Self-Performing Key For Alpha Mechanical at PRSM Show

Self-Performing Key For Alpha Mechanical at PRSM Show

Alpha Mechanical will be exhibiting at the PRSM2012 National Conference  in Anaheim, Calif. April 18-20. Alpha is a self-performing services provider and will be marketing services to potential clients from across the country. The show (Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association) is THE show for retail facilities professionals, and more than 1,600 are expected to spend a few days at the Anaheim Convention Center learning about their craft. There are education sessions on everything from HVAC management to the latest in green…

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First in Kentucky: MagLev Chiller Installed at Centre College

For Centre College students walking by the Alpha Mechanical Service installation on campus, the engineering feat taking place was worth stopping for a look. An 8,600-pound MagLev water-cooled chiller was being lowered by crane into a hole — one that didn’t seem, at first glance, large enough to accommodate it.  But the Alpha crew — Justin Butler, Scott Crosby, Joe Gross and Nathan Kintner — put the 140-ton chiller in place in three hours. Centre’s maintenance supervisor, Mark Anderson, said…

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Davenport Talks Teamwork at Riverport Meeting

Bellarmine’s basketball coach, Scott Davenport, wasn’t focused too much on hoops in his speech at the Riverport Business Association meeting at the Holiday Inn on Dixie. In fact, Davenport’s message to business owners was this — “Be a commercial for your life.” Davenport, whose Knights won the NCAA Division II title a year ago and lost in the national semifinals last month, said that his team members were the best recruiters for his program, because they were a model for…

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Speedway Gets New 12.5-Ton HVAC Unit

Alpha Mechanical Service recently replaced a 12.5-ton rooftop HVAC unit at Kentucky Speedway, where officials are gearing up for the big Sprint Cup Weekend June 28-30. This Ruud gas unit will keep 3,500 square feet cool and comfortable, and is placed atop the Administration offices building on the Speedway site. Alpha Mechanical Service will continue to service the facility, and will have personnel on hand all weekend during the big June event. Alpha Mechanical Service’s HVAC Commercial and Industrial Service…

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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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