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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 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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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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Bundle Up Your Buildings with Alpha Energy Solutions

Changing seasons and cooler weather mean that the holidays are right around the corner and basketball season is cranking up. What it means for Alpha Energy Solutions customers is something else entirely. Facility managers must go from keeping their buildings cool to making sure that interior temperatures don’t become chilly. It’s a good time to check all of your equipment — whether it’s a boiler, chiller, outdoor unit — to make sure it’s ready for the winter. That means changing…

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Dispatch Gets It Done at Alpha Energy Solutions

For many Alpha Energy Solutions customers, calls for technicians, calls for work to be done and for help on job sites goes through Alpha’s ever-ready Dispatch Department. Alpha’s Dispatch team of Gail Grayson and Adam Garcia work to ensure that Alpha technicians get to job sites as soon as they’re needed, whether it’s for scheduled maintenance or in an emergency. This week, we received a wonderful testimonial from a customer, Mark Caserta of Wendy’s, about the great professionalism exhibited by…

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Energy Evident in Alpha Energy Solutions Efforts at KSPMA Show

At the annual gathering of Kentucky School Plant Managers in Lexington’s Embassy Suites hotel, Alpha Energy Solutions was out front meeting with dozens of decision-makers from school systems throughout the state. During the two-day show, KSPMA members walked through the trade show floor intent on learning what’s new and how companies like Alpha can help them do their jobs better. Plus, Alpha took advantage of a great opportunity to promote Ben Rhodes in the Most Popular Driver online election, giving…

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At Alpha, Trade Shows Translate to Business Relationships

There is no better way to build business relationships than to meet with customers face to face. At Alpha Energy Solutions, we’ve experienced phenomenal growth by putting our customers first and taking care of their needs. And the best way to do that is to put time and effort into building relationships. This quote from Harvey McKay, the best-selling business book author, sums up the importance of it. “If I had to name the single characteristic shared by all the…

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