Crescent Electric

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: The Early Years of Crescent as a Family Business

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: The Early Years of Crescent as a Family Business

In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we explore Crescent Electric as a family business and the Tom Schmid era. From the time Titus’ sons became involved in the business, to Tom’s promotion to President of the company in 1966; this article details the growing business that is still held by the family today. Join us as we take a stroll down memory lane in preparation for our Centennial celebration in April, 2019!

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Notes and Correspondence from our Founder, Titus B. Schmid

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Notes and Correspondence from our Founder, Titus B. Schmid

In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we learn that Titus was a prolific writer, sending frequent letters to family members regarding the business. This article details the challenges of business ownership in Titus’s own handwriting. Join us as we explore the notes and correspondence written by Titus from 1966 through 1982.

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Crescent Grows Through the Years

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Crescent Grows Through the Years

In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we look at the passion Titus had for growing the business. This article captures the first 50 years of Company history as told by Titus in his book, along with news clippings, and stories shared by his children. Join us as we explore the opportunities and challenges in the first 50 years of Crescent Electric Supply Company.

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Titus B. Schmid, Crescent Founder: Entrepreneur

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Titus B. Schmid, Crescent Founder: Entrepreneur

In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we explore the young entrepreneurial spirit of Crescent Electric Founder, Titus B. Schmid. From real estate investments in Canada, to farms in Minnesota and Iowa, Titus garnered a wealth of experience that finally led him to electrical sales and distribution. Join us as we take another stroll down memory lane in preparation for our Centennial celebration in April, 2019!

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: The Schmid Brewery

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: The Schmid Brewery

In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we look at the first Schmid family buisness in Dubuque - the Schmid Brewery. Join us as we take a stroll down memory lane in preparation for our Centennial celebration in April, 2019!

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: The History Behind Crescent Electric

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: The History Behind Crescent Electric

Over the next year, we're celebrating the countdown to our 100th Anniversary by sharing our stories from our past. The history of our founder, Titus B. Schmid, and all those that impacted him, play a vital role in the creation of Crescent Electric Supply Company. Join us as we take a stroll down memory lane in preparation for our Centennial celebration in April, 2019!

Bitcoin Mining Costs per State | Crescent Electric Supply

Bitcoin Mining Costs per State | Crescent Electric Supply

What are the Bitcoin mining costs in your state? We all know that mining cryptocurrency can make you money, but how much electricity does it cost? Click here for our study of Bitcoin mining costs based on electricity rates in the U.S.!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.