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Huston is proud to announce a new addition to our company’s divisions, Huston Solar. This new division will focus on providing alternative energy solutions through solar installations and maintenance. We have been proudly serving central Indiana with all their electric needs for the past 80 years. In order to keep up with ever-changing technology that goes into powering a home or business we have made a commitment to train and certified some of our electricians in solar technology.

In August, Huston Electric provided and installed new LED lighting over the competition pool and diving well in the Purdue Aquatic Center.
After being awarded the project, Huston got the right to work acquiring fixtures and planning ahead. The schedule only allowed for 3 weeks with completion required by the middle of August. The first step was to demo the existing large and heavy light fixtures and frames.

Huston Electric’s involvement with the build of The Rise on Chauncey began at the end of 2017. As a design-build job, Huston played a large role early on in designing the electrical layout of the building. Once the plans were complete, Huston’s prefab team started early on prepping all the power and lighting for the 281 apartments and main spaces.

b2ap3_thumbnail_home-solution-wifi-devices-network-184281306-57f795863df78c690f36336d.jpgMany people have an under performing ISP provided wireless gateway modem/router combo
sitting in their basement or office. Family members who are far away from it are always complaining
how the internet is too slow or down.

HustonTech had the honor, and privilege to partner with John Wechsler the CEO of Indiana IOT lab, and Launch fishers, to create Indiana's first Design thinking Lab inside the IOT lab in Fishers, Indiana.

b2ap3_thumbnail_Silo-day-photo.jpgSilo is a new storage facility in Indianapolis that provides the highest level of security
for cars, trucks, and motorcycles.  They are a first-of-its-kind collector of exotic vehicles
in the Indy area offering concierge car storage, conference rooms, and even a luxuriously
outfitted bar.  Silo caters to the most prestigious car owners and offers a lavish setting
for storage and admiration of the automobiles.

Huston Electric was contacted by Immaculate Heart of Mary to discuss a possible refresh of their current technology.  Huston visited the school to provide an assessment of their classrooms, and asked the administrators and teachers what they wanted to be able to accomplish with their new technology.  They informed us that the previous installer was very impersonal, they did a poor job on the installs, and they were very hard to get a hold of after the installation.

At Huston, we take great pride in being there for our customers before, during, and after the installation.  For Immaculate Heart of Mary, we ended up removing and disposing of all their existing whiteboards, and replacing them with SMARTs new 65” SMART KappIQ Interactive flat panel displays.  We also installed SMART Speakers for enhanced sound in the classrooms. 

The installation of all 24 rooms was accomplished in the time frame they needed, we connected each one to the teacher’s computer workstations, hiding the wires so they are free from view.  Along the way we answered questions and worked with the staff to ensure they had each board where they needed them, and that they knew to operate them by the time the school year started.

Immaculate Heart of Mary was so impressed with the installation and the care given to them, that they agreed to do a short documentary video about the project.   We are very pleased with the outcome of this project, and would love the opportunity to work with you on any future technology upgrades you may be considering at your location.

Shelly Jenkins, (Technology Director Immaculate heart of Mary) provided the following testimonial:

“ We could not be more pleased in our choice of Huston Electric for our Smartboard upgrade project in 2017!  Your efficient work, and helpful guidance enabled us to complete our entire school installation project in the time we had estimated.  Your installation technician, Brandon Bowyer, made sure each classroom was prepped correctly, even answering teachers questions along the way. Every cable is securely mounted, and practically invisible – Such a great job!  The SMARTBoard interactive panels and speakers systems are perfectly installed, look fantastic, and work great!  Thank you for your training on how to use them easily, and tips about common functions.  Our teachers started off the school year with excellent new equipment, and we highly recommend Huston Electric as the best SMARTBoard installation company in Indiana”.


Huston Technologies provides and installs SMART Interactive displays, Home, business, and classroom automation, SMART podiums, Classroom audio, Projectors, and commercial or residential audio video solutions.   We also have the best pricing available in Indiana for Epson projectors.  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 Technologies, please visit us and


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.