Preventative Maintenance Plans

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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No Myth – Alpha Energy’s Benchmark Will Save You Money

It’s not a myth — smart building managers can save a lot of money for their companies by signing up for a FREE energy benchmark with Alpha Energy Solutions. Alpha Energy Solutions utilizes Air Advice, a Portland, Ore.-based firm specializing in energy solutions for commercial buildings, to offer an “industry-proven energy services delivery platform.” Dave Hellman, Alpha Energy’s Director of Energy and Performance, said it’s important for facility managers to avoid buying into prevailing myths circulating in the industry. One…

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Alpha Energy In Line with Mayor Fischer’s Energy Goals, Helping Customers Save on Energy

In April, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer issued a challenge to the city’s building owners and managers — help move the city toward a national leadership position in sustainable building management. He wants to see 25 city buildings qualify as Energy Star Certified Buildings by the end of 2013. That’s a big challenge, and one that Alpha Energy Solutions is ready to help tackle. Alpha is a leader in the energy space, offering products that measure and analyze energy use, and…

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Check Out the Alpha Energy Solutions TV Spot from Kentucky Speedway

It took weeks of planning and the cooperation of our friends at Kentucky Speedway. Alpha Energy Solutions technicians Mike Burke and Tim O’Banion had their trucks all shined up. Marshall Jaggers finished detailing the #41 show car on a tight deadline, and delivered it to the track, and even got a few seconds on camera. Of course, Ben Rhodes had to miss another day of school. And thanks to the magic of WDRB-TV producer Brandon Smith, the first-ever Alpha Energy…

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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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Alpha Energy Does Dallas at the PRSM National Conference

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association is having its National Conference this week, bringing together hundreds of facility managers from all over the country. While in Dallas, they’ll learn about industry trends, hear from inspiring speakers and attend an awards ceremony. And they’ll have an opportunity to meet with more than 400 prominent vendors and suppliers, including Alpha Energy Solutions, on the expansive exhibit floor. Many of the guests are responsible for managing multiple facilities covering a wide geographic space.…

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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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Infrared Technology Among Alpha Energy’s Electrical Upgrades

In the electrical industry, some say that Infrared Scanning (or Thermographic Scanning) is the single most powerful technology tool in an electrician’s arsenal.  It can be used to detect hot spots, or abnormal heating patterns, that can lead to costly losses of energy. Alpha Energy Solutions’ electrical department, led by foreman Jim Jones, is using Infrared to prevent defects that can lead to equipment failure, personal injury or unscheduled power outages. From Wikipedia: Thermal imaging cameras detect radiation in the…

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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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