Rental Department is Always Ready

Rental Department is Always Ready

No one plans for a catastrophe, but with weather patterns presenting more and more destructive events, smart facilities managers have plans in place to get equipment in a hurry to keep their operations running. Consider the case of St. Mary’s HealthCare in Louisville. In August of 2009, a torrential rainstorm dumped more than six inches of precipitation on the city in an hour. Many essential operations, such as hospitals, were flooded, crippling their operations. At St. Mary’s, the electrical and mechanical systems were…

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Alpha Installs Large Chiller at Centre

Alpha Mechanical Service is installing a 140-ton Water-Cooled Flooded Chiller from Multistack on the campus of Centre College. While the new equipment was being installed, Alpha provided a rental chiller to cool the facility from its Rental Department. Our Chiller Division is capable of handling chiller system repair, maintenance and installation. With more than 200 years of combined field experience, our highly skilled technicians are well prepared for any chiller system service challenge 24 hours a day, every day. By providing the…

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Alpha and Alliance Attend Diversity Conference

Alpha Energy Solutions, along with our sister company Alliance Comfort Systems, made some great business connections at the Diversity and Inclusion Conference, presented by One Southern Indiana. The March 23 event gave businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans and disabled persons an opportunity to meet procurement directors and supplier-diversity managers from both corporate and government sectors. Alliance is a women-owned business. Alliance’s Janice Hall and Alpha Mechanical Services Sales Manager Gerry Lewis participated in Matchmaker sessions, a key part of the…

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Alpha Featured in Jeffersontown Show on Business

Alpha was a featured exhibitor at the Jeffersontown Chamber’s Business Expo March 15. The Expo included more than 100 businesses offering their products and services at the Ramada Plaza. At the Alpha booth, hundreds of business professionals learned about Alpha’s services. Despite the distraction of U of L playing in the NCAA Tournament during the Expo, attendance was steady throughout the day. One of the day’s highlights was a luncheon presentation by the Kentucky Chamber’s president, David Adkisson. The chamber represents Kentucky…

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Industrial Boiler Safety and Maintenance

A wide variety of industrial plants and facilities use boiler systems, which produce steam that circulates through piping for heating or process purposes.  Industrial boiler systems are major financial investments, so proper installation and preventative maintenance is essential to protecting that investment, improving safety and accident prevention. Types Of Boilers Boilers are classified in three main types: Fire-tube boilers, Water-tube boilers and Electric boilers. Fire-tube boilers rely on hot gases that circulate through boiler tubes that are submerged in a…

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Commercial Food and Restaurant Equipment Maintenance

Correct maintenance of your commercial food and restaurant equipment not only guarantees a more sanitary and safe kitchen, but also helps reduce energy costs, ultimately improving your bottom line. Learning the best way to properly clean and maintain your equipment will definitely save you time and money in the long run while creating a safe and healthy work environment. Here are some tips to help you properly clean and maintain your commercial food and restaurant equipment. Clean your equipment daily…

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Home Heating & Air Conditioning Systems-Choosing A Contractor

Your home’s heating and air conditioning system is a major investment. That is why it is important to do some research before you choose a local company to maintain, repair or replace your residential HVAC system. If you are planning to buy a new air conditioning and heating system, be aware that the contractor you use can be more important than the brand of equipment you select. So how do you find a HVAC Equipment Installation that is right for…

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Alpha Mechanical Service 2011 Golf Scramble

Alpha Mechanical Service held their Ninth Annual Golf Scramble on Friday, May 13, 2011 at Quail Chase Golf Club in Louisville, KY. This was Alpha’s largest golf scramble to date with 126 players representing 15 companies participating in the event. Alpha Mechanical Service Sales Manager, Gerry Lewis said, “The Alpha Golf Scramble is our way of showing our customers how much we appreciate their business. We’re really pleased we had nice weather and such an excellent turnout for this year’s…

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Alpha Mechanical Service, Inc. (formerly A & A Mechanical Service, Inc.) Launches New Web Site

Alpha Mechanical Service, Inc. (formerly A & A Mechanical Service, Inc.) recently launched a new website on May 1, 2011 to coincide with our name change. The new site gives the public an easy way to learn more about the wide range of mechanical services Alpha provides to commercial, industrial and residential customers. The new name, Alpha Mechanical Service, Inc., is a result of the recent expansion of our product lines and merger with Key Mechanical Service, LLC.  Alpha Mechanical…

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Home Heating and Air Conditioning System Spring Maintenance

To keep your home comfort system operating properly, it is important to perform seasonal maintenance. Below is an excellent Spring HVAC maintenance checklist with tips on how to best maintain your HVAC system and reduce energy costs in your home all year around. HVAC System Maintenance Trim bushes and shrubs around outdoor units to allow at least two feet of clearance around. Remove leaves and debris from inside the unit’s top grille. Replace your central air conditioner, furnace and/or heat…

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