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Electrical Products & Services

As your business partner, you'll appreciate our superior client service, diligent workmanship, and passion for excellence in electrical installations. Our professional installations, commitment to customer service, and top-notch people have contributed to our reputation and continued success – both of which we build our business on.

Our team of certified technicians provides safe, skilled, and cost-effective solutions to your electrical needs. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you and your organization.

Bates Electric is an industry leader offering full-service solutions to your electrical needs. We are committed to the highest quality craftsmanship and safety standards, We stand behind our work and guarantee client satisfaction.

Bates Electric, Inc. is the ‘Electrical Service Company of Choice' when providing products and services in the following areas:


From new construction, renovation, design/build, multiple-gang services, 3-phase wiring, and beyond, Bates Electric understands the demands, specifications, and electrical standards of commercial construction. Our expertise, ability, and client-focused approach enable us to serve as an effective member of your construction team.

At Bates Electric, we deliver full-service, electrical solutions for commercial facilities and institutions such as:
  • Assisted Living/Nursing Homes
  • Automotive Dealerships
  • Call Centers
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Condominiums
  • Convention Centers
  • Distribution Centers
  • Fire Stations
  • Grocery Stores
  • Health Care
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Internet-Wireless Facilities
  • Laundries & Dry Cleaners
  • Medical Centers
  • Medical/Research Labs
  • Motels
  • Multi-Story
  • Municipalities
  • Museum/Cultural Institutions
  • Office Buildings
  • Parking Garages
  • Police Stations
  • Office/Tenant Spaces
  • Restaurants
  • Retail Sales/Outlets
  • Schools – Elementary, Secondary & High
  • Service Stations
  • Shopping Malls
  • Tele-Data Centers
  • Warehouse


Let Bates Electric lend our technical expertise in the design, installation, integration and servicing of your voice, data, and fiber optic cabling systems. Our services include:
  • Audio/Visual Systems
  • Cat 3/5/5e/6
  • Coaxial
  • Computer Lines
  • Control Wiring
  • Data Networking Cabling Systems
  • Fiber Optic Cabling & Systems
  • High Speed Data Networking
  • Home Theatres
  • Hubs
  • Intercom Systems
  • Network Data Cabling
  • Nurse Call Systems
  • Patch Panels
  • Professional Sound Systems
  • Public Address & Paging Systems
  • Telecommunications Systems
  • Telephone & Cable Wiring
  • Video/Audio Systems
  • Voice/Data Systems
In conjunction with our business partners, we offer extended warranties on products such as Berk Tek, Corning, Leviton, Mohawk, Ortronics, Panduit, and Siemens.

The Bates Electric design team utilizes CAD for design/build work, and can edit drawings for use in the field. We're AUTO-CAD ready! Bates Electric, Inc. has the capability to receive and plot AUTO-CAD drawings via e-mail. Drawings can be e-mailed to Please send drawings in either .dwg or .dxf file formats. Please remember to include in the body of the e-mail your contact information.

Bates Electric offers complete electrical solutions to meet your communication needs – at home, work, or in business – reaching downstairs to a home office, across town, out-of-state, and across the globe.


Design/build – an excellent alternative to design/bid. Bates Electric can make your vision become reality – sooner.

Our design/build team utilizes their experience and sophisticated project tools to integrate the typical ‘sequential' project work phases. This integration leads to achievements related to safety, productivity, quality, timelines, and financial objectives that are impossible through the more traditional approach of ‘design/bid'.

Our design/build capabilities include the expertise to plan your project in the most efficient, competent, & cost-effective manner. Upon your approval, Bates Electric then safely executes the plan with quality craftsmanship top-of-mind. Our delivery system is fully integrated, efficient, and cost-effective. It reduces overall construction time which means our client can begin production and occupy their space – sooner.

We have design/build experience:
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Commercial/Institutional
  • Computer Processing Centers
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Hotels
  • Industrial Complexes
  • Medical Centers and Facilities
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Office Buildings
  • Parking Garages
  • Residential
  • Restaurants
  • Retail Strip Centers
  • Warehouse/Distribution Facilities


Utility power interruptions, inclement weather, and unanticipated natural disasters can leave you in the dark – powerless.

