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Fort Benjamin Harrison

Name: Fort Benjamin Harrison
Location: Lawrence, IN
Project Size: 50 acres
Industry: Governmental

Huston’s Role: Electrical Contractor
Description: Construction of Army, Navy, and Marine base

Project Summary:

Fort Benjamin Harrison is located in Lawrence, IN and is an Army, Navy, and Marine base that is comprised of four separate buildings. Two of the buildings are classroom/ multi-purpose facilities and the other two are service bays for vehicles and other automated machinery. Huston was named the electrical contractor of the job and was in charge of installing the lighting, lighting control, communications, fire alarm, mass notification, access control, sound, structural grid, solar voltaic, and data systems. The lighting system features energy efficient LED pole lights, as well as all the interior and exterior lighting of the buildings. The fire alarm and mass notification systems were built and installed in cooperation with Simplex-Grinnell and is a state of the art system that covers the entire complex. The solar voltaic system features new solar panels, which are used in to help power the buildings and also keep the base as energy efficient as possible. Huston was also in charge of all sub-terrain power, which includes ten man holes spread throughout the base. Substantial completion of this project is set to be for the end of July 2014.

Huston Electric is a full service electrical contractor that offers 24 hour emergency service, preventative maintenance, design, build, and lighting service, systems operations, professional engineering, maintenance and troubleshooting analysis, commercial and industrial service, high voltage testing and installation, structured wiring, infrared thermography, LED lighting retrofit analysis, Consultation, prefabrication services, and site maintenance management.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs. Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting, electrical service, Design/Build, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors. To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us and

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