Preventative Maintenance Plans

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 have personnel on hand all weekend during the big June event. Alpha Mechanical Service’s HVAC Commercial and Industrial Service Department…

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Rental Department is Always Ready

No one plans for a catastrophe, but with weather patterns presenting more and more destructive events, smart facilities managers have plans in place to get equipment in a hurry to keep their operations running. Consider the case of St. Mary’s HealthCare in Louisville. In August of 2009, a torrential rainstorm dumped more than six inches of precipitation in the city in an hour. Many essential operations, such as hospitals, were flooded, crippling their operations. At St. Mary’s, the electrical and…

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Industrial Boiler Safety and Maintenance

Many industrial plants and facilities use boiler systems, which produce steam that circulates through piping for heating or process purposes.  Industrial boiler systems are major financial investments, so proper installation and preventative maintenance are essential to protecting that investment and improving safety and accident prevention. Types Of Boilers Boilers are classified into three main types: Fire-tube boilers, Water-tube boilers, and electric boilers. Fire-tube boilers rely on hot gases that circulate through boiler tubes submerged in a tank of water. The…

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