Nichols Power Systems is a full-service electrical and fire alarm contractor specializing in commercial renovation and construction projects in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. We are committed to providing the highest quality of service for all of our clients and projects. We measure our success by the satisfaction of our clients.

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What We Do

Nichols Power Systems provides services large and small, from full building fire alarm replacements and generator installations to time and material electrical work and fire alarm programming. We excel at providing turn-key services at competitive prices due to our strong relationships with engineers, vendors, and partner general contracting company, Nichols Contracting, Inc.


Nichols Power Systems is adept at all electrical projects, large or small.  Whether it is working outside from the ground up for a new building, or installing a few electrical receptacles in your Class A office, we have a turn-key solution for your needs.

Our projects include:

  • New Construction
  • Additions
  • Renovations
  • Tenant Fit Outs
  • Elevator Modernizations
  • Emergency Power Systems
  • High Voltage Power and Distribution
  • Site and Parking Lot Lighting
  • Time and Material
  • Service and Maintenance
  • And More

Please contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for any and all of your electrical needs.

Fire Alarm

Nichols Power Systems has assembled a project team consisting of experienced and talented fire alarm project managers and field technicians.  We excel at providing everything from turn-key fire alarm system replacements to testing and programming.  We are also an approved Hochiki dealer.

Our services include:

  • Complete Turn-Key Life Safety Upgrades
  • Fire Alarm System Replacements
  • New Fire Alarm Systems, Modifications, and Expansions
  • Service and Maintenance
  • Programming and Testing
  • And More

Your safety is our responsibility. Please contact us for any and all of your fire alarm needs.


As a well-known industry leader we consider our specialty in elevators to be our core area of work and continue to focus on providing the best possible service to our clients.  From new elevator installations, modernizations, and replacements, to escalators, moving walks, and conveyers, we are devoted to meeting the needs of the vertical transportation industry. 

We Provide Services For:

  • Overhead Traction Elevators
  • Basement and Overhead Adjacent Traction Elevators
  • Machine-Room-Less Elevators
  • Hydraulic Elevators
  • Freight Elevators and Vertical Freight Doors
  • Escalators
  • Moving Walks
  • Wheelchair Lifts
  • Residential Elevators
  • Conveyers
  • And More

Please contact us for turn-key solutions for your project.


Nichols Power Systems has installed emergency power solutions for clients in a wide range of business categories, including apartments, healthcare, retail and office.  Every business has unique power demands, and we specialize in providing turnkey solutions to meet our clients’ needs.  Our team will involve you every step of the way, from concept to completion.   

Our Services Include:

  • Establishing emergency power needs and desires
  • Providing budget pricing
  • Providing project schedule
  • Coordinating placement of unit with client
  • Calculating loads and creating engineered drawings
  • Obtaining permits
  • Installing structural support and access to unit for maintenance
  • Installing safety and security features
  • Generator and ATS delivery and installation
  • Installing required ventilation
  • Transfer to emergency power panel with limited down time
  • Generator startup, load test, and inspection
  • Provide generator training, maintenance instructions, and manuals
  • Punch list and permit closeout

From start to finish, concept to completion, we do it all. Please contact us for your turn-key generator installation.