Big Night at Slugger Field for Alpha Energy Solutions and Ben Rhodes

Ben Rhodes Night was a big success at Slugger Field, as 7,775 fans, including more than 60 Alpha Energy Solutions staff members and their families, saw the Louisville Bats beat Columbus 4-1. The Alpha Energy Solutions #41 car was on display, and driver Ben Rhodes was there to sign autographs for fans. Ben also was honored by the Bats as he threw out the ceremonial first pitch and did a radio interview with the Bats official radio broadcast in the…

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Alpha Energy Does Dallas at the PRSM National Conference

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association is having its National Conference this week, bringing together hundreds of facility managers from all over the country. While in Dallas, they’ll learn about industry trends, hear from inspiring speakers, and attend an awards ceremony. And they’ll have an opportunity to meet with more than 400 prominent vendors and suppliers, including Alpha Energy Solutions, on the expansive exhibit floor. Many of the guests are responsible for managing multiple facilities covering a wide geographic space.…

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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’s Controls Workshop a Hit at KSPMA

Integrating systems for lighting, heating, building access and security is a complex endeavor, one that can leave facility managers in a scary situation, or locked into a cage. That was the message from Greg Witt in a presentation sponsored by Alpha Energy Solutions at the Kentucky School Plant Management Association (KSPMA) conference in Lexington. Greg Witt discusses system integration at Alpha Energy’s presentation at KSPMA Witt, of Cochrane Supply, works with Alpha Energy Solutions and its customers to integrate building systems for…

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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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Alpha Energy Among Leaders in Local Energy Management Efforts

Mayor Greg Fischer discusses energy management with Alpha Energy’s Scott Pate during the Commercial Energy Efficiency Expo Louisville’s Metro Government is leading the push toward energy efficiency in commercial buildings, and Alpha Energy Solutions is actively helping its customers monitor energy use and make smart decisions to use energy resources efficiently. Alpha was among about a dozen companies participating in the Oct. 11 Commercial Energy Efficiency Expo downtown, presented by the Louisville Energy Alliance. The one-day show offered facility managers…

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One Great Day at One Southern Indiana Business Boost

Tonya Fischer, a VP at One Southern Indiana, visits with Alpha Mechanical’s Scott Pate at the Business Boost event A packed house, great location, more than 100 exhibitors, plenty of prizes, and food. Those are the ingredients of a successful business building event. Throw in some gorgeous weather provided by Mother Nature and the scene couldn’t have been better. And that was exactly what happened on a beautiful fall day at One Southern Indiana’s Business Boost, the business-to-business expo for…

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Alpha Reaches Out to Industries at Trade Shows

There’s been a flurry of marketing activity at Alpha Mechanical Service as the region’s largest service provider is building business by participating in trade shows targeting key industries. The Alpha Energy Solutions team at the KHCC in Lexington: (L-R) – Rick Redding, Matt Alliston, Scott Pate, Chris Goodman, Gerry Lewis, Scott Holt, Don Woods, and Dave Hellman On Sept. 12, Alpha Energy Solutions took part in a unique show presented by the Louisville chapter of the International Facility Managers Association.…

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McQuay Showcases Technology at Louisville Event

Several Alpha Mechanical staff members visited the “McQuay Traveling Product Show” at Louisville Slugger Field. The event, sponsored by our friends at Thermal Equipment Sales, showcased several new products from Daikin McQuay. The exhibit was showcased on a pair of trailers in the Slugger Field parking lot. Among the technology on display were technologically-advanced chillers, heat pumps, air handlers, and rooftop units. All the products are marketed by Thermal Equipment and can be installed by Alpha Mechanical’s service team. Members of the…

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Alpha Mechanical Expands Into Tennessee

Even though Alpha Mechanical’s operation in Nashville is brand-new, the team that’s been assembled to operate in Central Tennessee has more than 60 years of experience in the industry. George Garcia (left) and John Sechler are expanding Alpha’s operations into Tennessee John Sechler, who opened the new operation in June, is a third-generation HVAC industry professional who has been working since 1986. He spent nearly two decades at Siemens. Sechler has experience in all aspects of HVAC work and is…

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