Kelso-Burnett defines the standard of excellence for electrical contracting in the Midwest.


Putting Clients First

As an employee-owned organization, Kelso-Burnett cares about the success of of each project and the satisfaction of every client. From project managers to estimators to installers, every member of our staff is not only interested, they are invested in providing positive outcomes to further our well-earned reputation for both quality and service.

Kelso-Burnett has provided electrical services for over 112 years, growing strategically to respond to the needs of our clients. Today, we operate branch offices conveniently located throughout Northern Illinois – Chicago, Rockford, Gurnee and Rolling Meadows – that deliver traditional electrical services in industrial and commercial distribution systems, as well as additional divisions specifically dedicated to telecommunications, security, CCTV, card access, sound systems, fire alarms and electrical systems testing.


Building Strong Relationships

Kelso Burnett is centered on constant growth and improvement, qualities that have sustained us for decades and continue to elevate our service quality above and beyond client expectations. As we invest in continual training and technological advancement, we also actively cultivate our deep network of relationships throughout Illinois. Over and over, our experience has demonstrated that, while technology and resources ensure capability, it is people who innovate solutions and ensure project success.