Barry Hartlage On Board to Grow Alpha Mechanical’s Electrical Division

Barry Hartlage On Board to Grow Alpha Mechanical’s Electrical Division

With the addition of Barry Hartlage, Alpha Mechanical Service’s Electrical Department is gearing up for more work. Hartlage is Alpha’s new Electrical Service Manager. He spent seven years with Arrow Electric Co., where he was the Director of Business Development. Hartlage, an Indiana University graduate, began his professional career as a pipefitter helper at Independent Piping. Hartlage said he’s excited about meeting Alpha’s existing customers and calling on new ones with the goal of growing the company’s revenue. “My goal…

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Alpha Energy Offers Coatings to Help Customers Save Money and Energy

Alpha Energy Solutions is proud to announce it is teaming with Xtreme Cleaning Solutions to offer a new technology product that extends the life of HVAC units while saving on energy use. Microguard, a Daytona Beach, Fla. company, manufactures an HVAC coating product that is equally effective when applied to new equipment or on existing units in the field. It has been tested and proven to provide energy savings and extend the life cycle of HVAC units, while providing customers with…

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In Business Story, Rhodes Stresses Customer Service

  photo by Business First of Louisville The Nov. 9 edition of Louisville’s business newspaper, Business First, features a profile of Alpha Energy Solutions’ president Joe Rhodes. Reporter John Karman, not surprisingly, found Rhodes to be humble and driven to succeed. From the story: Humble in nature, Rhodes deflects most questions about his personal success, opting instead to give credit to his employees. He chalks up the success of his business to the company’s focus on customer service. Later in…

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Alpha Energy’s Controls Workshop a Hit at KSPMA

Integrating systems for lighting, heating, building access and security is a complex endeavor, one that can leave facility managers in a scary situation, or locked into a cage. That was the message from Greg Witt in a presentation sponsored by Alpha Energy Solutions at the Kentucky School Plant Management Association (KSPMA) conference in Lexington. Greg Witt discusses system integration at Alpha Energy’s presentation at KSPMA Witt, of Cochrane Supply, works with Alpha Energy Solutions and its customers to integrate building systems for…

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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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