What’s the New Normal for Generator Maintenance?

What’s the New Normal for Generator Maintenance? There’s a new normal for everything these days, and generator maintenance is no exception.   Limited staff, irregular building access, and financial uncertainty have made generator maintenance a challenge for several of our customers. In some cases, a furloughed site engineer means that another staff member is now responsible for maintaining equipment that they never needed […]

Checklist: Is Your Standby Home Generator Ready For a Blackout?

Checklist: Is Your Standby Home Generator Ready For a Blackout? The current social distancing rules in California mean that reliable electricity matters more than ever. Remote work, family entertainment, and connection to the outside world now require reliable 24/7 home electricity.  Unfortunately, California’s electric infrastructure is not the most reliable; many Californians have experienced the increasing number and length of recent blackouts.  […]

Remote Work Days? Perfect for Less Expensive, More Convenient Generator Tests

Remote Work Days? Perfect for Less Expensive, More Convenient Generator Tests Right now, there’s a lot of empty business buildings in California.  This isn’t great news for anyone.  But someone at Duthie has found a small silver lining for businesses which, though their buildings remain empty, are able to conduct their major operations with remote teams.  According to Kyle Michael, Duthie’s head […]

When a Generator Company Loses Power

When a Generator Company Loses Power   On January 16th, 2019 California was experiencing one of the most cumulative rain storms in its recent history. The storm caused major flooding, traffic accidents and power outages all over the state. Of course with any natural disaster or extreme weather, preparedness can often soften the blow of any of these events. Contrary to the […]

Looking Forward to 2019: A Message from Erik Duthie

Looking Forward to 2019: A Message from Vice President and General Manager Erik Duthie We hope you had a great 2018, we know Duthie did. We have officially expanded into San Diego, with our first office opening in October. Our hearts go out to all the victims of the wild fires and floods this past year. We hope they recover from that, […]

Would Your Business Survive an Extended Power Outage?

What Would Happen to Your Business if it Lost Power for 48 Hours or More? Look to the NFPA 2019 Update   Access to power is like access to the air we breath – we don’t appreciate it until it’s gone. In the same way we all need breath to survive, your business needs electricity to survive. Without a regularly maintained backup […]