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The new Flex Lab facility totaling 108,000 SF for College of Engineering at Purdue University will assist in providing easily modifiable lab spaces to accommodate a wide range of research activities.

Huston Electric installed 15 light poles with 320 LED sports lighting fixtures to complete this 5.6 million project on Purdue University’s Ross-Ade Stadium over the course of three months.

Brookestone is an office complex located in Kokomo, Indiana with 19,000+ square feet that is comprised of office suites and conference rooms to fit small business needs.  This building was formerly the home of a local UAW so the building underwent an extensive interior remodel through Perkins Contracting.  Their renovations included new signage to advertise for their tenants and lighting retro-fits to the interior and exterior fixtures; all of which were provided and installed by Huston Electric.

Brookestone is an office complex located in Kokomo, Indiana with 19,000+ square feet that is comprised of office suites and conference rooms to fit small business needs.  This building was formerly the home of a local UAW so the building underwent an extensive remodel through Perkins Contracting.  Their renovations included lighting retro-fits to the interior and exterior fixtures and new signage to advertise for their tenants; all of which were provided and installed by Huston Electric.

The lighting retro-fits were extensive both on the interior and exterior of the building.  Fortunately, the cost was off-set due to Duke Energy’s rebate program for energy efficiency upgrades.  Duke’s rebate incentive totaled upwards of $18,000 to compensate for the investment in retro-fitting so many fixtures.

Retro-fits included:

  • 87 surface mounted LED panels in office & conference rooms
  • 30 recessed LED fixtures
  • 43 occupancy sensors
  • 14 vapor tight LED fixtures for the fitness center’s locker rooms
  • 10 LED high bays in the fitness center
  • 15 EXIT signs

Scott Perkins provided the following testimonial:

“I am very pleased with the finished product at Brookestone due in large part to Huston Signs and Electric.  When I decided to completely renovate the lighting in this 19,000 sq ft facility, I knew I needed an expert in the field of lighting and electrical.  Huston Electric met or exceeded all of my expectations.  Rick, Dennis, and their team produced a product that looks and functions great.  They even took care of all the rebate paper work from Duke to save over $18,000 on the project.”

Dennis Lane, Lighting Retro-fit Specialist for Huston Electric, encourages our customers to upgrade lighting systems to LED because of the energy savings and reduction in maintenance cost along with the incentives that Duke Energy offers.  Dennis provides free quotes, specs to show ROI for energy savings, estimates on rebates through Duke Energy, lighting layouts, and free samples on a trial offer. 

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, generators and compressors, and visual communications & signage.

Westminster Village is a beautiful senior living community in West Lafayette and Huston Electric has been fortunate enough to work with them as their
facility has continued to grow over the years on their needs for electrical, generators, telephone systems, and signage.  We value our partnership with
Westminster Village immensely and are extremely proud of the work our electricians and technicians have provided to them.

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Do you want your signs to stand out above the rest with quality design and craftsmanship? 
Look no further, Huston can deliver on all of your signage needs! 

Our most recent example of this can be seen at the new Marble The Steakhouse located in downtown Kokomo. 

Who is AXIS Communications?

 b2ap3_thumbnail_alex.jpgAXIS is the market leader in the network video industry and specializes both in analog and digital video surveillance systems.  AXIS has tens of thousands of partners in 179 countries and distributors in 70 countries worldwide.  The mission of the company is to make the world a safer and more secure place.  Axis specializes in the production of network video solutions that rely on revolutionary, open technical platforms.  AXIS was the first company to launch a network camera in 1996, shifting from analog to digital and developing the video surveillance systems as we know them today.  AXIS now produces applications, video encoders, network cameras and a variety of accessories for video surveillance systems.

