How to Keep Your House Cool Without Breaking the Bank

How to Keep Your House Cool Without Breaking the Bank We previously covered troubleshooting for HVAC maintenance in a recent post, but we also know that there can be more to air conditioning than meets the eye. Sourced from an editor at Groom and Style, here are some tips on how to keep your house (or building) cool during summer without completely […]

Three Time-Saving Tips for Busy Building Managers

Three Time-Saving Tips for Busy Building Managers The elevator’s stuck, the A/C needs a filter change, your staff is frantically cleaning up a spill, someone’s complaining about a “funny smell” in their workroom, and as the building manager, you’re on the hook for making everything better ASAP.  Sound familiar?  Let a few frantic days pile up like this, and many building managers […]

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When Disaster Strikes, Is Your Building Emergency Plan Ready?

When Disaster Strikes, Is Your Building Emergency Plan Ready? People tend to assume that emergencies won’t happen in their building…despite regular reports of fires, floods, blackouts, and other disasters. But here at Duthie, we’ve helped our fair share of business through emergency situations—and we know they can happen to anyone. So while we’re mostly just at the scene to supply backup generators, our facility […]

Summer is Coming: 5 Tips for Troubleshooting Your A/C

Summer is Coming: 5 Tips for Troubleshooting Your A/C Everyone loves summer in California — but only if they have a cool, refreshing place to recover from the blazing sun. So the pressure’s on building managers to provide that chilled sanctuary via a sleek, reliable HVAC system. And since the heart of the cooling system is your A/C unit, keeping it in […]