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CapitalTristate provides electrical products, lighting, and services to contractors, builders, and end-users in the Mid-Atlantic States. We service our customers from over 50 locations throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Virginia and from our state-of-the-art 220,000 square foot headquarters and CDC in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Our mission is to be the electrical distributor of choice. Follow us on Facebook using these simple steps.
Nearly 1 Billion people use Facebook every day. If you are a contractor or own any business in the electric, HVAC, or construction fields, you need to be on Facebook, too. The reason is the only reason that matters - you’ll make more money.

As the New Year approaches, so do thoughts and plans concerning New Year’s Resolutions. Where should you be investing in the New Year? Here are 9 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business in 2017   Employees 1. Training – Employees are the lifeblood of any company. Well-trained people have not...

Happy New Year from your friends at CapitalTristate, The Electrical Distributor of Choice! All CapitalTristate locations will be CLOSED from time to time in observance of the many holidays throughout the year. As always, you can call our Emergency Opening Service at 1-866-234-9471 for stocked material, wire cutting,...

Twitter is a 24/7/365 platform for all of the news of the world. The construction industry is covered, like any other industry, in depth. You can learn about code changes & updates, revenues, mergers, Bills being passed, and anything else related to construction. Following the right sources for this information is critical. Here are some of the best sources of construction industry information on Twitter. Contractors of all kinds can benefit by staying up to date!
The U.S. Fire Administration reports that fires kill more than 4,000 Americans each year and approximately injure 20,000 more.  U.S. fire departments respond to nearly 2 million fires each year, with three-quarters of them occurring in residences.
Facility managers, along with property managers, are some of the most unsung heroes in business today. They work tirelessly to make sure all the core services of the facility or property are managed properly. They also coordinate events, work with many different departments regularly and are also in charge of paperwork & processes for the facility or property. This is no simple job. It takes someone who can multi-task while implementing best practices. It requires that person to execute on the present while considering how to do it better and more cost effectively in the future.
Did you know that CapitalTristate is also your source for industrial supplies? We offer automation & control products for the Industrial MRO & OEM markets. CapitalTristate also offers consulting services to develop procurement specifications, assist in the design of control system architectures, and provide custom hardware application solutions.
It’s important for the bottom line of any business to save money on utility costs wherever possible. Reducing costs is nearly as important as increasing revenue. Here are 3 simple steps that can save your business money on utilities.