Protect your business, home, data, security, and telecommunication systems – even your recreational vehicle - with the power of Generac and Bates Electric.

We offer fully integrated Generac Power Systems that include industrial, commercial, and residential generator sets as well as automatic transfer switches, controls, fuel tanks, enclosures and remote monitoring software. We offer:
  • Industrial Standby
  • Modular Industrial Standby
  • Residential/Light Commercial
  • Telecommunications
Generac's Guardian brand features offer versatile and durable power generation products for residential, commercial, small business, and recreational vehicle applications. We offer:
  • Automatic Home
  • Standby Recreational
  • Vehicle Portable
Generac Power Systems, Inc. manufactures a complete line of emergency automatic standby generators for home or business that can be installed during new construction or retrofitted into existing structures. Residential emergency home standby generators are permanently installed outside in a weather protective enclosure (similar to an air-conditioning unit), supply electrical power to all pre-selected lights and appliances, and are powered by either natural gas or LPG. Models range from 7,000 to 40,000 watts. They work with a matched automatic transfer switch that responds within seconds when utility power shuts down, even when no one is home! In addition, we offer a feature packed Commercial Product Line from Generac that has revolutionized the generator industry. Ranging from 20 kW to 150 kW, these gensets provide value without sacrificing quality and cover the needs of most any larger residence, business or light commercial application. Single phase and three phase models available.

Bates Electric also offers Guardian Ultra Source, a new line of commercial, residential, and industrial portable generators expanding our capabilities to offer every kind of generator. Portable generators provide multiple use possibilities - recreational (camping and RV), industrial/commercial (manufacturers, contractors) rental and manual emergency standby (residential).

Never be ‘powerless' again. Power-up with Bates Electric and Generac so next time the unexpected power outage comes your way you can…
  • Keep cool with your AC ‘on'
  • Keep warm with your heat turned up
  • Avoid spoiled food in your refrigerator/freezer
  • Not worry about whether or not you have candles and flashlights on hand!
  • Keep data, computer, and communications systems up and running.
  • Keep your security systems and lighting ‘on'
  • Keep your sump pump working
  • Keep life-support and other medical equipment protecting lives

Home Networking

Bates Electric, Inc. and Leviton integrated networks can help you enjoy a better connected home.

New construction, rehabs, remodels, upgrading, or finishing a lower level…consider the ‘smart-wired' benefits we can deliver.

Bates Electric offers whole-house, home networking features such as:
  • Whole-house high-speed Internet and home networking
  • Family and home monitoring
  • Home office
  • Home theater
  • In-home computer networking
  • Integrated networks
  • Multi-room video for all cable, satellite TV, DVD and home theater
  • Whole-house audio/video
  • Whole-house security monitoring
  • Whole-house stereo
  • Whole-house surge protection
Let us provide connectivity to you and your family. Our ‘whole-house' approach (Structured Media System) will protect, entertain, inform, and comfort you in ways you've never dreamed possible. Your investment will connect the basic functions of your home for more enjoyment, efficiency, and ease of use for years to come – not to mention enhance the resale value of your home.

Get wired and you'll be able to:

Enjoy the convenience of wireless, high-speed internet from any room in your home.
  • Utilize an integrated network within your home for computer networking within your home as well as high speed internet access.
  • Watch your favorite memoirs on DVD or CD-Rom throughout the entire home (on televisions, computer monitors) from a single A/V source.
  • Enjoy integrated networks where your family can easily link gaming systems and computers and play against one another.
  • Experience the mobility and flexibility to move printers, fax machines, scanners, telephones, and other hardware between rooms for maximum efficiency.


Bates Electric has the experience and know-how to safely and productively deliver products and services in the demanding field of industrial electrical construction. Our project managers and electricians have experience working in a variety of industrial and manufacturing environments. We can effectively navigate the extreme working conditions, complex equipment, and sophisticated process control systems within the industrial environment.

