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See Us at Parade of Homes℠ Twin Cities – Fall 2022

See Us at Parade of Homes℠ Twin Cities – Fall 2022

Discover your perfect home on the Parade of Homes ℠ Twin Cities! Tour hundreds of new and remodeled homes across Minnesota with some of the best home technology and electrical systems at select models. J. Becher & Associates is proud to have worked with several of Minnesota’s finest home builders
J. Becher & Associates Acquires Pro-Tech Security Systems, Inc.

J. Becher & Associates Acquires Pro-Tech Security Systems, Inc.

April 8th, 2022 – J. Becher & Associates announces the acquisition of Osseo based low voltage contractor, Pro-Tech Security Systems, Inc. “J. Becher & Associates is proud to be the company Sean Mazzei picked to carry on his legacy,” says J. Becher & Associates founder, Jerry Becher. Sean Mazzei, President/CEO of
Celebrating 4 Years of No Lost Time!

Celebrating 4 Years of No Lost Time!

As of October 29th, J.Becher & Associates has hit a huge milestone by completing 4 years of no lost time. That’s 1,460 consecutive days without work comp lost time! What is lost time? Lost time occurs when an employee is injured while carrying out a work-related task for their employer,
The STMA Breakfast Club Barn – Update

The STMA Breakfast Club Barn – Update

J.Becher & Associates is pleased to announce that our work has been completed on the exciting SMTA Breakfast Club Barn project! J.Becher worked alongside local businesses to help build the new Breakfast Club Barn, a worship and ministry gathering space for
Rise Modular – St. Michael Apartments Groundbreaking Ceremony

Rise Modular – St. Michael Apartments Groundbreaking Ceremony

A couple of weeks ago, Rise Modular and the City of St. Michael broke ground on the city’s first market-rate apartment development in more than 60 years – St. Michael Apartments. The 82-unit rental apartment building is the first of a four-phase development immediately adjacent to the city’
Chad Smith Ride for Life

Chad Smith Ride for Life

We are honored to be sponsors at this year’s Chad Smith Ride for Life, a bike run started in 2008 to benefit Chad Smith, who was fighting Hodgkins Lymphoma. Before losing his battle with cancer on November 15, 2009, Chad had requested that the bike run continued and help families

J. Becher & Assoc. Featured in Builders Club

J. Becher & Assoc. is the Builders Club newest sponsor and is featured in the April 2011 Builders Club News magazine. Jerry Becher, Owner, offers insight into the company and the services provided since 1987. Brady Elsenpeter, Integration Specialist/Low Voltage Expert, noted, “Builders find many benefits by working with one company

TV Installation and Home Technology Audit

Flat Panel Television Installation and Home Technology Audit We’ll work with you to find the Flat Panel Television that best fits your room’s lighting, your intended use whether for video games, movie night, sports, or just watching your favorite shows. We have TV’s
J. Becher & Assoc. Acquires Cybermation Low Voltage Division

J. Becher & Assoc. Acquires Cybermation Low Voltage Division

J. Becher & Assoc. announced its acquisition of Cybermation, a Waite Park, MN low voltage/systems integration company. Beginning May 2012, J. Becher & Assoc. will provide services for all of Cybermation’s audio, video, security and home automation customers. The product and service lines of the two companies are
J.Becher Brings Hi-Tech Systems to Clive’s Roadhouse

J.Becher Brings Hi-Tech Systems to Clive’s Roadhouse

Chosen as the low voltage contractor for a new rustic restaurant in Burnsville, J. Becher & Assoc. put the Wow! in Wow Factor Chosen as the low voltage contractor for a new rustic restaurant in Burnsville, J. Becher & Assoc. put the Wow! in Wow Factor Project Type: Commercial Low

LCD, LED, DLP, Plasma… What’s the difference?

LCD, LED, DLP, Plasma… Are All TV’s Created Equal? All TV’s are not created equal! There are one or two that are right for your environment. J. Becher can help you determine which TV is right for your room, office, restaurant or anywhere else you
Xcel Energy Recognized J.Becher & Assoc. with Energy Efficiency Partner Award

Xcel Energy Recognized J.Becher & Assoc. with Energy Efficiency Partner Award

J.Becher & Associates was one of only 36 Minnesota businesses acknowledged for exceptional efforts to help customers save energy! Xcel Energy recognizes contractors, equipment suppliers and engineers that contribute the highest electricity and natural gas savings to Xcel Energy’s Minnesota conservation programs.  Xcel Energy: Energy Solutions Xcel Energy
Unique Otsego Restaurant & Event Center Chooses J.Becher Electrical & Low Voltage

Unique Otsego Restaurant & Event Center Chooses J.Becher Electrical & Low Voltage

Where can you find an ice rink, restaurant, full bar, and live music all in one place? The answer: The Igloo in Otsego! The Igloo Combines Sports Bar, Restaurant, Music and Ice Arena Project Type: Commercial Electrical & Low Voltage | Restaurant, Bar, Ice Arena Where can you find an ice

The Best in the Latest Technology – 4K

Our low voltage technicians spend countless hours staying on top of the latest low voltage technology and state-of-the-art products so that we can bring the best products to homes and businesses in Minnesota. We recently attended Cedia Expo 2015 and brought back some cool products! The 4K Ultra HD TV and
Check out some of our High Voltage Electricians and Low Voltage Specialists in action!

Check out some of our High Voltage Electricians and Low Voltage Specialists in action!

Thanks to Treleven Photography for capturing J. Becher electricians and low voltage technicians at work. Here’s a sneak peek from the photoshoot! From whole-homeelectrical wiring to security systems, TVs, audio, and “smart” automated controls for lights, climate and other systems, J. Becher & Associates’ electricians and

Giving Back to Our Wounded Warriors

Honored to be part of Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors very first “from the ground up build” project, J. Becher & Associates’ Electricians and Low Voltage Technicians volunteered on this special project to provide a fully accessible home in Minnetrista, MN for Marine Sgt. Colin Faust who suffered
Ryland Homes Loads Up on Entertainment

Ryland Homes Loads Up on Entertainment

Working with Ryland Homes on their very trendy home in Chaska, MN was truly a blast! They pulled out all the stops with not just one, but TWO 7-Channel Home Theaters – one with a 110” Screen, Epson Projector, and sub woofers; the second media room features a Gaming Wall with three –
Quadriplegic Homeowner Can Now Control Home Using Voice and Mouth Touch

Quadriplegic Homeowner Can Now Control Home Using Voice and Mouth Touch

Cybermation was commissioned by the State of Minnesota to customize a home automation system for a quadriplegic homeowner in Richmond. They brought in technology integrators Greg Elsner, Shane Halvorson and Mike Pietersen at J. Becher & Associates to design and install an ELAN Entertainment and Control System that would connect
See Us at Spring Parade of Homes 2016

See Us at Spring Parade of Homes 2016

Tour the latest new home designs plus see some of the best home technology and electrical systems at select Spring Parade of Homes 2016 models! We’re proud to have worked with seven of Minnesota’s finest home builders in this year’s Parade. Beautiful Model Homes & The Coolest Home

Builders & Remodelers Show 2016

Join us at the Builders & Remodelers Show Thursday, April 7 from 2-8 PM at the Minneapolis Convention Center for the largest home building industry product show in the upper midwest. J. Becher & Assoc. will be demonstrating the latest in electrical and low voltage technology in Booth #734. Stop
Home Technology Upgrade

Home Technology Upgrade

This home technology and wiring project involved upgrading a 7-year old existing system to a state-of-the-art home integration system with audio, lighting, security, and automation! The original system caused much frustration for the homeowner with wiring in the electronics rack that was a tangled mess.  J.Becher was chosen
Fall Parade of Homes 2016

Fall Parade of Homes 2016

We’re proud to be part of the Fall Parade of Homes Twin Cities MN tour in Iverson Homes’ beautiful model in Maple Grove, MN! You can surround yourself with sound in the rooms of music! Watch the big game on the big screen TV in either the great room
Dunwoody College features Jerry Becher 2016

Dunwoody College features Jerry Becher 2016

Dunwoody College of Technology featured J. Becher & Assoc. owner and Dunwoody alumni, Jerry Becher, in their Fall 2016 Magazine with a special section on successful entrepreneur alumni who have founded their own companies. Since graduating from Dunwoody’s 1987 Electrical Construction Maintenance program, Jerry Becher has built one of Minnesota’s
New ELAN 8 Just Released

New ELAN 8 Just Released

The New ELAN 8 Simplifying operation with the most intuitive user interface yet, plus voice control integrating Amazon Echo, new dynamic zone grouping, and new integrations with DISH and the Denon Heos wireless sound system. Home Automation & Control J. Becher & Assoc offers multiple home automation and control system options
New WiFi Video Doorbell

New WiFi Video Doorbell

Add a Smart Doorbell to Your Home for Just $250* See who’s at the door with your smart device, whether you’re home or not; integrate with alarm.com to unlock doors and turn on z-wave lights. Easy DIY installation or have J. Becher install.  WiFi Doorbell Camera Features
Klipsch Audio Direct Dealer

Klipsch Audio Direct Dealer

Introducing Klipsch Smart Audio from J. Becher & Assoc. Get stunning sound quality from Klipsch Audio! J. Becher and Associates is proud to announce we are a Klipsch audio direct dealer! Known for some of the best sound quality products, Klipsch uses the latest professional-grade audio technology to give you
Builders & Remodelers Show 2017

Builders & Remodelers Show 2017

Join us at the Builders & Remodelers Show Thursday, April 11 from 2-8 PM at the Minneapolis Convention Center for the largest home building industry product show in the upper midwest. J. Becher & Assoc. will be demonstrating the latest in electrical and home technology systems in Booth #319. Stop
See Us at Spring Parade of Homes 2017

See Us at Spring Parade of Homes 2017

Tour the latest new home designs plus see some of the best home technology and electrical systems at select Spring Parade of Homes 2017 models! We’re proud to have worked with eight of Minnesota’s finest home builders in this year’s Parade. Beautiful Model Homes & The Coolest Home

Celebrating 30 Years as an Electrical & Low Voltage Contractor!

2017 is a MILESTONE year for J. Becher & Assoc.! It marks three decades of providing electrical and low voltage services in Minnesota since its inception in 1987! In Jerry Becher’s own words… “We’ve come a long way, baby!” Since founding the company with just two guys (Jerry, an experienced
Remodelers Showcase 2017 Basement Remodel

Remodelers Showcase 2017 Basement Remodel

Neighborhood Building & Remodeling Co.’s stunning lower level / basement remodel in Maple Grove is featured in the Spring Parade of Homes & Remodelers Showcase 2017! J. Becher & Assoc. technology experts were chosen for the installation and wiring of the home’s studio-quality sound, automation, and control systems as well
Builder’s Club Summer Island Expo 2017

Builder’s Club Summer Island Expo 2017

St. Paul’s Harriet Island Pavilion welcomes you to their Builder’s Summer Island Expo! Join us for great food, networking, ice cold beer, and an amazing wine garden in a casual summertime atmosphere. Visit our Technology Experts & Electricians Booth Stop by the J. Becher booth on Aug 23
Builders Club Golf Outing 2017

Builders Club Golf Outing 2017

If you’re a builder in the Builders Club, don’t miss the annual Builders Club Golf Outing at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids! J. Becher & Assoc. is sponsoring the Blue North Hole #6. Come play our giant Golf Pong for a chance to win a TV! Come
ASID MN Lunch & Learn [CEU]

ASID MN Lunch & Learn [CEU]

Understanding Today’s Smart Home Technologies & Infrastructure Options J. Becher is hosting an exclusive ASID MN Lunch & Learn event Thursday, October 12, 2017 dedicated to smart home technologies, security, home automation, technology integration, and much more! ASID MN members will have the opportunity to see and learn about all the
MNAR Realtors Unite Annual Conference

MNAR Realtors Unite Annual Conference

The Realtors Unite Convention is back in Minnesota and J. Becher & Assoc.’s Electricians and Technology Experts will be in the booth showcasing new home technology and electrical options! Join us for this valuable MN realtor event, plus food, silent auction, awards, live music and opening speaker
Introducing Interlogix Firefighter

Introducing Interlogix Firefighter

The Interlogix Firefighter connects all existing fire alarms allowing you security team to monitor each room in the event of a fire. Unprecedented safety in your home has never been easier!   The all new Firefighter from Interlogix is a simple and easy to install monitor that connects all
Advantages of Smart Home Technology

Advantages of Smart Home Technology

Your Home in the Age of “Smart” The smartphones we carry around today are incredibly intelligent and are fantastic instruments that are easy to use and can do a whole lot more than a quick post to your favorite social media outlet. They are a monument to technology as a
Smart Home Technology Gives a Disabled Client Full Control Again

Smart Home Technology Gives a Disabled Client Full Control Again

ELAN, alongside J. Becher & Assoc.’s; give a quadriplegic man full control of his home again with touch-enabled lighting, smart TV controls, front door entry and voice activated buzzer door entry through Google Voice. Along with a multitude of customizable features, he is able to access and surf the
Home & Garden Show 2018

Home & Garden Show 2018

Get Home, Gardening, Remodeling & Decor ideas at the Minneapolis Home + Garden Show, March 30 – April 1 and April 6 – 8 at the Minneapolis Convention Center!  Click to Read More and Get a $3 Savings on your tickets! Over 1,000  Experts & Thousands of Products & Services  J. Becher & Assoc. Home […]
See Us at Spring Parade of Homes 2018

See Us at Spring Parade of Homes 2018

We’re proud to be part of Iverson Homes Model #111 in the Spring Parade of Homes Twin Cities! Stop in and see this stunning custom-built home through March 25th at 18250 78th Place N Maple Grove, MN in Stonegate at Rush Creek! Beautiful Custom-Built Model Home & The Coolest Home Technology!&
Habitat for Humanity- 2018 Raise the Roof Golf Tournament

Habitat for Humanity- 2018 Raise the Roof Golf Tournament

Bob, Rick, Greg, & Phil attended the 23rd Annual Raise the Roof Golf Tournament yesterday, helping raise funds for Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity’s important work in our community! J. Becher & Assoc. Sponsoring Habitat for Humanity Each year Habitat for Humanity Twin Cities raises funds for the community
See Us at Fall Parade of Homes 2018

See Us at Fall Parade of Homes 2018

Tour the latest new home designs plus see some of the best home technology and electrical systems at select Fall Parade of Homes 2018 models! We’re proud to have worked with four of Minnesota’s finest home builders in this year’s Parade. Beautiful Model Homes & The Coolest Home
New NARI-MN Member

New NARI-MN Member

J. Becher is a new member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is a nonprofit trade association representing the largest network of professional remodelers in the United States, with over 6000 members nationwide and 51 local chapters. We are happy to
What is Home Automation?

What is Home Automation?

Automation & Control It’s the 21st century – should you really have to turn on the lights when it gets dark or turn up the thermostat on a cold day? Let your house do it for you. Home automation will turn on the AC as you’re leaving
Best Electrician Apprentices in the Nation

Best Electrician Apprentices in the Nation

We are proud to announce that our very own electrician apprentices, Patrick Flannery, Kate Flannery, and Jeremy Welle are three of the best apprentice electricians in the nation! After competing against 30,000 electricians from across the U.S. and judged on quality workmanship, safety, and timing, the J. Becher Student/Apprentice
Committed to Zero

Committed to Zero

Everyone at J. Becher & Associates is committed to safety! As proof, we just achieved 425 consecutive days of ZERO lost time… In the construction industry, this is a milestone to be celebrated! We rewarded our team for their safe work and handed out gift cards as a thank you. We’
How We Stand Out!

How We Stand Out!

We are a full-service electrical and low-voltage contractor, and have wired thousands of commercial/industrial, residential, and multi-family buildings over the last 33 years!  3 Unique Values that distinguish us from the other guys… One-Stop-Shop: We specialize in commercial/industrial, multi-family, and residential electrical systems and electronic integration solutions for homes
Builders & Remodelers Show 2019

Builders & Remodelers Show 2019

Join us at the Builders & Remodelers Show Wednesday, February 13th from 2-8 PM at the Minneapolis Convention Center for the largest home building industry product show in the upper Midwest. J. Becher & Assoc. will be demonstrating the latest in electrical and home technology systems in Booth #4039. Stop by
See Us at Spring Parade of Homes 2019

See Us at Spring Parade of Homes 2019

Tour the latest new home designs plus see some of the best home technology and electrical systems at select Spring Parade of Homes 2019 models! We’re proud to have worked with five of Minnesota’s finest home builders in this year’s Parade. Beautiful Model Homes & The Coolest Home
Parade of Homes Spring Tour #72

Parade of Homes Spring Tour #72

Check out this beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom Lennar home that is featured in the Parade of Homes Spring Tour #72. Our electricians and technology experts provided the wiring of the High Voltage Electrical and installed the homes Structured Wiring, TVs, Audio Prewire, and Security System. The home is listed at $449,990 1250 Oak
Great River Landing

Great River Landing

Great River Landing is located at 813 North 5th Street in Minneapolis’ North Loop. This 72 Unit facility will provide single room occupancy and efficiency apartments for adults who have been incarcerated, homeless or unemployed. Thanks to Better Futures Minnesota and Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative the facility will

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