Project Highlights:
Huston was the successful contractor for the electrical portion of the "The Hub" West
Lafayette, IN project which is a 289 unit apartment complex with a total of 599 student
beds. Our Pre-Fab team has been busy wiring panels, wiring devices, cutting MC cable,
and building prefab assemblies for weeks now. We are on the 8th floor of 10 total floors
with our panel assemblies and working to finish the 5th floor of our branch power
devices. The project is currently only beginning the 4th floor walls, which puts Huston
several weeks ahead of schedule! This project is one of many design/build apartment
projects that Huston has been part of over the last several years. Meeting this projects
deadline is key to the projects success, Huston's use of prefab will help maintain this
aggressive project schedule. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8N_8NorE5EU

Background:
Construction project schedules are getting tighter and tighter, but yet the buildings electrical systems are getting more complex. The answer to meet these schedule dates is to utilize Huston Electric for our prefabrication capabilities. Huston has been perfecting the prefabrication means and methods for 6 years now, and improving our process from start to finish to meet each jobs requirements.

Results:
Huston has assisted in maintaining the rigorous project schedules while still providing a top notch quality electrical installation. We have also been able to maintain safer projects and help keep electricians safe with the use of prefab. No matter the schedule constraints Huston Electric still believes that safety and quality are the #1 priority.


Could your construction project benefit from having Huston Electric Prefabrication?
Huston is here to help! It takes great design efforts and knowledge to provide such
a great installation. All the way from electrical design, fabrication, installation and
finish; Huston is the answer! Call us if you are ready to begin planning your construction
project

No job is to big nor to small for Huston Electric. Apartments, mulit-family, K-12, higher
education, commercial and industrial. 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.

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In my 10 years of audio video work and programming Control4 systems I have had the opportunity to do some incredible, very fun, interesting, projects.
I’ve designed and installed systems for residences, restaurants, offices, and conference rooms.  Each one had their own unique objective with different aspects of
AV and automation control.  As comprehensive and technologically advanced as many of them have been, none of them quite had it all.  
It just hadn’t happened… until now.

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SIGN SPECS: FULL Color 19mm LED 3’5”h x 10’3”w ID Cabinet: Polycarbonate sign faces with digitally printed graphics

Huston Case Study | Watch What Happens


Background:
McGavic Outdoor Power has long believed in the power of on premise advertising as they purchased their first Watchfire electronic message center (EMC) in 2003.  Their original EMC was a one-color display capable of text based messages. At the end of 2016 the City of Kokomo announced that all pylon signs would have to be converted to monument-style signs by the year 2022.  This announcement pushed Mr. McGavic to update his signage as he had already been considering upgrading the electronic portion of his sign.

Results:
After a 14-year run of using the one-color sign, Mr. McGavic upgraded to new technology and purchased a Watchfire full color 19mm EMC.  The new full color EMC allows them to publish photos of their lawn equipment & other inventory, vendor ads, and logos as well as animations that are provided in the library of images provided by Watchfire.  McGavic’s achieved great looking signage while keeping in compliance with the city’s new sign regulations.

Testimonial:
"Our old sign served us well for many years, but as technology progressed our sign grew outdated and we were due for an update.  The new sign has opened up many new and exciting forms of advertisement for us at the click of a button. The new sign is extremely easy to program and makes updating the sign a simple, fast, and easy task.  Updating our sign to this new color display was one of the best choices we have made in a long time for our advertisement.  We look forward to using this sign for many years to come and we are very satisfied with the service Huston has provided."

By showcasing the products and logos that they offer, they are creating brand awareness to those who simply drive by their store.  McGavic Outdoor Power  is located on US Highway 931 and gets almost one million people that drive by every month!  They can reach existing and potential customers 24/7 to get the word out on their new products, sales, promotions, and special events.  

Could you benefit from a digital sign that advertises for your business 24/7?  Huston is here to help!  It takes a lot to make these types of signs functional and Huston specializes in turnkey solutions.  Who do you know that can provide electrical conduit, CAT5 cabling, wireless communication, IT programming, and in-person software training?  Huston is the answer!  Call us if you are ready to begin planning signs like these for your business. 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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL HUSTON 800•455•8898

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