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The illuminated Colts horseshoe logo gracing the new lobby of the Colts complex was designed by Jarrett Hagy of Lodge Design, located in Indianapolis.
Huston was privileged to once again work with Jarrett on the installation of another one of his amazing designs.  Huston has partnered with Jarrett on many projects over the last few years and he never Disappoints!

Huston installed this backlit channel logo of the Colts horseshoe, mounted to a pvc backer with the actual horseshoe having halo lighting.  The sign makes a strong statement with its soft glow.

Go Colts!

Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana. We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public. We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette and Indianapolis, Indiana. Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors. To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us www.hustonelectric.com and www.838graphics.com.
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Our local electrical union has recently updated its conference room to a Control4 audio visual and HVAC control system. The new system seamlessly integrates multiple video sources to be selected and distributed to a new Vivetek ceiling mounted projector and 120” drop down projection screen.

Huston’s Sign Division did it again! We installed a full color 15.85mm Daktronics electronic message center at Indiana Heartland Federal Credit Union.  Their new sign helps them stay in touch with their customers by advertising current rates, special events, and promotions.  The sophisticated design of the sign structure fits perfectly with the aesthetic of Indiana Heartland’s new building.

Employee Recognition Dinner

We are proud to say that we just had our First Annual Employee Recognition Dinner, to celebrate the amazing people that we are fortunate to have work for us here at Huston.  We spent an evening out having dinner, giving out awards, and spending time with one another.

Not Everything Goes According to Plan…

Huston helped Family Psychiatric Center with new lettering for their monument sign at the end of 2016, but not everything went according to plan. 
Family Psychiatric Center had an existing monument-style sign with wooden letters and they asked us to provide new painted aluminum letters of their new logo. 

Huston’s Electrical Service Division recently had the opportunity to assist in retrofitting the interior lighting at the Montgomery Aviation / Indy Executive Airport in Zionsville, IN.  We worked closely with Sean White, General Manager, in finding the appropriate LED fixture for the airplane hangars.

Pete Septoski evaluated the different LED lighting options and decided on the RAB Rail225 high bay fixture.  The new LED fixtures replaced existing 400 watt HID high bay fixtures.

in Huston Technology

After six years of steady growth, Huston AVTech has achieved Gold Dealership status with Control4.
Control4 is the industry standard for Home Control and Small Business Automation systems.
Control4 dealers can raise their status level by achieving purchasing goals for the year.
The benefit of achieving these levels raises dealer visibility on the Control4 website and is a stamp
of professionalism and competence for Huston AVTech.

A special thank you to all of our clients for trusting Huston to install these amazing Home Control
and Business Automation systems. We look forward to new partnerships and growth in the future.

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For the 6th year in a row Huston Electric, Inc. is proud to accept the Journal & Courier’s Reader’s Choice Award for the category “Best Electrician”.
We are so proud of our amazing staff who have made this possible, and for the community who has embraced us for so long.



Huston’s Sign Division had the privilege to work with the City of Kokomo on many of the signs at the Kokomo Municipal Stadium.  The City of Kokomo approached Huston with architectural drawings and designs and Huston offered competitive pricing and ultimately delivered in manufacturing and installing the various sign packages.  We worked closely with Ross Pierce, the City’s System Project Designer.  The sign projects came in phases as the stadium was being built and from start to finish we were involved for a year and a half with approximately 70 signs throughout the stadium.  We are grateful to have been a part of this beautiful stadium and all that it has to offer.

Kokomo Event Center

Huston’s Electrical Service Division recently provided an LED retro-fit at the Kokomo Event Center
and the stats on cost savings are incredible!  They are saving 170-watts per fixture, increasing the
life expectancy of each fixture by 82,000 hours, and received a $238 rebate per fixture from
Duke Energy.  For a complete breakdown please see below.