Design & Build

Nelson & Sons Electric staffs a highly trained and experienced group of electrical design professionals whose primary objective is customer service and satisfaction. We bring to the table years of practical experience as both designers and installers to add value engineering to our project. We incorporate state of the art technology in our designs, providing viable solutions to our client’s needs. Behind the scenes, our team utilizes the latest in AutoCAD software and strives to maintain a current understanding of the changing facets of energy use and governing regulations to insure proper electrical design, installation, implementation and compliance.
Our design/build service implements an integrated approach to project coordination, allowing us the ability to optimize resource deployment, reduce time-to-market and maintain a high quality of finish product and service.
Coordination and implantation of pre-designed projects are always integrated and approached with a proven ability to work with independent design professionals, always keeping the client’s needs at the forefront of the projects objective.


Nelson & Sons is a design build electrical contractor with experience in all aspects of construction.

Industrial Electrical Services

  • Electrical Power Distribution 21kv and below

  • Motor Control Centers

  • Variable Frequency Drives
  • Copper cabling, terminations, and testing

  • Process Controls

  • Control Panels

Industries Served

  • Food & Beverage
  • Poultry
  • Feed Mills

  • Pet Food

  • Winery
  • Cold Storage

  • Dairy & Cheese

Industrial Refrigeration

Nelson & Sons Electric has the knowledge and experience to ensure the successful engineering and construction of our customer’s industrial refrigeration electrical systems. We work closely with our customers throughout each step, from design to install, to build an industrial cold storage refrigeration system efficiently and problem-free. Our customers can rest assure that their system will be put together with the highest electrical contracting integrity.


Nelson & Sons Electric has the knowledge, experience and professional reputation when it comes to commercial electrical/lighting design and installation. We work closely with our clients and strive to establish a strong professional relationship to ensure their needs, budgets, and project deadlines are met. Whether it be new construction or a tenant improvement, no project is too big nor too small for our team of skilled electricians. Nelson & Sons Electric will execute the installation of a new electrical system or diagnose and repair or replace existing complex systems and equipment to keep your business operating correctly and efficiently.

Lighting Design

Whether it’s a commercial building or a high end retail shop, few things can add to the appearance of a building more than lighting. Lighting can add visual appeal and style to a room. Nelson & Sons Electric can evaluate a site’s current indoor and/or outdoor lighting status, and then provide professional recommendations to not only save our customers money on utility bills, but also provide the highest quality and most efficient lighting for the project. We work closely with our customers, their architects and other contractors to produce a final project that exceeds our customer’s expectations.

Considerations for Lighting Design

  • Understand the usage of the space to be illuminated

  • Establish light levels that meet those needs
  • Determining the best light source for the application

  • Select the correct lighting luminaires for the environment
  • Selecting of the proper lighting controls for the function of the space
  • Accessibility considerations for maintenance and cleaning

  • Code compliance and food safety requirements
  • Energy efficiency

Renewable Energy

Nelson & Sons Electric’s team is the crew you need for your solar installation. We work together with our customers to provide quality craftsmanship in both commercial and industrial applications. As a subcontractor, we will assist in any phase of the PV installation. We have experience with roof and ground mounted systems, dual-axis trackers, and PV systems up to 1 megawatt.

UL508A Panel Shop

Nelson & Sons Electric has its own panel shop to satisfy all needs large and small. We offer various industrial control panels and products for manufacturing and production environments. Our panel shop services included custom designing, fabricating, programming, and field installing. We also provide troubleshooting and service to existing control systems.

Data Cabling

Data cabling is no simple matter. Nelson & Sons Electric can provide the installation for your network cabling and hardware. We manage the work keeping the installation on track so your systems can be up and running on time.

Our installation experience includes the following:

  • DF cabinets and racks
  • Patch panels and switches

  • Fiber optic panels
  • Copper cabling, terminations, and testing

  • Fiber optic cabling, terminations, and testing

  • Interducts
  • Voice and data jacks

24/7 Service Department

As a customer of Nelson & Sons Electric we provide you with highly trained electricians who can quickly troubleshoot and identify your electrical problems and get you back on line. We use the most up-to-date tools and testing instruments to quickly identify electrical problems and resolve them in the safest and most cost-effective manner. Our service department is available to respond to electrical issues and emergencies such as mechanical component failures, weather-related problems, and power outages. We also have power data loggers to monitor and record electrical problems as needed.