Who are we and what do we do?

Welcome! In The Lite Electric is a full service electrical contractor serving central and northern Wisconsin including Merrill, Wausau, Minocqua and all surrounding communities. We specialize in residential and commercial projects of all sizes, standby generators, in-floor heat and we have an entire division, ITL Smart Home, devoted to smart home systems. Please visit each individual page for more information on that specific service.

If you are interested in learning more about us, please keep scrolling through for a portfolio of our past work, client testimonials and our blog. If you are ready to speak to someone regarding your specific project, call, email or fill out the form on our contact us page. We look forward to working with you!


We won a Badger Craftsman Award!

We are so honored to have won the 2022 Badger Craftsman Award for Best Smart Home! This award is given out by the Wisconsin Builder’s Association and includes projects from all across the state of Wisconsin.

The project we won for is located in the Northwoods of Wisconsin and is an all-inclusive smart home. This project is a 12,347 square foot residential home with an attached office space. The home includes an indoor pool, hot tub, sunken bar, elevator, master suite, dog grooming room, bed and breakfast, 7 bathrooms, and 2 garages.

In total, there are more than 250 smart devices incorporated in the home including 154 lighting devices (switches, dimmers, wall and tabletop keypads), 31 automated shades, 6 security cameras, 4 thermostats, 11 smoke detectors, 20 speakers, 5 Google speakers, 3 smart displays, 17 smart televisions and 8 routers.


We were nominated for an international award!

We are so excited to announce that our project was nominated in the top 11 for the international Lutron Excellence Award. This award is given out for excellence in home automation, specifically home automation in lighting and shades. In order to be considered for this award, we submitted a 5-minute video, photos and a detailed written description of the project. The project that we submitted is one that was completed locally in Merrill. We are very honored to represent Merrill, Wisconsin on an international stage! For more information on our smart home services, check out ITL Smart Home.