Rental Equipment is Always Available from Alpha Mechanical

Rental Equipment is Always Available from Alpha Mechanical

When the heat set in during the biggest event of the year at Kentucky Speedway last month, Alpha Mechanical Services placed nearly a dozen pieces of equipment from its rental fleet at the Sparta facility to cool things off, from tents to garages to corporate hospitality areas. And when a western Kentucky chemical plant scheduled a shutdown for maintenance, Alpha Mechanical Services provided temporary cooling units so the plant could operate wiithout interruption. Alpha also provided a rental chiller unit…

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When the Heat is On, Take Alpha Mechanical’s Advice on HVAC

The intense heat throughout the Midwest is unprecedented. With temps rising above 100 in Louisville and throughout Alpha Mechanical Services’ eight-state coverage area, facility managers are working hard to keep buildings cool and comfortable. It’s not easy. While the temperatures have risen to a level never seen before, Alpha Mechanical’s HVAC Service and Repair department has received a record number of requests for service calls. Alpha is responding and taking care of its customers’ needs around the clock. Ron Jenkins, Alpha’s Eastern District Manager, says extreme…

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Alpha Energy Ready to Cool at Kentucky Speedway

When country music star Chris Young hits the stage before the June 30 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, temperatures are expected to be in the 90s. Alpha units like this one are ready for a hot weekend at Kentucky Speedway Before the show, however, Young will be comfortable in a tent cooled by a 17.5-ton package rental unit provided by Alpha Energy Solutions’ Equipment Rental division. In fact, Alpha will have more than a dozen Air Conditioning units on…

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Ben Rhodes’ Racing Career will be Promoted by Catholic Sports Network

Ben Rhodes, the 15-year-old son of Alpha Energy Solutions President Joe Rhodes, will be promoted and featured as part of the Catholic Sports Network.Ben will display his #9 Stanley/Alpha Energy Solutions Ford Fusion in the Fan Zone at the big Kentucky Speedway weekend June 28-30. Here’s the release: LOUISVILLE, KY – Ben Rhodes, the talented 15-year-old racecar driver from Louisville, has signed a promotional contract with TEAM, a division of the Catholic Sports Network, a national leader in promoting coaches and athletes.…

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How is my Building Doing?

That’s the question many facility managers are asking themselves these days, as a combination of economic pressure and environmental responsibility are forcing them to take a look at energy consumption. The Energy Print dashboard And for many office buildings, a simple tool from Energy Print will monitor energy use and provide valuable information in a dashboard any manager can view on a computer. Armed with that information, it’s easy to cut back “hours or power” and realize real savings. “The…

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Alpha Energy Offering New Honeywell Wireless Controls

Alpha Energy Solutions is marketing a revolutionary new product from Honeywell. The Prestige 2.0 Comfort System is a wireless thermostat that’s perfect for companies with multiple locations, such as retail chains and restaurants. Among its features is a wireless outdoor air sensor, which displays the outdoor temperature and humidity. The Portable Comfort Control allows users to control multiple areas from the convenience on one location. The big advantage for commercial users is 365-day scheduling and settings for times when buildings…

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PRSM Report on HVAC Reveals New Info

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) has just published its 2012 Benchmarking Report for HVAC. It revealed some interesting facts about the industry, compiled by the organization’s Benchmarking Task Force. It identified a single trade, HVAC, as the focus of this program’s efforts.  It shows the key HVAC metrics which are retail specific. Alpha Energy Solutions was a prime exhiibitor, for the first time, at this spring’s national PRSM conference in Anaheim, discussing its self-performing service with many national retail store…

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When the Storm Ends, Let Alpha Mechanical Check Rooftop Units for Hail Damage

Hail Guards can prevent damage to rooftop units It’s storm season in our part of the country, with tornadoes, rain and hail showing up in weather forecasts on a regular basis. For facilities with rooftop units, it’s imperative to have those units checked out once a major storm passes. Did you know that hail guards, which can be attached during installation or at any time in the units’ life, can provide extra protection from hail damage and prolong the life…

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Alpha Mechanical Welcomes CafePress

The big economic news in Louisville this week, other than the running of the Kentucky Derby, is the announcement that CafePress, Alpha Mechanical’s neighbor in Riverport, is moving its headquarters here. According to the announcement, CafePress will move its headquarters from San Mateo, Calif. and expand its operations in Riverport. It was announced April 30 by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Congressman John Yarmuth, Eileen Pickett, Executive Vice President Greater Louisville, Inc., and CafePress CEO Bob Marino.…

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40-ton Unit Replacements All in a Day’s Work for Alpha Mechanical

A simple enough assignment. Alpha Mechanical Service, as part of its ongoing work for a local real estate management company, replaced two 40-ton Trane units from the top of a medical building on Gray Street in downtown Louisville. Given that the location was in a high-traffic area in the middle of the city’s medical complex, the work was scheduled on a Saturday. The units were atop an 11-story building, requiring a crane and precision engineering to replace the units. Eight Alpha technicians…

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