Commercial Mechanical Services

When the Show Must Go On, Alpha Energy Solutions is Ready

When Alpha Energy Solutions technicians performed preventative maintenance at a multi-screen theater complex, they discovered that some aging heat exchangers were in perilous condition. The complex, built in the 1980s, contained 35 rooftop units. Close inspection by Alpha’s technicians revealed that eight of these units were beyond repair, that the metal parts had rusted completely through, creating a hazardous situation.  The units had suffered from routine wear and tear and would not likely have made it through another heating season. It…

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Alpha Leads Building Automation Discussion at KSPMA

More than 60 members of the Kentucky School Plant Management Association attended a breakout session on Oct. 29 at its annual conference. Alpha Energy Solutions, along with its building automation supplier Cochrane Supply, offered the audience an update of new industry developments. Steve Hoffman, Area Manager for Cochrane, led a discussion about Tridium’s products and how they can be incorporated into existing building automation systems. Along with Dave Hellman, Alpha’s Director of Energy and Performance, Hoffman explained applications for new…

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In Cincinnati, Alpha Energy Solutions Showing a Strong Presence

With the addition of industry veteran Jason Howard to the Alpha Energy Solutions sales team, its presence in northern Kentucky and Ohio is certainly set for growth. Along with regional representative Bob Hester, Howard will be calling on customers near Cincinnati, Dayton, and northern Kentucky. Alpha Energy Solutions got the ball rolling in the region just last year. Like Alpha’s satellite offices in Nashville and Indianapolis, it is poised to capture new business in a significant market. Formerly with Johnson…

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Alpha Energy Soutions Thriving, Growing with Personal Service in Indiana

It was just over two years ago when Alpha Energy Solutions began operations in central Indiana. Now the operation is going strong and growing under area manager Chris Harris.  With foreman John Alvey and apprentice technician Joe Young added to the team in 2014, the Hoosier department stays busy with several retail chains. It has hired Nina Lacy, a licensed HVAC/Plumbing technician and the first female tech hired. “We’re further along than we expected, quite a bit,” said Harris, who…

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Busines to Business Works for Alpha Energy Solutions at Trade Shows

At Alpha Energy Solutions, we know that building good business relationships pave the way for opportunities. And there’s no better way to find new customers and enhance existing ones than to meet them in person. That’s why at Alpha Energy Solutions, we’re an active participant in professional organizations, such as the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), the Kentucky Society of Healthcare Engineers (KSHE), and the Kentucky School Plant Management Associations (KSPMA). Each of these professional organizations is hosting conferences…

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With Colder Winter Predicted, Alpha’s Boiler Service is Ready

If you check out the latest Farmers Almanac predictions for the upcoming winter, you know that we can expect frigid temps and more snow than usual. Winter will be much colder than normal, with the coldest periods in mid-December, from late December through early January, and in mid- and late January. Precipitation will be slightly below normal, but snowfall will be above normal, with the snowiest periods in early to mid-November, mid- and late December, late January, early February, and…

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Lexington Centers Alpha’s Regional Coverage

When you promise customers that you cover the ENTIRE Bluegrass State, as Alpha Energy Solutions does, it takes a well-coordinated team of technicians strategically located throughout the Commonwealth. And in Kentucky’s second-largest market, Alpha is well-equipped to serve its growing industrial, educational and retail base. Alpha has a warehouse office in Nicholasville, just south of Lexington, and a team of a dozen technicians who call that location their home base. From there, Alpha can handle service calls in every direction,…

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Evansville HVAC Boiler Chiller

Evansville HVAC Boiler Chiller Starting from scratch in the mechanical service business isn’t easy. Seven years ago, Alpha Energy Solutions made a strategic decision to launch Evansville HVAC Boiler Chiller, a new Evansville operation to cover southwestern Indiana. Mike Hyde, now the general foreman of an operation that numbers 50 workers, remembers when there were just a couple of Alpha employees there. He says the Evansville office’s phenomenal growth is attributable to great support from the Louisville headquarters and a…

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Air-Conditioning Rentals Tennessee Business is good for Alpha Energy Solutions for Air-Conditioning Rentals, Tennessee. Established just two years ago, Alpha’s Nashville-based operation enjoys continued growth by performing excellent work in both the commercial and industrial sectors. Tennessee Manager Todd Ciprian said the office recently began working for a regional grocery chain, supporting its in-house staff with Middle Tennessee locations. “The inroads we’ve made throughout Tennessee are impressive,” said Ciprian. “We’ve been able to add a new technician recently and may…

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Don’t Let the Dog Days Bite Your Cooling Equipment

Air-Conditioning Rentals Now that the summer’s dog days are here, it’s a significant time to pay attention to the maintenance of all cooling equipment under your care. With temperatures regularly reaching the 90s and even 100 degrees, one malfunction can put any business out of business. Alpha recommends that facility managers consider ordering mid-summer filter changes and having AC units checked to ensure they are running at peak efficiency. This includes checking refrigerant levels, a critical consideration during the hottest…

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