"It was critical to have an experienced, innovative electrical contractor design and build these unique buildings for one of the world's most prestigious universities."

Rick Arnesen, Project Executive
Hathaway Dinwiddie

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Innovation, relationships, service. The promise of CEI.

We believe in the genuine article. Not fancy buzzwords or trends. So, when we talk of things like innovation, people and the services we deliver, we take them seriously. Throughout our history, we have pursued that which is not only new and state-of-the-art, but the best. This applies to everything from the way we operate to the way we deal with people.

When you work with CEI, you get a partner who will go the extra mile to ensure that your projects are executed safely, cost-effectively and are of the highest quality. All delivered through relationships that will endure long after your project goes live.

Why we're different


We’ve been at the front of the innovation curve since our inception; always looking for the newest and most effective ways to serve our customers and industry.

Great People

Our people are our advantage; experienced, honest, smart, dedicated and unquestionably service-oriented. We get to know you, and become part of your team.


We make safety a priority, regularly achieving world-class safety ratings.


We deliver complete and accurate design and pricing information from the start.


We coordinate design and construction schedules and utilize value engineering to optimize time and reduce cost.


We are consistently ranked as a top Design/ Build Electrical Contractor and a “Best Place to Work”.


We’ve been there - and will be there - with the financial and corporate backing required to ensure long-term relationships and success.