Alpha Leads Building Automation Discussion at KSPMA

Alpha Leads Building Automation Discussion at KSPMA

More than 60 members of the Kentucky School Plant Management Association attended a breakout session Oct. 29 at the organization’s annual conference in Lexington. Alpha Energy Solutions, along with its building automation supplier Cochrane Supply, offered the audience an update of new developments in the industry. Steve Hoffman, Area Manager for Cochrane, led a discussion about Tridium’s products and how they can be incorporated into existing building automation systems. Hoffman, along with Dave Hellman, Alpha’s Director of Energy and Performance,…

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Alpha Energy Solutions’ Hot Jetter Gets to Grease

There is a better way to clean clogged pipes. For years, plumbers have used cable machines and cold water jetter to get rid of grease in pipes. The technology to clean the pipes with hot water wasn’t available or practical. That’s all changed, and Alpha Energy Solutions is offering customers the opportunity to see how a new hot water jetter gets the job done better. These photos show the Alpha team at a Louisville restaurant where grease is used for…

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Eliminate Driving Distractions, No Matter Your Age

It’s Teen Driver Safety Week in Kentucky, a good time for all of us to focus on our driving skills and remember to practice safe driving habits when we’re behind the wheel. Ben Rhodes, the Alpha Energy Solutions racecar driver, is a strong advocate for safe driving as a spokesman for the state’s Department of Highway Safety. This week, Bill Bell, spokesman for Kentucky’s Transportation Cabinet, was a guest on “On Track with Ben Rhodes” (it airs Saturday at Noon…

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In Cincinnati, Alpha Energy Solutions Showing a Strong Presence

With the addition of industry veteran Jason Howard to the Alpha Energy Solutions sales team, the company’s presence in northern Kentucky and Ohio is certainly set for growth. Along with regional representative Bob Hester, Howard will be calling on customers near Cincinnati, Dayton and northern Kentucky. Alpha Energy Solutions got the ball rolling in the region just last year, and like Alpha’s satellite offices in Nashville and Indianapolis, is poised to capture new business in a significant market. Howard, formerly…

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Alpha Energy Soutions Thriving, Growing with Personal Service in Indiana

It was just over two years ago when Alpha Energy Solutions began operations in central Indiana. Now the operation is going strong and growing under area manager Chris Harris.  The Hoosier department, with foreman John Alvey and apprentice technician Joe Young added to the team in 2014, stays busy with jobs for a number of retail chains. Now it has hired Nina Lacy, a licensed HVAC/Plumbing technician, and the first female tech hired in the company. “We’re further along than…

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Busines to Business Works for Alpha Energy Solutions at Trade Shows

At Alpha Energy Solutions, we know that building good business relationships pave the way for opportunities. And there’s no better way to find new customers and enhance existing ones than to meet them in person. That’s why at Alpha Energy Solutions we’re an active participant in professional organizations, such as the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), the Kentucky Society of Healthcare Engineers (KSHE) and the Kentucky School Plant Management Associations (KSPMA). Each of these professional organizations is hosting conferences…

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With Colder Winter Predicted, Alpha’s Boiler Service is Ready

If you check out the latest Farmers Almanac predictions for the upcoming winter, you know that we can expect frigid temps and more snow than usual. Winter will be much colder than normal, with the coldest periods in mid-December, from late December through early January, and in mid- and late January. Precipitation will be slightly below normal, but snowfall will be above normal, with the snowiest periods in early to mid-November, mid- and late December, late January, early February, and…

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Lexington Centers Alpha’s Regional Coverage

When you promise customers that you cover the ENTIRE Bluegrass State, as Alpha Energy Solutions does, it takes a well-coordinated team of technicians strategically located throughout the Commonwealth. And in Kentucky’s second-largest market, Alpha is well-equipped to serve its growing industrial, educational and retail base. Alpha has a warehouse office in Nicholasville, just south of Lexington, and a team of a dozen technicians who call that location their home base. From there, Alpha is can handle service calls in every direction,…

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Alpha Donates 1,000 Kentucky Speedway Tickets to Military Families

Members of the Kentucky National Guard will be enjoying a night of racing at Kentucky Speedway, thanks to an Alpha Energy Solutions donation of 1,000 tickets to the military organization. Alpha Energy Solutions sales director Gerry Lewis presented the tickets to Major Jake McKinney during a brief ceremony at Alpha’s headquarters Sept. 4.  The race, the ARCA ZLOOP 150, is scheduled for Sept. 19 at the Sparta, Ky. track. “We have a lot of racing fans in the Guard, so…

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Evansville HVAC Boiler Chiller

Evansville HVAC Boiler Chiller Starting from scratch in the mechanical service business isn’t easy. Seven years ago, Alpha Energy Solutions made a strategic decision to launch Evansville HVAC Boiler Chiller – a new operation in Evansville with the intention of covering southwestern Indiana. Mike Hyde, now the general foreman of an operation that numbers 50 workers, remembers when there were just a couple Alpha employees there. He says the phenomenal growth of the Evansville office is attributable to great support from…

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