Puffin Electric, Inc.

Puffin Electric, Inc. was established as an electrical contracting company in Homer, Alaska in 1984 by business partners Bruce Hess and Polly Prindle-Hess. In 1995, it became an S Corporation and has over the years grown into a General Contractor with specialties in Electrical Construction and Energy Conservation Services.  We maintain a staff of 5 office personnel and up to 12 field employees, depending on the scope of present work.

Puffin Electric focuses on commercial and industrial public works projects throughout Alaska with an emphasis on marine electrical installations and lighting energy conservation. Over the years, Puffin Electric has established and maintained professional relationships with many consultants, specialty contractors and manufacturers.

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Ketchikan Harbor Phase 2 Improvements.

At Puffin Electric, we take a team approach to project management and business operations. A key ingredient to our success is the depth of personnel who can maintain services without depending upon a single individual.

We have completed projects throughout Alaska, routinely handling complex logistics, schedules and the vagaries of Alaska weather. Our scope of services includes design consulting, value engineering, general construction, electrical construction and energy conservation services. Puffin Electric performs commissioning and customer training for our completed projects. We provide advanced electronic project estimates as well as electronic documentation on a routine basis.

Puffin Electric possesses in-house expertise in a wide variety of contracting specialties.  Some of these include concrete work, steel building erection, carpentry, building finishes, mechanical systems, electrical work, video, security and fire alarm systems, environmental control, sound and PA systems, computer & telephone networking and lighting design & energy conservation services.

Puffin Electric has proven adept at simultaneously managing a diverse set of remote projects. We believe in a collaborative and open style with a committment to professionalism, excellence and integrity.