Food Equipment Service

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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Alpha Energy Offering New Honeywell Wireless Controls

Alpha Energy Solutions is marketing a revolutionary new product from Honeywell. The Prestige 2.0 Comfort System is a wireless thermostat that’s perfect for companies with multiple locations, such as retail chains and restaurants. Among its features is a wireless outdoor air sensor, which displays the outdoor temperature and humidity. The Portable Comfort Control allows users to control multiple areas from the convenience on one location. The big advantage for commercial users is 365-day scheduling and settings for times when buildings…

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Alpha Mechanical Makes Big Splash at PRSM

Alpha Mechanical Service’s first experience as an exhibitor at the Professional Retail Store Maintenance (PRSM) conference in Anaheim was a smashing success. Alpha Mechanical had exhibited at the organization’s mid-year event in Nashville last year. At that event, business was so good that the company stepped up to the national stage, exhibiting as the largest self-performing mechanical services provider in our region. Alpha covers Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia and Tennessee. “After two events, I can’t say enough about…

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Commercial Food and Restaurant Equipment Maintenance

Correct maintenance of your commercial food and restaurant equipment not only guarantees a more sanitary and safe kitchen, but also helps reduce energy costs, ultimately improving your bottom line. Learning the best way to properly clean and maintain your equipment will definitely save you time and money in the long run while creating a safe and healthy work environment. Here are some tips to help you properly clean and maintain your commercial food and restaurant equipment. Clean your equipment daily…

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