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Frequently Asked Questions About Electrical Services


What is electrical construction?

Electrical construction involves the design, installation, repair, and maintenance of an electrical system.

Lemberg is an electrical construction company that focuses on lean and agile project management and a design-build approach. We also offer prefabrication capabilities for more convenience and quality.

Our electrical engineers ensure that all electrical construction services are delivered safely and appropriately. 


When should you seek electrical construction services?

Our team will work with owners, facility managers, IT managers, and other key players to determine your business's needs and future needs when it comes to new construction—starting your project with a solid foundation. Being a full-service electrical construction company means we will be able to take your project from design to completion, dealing with everything from permits to supplies along the way.

Our electrical engineers and service electricians can help you stay ahead of common electrical problems through regular preventive maintenance.


What expertise will be applied to my project?

As a customer, you get access to experts across our full suite of professional services in electrical construction and service, data communications, energy technologies, and business signs. We work closely with architects, owners, builders, developers, and other contractors.

Our experts are involved in every part of the building process to lend their knowledge and expertise to your project. By integrating early in a project, we can apply our Design-Build/Design-Assist capabilities as well as our preconstruction services to uncover cost and time efficiencies. Our Agile Construction Project Management techniques allow us to preserve your timeline through real-time productivity tracking and adjustment.


How does Lemberg approach safety on a project?

Safety is our first priority on every project. We are committed to safe working environments for our employees and members of your team. Lemberg employs a dedicated Safety Director who is OSHA Authorized to train in many job site safety topics, including OSHA 10 and 30, as well as forklift and aerial/scissor lift operation. As a Master Electrician, our Safety Director has courses registered with the State of Wisconsin for State Certified Electrician Continuing Education credits.

Lemberg requires weekly mini-trainings relevant to the jobsite conditions and implements a Hazard/Near-Miss program to build awareness and encourage site safety. Our Safety Director works with customers and contractors, performing weekly jobsite inspections to identify and address concerns. Together, we create the safest environment for everyone on the jobsite.

As a NECA contractor, we work with the Milwaukee Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MeJATC) to provide state-of-the-art training for apprentices, construction wiremen, and journeymen electricians.


How can Lemberg help your building be more "green?"

Creating sustainable and efficient electrical systems is a passion of ours. Lemberg is an official Focus on Energy™ Platinum Level Trade Ally. This distinction means that we have helped customers create energy-saving solutions that earn them Focus on Energy™ rebates. You can learn more about this program and the money it saves our clients here.

Lemberg offers the design and installation of solar electrical systems, which reduce the strain on the electrical grid and relieve energy costs. Contact our offices for a professional consultation.

We’re reaching toward net-zero carbon emissions with EVITP certified installation of a variety of electrical vehicle charging stations in both business or residential settings. Find out more about EV charging stations here.

Our electricians perform non-invasive IR scanning as a regular and ongoing preventive and predictive maintenance program. This testing ensures optimal machine operation and finds opportunities to reduce environmental impact.

When planning a project, our team will always look for opportunities to help customers be more energy-efficient through automated systems, LED lighting, variable frequency drives (VFDs), and other smart solutions.


What kinds of electrical construction projects does Lemberg do?

Lemberg provides electrical construction for many types of projects, including:

  • Office Buildings
  • Tenant Finishes
  • Universities & Schools
  • Hospitals/Clinics
  • Senior Care Facilities, Senior Living Centers, CBRFs
  • Industrial/Manufacturing
  • Sports Facilities
  • Shopping Centers
  • Retail Stores
  • Warehouses
  • Refrigerated Storage
  • High Voltage Substations
  • Hotels
  • Multi-family Residential, Condos, Apartments
  • Mixed-Use Developments
  • And more.

View our searchable project list here. 


What industries does Lemberg serve?

Lemberg has provided electrical construction services to the following industries:

  • Healthcare
  • Arts / Entertainment
  • Commercial
  • Civic / Government
  • Institutional / Education
  • IT / Data
  • Multitenant Residential
  • Restaurant / Hospitality
  • Industrial / Manufacturing

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What size projects does Lemberg handle?

Lemberg is equipped to handle projects of all sizes in all areas of service including electrical construction, electrical service, data communications, energy technologies and business signs. The size of a project can be defined by complexity, square footage, cost, scope of work and more. To evaluate the size of the project, our electrical construction experts will all elements of the project to tailor a solution to fit your needs. View some recently completed projects  listed by industry.


Will Lemberg take on small projects?

Lemberg is outfitted with a full suite of services that can support projects of any size. We invite you to speak to a member of our team so we can understand the scope of the work. We’ll find the right team to match your unique needs.


How do you estimate electrical construction costs for your project?

Estimating the electrical construction costs of a project is a detailed process. At Lemberg, we work closely with customers, architects, builders, suppliers, and other trades to determine costs, timelines and manpower needed. We couple that with Design Build and Virtual Design and Construciton services like building information modeling (BIM) to uncover efficiencies early in a project. Based on the project specifications and our technology, we can outline estimated costs for your consideration.

All projects begin with a conceptual budgets and designs based on information provided by the customer. Hard, detailed estimates follow conceptual designs. Specific prices are quoted to match specific details. The process culminates with a detailed 3D image of the project via building information modeling (BIM) software.


What’s new in electrical construction technology?

Lemberg embraces technology in electrical construction. From Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) and building information modeling (BIM) technology to app-based safety and project organization tools, we harness the power of technology to enhance jobsite safety and efficiency.

Our Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) team uses Building Information Modeling technology like REVIT, Navisworks, and AutoCAD, to uncover opportunities for electrical prefabrication(prefab), to predict and avoid jobsite congestion, and to control the quality of assembly. Lemberg's prefabrication process builds in jobsite flexibility, quality control, jobsite safety, and more.

Lemberg supports energy-efficient, sustainable, and healthy buildings. We work with customers to integrate the right applications for smart technology into electrical system infrastructure. Tech such as occupancy sensors, LED lighting, and building automation offer customers more control options, better energy flow, and more data on the energy efficiency of their buildings.


What happens after a project is completed?

After a large construction project is complete, our customers experience a seamless transition to our service department, who will set you up for long-term electrical servicing to keep your electrical systems operating optimally.

We can help you put together a unique electrical preventive maintenance plan for your business that fits your schedule and budget. Your customized plan may involve scheduling, record keeping, IR scanning, gas leak testing, general maintenance, and anything else your business needs for long-term financial success.


Does Lemberg do residential work?

Lemberg is primarily a commercial contractor. While we don’t do single family homes, we do serve multifamily residential complexes. Our Electrical service department serves both commercial and residential customers. They manage smaller commercial projects and residential projects, including solar panel installation, electrical vehicle charging station installations, and electrical service for homes, spas, pools, landscaping and more. To enquire about your specific job needs and if Lemberg is the right fit for your project, contact us here. Our team will get back to you with more information!


What should you look for in a local electrical construction company?

Your project deserves a quality electrical design that has been strategically planned to fit your needs today and tomorrow. You'll want a well-established company with a diverse team of experienced specialists who can assist you at every stage of your project.

Lemberg has been serving the Milwaukee area for nearly 100 years. Our success comes from valuing quality American union craftsmanship, reliability, safety, and open communication with our team and customers.

Lemberg's wide range of services, from design and preconstruction to installation and maintenance, make us a convenient one-stop electrical service option. With a wide range of experts on hand, our team can also quickly adjust to any potential complications or new issues during a project, keeping timelines and costs where they should be.

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