Our Business

I-Star Energy Solutions is a company of the Irex Contracting Group, an organization that consists of a parent service corporation, an insurance company and an affiliated group of specialty contracting companies operating throughout the United States. Irex’s history can be traced to the early years of the twentieth century. Today, Irex and its companies employ over 1,450 men and women working out of 26+ office locations throughout the United States.

The specialty contracting companies have various specialties including the installation and maintenance of mechanical insulation, sheet metal lagging, architectural finishes, energy audits and the removal and abatement of asbestos, lead-containing materials, mold and other hazardous materials. An expanding number of other services are also provided where complementary to these core businesses.

Acting as a prime contractor or a subcontractor, Irex’s contracting companies provide new construction and maintenance services to commercial, industrial, marine and insurance markets. Contracts include all types of office, residential and institutional buildings, manufacturing facilities, power plants, process plants, and other heavy industrial installations.

Our Mission

I-Star Energy Solutions is dedicated to being the preeminent specialty contracting organization in the markets it serves. This is achieved through teamwork at all levels of the organization and performance based on continuous improvement of all business processes, including estimating, sales, safety and contract execution. Our employees are committed to building long-term relationships by bringing exceptional value to our customers through innovation, performance, safety and service.

Irex Facts

  • Certified Insulation Energy Appraisers (CIEA)
  • Certified Infrared Thermographers (CIT)
  • Building Performance Institute (BPI)
  • Certified Thermal Insulation Inspector (CTII)

Services Videos

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Check out this short video about our #1 energy project contribution, The Real Opportunity for a Mechanical Insulation energy conservation measure:

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