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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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40-ton Unit Replacements All in a Day’s Work for Alpha Mechanical

A simple enough assignment. Alpha Mechanical Service, as part of its ongoing work for a local real estate management company, replaced two 40-ton Trane units from the top of a medical building on Gray Street in downtown Louisville. Given that the location was in a high-traffic area in the middle of the city’s medical complex, the work was scheduled on a Saturday. The units were atop an 11-story building, requiring a crane and precision engineering to replace the units. Eight Alpha technicians…

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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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First in Kentucky: MagLev Chiller Installed at Centre College

For Centre College students walking by the Alpha Mechanical Service installation on campus, the engineering feat taking place was worth stopping for a look. An 8,600-pound MagLev water-cooled chiller was being lowered by crane into a hole — one that didn’t seem, at first glance, large enough to accommodate it.  But the Alpha crew — Justin Butler, Scott Crosby, Joe Gross and Nathan Kintner — put the 140-ton chiller in place in three hours. Centre’s maintenance supervisor, Mark Anderson, said…

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Speedway Gets New 12.5-Ton HVAC Unit

Alpha Mechanical Service recently replaced a 12.5-ton rooftop HVAC unit at Kentucky Speedway, where officials are gearing up for the big Sprint Cup Weekend June 28-30. This Ruud gas unit will keep 3,500 square feet cool and comfortable, and is placed atop the Administration offices building on the Speedway site. Alpha Mechanical Service will continue to service the facility, and will have personnel on hand all weekend during the big June event. Alpha Mechanical Service’s HVAC Commercial and Industrial Service…

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Home Heating & Air Conditioning Systems-Choosing A Contractor

Your home’s heating and air conditioning system is a major investment. That is why it is important to do some research before you choose a local company to maintain, repair or replace your residential HVAC system. If you are planning to buy a new air conditioning and heating system, be aware that the contractor you use can be more important than the brand of equipment you select. So how do you find a HVAC Equipment Installation that is right for…

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