4240 W Lawrence Ave

Chicago, IL 60630


845 Carol Court

Carol Stream, IL 60188


Energy Services

Lighting Showroom

Electrical & Lighting Specialists

Certified WBE

Certified Specialists


Active Electrical Supply & Fox Lighting Galleries is a wholesale electrical and lighting distributor serving electrical, commercial and residential customers since 1953.


Our electrical department averages over 20 years in the electrical industry, and the majority of our inside sales team are NAED Certified Electrical Professionals (CEP). The CEP certification requires a minimum time in the industry along with continued training throughout each year. This ensures that our inside team is up to date on the newest technologies in the industry along with a stronger product knowledge to assist our customers.


Our Fox Lighting Galleries Showroom features ALA Certified residential lighting consultants, equipped with strong product knowledge and a wide selection, can assist you with any residential lighting area, from ceiling fans to landscape lighting and everything between.

Certified Women Owned Business


Active Electrical Supply is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise with Cook County and the City of Chicago, as well as with the State of Illinois Central Management Services.


Active Electrical Supply and Fox Lighting Galleries was opened in 1953 by Anton and Barbara Fox. Today, this family owned business is run primarily by Anton and Barbara’s grandchildren, Linda and Susan.  The WBE certification requires a very comprehensive verification process expanding upon the proverbial and legal theme of being woman/women owned.


“We’re all very excited about the WBE certification,” stated President Susan Swan.  “As the marketplace is ever changing, becoming WBE certified is going to certainly help with our capabilities and the growth of our customers.”






Active Electrical Supply and Fox Lighting Galleries has been a family owned and operated wholesale lighting and electrical distributor serving electrical, commercial and residential customers throughout the  Chicagoland area  and North America since 1953.  The company is a distributor for over 300 manufacturers, and boasts a sales staff averaging over 20 years in the electrical and lighting industry.



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Electrical Counter Hours:

7:30am - 4:30pm (M-F)


Commercial Lighting:

7:30am - 4:30pm (M-F)




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Electrical Counter Hours:

6:30am - 5pm (M-F)

9am - 3pm (Sat)


Lighting Showroom Hours:

9am - 5pm (M-F)

9am - 3pm (Sat)