Preventative Maintenance Plans

Alpha Energy Set to Offer Coatings, Extending Equipment Life and Boosting Energy Efficiency

Alpha Energy Solutions is now offering a revolutionary coatings product to its customers that can extend the life of HVAC units and increase their energy efficiency. Russell McNeice, a national Adsil trainer from Houston, came to Louisville to demonstrate the application of the MicroGuard AD35 product at the Alpha headquarters, with Alpha sales personnel and technicians. While competitive coatings have been around for years, existing products show a negative energy efficiency of 5-8 percent. “These products do not affect heat…

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Alpha Energy is Your Equipment Rental HQ

Alpha Energy Solutions is the largest regional provider of service for HVAC, with technicians and trucks covering all or parts of eight states. But did you know that Alpha Energy has one of the area’s largest fleets of rental equipment? Alpha provides Chillers, HVAC Equipment and Boilers, along with Power Generation Equipment, for dozens of customers who need these products on a temporary basis. This need could arise from a planned shutdown at a plant or an emergency caused by…

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Serious about Safety at Alpha Energy Solutions

It’s an amazing accomplishment, and one that Alpha Energy Solutions‘ Safety Director, Cecil Sowers, says will continue to reap rewards. This week the company reached a major milestone of 510,000 hours without a lost-time accident.  That goes back to October 2011. And if all goes well, Sowers expects to reach 750,000 hours by this fall. The hours include work on job sites, travel to and from work sites, and emergency calls. “In the unsure world we work and live in,…

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Alpha Energy Goes Above and Beyond on Emergency Replacement

An Alpha Energy Solutions customer was faced with a major dilemma. On Friday morning, an Alpha Energy technician responded to a service call that the customer’s building had no heat. Upon inspection, he diagnosed the problem — there were holes in the heat exchangers that kept the large public building warm. The simple fix was to order new heat exchangers.  The problem, however, was that major events were scheduled in the building starting in 24 hours, and the lead time…

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Survey Shows Alpha Energy’s Emphasis on Customer Service Pays Off

There’s a prevailing theory in business that price trumps all in terms of getting business, that among all factors affecting buying decisions, price is always the most important. However, a recent survey showed that when choosing a contractor, “Low Price” was just 8th on a list of important factors listed by customers. Alpha Energy Solutions personnel attended a seminar by Frank Basednjak, a world-renowned business coach. He pointed to other factors that successful businesses excel in, from arriving at a…

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Looking Back, and Ahead, to Success at Alpha

After celebrating Alpha’s largest-ever Christmas Party, it’s time to share some thoughts on the year just past and how much we’re looking forward to continuing Team Alpha’s success in 2013. From Gerry Lewis, Director of Sales: When Charlie Strong announced his decision to turn down Tennessee and remain as the University of Louisville’s football coach, he quoted the motivational speaker Stephen Covey: ” ‘You can buy a person a lot, but you can’t buy his heart. His heart is where…

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Barry Hartlage On Board to Grow Alpha Mechanical’s Electrical Division

With the addition of Barry Hartlage, Alpha Mechanical Service’s Electrical Department is gearing up for more work. Hartlage is Alpha’s new Electrical Service Manager. He spent seven years with Arrow Electric Co., where he was the Director of Business Development. Hartlage, an Indiana University graduate, began his professional career as a pipefitter helper at Independent Piping. Hartlage said he’s excited about meeting Alpha’s existing customers and calling on new ones with the goal of growing the company’s revenue. “My goal…

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Alpha Energy Offers Coatings to Help Customers Save Money and Energy

Alpha Energy Solutions is proud to announce it is teaming with Xtreme Cleaning Solutions to offer a new technology product that extends the life of HVAC units while saving on energy use. Microguard, a Daytona Beach, Fla. company, manufactures an HVAC coating product that is equally effective when applied to new equipment or on existing units in the field. It has been tested and proven to provide energy savings and extend the life cycle of HVAC units, while providing customers with…

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In Business Story, Rhodes Stresses Customer Service

  photo by Business First of Louisville The Nov. 9 edition of Louisville’s business newspaper, Business First, features a profile of Alpha Energy Solutions’ president Joe Rhodes. Reporter John Karman, not surprisingly, found Rhodes to be humble and driven to succeed. From the story: Humble in nature, Rhodes deflects most questions about his personal success, opting instead to give credit to his employees. He chalks up the success of his business to the company’s focus on customer service. Later in…

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Alpha Energy Markets Innovative Rheem Rooftop Unit

It’s a simple idea, really, but Rheem’s H2AC represents an innovative way to save energy. The newly-introduced Rooftop Unit captures heat from the refrigeration circuit and uses it to heat water used in the building. Most systems expel the hot air into the exterior. One Arkansas restaurant, highlighted in this Rheem video, saved more than 30 percent on its monthly gas expense and another $3,400 in electric energy costs in just six months. “A lot of our customers, especially in the restaurant…

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