FEATURED

PROJECTS

We are proud to showcase some of our featured projects and client success stories. Please read through our Case Studies to get a better feel for the services we offer and our outstanding customer service reputation in the industry.

FEATURED

PROJECTS

We are proud to showcase some of our featured projects and client success stories. Please read through our Case Studies to get a better feel for the services we offer and our outstanding customer service reputation in the industry.

Des Moines Low Voltage Team Completes Project with DFA

Des Moines Low Voltage Team Completes Project with DFA

The Low Voltage Systems team in the Des Moines branch recently completed a job with Dairy Farmers of America located in Allerton, Iowa.  Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) is a new customer to Commonwealth Electric and Communications.  DFA is a dairy cooperative that...

Commonwealth Electric Takes Part in Historical Project

Commonwealth Electric Takes Part in Historical Project

Commonwealth Electric’s Columbus, NE, branch is working alongside Columbus Public Schools with their latest project: the Kramer Education Center. This historical building is being renovated into a child development center, day care center, and administrative offices....

CECM Helps Modernize New M.U.D. Facility

CECM Helps Modernize New M.U.D. Facility

Commonwealth Electric's Omaha team was awarded the M.U.D. Headquarters renovation project. MCL Construction Company was the general contractor who chose CECM to manage this 2-phase project. Metropolitan Utilities District was previously located at 1723 Harney Street...

Phoenix Welcomes Creighton University Expansion

Phoenix Welcomes Creighton University Expansion

Creighton University is expanding in the Phoenix area! CECM Phoenix has recently secured the 183,000 square foot, 7-story medical school located in the popular Park Central area of downtown Phoenix. CECM’s contract is with newly revived customer Okland Construction...

CECM Hired for Henry Doorly Zoo Stingray Exhibit

CECM Hired for Henry Doorly Zoo Stingray Exhibit

Commonwealth Electric’s Omaha team was hired recently to perform a project at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, NE. We worked under the guidance of our General Contractor, JE Dunn. The project consisted of a new indoor stingray exhibit, event center, and a stingray life...

Lincoln Low Voltage Team Awarded UNK Project

Lincoln Low Voltage Team Awarded UNK Project

Commonwealth's Lincoln Low Voltage team was awarded the UNK Otto Olsen project last year in Kearney, Nebraska. We have had a team on the road for the last six months doing whatever it takes to get this project completed on time so the students could start school....

Retention Treatment Basin at Saddle Creek

Retention Treatment Basin at Saddle Creek

Commonwealth Electric's Omaha team was hired by Hawkins Construction on behalf of the city of Omaha to perform the electrical functions of this project. This 3-Year project is part of the CSO program (Combined Sewer Overflow). The Saddle Creek Retention Treatment...

Graceland University Receives Audio System Update

Graceland University Receives Audio System Update

Jake Belcher, Lead Installation Technician Student Center Portable A-V Console & Rack The Newcom Student Union on Graceland College’s campus in Lamoni, Iowa recently underwent a complete remodel. The goal of the remodel was to make the Student Center more inviting...

Children’s Hospital Renovates 3rd and 4th Floors

Children’s Hospital Renovates 3rd and 4th Floors

Our Omaha office was hired recently to perform a project at Children’s Hospital, 84th & West Dodge Road, in Omaha, NE. We worked under the guidance of our General Contractor, JE Dunn, and delivered the electrical portion of the 3rd and 4th floor renovation...

Florence Pump Station Receives Electrical Upgrade

Florence Pump Station Receives Electrical Upgrade

Our Omaha branch was recently awarded the M.U.D. Florence Low Service Pump Station project. Hawkins Construction Company was the general contractor who chose CECM to manage this 2-phase project. The project consisted of a complete remodel to their existing electrical...

UnityPoint Health Blank Star and Development Center

UnityPoint Health Blank Star and Development Center

The Des Moines office is proud to announce the completion of the UnityPoint Health Blank Star and Development Center. This new facility is located off-campus in West Des Moines from its prior home at Blank Children’s Hospital within Iowa Methodist Medical Center. The...

