Creative Solutions for Alpha’s PM Customers

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Creative Solutions for Alpha’s PM Customers

Boiler Repair Technician By employing a wide range of skilled technicians, Alpha Energy Solutions is able to create innovative solutions to workplace equipment issues. Often these issues surface during routine inspections during Preventative Maintenance site visits. This was the case recently when Kirk Armes, an Alpha Energy Solutions boiler service technician, discovered that a customer’s equipment was susceptible to flooding because it was below ground. Armes suggested installing a Boiler Temperature Control Panel that put the controls in an accessible…

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It’s Time for Spring Cleaning and Maintenance

HVAC Service and More It’s time for spring cleaning. That’s not true just for  homeowners with HVACs, but for facility managers at commercial operations. For Alpha Energy Solutions customers who have preventative maintenance agreements, the spring spruce-up is one of four annual technician visits. Alpha technicians perform an 18-point HVAC (or other equipment) inspection on equipment, which include cleaning condenser coils, checking refrigerant levels and changing filters. “This is a really valuable service for our customers,” said Gerry Lewis, Alpha Energy’s Director…

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Alpha Energy Solutions show car, driver Ben Rhodes in the Custom Auto Show

For the third straight year, the Alpha Energy Solutions #41 show car, along with driver Ben Rhodes, will be featured at the Carl Casper’s Custom Auto Show at the Kentucky Exposition Center this weekend. Rhodes, who is celebrating his 17th birthday today (Feb. 21), will be on hand to  sign autographs and talk with fans about his racing career on the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East.  The show is open Friday (6-11 p.m.), Saturday (10-10) and Sunday (Noon-6). In his most recent…

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Alpha Managers Share Key Info at Annual Meeting

One of the strengths of Alpha Energy Solutions’ regional business model is being able to incorporate successful strategies across a wide swath of geography and many different disciplines. It’s important that Alpha’s management team shares information from the field, along with new technology and updated business concepts. That’s why Alpha managers are meeting this week at the Crowne Plaze Hotel in Louisville. During the two-day meeting, about two dozen Alpha managers gather to go over everything from relationships with manufacturers…

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On the Air: On Track with Ben Rhodes

This article, by Roy Walter,  first appeared at Louisville Catholic Sports Network This weekend will mark the debut of “On Track With Ben Rhodes,” a television show created and produced by the Louisville Catholic Sports Network (LCSN). The show is co-hosted by Rhodes, the 16-year-old Holy Cross junior who will be racing full time in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East this year. Joining him as co-host is WHAS-11 sports anchor Kent Spencer. “It’s going to be really interesting for…

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Alpha Energy Now Self-Performing in Larger Area

With the addition of sales offices and technicians in Nashville, Cincinnati and Indianapolis, Alpha Energy Solutions has expanded its efforts to land regional retail accounts. Alpha is now one of the largest providers of HVAC service that self-performs all of its work, and that is a real advantage to many customers. “We are uniquely positioned, due to having technicians in a wide geographic area, to respond to companies with needs in multiple locations,” said Gerry Lewis, Alpha’s Director of Sales.…

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Smart Money on Alpha’s Energy Solution

Some facts to begin –  according to BOMA, 30 percent of controllable operating costs are energy related. Of that energy cost, 75 percent is used for HVAC and Lighting. So it makes sense for any facility manager to seek out a way to save energy dollars. Alpha Energy Solutions has created a program to help customers take smart steps to save money on energy. Keeping costs down isn’t the only challenge facility managers face. Many businesses face increases in energy…

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New Year’s Decision – Repair or Replace?

Every piece of equipment has a life cycle, and most facility operators hope to get equipment to exceed the manufacturer’s suggested life. To do so, of course, requires regular maintenance throughout the equipment’s life. But there comes a time when facility managers must come to a decision about whether to repair or replace. Most of us have the same decision to make with automobiles. At what point do you quit taking the old car to the mechanic and buy a…

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Brrr. Get Ready for Coming Cold Temps

Monday may bring the coldest local temperatures we’ve seen in this area in 10 years. While we’re not getting the type of storm that paralyzed the Northeast, businesses in our region must prepare for Old Man Winter’s worst by taking some smart steps. Winter weather can take its toll on property. Water damage, freezing and frozen pipes, and roofs damaged by ice dams are just a few things that can go wrong. Be aware that water pipes with exposure to an…

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Victory! Local Voting Puts Alpha’s Ben Rhodes In National Spotlight

The title of Most Popular Driver in NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series East may elude him, but Ben Rhodes knows that he’s got plenty of support from the Alpha Energy Solutions family and network. Rhodes received nearly 5,000 votes during the online voting contest, which ended Nov. 30 after 44 days. Until the actual last hour of the voting, Rhodes was in first place, thanks to a strong show of support throughout Kentucky. Barely 100 votes separated the eventual top vote-getter,…

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