Automation. Conveyor systems. Dry lines. Liquid lines. PLCs. Our industrial clients rely on the reputation for safety and technical expertise of Bates Electric to meet their industrial electrical needs. We have expertise in:
  • Autoclaves
  • Auto Guided Vehicles
  • Automotive
  • Baggage Handling
  • Can/Bottle Lines
  • Cement Mills
  • Chemical/Drug Processing Conveyors
  • Clean Rooms
  • Conduit and Wire Layouts
  • Conveyor Systems
  • Cranes & Hoists
  • Demolition
  • Device Layouts
  • Device Net
  • Electrical Schematics
  • Explosion Proof
  • Factories
  • Food Processing
  • Hibay Areas
  • Low, Medium, and High Voltage
  • Mail Handling
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining/quarries
  • Modular Wiring
  • Motor Control Centers
  • Pharmaceutical
  • PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers)
  • Pollution Control
  • Railroads
  • Robotics
  • Truck Locks
  • Warehouses
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment

Lighting Design & Services

Bates Electric, Inc. provides clients with expert lighting design, maintenance, re-lamping, retrofitting, fixture cleaning and lighting repair services. Inside or out, Bates Electric can meet your lighting needs.

People everywhere rely on the power of light for security, aesthetics, and assistance in their daily life activities. Heads of households and business owners require lighting design and maintenance services for dwellings, buildings, and parking areas including fixture cleaning, re-lamping, repairing, and retrofit of fixtures for improved energy efficiency. New construction, remodels, and tenant space updates – we can design, wire, install, service, and maintain your on-going lighting needs.

Our lighting products and services include:
  • Ballast replacement
  • Critical power branch circuit distribution
  • Emergency lighting
  • Exterior lighting
  • Field lighting
  • Fixture conversion
  • Fixture repair
  • Group re-lamping
  • Interior and exterior fixture repair
  • Interior lighting
  • Lamps and ballasts
  • Light lifts
  • Light standards
  • Lighting audit and retrofits
  • Lighting controls
  • Lighting maintenance & service agreements
  • Maintenance on existing systems
  • Marine lighting
  • Monthly inspection for replacement of inoperative equipment
  • Parking lot lighting
  • Pools & Spas - lighting
  • Re-lamping
  • Repair and install signage
  • Subdivision lighting – maintenance & service agreements
  • Underground tracing of wiring
  • Warehouse lighting


Our residential services include a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. From wiring and installing a ceiling fan to remodels and new construction, Bates Electric can bring resolution to your residential electrical needs.

No job is too big or too small. Here are examples of what Bates can do for you – residentially:
  • New Construction/Custom Homes/Additions
  • 100/200/400/600 Amp Upgrades
  • Attic Fan Wiring & Installation
  • Ceiling Fan Wiring & Installation
  • Central Vac Wiring
  • Circuits – new and upgrades
  • Code Violation Corrections
  • Computer & Data Wiring
  • Communication Wiring
  • Deck/Patio Lighting
  • Dryer & Range Wiring Installation
  • Electric & Gas Heating Wiring Installation
  • Electrical Service – new construction, rehabs, etc.
  • Energy Management
  • Exhaust Fan Wiring & Installation
  • Fans & Ventilation
  • Fiber Optics
  • Finished Basements
  • Fire Alarms
  • Fire & Water Damage – Repair/Installation
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Generators
  • Home Audio/Video
  • Home Automation Systems
  • Home Rewiring
  • HVAC Wiring
  • Indoor/Outdoor Wiring
  • In-Floor Heating
  • Inspection Upgrades
  • Landscape Lighting
  • Lighting Showroom
  • Line Construction
  • Low Voltage Wiring
  • Lower Level Finishes
  • Outdoor Lighting & Wiring
  • Parking Area Lighting
  • Phone & Cable Jacks
  • Pools & Spas
  • Receptacles
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Rehabs
  • Remodeling
  • Rewiring
  • Room Additions
  • Screened Porches/Sun Rooms
  • Security Alarms & Systems
  • Separate Metering
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications & Networking
  • Telephone & Cable TV Wiring
  • Voice & Data
  • Wiring (Any and all types)


Bates Electric, Inc. is the areas' expert in electrical restoration due to damage from fire, water, or other natural disaster,

We can help you obtain temporary power via your existing service panel or with generator power. Bates Electric will work with your restoration provider to bring the electrical system within your residence or business back to its original state.

