Alpha Energy Markets Innovative Rheem Rooftop Unit

Alpha Energy Markets Innovative Rheem Rooftop Unit

It’s a simple idea, really, but Rheem’s H2AC represents an innovative way to save energy. The newly-introduced Rooftop Unit captures heat from the refrigeration circuit and uses it to heat water used in the building. Most systems expel the hot air into the exterior. One Arkansas restaurant, highlighted in this Rheem video, saved more than 30 percent on its monthly gas expense and another $3,400 in electric energy costs in just six months. “A lot of our customers, especially in the restaurant…

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Alpha Energy Among Leaders in Local Energy Management Efforts

Louisville’s Metro Government is leading the push toward energy efficiency in commercial buildings, and Alpha Energy Solutions is actively helping its customers monitor energy use and make smart decisions to use energy resources efficiently. Alpha was among about a dozen companies participating in the Oct. 11 Commercial Energy Efficiency Expo downtown, presented by the Louisville Energy Alliance. The one-day show offered facility managers opportunities to learn new practices and technology, like Alpha Energy’s Air Advice program, which identifies energy-savings opportunities. Mayor…

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The Chill is On — Remember to Check the Heat

We all know what’s coming — chilly weather. And in our business, that means it’s time to prepare ourselves, AND our customers, by making sure that furnace systems are safe and ready to go. Remember, it’s not just a comfort issue. Every year we hear on the news about fires that start because heating equipment is not operating properly. These tragedies are heartbreaking, and preventable. We came across this great story from business coach Frank Besedjnak, and wanted to share…

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One Great Day at One Southern Indiana Business Boost

Tonya Fischer, a VP at One Southern Indiana, visits with Alpha Mechanical’s Scott Pate at the Business Boost event A packed house, great location, more than 100 exhibitors, plenty of prizes and food. Those are the ingredients of a successful business building event. Throw in some gorgeous weather provided by Mother Nature and the scene couldn’t have been better. And that was exactly what happened on a beautiful fall day at One Southern Indiana’s Business Boost, the business-to-business expo for…

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Alpha Reaches Out to Industries at Trade Shows

There’s been a flurry of marketing activity at Alpha Mechanical Service as the region’s largest service provider is building business by participating in trade shows targeting key industries. On Sept. 12, Alpha Energy Solutions took part in a unique show presented by the Louisville chapter of International Facility Managers Association. The one-day event featured just a few dozen vendors at the Frazier History Museum downtown. Alpha’s sales staff, including Matt Alliston, Chris Goodman and Scott Pate, got the opportunity to…

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Vote Every Day for Ben Rhodes

Ben Rhodes, the 15-year-old driver of the #9 Stanley / Alpha Energy Solutions Ford Fusion for Marcos Ambrose Motorsport, is looking forward to a strong finish in his rookie season in late model racing. His next start is Friday, Sept. 14 at the Kingsport (TN) Speedway, the site where Rhodes earned his first pole in May. Speed51.com, the leader in short track racing coverage, has opened voting for the 2012 Most Popular Driver.  Ben Rhodes, from Louisville, is on the ballot. He is in the…

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Alpha Welcomes Don Woods in Evansville

For Alpha Mechanical Service, smart and steady growth has been the key to building a successful business covering an ever-expanding region. The company has grown by finding and hiring quality individuals with experience and knowledge of the area. Alpha Mechanical’s Don Woods will cover western Kentucky and Indiana And that’s just what the company is doing in southern Indiana and western Kentucky with the hiring of Don Woods in sales.Woods, who lives in Tell City, has been in the controls…

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Alpha Mechanical’s Plumbing Division Is Always Ready

Kentucky law requires that all non-residential water customers install a backflow prevention device and have it serviced annually.  Alpha Mechanical Service’s customers trust the plumbing service division to test these devices for building owners. David McConnell, foreman for Alpha’s plumbing division, said that backflow prevention testing is an important component of Alpha’s regular preventative maintenance program. And Alpha’s customers in Indiana are required to have inspections done twice yearly. When there are periods of heavy rain, as is expected throughout…

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Alpha Mechanical’s Safety Record No Accident

There are many benefits for Alpha Mechanical Service in having a clean and strong safety record.  Most importantly, it gives customers the peace of mind in knowing the proper procedures are being followed and that there will no surprises on job sites. Cecil Sowers, Alpha’s safety director, coordinates training for all Alpha technicians, who put in thousands of hours to keep the company in compliance with OSHA, ANSI and NFPA requirements.  There are many hours of specialized training for Alpha…

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McQuay Showcases Technology at Louisville Event

Several Alpha Mechanical staff members visited the “McQuay Traveling Product Show” at Louisville Slugger Field. The event, sponsored by our friends at Thermal Equipment Sales, showcased several new products from Daikin McQuay. The exhibit was showcased on a pair of trailers in the Slugger Field parking lot. Among the technology on display were technologically-advanced chillers, heat pumps, air handlers and rooftop units. All the products are marketed by Thermal Equipment and can be installed by Alpha Mechanical’s service team. Members of the…

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