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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.

  1. Making Waves at the Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium

    Outside of wakes in local lakes, the only waves in Omaha are the kind seen at water parks. In the spring of 2020, while the world was making its way through the pandemic, Miller Electric and Morrissey Engineering were putting the finishing touches on a renovation that would change that by bringing waves to the heart of the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. The work that went into the new faça...
  2. New LinkedIn Building Features Innovation Around Every Corner

    Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? A food court stocked with free food is just one of the perks for employees to enjoy at LinkedIn’s new Omaha office. There’s also a gym, walking trails, art and unique spaces designed to spark collaboration and innovation.   The world’s largest online professional network has come a long way since first opening its doors in Om...
  3. Women in Construction: Employees Share What They Love About Miller Electric

    From Site to Shop: A Few Good Women Share What They Love About Working at Miller Electric Ten years ago, there weren’t many women in construction. Today, women are increasingly finding satisfying careers in the low voltage and electrical industry. We caught up with six women thriving in various roles across Miller Electric to learn their stories about how they joined the Miller Electric famil...
  4. Women in Construction: Employees Share What They Love About Miller Electric

    From Site to Shop: A Few Good Women Share What They Love About Working at Miller Electric Ten years ago, there weren’t many women in construction. Today, women are increasingly finding satisfying careers in the low voltage and electrical industry. We caught up with six women thriving in various roles across Miller Electric to learn their stories about how they joined the Miller Electric famil...
  5. Meet Miller Electric's New Low Voltage General Manager

    Meet Miller Electric's New Low Voltage General Manager Adam Goodwin is new to the role of Low Voltage General Manager, but not to managing projects within Miller Electric’s Low Voltage department. While Adam moved into the role after Tom Parks retired last year, he has been working as a Project Manager in the Low Voltage department since 2007. “It’s hard to believe I will have been her...
  6. Commercial Electrical Contractors Forecast 2022

    It’s a new year and with it, exciting opportunities here at home, and nationally, for growth in the commercial electrical services market. Here, we provide an energy outlook for 2022. Commercial Electrical Services Outlook The infrastructure bill passed by Congress and signed by the President on November 15, 2021 is on everyone’s mind in the construction and energy markets. Among other...
  7. From Twinax to Fiber, Tom Parks Remembers 30 Years of Low Voltage Service

    As Tom Parks retires this month, we’d like to thank him for three decades of faithful leadership as Miller Electric’s secretary and Low Voltage Vice President. When Parks started with Miller Electric in 1991, he and his team were pulling coax and Twinax to computer workstations. Thirty years later, it’s all four-pair cable and fiber. That’s just some of the change he experienced ov...
  8. Miller Electric Wins Gold Safety Award from Construct Secure

    ConstructSecure, Inc., a cloud-based mobile platform that empowers clients to make smarter risk management decisions, announced that Miller Electric earned its prestigious Gold Safety Award.    This award is presented to companies who register a safety score between 85% – 95% in the Safety Assessment Program administered by ConstructSecure. Our Electrical Divisio...
  9. Things We’re Thankful for at Miller Electric This Year

    This time of year provides a good opportunity to stop and take a moment to express gratitude for the many people and projects we have been privileged to be part of in 2021. After a challenging year last year, we found this year to present ongoing challenges of its own. Still, despite the many ways that the COVID-19 pandemic changed work and life for all of us, we rose to the challenge, fac...
  10. Collaboration Powers Project Success at Miller Electric

    As the largest commercial electrical contractor in Omaha, Miller Electric is known for its large-scale projects. We’ve been fortunate to wire many of the large buildings and facilities across Omaha.  While many know us for the low voltage service and electrical contracting work we’ve done on data centers, healthcare facilities and large headquarters buildings, ...
  11. VDC vs BIM – Do you Know the Difference?

