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Continental Energy Solutions

Our company was founded on the principle of Customer for Life. In order to achieve this, we understand our need to deliver the following: unparalleled service, impeccable quality, as well as continuous improvement and innovation. Quality never happens by accident – it is always the result of sincere endeavor. With the customer in mind, we have been entering into mutually beneficial relationships since 1912.

Continental Electrical Construction Company is not only one of Chicago's premier electrical construction companies, but one of the largest enterprises of its kind in the Midwest. Continental has established itself as the single source for a complete array of electrical services, from assessment and design to installation, maintenance and repair.

Our commitment to quality is rooted in four generations of family ownership. Our customers know we bring quality and professionalism to every assignment. Our people, both office and field, exude expertise and confidence. We consider intellectual property one of our greatest assets.
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About Continental Energy Solutions

At its core, Continental is an electrical contractor capable of delivering electrical distribution, lighting, generators and uninterrupted power supplies, low-voltage structured cabling systems, and a myriad of green/renewable technologies.

We are also much more. Our engineering expertise allows us to tackle even the largest design/build projects. We are the single-source provider for electrical design, construction, maintenance and repair. Our ability to coordinate all design and construction work in house allows us to fast track even technologically advanced projects. We take great pride in never missing a schedule.

We custom-design a variety of user-friendly systems for constant presence and contractual customers including motor controls, energy saving lighting and dimming, design and build, electrical distribution, sound masking, fire alarm, photo voltaic and wind harvesting.

We also provide a comprehensive range of electrical services and single-source solution for electrical maintenance requirements. Program components include arc fault surveys, power quality testing, thermal scanning diagnostics, structured cabling and specialty lighting. We also perform switchgear and equipment maintenance and repair 24/7.

For over 100 years, we have served clients from all types of industries including Education, Financial, Health Care, High Rise Construction, Hospitality, Industrial, Mission Critical and Tenant Improvement. We remain committed to Chicago and its surrounding communities, a city and a region we are proud to serve.
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Services Offered

  • Financing
  • Energy Auditing
  • Construction
  • Solar Repair & Maintenance

Associated product manufacturers


Electrical ECC 10655

Industry Certifications

  • The American Solar Energy Society
  • North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners
  • Solar Energy Industries Association



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