March 2023

Don't Get Burnout from Brownouts

2023-11-03T11:14:58-05:00March 14, 2023|

As some cities record their hottest temperatures ever and the nation grapples with aging infrastructure, the frequency of brownouts is occurring at a rapid pace. The fallout from such brownouts can be as minimal as dimming lightbulbs or as extreme as loss of refrigeration for life-saving medication. But what can be done to prevent the worst? And why does it matter now? What even is a brownout? We’re here to answer these questions and more. What is a Brownout? An electrical brownout occurs when a facility’s power system experiences an intentional or unintentional drop in voltage. In an intentional brownout, [...]

3 Ways Small Businesses Can Make a BIG Impact

2023-10-31T15:24:30-05:00March 14, 2023|

The concept of making an impact has been a part of DITEK’s DNA since the start. You could say it’s in mine too. When my father, Robert McIntyre, founded DITEK over 30 years ago,he did so with a commitment to three guiding principles. First, treat each employee with respect. Second, only build the highest quality products. Third, never stop giving to your local community. As the now CEO of DITEK and a woman in small business, it is my privilege and mission to uphold these principals because I’ve witnessed first-hand the profound effects they can have. Many small businesses wrongly [...]

November 2022

Getting Started with DITEK Surge Protection

2023-11-03T11:12:06-05:00November 25, 2022|

Every commercial, industrial, and residential facility relies on electrical and electronic equipment to perform their everyday functions. Learning how to properly protect these systems is essential to equipment reliability and longevity. A common misconception about power surges is that electrical and electronic device are only at risk during extreme weather and lightning storms, but power surges happen all the time without warning – and usually without us even noticing! According to the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, lightning strikes account for just two percent of all surge damage. That means that 98 percent of the damage is done [...]

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