Omaha Receives Traffic Upgrades to Major Intersections

Omaha Receives Traffic Upgrades to Major Intersections

Our Omaha location was hired by the city of Omaha to work on their Automated Traffic Signal Project. The new automated systems will be able to make an adjustment to the lights, based on the demand of traffic flow. Our crew was tasked with automating the traffic...

IMMC Renovates Rehab Unit

IMMC Renovates Rehab Unit

The Des Moines office is proud to announce the completion of another project at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. The Younker wing of IMMC houses the rehabilitation unit for the entire campus. This remodeled unit houses new treatment rooms, a large multi-functional rehab...

St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center

St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center

The Lincoln Service Team is wrapping up two projects that started ramping up this Fall at St. Elizabeth hospital in Lincoln. The Burn Unit and Pediatrics remodels have both undergone major facelifts now that Dignity Health has merged with CHI to create CommonSpirit...

CECM Installs Small Cell Projects

CECM Installs Small Cell Projects

Commonwealth Communications has been partnering with Pierson Wireless to install small cellular antenna equipment on light and utility poles throughout Iowa. These projects are increasing in number and show no sign of slowing down in the next few years. Just look...

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

The home away from home for Air Force personnel is nearing completion at Davis Monthan AFB. The NAF (Non Appropriated Funds) Visiting Quarters is a 4 story VQ building will include 262 guest rooms with approximately 164,200 SF inclusive of appropriate back of house...

Verizon Wireless/University of Nebraska Small Cells

Verizon Wireless/University of Nebraska Small Cells

A “Small Cell” is a radio access point with low radio frequency (RF) power output, footprint and range. It is operator-controlled, and can be deployed indoors or outdoors, and is licensed, shared or unlicensed. Small cells complement the macro network to improve...

UnityPoint Health Pathology Lab

UnityPoint Health Pathology Lab

The Des Moines office is proud to announce the completion of the UnityPoint Health Pathology Lab. The Ankeny facility located off campus from its prior home at Iowa Methodist Hospital is approximately 63,893 square feet. Construction began in October 2018 and...

Improving IWCC Campus Security

Improving IWCC Campus Security

Commonwealth Electric-Omaha is on site at Iowa Western Community College (IWCC) in Council Bluffs, IA as the Prime Contractor for their Security Management Project. There are currently 5 campuses that make up the IWCC campus. The Omaha security team is providing each...

Buffett Cancer Center

Buffett Cancer Center

Commonwealth Electric Company of the Midwest (CECM) has completed its three-year construction of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center located in midtown Omaha, Nebraska. Nearly all $35 million of the electrical construction – including power, lighting and...

Methodist Women’s Hospital and Women’s Center

Methodist Women’s Hospital and Women’s Center

Commonwealth Electric Company of the Midwest’s Omaha, Nebraska office recently completed work on the Methodist Women’s Hospital Medical office building. The CECM team was able to successfully coordinate the electrical installation in the facility with the other...

UNO Baxter Hockey Arena

UNO Baxter Hockey Arena

This project has an aggressive 9 week schedule and consists of a new 3000 amp, 120/208 volt service and main distribution panel, along with the replacement of a 1600 amp Switchboard and a 1200 amp Switchboard.  Commonwealth will be making electrical connections to...

Lauritzen Gardens Conservatory

Lauritzen Gardens Conservatory

Commonwealth Electric is partnered with Kiewit and HDR to build the new Conservatory Building.The new 20,000 SF conservatory building will include unique plant life, walking pathways with lighting, and several water features. The building will be separated into three...

Grand View University Projects

Grand View University Projects

Commonwealth Electric has a 30 year relationship with Grand View University.  CECM completed several projects for Grand View in the past several months.  The first was a remodel of the Johnson Wellness Center Locker Rooms.  This 4,200 sq foot project included new...

Morrison Life Sciences Research Center

Morrison Life Sciences Research Center

Morrison Life Sciences CenterCommonwealth Electric is proud to have been part of the team on the addition to the UNL Morrison Life Science Research Center.  The existing 68,000 sq ft facility was built in 2008 and the 26,000 sq ft addition provided a home for the NE...

Harrah’s Casino Renovation

Harrah’s Casino Renovation

New Harrah's CasinoCommonwealth just completed an exciting project with the Renovation of the Harrah’s Casino, in Council Bluffs, IA.  With the transition of the casino floor from the riverboat, to an area that was formerly meeting and banquet rooms there was a lot of...

