Raising Awareness to Prevent Electrical Related Injuries

Raising Awareness to Prevent Electrical Related Injuries

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This quote comes to us from the same man that reportedly experimented with electricity by flying a kite, with a key attached to the string, in a thunderstorm. Although Benjamin Franklin is known for this hair raising electrical experiment, it is the quote regarding preventative measures that we would like to focus on this month. That is right, May is Electrical Safety Month and prevention is the key! 

Coming Soon: New & Improved Cesco.com

Coming Soon: New & Improved Cesco.com

You Spoke. We Listened.

Crescent Electric is preparing to unveil a brand new and improved cesco.com that improves on today’s online offering. Here’s a breakdown on some of the top new features and design enhancements you can expect on the relaunched site.

Crescent Shines New Light on Dubuque Boys & Girls Club

Crescent Shines New Light on Dubuque Boys & Girls Club

LED high bay fixtures from Litetronics were used to replace failing metal-halide lamps. Compact and simple to install, the fixtures offered a 79,000-hour life with stronger lumen consistency, a sharp contrast to the 10,000-hour life and rapid lumen depreciation characteristic of the Club’s previous metal-halide lighting technology freeing up $8,000 annually.

Emergency VFD Fix for United Airlines

Emergency VFD Fix for United Airlines

United Airlines had an SRS (Storage Retrieval System) line break down in its San Francisco Terminal due to an obsolete VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) failure. Months of failed fixes plagued the project until Crescent Electric's Gary Tudor came to the rescue over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Don't Miss These Holiday Special Offers

Don't Miss These Holiday Special Offers

What deals does Crescent Electric have in store for you this holiday season? We put the spotlight on six great deals and tell you where you can find the rest of this season's special offers.

Get a Load of These Savings

Get a Load of These Savings

Less is more when it comes to being energy efficient and code compliant on a firm budget. That's why the Isole Power Strip is for you. 

WattStopper's IDP-3050-A is a solution that helps your facility comply with and effortlessly manage plug load control requirements—without breaking the bank. We'll share a few ways you can reduce the power consumed from your plugged-in loads. 

Can a Fish Smile?

Can a  Fish Smile?

Over the last year, Crescent Electric Supply Company has worked with the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium located in Dubuque, IA. Providing upgraded LED lighting and VFDs, the museum has become more efficient, and the fish happier than ever.

Mobile Connectivity with Phoenix Contact mGuard

Mobile Connectivity with Phoenix Contact mGuard

Recent enhancements to the Phoenix Contact mGuard Secure Cloud portal have added the ability to easily connect iOS devices (iPads, iPhones) securely to machine networks with the security of VPN. No "apps" are required; the Secure Cloud portal makes use of the VPN capability built-in to the Apple iOS operating system. So not only can you get your computer securely connected to remote equipment with the security of VPN, you can also get your mobile device connected as well.

Tyson Foods and Crescent Electric Illuminate Senator Ernst

Tyson Foods and Crescent Electric Illuminate Senator Ernst

The Waterloo Crescent Electric team has worked closely with the Waterloo Tyson Fresh Meats Facility since 2012 to consistently evolve their facility with a series of improvements. Here's a flashback to May 13th 2016, when Senator Joni Ernst visited the Waterloo Tyson Fresh Meats Facility and walked through the plant with Crescent Electric employees.

Gearing up for the Gridiron

Gearing up for the Gridiron

Crescent Electric employees and customers from all over celebrate football season each year by showing support for their favorite teams. Even though those teams differ, we can all agree that football season brings us together for some healthy competition. Learn more about our Gridiron gift card promotion.

VFDs: Not as Scary as they Used to Be

VFDs: Not as Scary as they Used to Be

When it comes to variable frequency drives (VFDs), a lot of us might shy away from looking into the details, worrying that they’re too technical to understand. However, this article simplifies what a VFD is and how it benefits you. This way you’re not in the dark about a great value-add and energy-saving solution.

Switch It Up Without Rewiring: GoConex Wireless Control

Switch It Up Without Rewiring: GoConex Wireless Control

With the flexibility of a GoConex switch, you have a simple solution: a wireless switch that can be transported or attached anywhere.


Imagine not needing to rewire when you’d like to install a new switch or move a switch to a more convenient location. Opening up walls is an expensive endeavor, and Levven GoConex delivers an affordable solution for homes and businesses.