Years in Business: 36

License # C10-466869

Ensuring Client Satisfaction Through Customer Service and Quality Workmanship


Since its inception in 1984, General Lighting Service started as a small, family-owned, lighting maintenance business in San Jose, California in 1984.  In the 36 years since its founding, General Lighting Service has expanded its operations into a full-service electrical contractor and has maintained a reputation of ensuring client satisfaction through customer service and quality workmanship.

General Lighting Service is a company committed to providing quality electrical consultation and installations for every client’s needs. GLS specializes in and prides itself on exceeding its customer’s expectations in a cost-driven and time-effective manner with integrity.  General Lighting Service knows that every project is unique, as are its demands.

General Lighting Service maintains an experienced workforce of highly qualified electricians by utilizing the human resources of local unions across California, General Lighting Service has the ability to complete projects of varied size: from service work to elaborate projects, including school modernizations and ground up campuses.

General Lighting approaches every project with the same philosophy that “Each and every client is the most important facet of our company”.  General Lighting’s longevity and consistent success in the industry is driven by GLS’s highly motivated and dedicated professionals who, as a team, are committed to completing fast-track electrical projects, on-time and within budget, while saving the clients’ money through creative, value engineering solutions. General Lighting’s unmatched customer service and commitment to quality separates GLS from other subcontractors.

“The care, service, and professionalism that GLS provides on every job sets them apart from other contractors in the field and they consistently go above and beyond to meet our needs. With GLS we never have to worry about the work because it will always be done right, safely, and with our best interests in mind.”

Tony Palma, Director of Capital Projects, Facilities, and Operations- Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District