What is the difference between a 22KW and 2000KW Generator?

What is the difference between a 22KW and 2000KW Generator? What is the difference between 22kW generators and 2000kW generators? A 22KW generator is a smaller piece of equipment that may be used at a small nursing home, small business or maybe a telecommunications site. They are really small as far as load capacity goes. That’s what we see out in the […]

AQMD – Setting the Rules for Emissions in California

AQMD – Setting the Rules for Emissions in the State of California AQMD – Setting the Rules for California Emissions In California there is the Air Quality Management District. (AQMD) They are the ones that regulate and set the rules for emissions on all engine applications in the state of California. We are under very strict rules with the AQMD for what […]

The Size of a Generator is Dictated by the Customers Load

The Size of a Generator is Dictated by the Customers Load The size of a generator is dictated by the customer’s load, and it varies depending on the customer’s requirements. For example at a customers location they may require an air conditioner, some refrigeration, some test lab powering – it just depends on which items they want to have on the emergency […]

What is the Required Code to Complete Load Bank Testing?

What is the Required Code to Complete Load Bank Testing? What is the Required Code to Complete Load Bank Testing? There is no current code for load Bank testing. The Joint Commission does require one for health care though (only if you cannot meet your 30 minutes of runtime at 30% of nameplate data per month). For more information on generator load bank testing […]

Why is Load Bank Testing Important?

Why is Load Bank Testing Important? Why is Load Bank Testing a Generator Important? A load bank test is what validates the the proper operation of a generator. It does testing that can not be done during the normal operation of a generator. In a sense, it performs the test to prevent problems, and lets you diagnose any failure in advance (versus […]

Duthie Customers are Part of the Family

Duthie Customers are Part of the Family Duthie Customers are Part of the Family We are a family-owned business. We like to think of our customers as being part of the family. We have over 2,500 customers right now. Probably close to 5,000 different sites that we service. From Bakersfield down to the Mexican border, from Arizona across the coast – all […]