Electric on Oct 16, 2018 2:11:49 PM


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Topics: Volunteering, Community

Spears Manufacturing in Norton, MA | RALCO Construction Project

Posted by RALCO Electric on Sep 20, 2018 9:06:46 AM
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Topics: Construction Projects, Spears Manufacturing

RALCO Sponsors Local Summer Concert

Posted by RALCO Electric on Aug 2, 2018 11:31:26 AM

Earlier this month, RALCO was a proud sponsor of the Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) Summer Benefit Concert on July 14th, 2018. In partnership with the Narrows Center for the Arts and Buzzards Bay Brewing, this event became a sold out show. 

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Topics: Energy Saving, Volunteering, Community

2017 Holiday Food Drive Exceeds Expectations

Posted by Team RALCO on Dec 6, 2017 10:50:23 AM

This year's food drive was an awesome success!


With the help of our friends and families, we donated five pallets of food and contributed more than $3,000 to the Fall River Food Pantry.

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Topics: Community

RALCO Holiday Food Drive | November 18th, 2017

Posted by RALCO Electric on Nov 9, 2017 2:36:07 PM


We will be hosting another Holiday Food Drive at our office in Westport, MA on Saturday, November 18th from 10am to 3pm.


So come and bring your non-perishable food donations to RALCO to benefit the Greater Fall River Food Pantry. Last year alone, the Greater Fall River food Pantry gave 631,000 pounds of food to 4,000 individuals in 1,000 households.


We are asking for your support in whatever way you can--- whether with food or monetary donations.

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Topics: Volunteering, Community

RALCO Participates in Spaulding Rehab Network's "Tee Off with Tedy" Event

Posted by RALCO Electric on Jun 23, 2017 3:25:56 PM

On Monday June 19th, we partnered with Consigli Construction to co-sponsor a hole at the “Tee Off with Tedy” golf tournament. Over 150 golfers came out to support the cause. Our donation was one of many that supported the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network’s clinical, educational, and research programs.

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Topics: Volunteering, Community, Tee Off with Tedy

When's the Best Time to Buy a Standby Home Generator?

Posted by RALCO Electric on Jun 7, 2017 2:22:17 PM


One question we're asked all the time is when's the best time to buy a generator?

You might get a different answer depending on who you ask, but it really comes down to where you live. Here in the Northeast, we’re susceptible to hurricanes from June until the end of November.

So around here, early Spring might be your best bet --- perhaps March or April. But one thing is certain: the absolute worst time to buy a generator is shortly before, during, or immediately after a major storm.

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Topics: Home Tips, Generators

Our Guide to Choosing the Right Home Generator

Posted by RALCO Electric on Apr 21, 2017 3:33:30 PM


Generators can be a lifesaver when the power goes out. They’ll keep your refrigerator running and your phone and laptop charged up --- among many other things.

Don’t be one of the thousands of people who buy a home generator after the storm hits. Get prepared early instead. Generator sales spike immediately after a storm, and many people pick one hastily that doesn’t meet their needs.

Use this guide to get ahead of the game.


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Topics: Generators

11 Spring Cleaning Tips to Increase Your Home's Energy Efficiency

Posted by Team RALCO on Apr 5, 2017 3:48:30 PM

As Spring heats up and the weather gets warmer, you'll soon be tempted to turn on the AC in your home. But before you crank it up, make sure to do some spring cleaning first. Your electricity bill will thank you.


Try these 11 steps to get the most out of your systems and appliances.


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Topics: Home Tips, Energy Saving

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