Our certified technicians will inspect your electrical system to ensure compliance with the National Electrical Code (NEC) and code requirements.
  • Fire Damage
  • Storm Damage
  • Water/Flood Damage
  • Wind Damage
  • Insurance Inspections and Repairs

Security Systems

Bates Electric, Inc. can provide your business or residence with cutting edge technology in security design, installation, service, support, and maintenance.

Our team has partnered with leading security equipment manufacturers so that we may serve as your strategic partner - bringing resolution to your security needs. Providing protection for your family, employees, customers, business, and residence demands consistency, high-performance equipment, and know-how. Bates Electric understands the range of products and services that can best meet your security needs.
  • Access Control Systems
  • Article Surveillance Systems
  • Camera Installation
  • Carbon Monoxide Systems
  • Card Access Systems
  • Closed-Circuit Television Systems
  • Digital Video Recorders
  • Burglar & Hold-Up
  • Fire & Medical
  • Infant/Child Protection Systems
  • Initiation Detectors
  • Intercoms
  • IP Network Surveillance Cameras
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Network & Security Consulting
  • Patient Wandering Protection Systems
  • Planning & Design Services
  • Security Systems
  • Whole House Audio/Video Wiring

Service & Maintenance Programs

Whether you have a need in new construction, remodeling, renovation, routine maintenance, or other service issue, Bates Electric can bring resolution to your electrical needs. Bates Electric has the reputation, bonding capacity, and technical expertise to complete any job - large or small.

Our Service Department is GPS dispatched with certified technicians who will promptly respond to your needs – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. We realize the importance of prompt response and competent resolution so as to minimize the disruption to your business or household.

Our certified technicians not only take pride in their profession, they go the extra mile to ensure their appearance is professional. We arrive on the job clean and dressed in ‘Bates Wear'; and we'll depart leaving the work area clean and free of debris.

To request a service call or make a service inquiry, please click ‘Request a Service Call' on our menu, complete and submit the Service Form and a member of our Service Department will respond to your inquiry via telephone to the ‘daytime' phone number you supply within 24 hours. If your electrical need is an emergency, please click ‘Emergency Service Call' on our menu, complete and submit the Emergency Service Call Form, and a member of our team immediately respond by phone.

Here's what Bates Electric can do for you:
  • 100/200/400/600 Amp Upgrades
  • Attic, Ceiling & Exhaust Fans
  • Bucket Truck work
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Code Violation Corrections
  • Computer & Data Wiring
  • Communication Wiring
  • Dryer & Range Wiring & Installation
  • Electric Heating
  • Energy Management
  • Fans & Ventilation
  • Fiber Optics
  • Fire & Water Damage Specialists
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Generators
  • Home Audio/Video
  • Home Automation Systems
  • Home Rewiring
  • HVAC Wiring
  • Indoor/Outdoor Wiring
  • In-Floor Heating
  • Industrial Controls
  • Inspection Upgrades
  • Lighting Showroom
  • Line Construction
  • Low Voltage
  • Marine Lighting
  • New Construction/Custom Homes
  • Parking Lot Lighting
  • Phone & Cable Jacks
  • Pools & Spas
  • Power Units (back-up)
  • Remodeling
  • Room Additions
  • Routine Maintenance
  • Security Systems & Surveillance
  • Separate Metering
  • Surge Protection – Whole House
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications & Networking
  • Telephone & Cable TV Wiring
  • Temporary Power
  • Troubleshooting & Electrical Repairs
  • Voice & Data
  • Wiring (Any and all types)