Higher Education

Electrical Connection contractors and their IBEW partners have successfully delivered innumerable complex projects for higher education in the St. Louis region and nationally. Among those projects, many of which have earned award honors, are well-known institutions in the region and state, including:

  • Washington University
  • Saint Louis University
  • University of Missouri System
  • McKendree College
  • University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy, St. Louis
  • Washington University School of Medicine
  • Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville
  • Missouri Baptist College
  • Maryville University
Washington University Mid Campus Center
Electrical Connection contractor PayneCrest Electric earned AGC Keystone Award honors for its work on the Washington University School of Medicine Mid Campus Center

On every project, our contractors and IBEW workforce embrace the goal of providing an optimal teaching and learning environment for faculty and students for years to come. That requires a unique understanding of the most advanced electrical and communication infrastructure and the skills to keep pace with evolving education technologies. That includes:

  • Proficient engineering and installation skills for highly complex electrical/communication packages serving learning space, student housing, public space, sports/recreation complexes and campus operations;
  • Specialized infrastructure for labs supporting bioscience, chemistry, physics and an endless array of advanced scientific equipment;
  • Fully integrated and modernized campus communication systems, including infrastructure to support campus security, cybersecurity, fire alarm and other public safety platforms;
  • Washington University Brauer Labs
    Electrical Connection contractor Bell Electrical Contractors earned AGC Keystone Award honors for its work on the Washington University Brauer Science and Engineering Building
  • Reliable and redundant power to support ongoing research and campus operations;
  • Audio/visual/communications infrastructure including intelligent white board technology, abundant bandwidth, wireless connectivity and virtual learning;
  • Improved energy efficiency including LED lighting, renewable energy, and infrastructure to support high-efficiency HVAC systems;
  • Electric vehicle charging stations, including engineering infrastructure needs;
  • Renovation that seamless ties in advanced electrical/communications infrastructure with existing campus operations; and
  • Prefabrication to create construction components that meet exacting standards.
McKendree University Metro Rec Plex Pool
Electrical Connection contractor Guarantee Electrical earned AGC Keystone Award honors for its work on the McKendree University Metro Rec Plex.

Our contractors leverage the full breadth of their skills, including pre-construction planning and interdisciplinary collaboration with building partners, to deliver on every expectation.

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Maryville University
Maryville University - photo courtesy of Bell Electrical Contractors

Saint Louis University Macelwane Hall Saint Louis University Macelwane Hall
Saint Louis University Macelwane Hall – photos courtesy of Guarantee Electrical.

University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy - St. Louis
University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy, St. Louis - photo courtesy of Guarantee Electrical

University of Colorado, Boulder 
University of Colorado – Boulder -- photos courtesy of Guarantee Electrical