Engineering Services

Turnkey, in-house electrical engineering capabilities help drive I.B. Abel projects to success from the earliest stages of concept and design. For more than 100 years, our electrical engineers have remained dedicated to delivering electrical design and construction services that meet and exceed project goals to deliver a best-in-class solution every time. The I.B. Abel approach is focused on excellence, and our team has the capabilities to customize engineering services to add great value through every project phase, from design-assist support to comprehensive design-build services. Combine in-house engineering with our full range of electrical construction services, and our clients experience the benefits of having a single, reliable source of communication and accountability from start to finish.

We bring our experience and commitment to safety and quality to your electrical engineering project. We think creatively and strategically to develop the best possible designs that increase efficiency and productivity while delivering high-quality results on time and on budget. It’s an experience of excellence you can count on.

Our Full Scope of Engineering Services 

From high-voltage substation design and low-voltage building design to equipment report evaluations, testing and diagnostics, data analysis, and more, I.B. Abel engineers bring a diverse set of specialized experience to projects that span the entire Mid-Atlantic and New England regions. Excellence is guaranteed through our in-house engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning services. With modern tools and leading-edge technology and software, we work diligently to keep designs accurately buildable, helping the electrical construction phase go as smoothly as possible for field crews. Our full scope of engineering services ranges from electrical engineering and studies to permit drawings, equipment testing and diagnostics, and more.

Specialized Engineering Services

  • Lighting & Power
  • Telecommunications, Fire, Life, Safety & Security
  • Short Circuit, Arc Flash & Load Flow
  • Substations
  • OH & UG Distribution
  • Design Build & Value Engineering
  • Commissioning, Testing & Diagnosis

Engineering Studies

  • Low & Medium Voltage Systems
  • Interior & Exterior Lighting & Controls
  • Arc Flash, Short Circuit & Load Flow
  • Protective Device Coordination
  • Emergency & Backup Systems
  • Structured Cabling & Fiber
  • Fire, Security, CCTV & Sound Systems
  • Relay & Device Settings
  • Substation Engineering & Equipment
  • Battery Storage Systems
  • Radio & Cellular Networks

Additional Services

  • Bid Document Coordination
  • Permit Drawings & Preparation
  • Utility Interconnect Coordination
  • Construction Administration
  • Design-Build
  • Design-Assist
  • Value Engineering
  • Equipment Acceptance & Commissioning
  • Equipment Testing & Diagnostics

Reach Out for Your Next Electrical Construction Project

See how our experienced team can help you achieve your project goals.

Our Safety & Quality Promise

I.B. Abel’s dedicated in-house Safety and Quality Department goes above and beyond for every team member and client to safely mitigate risks while delivering all electrical engineering and construction services. Through rigorous training programs, safety best-practices, and deep-dive strategies that use advanced technology, we confidently ensure safety and quality excellence in all we do. The efforts of electrical engineers throughout design and development phases, whether it involves structured cabling, high-voltage substation engineering, or low and medium voltage system service and everything in-between, leads to high-quality results that maximizes value and builds lasting client relationships.

IB Abel Engineering Team on site

Industries & Locations Served

I.B. Abel proudly serves clients across the United States. Ranging from the east to west coast and as far south as Florida, our specialized Master Electricians are licensed to work in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington D.C., Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Providing turnkey solutions for electrical projects of all sizes, ranging from new construction to renovation and maintenance, with specialized expertise in the following markets and industries:

  • Commercial & Retail
  • Industrial, Warehouse & Distribution
  • Healthcare
  • Government
  • Institutional (Higher Education)
  • Municipal
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Utility