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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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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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When the Heat is On, Take Alpha Mechanical’s Advice on HVAC

The intense heat throughout the Midwest is unprecedented. With temps rising above 100 in Louisville and throughout Alpha Mechanical Services’ eight-state coverage area, facility managers are working hard to keep buildings cool and comfortable. It’s not easy. While the temperatures have risen to a level never seen before, Alpha Mechanical’s HVAC Service and Repair department has received a record number of requests for service calls. Alpha is responding and taking care of its customers’ needs around the clock. Ron Jenkins, Alpha’s Eastern District Manager, says extreme…

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When the Storm Ends, Let Alpha Mechanical Check Rooftop Units for Hail Damage

Hail Guards can prevent damage to rooftop units It’s storm season in our part of the country, with tornadoes, rain and hail showing up in weather forecasts on a regular basis. For facilities with rooftop units, it’s imperative to have those units checked out once a major storm passes. Did you know that hail guards, which can be attached during installation or at any time in the units’ life, can provide extra protection from hail damage and prolong the life…

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Alpha Mechanical Welcomes CafePress

The big economic news in Louisville this week, other than the running of the Kentucky Derby, is the announcement that CafePress, Alpha Mechanical’s neighbor in Riverport, is moving its headquarters here. According to the announcement, CafePress will move its headquarters from San Mateo, Calif. and expand its operations in Riverport. It was announced April 30 by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Congressman John Yarmuth, Eileen Pickett, Executive Vice President Greater Louisville, Inc., and CafePress CEO Bob Marino.…

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