    Virtual design and construction (VDC) is gaining momentum in the construction industry. Commercial electrical contractors are hearing it much more frequently, but it is often confused with building information modeling (BIM). Project managers, estimators, electricians and safety personnel all use VDC and BIM at Miller Electric to finish jobs on time and within budget. With so much confusion ar...
  12. Protecting Yourself and Your Facility from Arc Flash Danger

    Protecting Yourself and Your Facility from Arc Flash Danger Some flashes are fun to watch – like the green flash that appears just as the sun sets into the horizon. Or lightening brightening the night sky during a summer storm. But, arc flashes are nothing like that. Their dangerous nature makes them important to understand and prevent. What Makes Arc Flashes Dangerous Arc flashes are ...
  13. Electrical Wiring, Community Go Hand-in-Hand at Sarpy Data Center

    When Facebook announced plans to build a 1-million square foot data center campus in Papillion four years ago, it was an exciting development for Sarpy County, and Miller Electric, as the Omaha-based commercial electrical contractor won the opportunity to wire the campus. Working as the Hunt Miller team with trade partner Turner Construction, Miller Electric has since completed four data halls...
  14. Miller Electric Installs Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Omaha

    When General Motors announced in January that it plans to exclusively offer electric vehicles by 2035, Miller Electric’s Matt Wickencamp and Jeremy Overman weren’t surprised. They’ve seen demand for electric vehicle charging station installations rise steadily in Omaha, both at new builds as well as to existing facilities. “As auto manufacturers produce more electric vehicles, there is...
  15. Cabling Carson Wealth’s New Headquarters at Heartwood Preserve

    Two years ago, Carson financial group announced it was investing in a new, $50 million headquarters facility in the Heartwood Preserve redevelopment at 144th and Dodge streets in Omaha. The clean, futuristic and yet still warm, six-story glass building features high-tech and social amenities designed to attract top talent to the Omaha area, and it’s nearly complete. Miller Electric was privi...
  16. A Pandemic Can’t Stop Progress on the Heider College of Business Renovation

    Commercial Electrical Work Shines in Heider College of Business Renovation Until his passing in 2015, Omaha investment banker and Creighton University graduate and benefactor, Charles Heider, always held his alma mater close to his heart. Even now, his legacy lives on in the continued growth and influence of the Heider College of Business. Heider believed strongly that the world could ...
  17. Doing What’s Right Translates Into ENR Top 600 Ranking for Miller Electric

    Doing What’s Right Translates Into ENR TOP 600 Ranking for Miller Electric In a year everyone would rather forget, filled with tragedy and trouble, there was at least one silver lining – Miller Electric received its highest ranking ever, #100, among the ENR Top 600 Specialty Contractors, and #32 among the Top Electrical Firms. To be considered among the nation’s elite electrical contracto...
  18. Things We’re Thankful for at Miller Electric

    Things We're Thankful For at Miller Electric This year even more than in years’ past, it’s important to stop and take a moment to express gratitude for all the good we’ve been privileged to be part of in 2020. To say it’s been a trying year is an understatement. COVID-19 changed work and life for all of us, but we’re particularly thankful for the people who have shown up for w...
  19. Prefab Decoded

    Since Miller Electric opened its first prefab shop, the use of it on projects has created time and budget efficiencies that can’t be ignored. With October marking the seventh anniversary of the prefabrication facilities at Miller Electric, now seemed an appropriate time to consider how prefab has changed and the value it creates. What is prefabrication? Any assembly needed for a project t...
  20. Miller Electric Moves Fast on New Munroe-Meyer Institute Project

    The coronavirus pandemic has made life harder for nearly everyone. For some, such as children and their families dealing with the effects of genetic disorders, life has always been more challenging. The Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation (MMI) is one organization that has been working for decades to make life a little easier for those children and their families in the Omaha ar...
  21. Miller Electric Named One of Nebraska’s Safest Companies – Again

    Miller Electric is honored to have been named one of Nebraska’s Safest Companies by the National Safety Council of Nebraska for a second straight year. The distinction is recognition of the fact that Miller Electric has an exemplary safety record that is more than 50 percent better than the national average achieved by other commercial electrical contractors. Safety Without Shortcuts ...