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We’re committed to providing the best service possible to our customers. Keeping you informed of industry trends and important developments in the electrical and low voltage field is an important aspect of fulfilling that commitment.

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Why Lowball Bids Aren’t Worth the Paper They’re Written On

Fall is finally in the air. Along with changing colors, tailgating parties and cooler weather, now is the time of year that many companies begin plotting out budgets and soliciting bids for major construction projects in the New Year. As a leading commercial electrical contractor in the Omaha area, Miller Electric receives multiple bid

By |October 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

What Miller Electric is Doing to Bring Dirty Jobs Back to Omaha

For eight years “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe crisscrossed America, giving viewers a window into the hard but rewarding work that welders, steamfitters, pipefitters and others in the building trades perform. In 2008, Rowe started a foundation called Mike Rowe Works to raise awareness among young people about the value of choosing hard work

By |September 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Culture, Communication & Consideration: Ingredients for Collaborative Building Success

 

Collaborative building is a critical ingredient to project success. Budget, timeline and communication with customers are all improved when interdisciplinary teams and trades work together, sharing plans and drawings with each other. It’s something we have long done at Miller Electric because we know it leads to better project outcomes.

“Miller was one of the

By |July 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Delivering Safety, Savings & Success Through Prefab

 

More than 100 years of service has earned Miller Electric a reputation as one of the most respected, highly trained and dependable electrical contractors in Nebraska. Our skilled electricians and project managers are always looking for ways to save customers time and money. For the past four or so years, that has included innovative

By |July 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

3 Keys to Keeping Customers Happy

This month on the blog, we’re talking about how we achieve success for our customers on commercial projects of any size and type. No matter how you define ‘success’ certainly customer satisfaction has to be part of it. So we thought it would be helpful to talk about three ways we approach projects that

By |June 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

4 Ways We Innovate in a Cheap Energy Climate

Ask a commercial electrical contractor how they implement green features on renovation projects and new construction builds and many will tell you one of the easiest means is through energy efficient devices or alternative energy sources. Solar panels, for example, have caught on with businesses in areas where traditional energy is expensive. The return

By |May 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Safety as a Strategy

In the ‘for profit’ world of construction, it’s important to remember the proper motivation behind safe workplace practices. Many of the rules outlined in OSHA and NFPA 70E were prompted by numerous jobsite injuries or deaths.

“Unfortunately, the industry has had to learn safety the hard way,” says Miller Electric Safety Director Scott Love.

By |April 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Miller Gets Sprint Facility Up and Running After Arc Flash Incident

It’s true in life and work — knowing what to do isn’t as important as actually doing it. Whether it’s something as simple as riding a bike or something as complex as testing energized electrical equipment, you have to be aware of your surroundings and practice safety every time.

One accident could prove devastating.

There were

By |March 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Meet the Man Behind Miller’s Vans

Jim Mayer may well be one of Miller Electric’s longest-standing employees. While he’s held many jobs during his 40+ years with Miller (Delivery Driver; Warehouse Manager; Tool Maintenance and Repair Technician; Fleet Maintenance Manager to name a few), painting Miller Electric’s service trucks is one of his favorites.

A classic car enthusiast, Mr. Mayer has

By |January 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Shining Light on the KANEKO Building Expansion

Omaha residents are familiar with the Old Market District. Home to restaurants, bars, a farmer’s market and shops, it’s a popular spot for locals and visitors alike to enjoy entertainment and eateries. Follow its cobblestone streets just a block south to Jones St., and you’ll find the newly expanded KANEKO building – a hidden

By |December 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments