Integrated Electrical Services Reports Status of Operations Following Hurricane Ike

Fri Sep 19, 2008 11:30am EDT

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Integrated Electrical Services Reports Status of Operations Following
Hurricane Ike

HOUSTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Integrated Electrical
Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: IESC) ("IES"), a leading provider of electrical and
communications services for the commercial, industrial and residential
markets, announced that several of its locations received minor damage from
Hurricane Ike.  Work crews were relocated from one Houston-area IES facility
that remained without utility services.
    Operations and critical business systems are running at normal capacity at
the company's headquarters, and the company did not suffer any loss of its
critical computer-related financial or client-related data as a result of the
Hurricane.
    "The safety and well-being of our employees and customers are always our
top priority," said Michael Caliel, President and CEO of IES.  "As we resume
normal operations, we are grateful that our employees are safe, and right now
our efforts are focused on providing support to our customers and employees
affected by the storm."
    About IES
    IES is a leading national provider of electrical and communications
contracting solutions for the commercial, industrial and residential markets.
From office buildings to wind farms to housing developments, IES designs,
builds and maintains electrical services for a diverse array of customers,
projects and locations. Further information about the company and its
businesses is available at http://www.ies-co.com.
     Contact:  Michael Caliel, CEO
     Integrated Electrical Services, Inc.
     713-860-1500

     Ken Dennard / ksdennard@drg-e.com
     Karen Roan / kcroan@drg-e.com
     DRG&E  /  713-529-6600

SOURCE  Integrated Electrical Services, Inc.

Michael Caliel, CEO of Integrated Electrical Services, Inc., +1-713-860-1500;
or Ken Dennard, ksdennard@drg-e.com, or Karen Roan, kcroan@drg-e.com, both of
DRG&E, +1-713-529-6600, for Integrated Electrical Services, Inc.
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