Highlights of the 10th Annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference

Highlights of the 10th Annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference

Crescent Electric Supply Company had the opportunity to sponsor the 10th Annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference that was presented and hosted by Sustainable Dubuque. The event has taken place for the last decade and has helped to bring together government agencies, healthcare professionals, businesses leaders, and educators who understand the significance of their impact on the world we’re living in.

Crescent Electric, with our nationwide presence, understands the importance of providing more than just products to our customers. Learn some of the highlights from this year’s conference in this article.

Phoenix Contact FL WLAN 1101 – Making Industrial WiFi Easy

Phoenix Contact FL WLAN 1101 – Making Industrial WiFi Easy

A common struggle facing industrial users is getting a new production line connected to the plant network. Plant network switches are often hundreds of feet away from the equipment. Many users bring in outside electrical contractors to run the CAT5/CAT6 (or even fiber optic) cabling. One alternative to running cable all over the plant is to connect the equipment to the plant’s existing WiFi network, which is made easy with Phoenix Contact's FL WLAN 1101.

Crescent Electric Announces the Winner of the "Energy Efficient" Scholarship

Crescent Electric Announces the Winner of the "Energy Efficient" Scholarship

Crescent Electric Supply Company is proud to announce the winner of our “Energy Efficient” Scholarship. While we received hundreds of great scholarship submissions, one stood out for the many ways the applicant reduces her carbon footprint. Find out who our impressive winner is in this post.

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.