Preventative Maintenance Plans

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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Rental Equipment is Always Available from Alpha Mechanical

When the heat set in during the biggest event of the year at Kentucky Speedway last month, Alpha Mechanical Services placed nearly a dozen pieces of equipment from its rental fleet at the Sparta facility to cool things off, from tents to garages to corporate hospitality areas. A rental unit from the Alpha Mechanical fleet at Centre College And when a western Kentucky chemical plant scheduled a shutdown for maintenance, Alpha Mechanical Services provided temporary cooling units so the plant…

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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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How is my Building Doing?

That’s the question many facility managers are asking themselves these days, as a combination of economic pressure and environmental responsibility are forcing them to take a look at energy consumption. The Energy Print dashboard And for many office buildings, a simple tool from Energy Print will monitor energy use and provide valuable information in a dashboard any manager can view on a computer. Armed with that information, it’s easy to cut back “hours or power” and realize real savings. “The…

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Alpha Energy Offering New Honeywell Wireless Controls

Alpha Energy Solutions is marketing a revolutionary new product from Honeywell. The Prestige 2.0 Comfort System is a wireless thermostat that’s perfect for companies with multiple locations, such as retail chains and restaurants. Among its features is a wireless outdoor air sensor, which displays the outdoor temperature and humidity. The Portable Comfort Control allows users to control multiple areas from the convenience on one location. The big advantage for commercial users is 365-day scheduling and settings for times when buildings…

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PRSM Report on HVAC Reveals New Info

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) has just published its 2012 Benchmarking Report for HVAC. It revealed some interesting facts about the industry, compiled by the organization’s Benchmarking Task Force. It identified a single trade, HVAC, as the focus of this program’s efforts.  It shows the key HVAC metrics which are retail specific. Alpha Energy Solutions was a prime exhiibitor, for the first time, at this spring’s national PRSM conference in Anaheim, discussing its self-performing service with many national retail store…

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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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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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Self-Performing Key For Alpha Mechanical at PRSM Show

Alpha Mechanical will be exhibiting at the PRSM2012 National Conference  in Anaheim, Calif. April 18-20. Alpha is a self-performing services provider and will be marketing services to potential clients from across the country. The show (Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association) is THE show for retail facilities professionals, and more than 1,600 are expected to spend a few days at the Anaheim Convention Center learning about their craft. There are education sessions on everything from HVAC management to the latest in green…

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Davenport Talks Teamwork at Riverport Meeting

Bellarmine’s basketball coach, Scott Davenport, wasn’t focused too much on hoops in his speech at the Riverport Business Association meeting at the Holiday Inn on Dixie. In fact, Davenport’s message to business owners was this — “Be a commercial for your life.” Davenport, whose Knights won the NCAA Division II title a year ago and lost in the national semifinals last month, said that his team members were the best recruiters for his program, because they were a model for…

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