Involta Data Center – Tucson

Involta Data Center – Tucson

The first phase of a multi-phase data center project for Involta LLC is nearing completion, in our Tucson office.This project in partnership with Rinderknecht Associates of Cedar Rapids, IA  – involves the renovation of an existing 38,000 square foot building.  When...

Pinnacle Bank Arena – Communications

Pinnacle Bank Arena – Communications

Lincoln Communications awarded Pinnacle Bank Arena.In working closely with our Omaha Communications Division, our Lincoln office was awarded the Low Voltage work at the new Pinnacle Bank Arena.  The project is in full swing right now with work beginning February 2013,...

Larry H Miller Dodge Dealership

Larry H Miller Dodge Dealership

Phoenix office awarded project in Peoria, AZ.CECM Phoenix office in partnership with Okland Construction has begun a remodel and expansion project of the Larry H Miller Dodge Dealership in Peoria, AZ.  This project consists of demolition of the existing showroom and a...

Simpson Student Center

Simpson Student Center

State-of-the-art 55,000 sq ft addition.Vice President, T. Michael Price said, “We are really excited to have been a part of this wonderful project with Simpson College and Graham Construction.  This is a building we can all be proud of!  Go Storm!”  This two story...

Mary Lanning Digital Imaging

Mary Lanning Digital Imaging

Digital Imaging Project – critical and challenging installation.This installation is in the middle of the hospital directly above the kitchen.  The entire under floor duct system conduit and core drilling above the kitchen was all completed and coordinated without...

National Guard Center – Grand Island, NE

National Guard Center – Grand Island, NE

Commonwealth Electric's Columbus Office is branching out with our first large project awarded in Grand Island, NE.Sampson Construction selected Commonwealth Electric to build the Readiness Center for the Nebraska National Guard.  This new two-story building, $21.9...

CSG International – Omaha, NE

CSG International – Omaha, NE

Commonwealth Electric was selected for the tenant improvement project for CSG International.CSG’s business model includes revenue management, content management and monetization, customer interaction management and analytics and intelligence.  Previously located in...

Covidien Medical – Energy Efficient Lighting Project – Norfolk, NE

Covidien Medical – Energy Efficient Lighting Project – Norfolk, NE

Covidien Medical knew that their lighting systems were inefficient, outdated, and costing them money.Their corporate standards for efficiency projects called for a five year ROI and no one had been able to propose a system that could meet that standard. The team of...

High School HVAC Project – Pleasantville, Iowa

High School HVAC Project – Pleasantville, Iowa

Commonwealth Electric Company of the Midwest was recently awarded the contract for the Pleasantville High School HVAC upgrade.This project has an aggressive 9 week schedule and consists of a new 3000 amp, 120/208 volt service and main distribution panel, along with...

Didier’s Grocery Design Build Project

Didier’s Grocery Design Build Project

Our Columbus office recently completed a Design Build project for Didier’s Grocery.  This locally owned, community grocery store serves the Schuyler area.The original store was built in 1995 and the recent 3,000 square foot addition makes it a 21,000 square foot...

New Des Moines Transit Hub

New Des Moines Transit Hub

The Des Moines office of Commonwealth Electric was awarded the new Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) transit hub.This new state of the art LEED facility includes a new 800 amp service, 350KW natural gas generator, extensive interior and exterior...

Shea Medical Center, Scottsdale

Shea Medical Center, Scottsdale

Our Phoenix office is in the process of upgrading the Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center Generator System.  This is a fast-paced project that is due to be completed in March 2012.The project consists of replacing the majority of the existing emergency...

VA Health Care System in Tucson

VA Health Care System in Tucson

Our current Featured Project is the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System in Tucson.  Commonwealth Electric has teamed up REC Solar on a design-build project to install carport mounted photovoltaic arrays.Commonwealth is proud to showcase some of our featured...

Polly Rosenbaum Archives

Polly Rosenbaum Archives

The State of Arizona needed a new home for its archives - state maps, pictures, crime logs, law books, etc. They used to be housed in the attic of the capital... not any more. Go inside the Polly Rosenbaum Archives.www.ElectricTV.net is a joint venture between NECA...