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MagLev Chiller Installed and Saving Energy in Louisville

Alpha Energy Solutions is a big believer in helping its customers save energy, and recently installed two MultiStack MagLev chillers in Louisville that are already reducing energy costs. Magnetic Levitation may sound like something out of a magic show, but in reality it’s the technology that allows compressors to operate without moving parts having to touch each other, therefore reducing the need for grease to lubricate them. What’s more, the MultiStack chillers allow operators to do something never before possible…

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Alpha Energy Testing Innovative Technology for Energy Savings

Alpha Energy Solutions is testing a new product for use in un-conditioned warehouse space that will help its customers save on energy costs. The Air Pear product is a Destratification Fan that balances temperatures from floor to ceiling and wall to wall, reducing the need for air conditioning and heating. “This looks like a product that could really help our customers, especially in situations where there is a large space that is not mechanically-conditioned,” said Dave Hellman, Alpha Energy Solutions’…

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Alpha Energy Solutions Sponsoring Cancer Screenings at Kentucky Speedway

Alpha Energy Solutions is proud to be a sponsor, along with Kentucky Speedway, of FREE Mouth and Throat Cancer Screenings during the events at Kentucky Speedway June 27-29.   The non-profit organization, A Voice for Hope, is partnering with the UK Medical Center to set up a tent at the Speedway. The group expects to conduct 200 screenings on Saturday at the track. The screenings are performed by cancer specialist physicians and a large cohort of other medical professionals who…

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Alpha Energy Solutions Grows Again — Adding Sales Staff in Central Kentucky

Doug Dowdy is now on board to help Alpha Energy Solutions grow business in and around Lexington, Ky. Dowdy, who lives in Winchester, joined the Alpha sales team June 10. He has an extensive background in a wide or range of business, most recently helping launch a start-up company in the indoor air quality industry. Dowdy’s track record includes consulting work with more than a dozen small businesses. At Alpha, Dowdy fills a key geographic area and will represent Alpha…

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Planning for Outages Can Reduce Downtime for Alpha Energy Solutions Customers

The horrible tornado devastation in Oklahoma has the nation’s attention as stories of sorrow and loss fill the evening news. Fortunately, this storm did not reach Alpha’s customers. But the tragedy serves as a reminder that those who are well-prepared for unforeseen events are the ones most able to recover. Alpha Energy Solutions offers a Contingency Planning Worksheet for facility managers that helps assess all of the equipment operating at a facility and makes it easier to put a plan…

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Alpha Energy Solutions Making Inroads in West Virginia

Alpha Energy Solutions was a featured exhibitor at the West Virginia Association of Physical Plant Administrators annual conference in Flatwoods, WV April 14-15. Alpha team members John Jennings, Scotty Holt and Gerry Lewis were on hand to greet long-time customers and meet some new ones at the show. “We met and made some good contacts with two larger universities in the area and we are following up on those leads,” said Scotty Holt, who represents Alpha throughout West Virginia and…

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Installing a Big Chiller Provides Big Benefits

Dave Hellman, Alpha’s director of Energy and Performance, was recently involved in a major project for the state of Kentucky. Alpha Energy Solutions installed two chillers — one at the Kentucky International Convention Center, and the other at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Here, Dave explains the benefits of the chillers just after the 750-ton unit at the Kentucky Expo Center was put in place.  The new energy-efficient machines, manufactured by MultiStack, are only the 2nd and 3rd of its kind…

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Tennessee Office Adds Experienced Pro in Cook

For Graham Cook, six years of semi-retirement was enough. Cook, the former president of Cook’s Mechanical in Nashville, has joined the Alpha Energy Solutions’ Tennessee office as a sales representative specializing in HVAC work. Cook’s territory will include all of east Tennessee. “I was tired of being retired,” Cook said during his orientation in Louisville in March. “I’m glad to be getting back to work and looking forward to seeing my contacts in the business.” Cook joins a rapidly growing…

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Alpha Energy’s Electrical Division Set to Thrive Under Jones’ Leadership

Jim Jones, Alpha Energy Solutions’ new Electrical Estimator/Foreman, started working in the industry after graduating from St. Xavier High School. With three decades of electrical experience, Jones hopes to help the division grow and expand quickly. “We want to separate ourselves from our competitors. It’s not just about lights and plugs that everybody else does, but we want to be more technologically advanced,” he said. Jones specializes in power quality and energy solutions. Prior to joining Alpha Energy Solutions in…

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Alpha Energy’s Rental Equipment Keeps Plants Going

Alpha Energy Solutions recently delivered a pair of 200-ton rental chillers to a customer’s plant, helping to bridge the gap during a planned outage at a major industrial plant. Alpha, of course, has a full range of chillers, along with boilers, cooling equipment, and auxiliary equipment, at the ready for delivery and installation. Alpha Energy customers are provided application engineering, delivery, installation, operation and maintenance on rental equipment, whether it’s needed for a few days, a few months or a…

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