McQuay Showcases Technology at Louisville Event

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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Alpha Mechanical’s Electrical Service Moves Quickly to Keep Plant Up and Running

At Noon on a hot Monday in July, a transformer at one of Alpha Mechanical’s key customer’s plants blew up. It was up to Alpha’s on-site team to jump into action and make sure the plant continued to have power and operate normally. The first call went to CE Power, which immediately came to the site and determined that the transformer was shot. So Alpha’s lead on-site supervisor, Paul Baysayer, quickly called Whayne Supply and arranged for a temporary generator…

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A 24/7 Summer Weekend at Alpha Mechanical Service

Alpha Mechanical’s crews didn’t get much rest as temperatures soared and cooling units failed over the August 4-5 weekend. Alpha Mechanical Service proved it is truly a 24/7 service operation. In Louisville, a gear box in a cooling tower shut down on Friday afternoon. The facility was a large hospital, so the idea of waiting until Monday to get it fixed was out of the question. Alpha’s team, led by Ron Jenkins, quickly assessed the problem Friday night, and expedited…

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Alpha Mechanical Installs Unique Solution at Data Center

Data centers present some unusual challenges to engineers. The buildings that house servers and data storage equipment generate a lot of heat.  To function properly, they must be housed in an extra cool environment. Indoor temperatures must be maintained between 66 and 74 degrees. Alpha Mechanical teamed with the data company’s engineers and created a design featuring two 105-ton cooling units placed on a concrete pad behind the company’s local headquarters. The units are redundant in that one runs for…

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Alpha Mechanical’s Fleet is in Good Hands

It’s no wonder Marshall Jaggers is Alpha Mechanical Service’s go-to man for a growing fleet of cars and trucks. Jaggers has been working on cars since he was 16, and played every imaginable role in auto racing, including driving them himself and setting up cars for Ben Rhodes and his own family members.  He’s even been a commentator on racing broadcasts. But Jaggers’ main job as fleet manager at Alpha is a growing responsibility. With about 200 vehicles in the…

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Alpha Mechanical Expands Into Tennessee

Even though Alpha Mechanical’s operation in Nashville is brand-new, the team that’s been assembled to operate in Central Tennessee has more than 60 years of experience in the industry. George Garcia (left) and John Sechler are expanding Alpha’s operations into Tennessee John Sechler, who opened the new operation in June, is a third-generation HVAC industry professional who has been working since 1986. He spent nearly two decades at Siemens. Sechler has experience in all aspects of HVAC work, and is an…

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Self-Performance Key for Refrigeration Service

In thousands of locations in which Alpha Mechanical Service takes care of refrigerated units, any downtime can be catastrophic. So Alpha Mechanical makes sure its customers are covered by having trained technicians available. Many of Alpha’s customers, including chains of grocery stores, general retailers and restaurants, must keep food at a consistent temperature. Most businesses depend on keeping their refrigerated units operating 24/7, so they depend on Alpha’s Refrigeration Service to keep their units running. Alpha services walk-in coolers and freezers,…

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Boiler Service from Alpha Mechanical is Vital for Customers

Because Alpha Mechanical Service is one of the leading providers offering boiler service in the region, Joe DeMarsh is accustomed to getting phone calls in the middle of the night. DeMarsh knows that if a boiler is down at one of his customer’s facilities, time is money. DeMarsh has 28 years’ experience, including 14 with Alpha and its predecessor firm, overseeing maintenance on boilers for customers as diverse as distilleries, universities, hospitals and chemical plants. “When there’s a problem, we…

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Alpha Mechanical Gets A-Plus from BBB

Alpha Mechanical Service was recently rewarded with an A+ Rating from Louisville’s Better Business Bureau. The company earned the designation, in part, for not receiving a single complaint in the last 36 months. The designation from the BBB shows that Alpha Mechanical has earned a high level of trust in the marketplace, that it has been judged excellent in integrity and performance. “We are a company that prides itself on customer service, and being recognized by the Better Business Bureau…

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Rental Equipment is Always Available from Alpha Mechanical

When the heat set in during the biggest event of the year at Kentucky Speedway last month, Alpha Mechanical Services placed nearly a dozen pieces of equipment from its rental fleet at the Sparta facility to cool things off, from tents to garages to corporate hospitality areas. And when a western Kentucky chemical plant scheduled a shutdown for maintenance, Alpha Mechanical Services provided temporary cooling units so the plant could operate wiithout interruption. Alpha also provided a rental chiller unit…

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