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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, the company’s 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, and like Alpha’s satellite offices in Nashville and Indianapolis, is poised to capture new business in a significant market. Howard, formerly…

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Preventative Maintenance with Alpha Can Prevent Major Failures in Air Conditioning

Whether you follow the NBA or not, you probably heard about the controversial Game 1 played in San Antonio June 4. Most every national media report mentioned how an air conditioning failure at the AT&T Center in San Antonio affected the fans and more importantly, the players in the game between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs. AT&T Center officials announced at the end of the 3rd quarter that the building’s air conditioning was not working due to an…

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Alpha Energy Solutions Replaces Rooftop Units at Ashland Mall

Alpha Energy Solutions’ West Virginia office recently took on a challenging project. The task — replace a pair of 25-ton rooftop units at a mall in Ashland, Ky. In order to place the new Carrier units properly above a store, Alpha’s team had to locate and bring in a 120-ton crane to get the units from parking lot to the placement spot, some 150 feet away. Scott Holt, Alpha’s project manager, said it was all accomplished in two days. “The…

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A 24/7 Summer Weekend at Alpha Mechanical Service

Alpha Mechanical’s crews didn’t get much rest as temperatures soared and cooling units failed over the August 4-5 weekend. Alpha Mechanical Service proved it is truly a 24/7 service operation. In Louisville, a gear box in a cooling tower shut down on Friday afternoon. The facility was a large hospital, so the idea of waiting until Monday to get it fixed was out of the question. Alpha’s team, led by Ron Jenkins, quickly assessed the problem Friday night, and expedited…

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Alpha Mechanical Installs Unique Solution at Data Center

Data centers present some unusual challenges to engineers. The buildings that house servers and data storage equipment generate a lot of heat.  To function properly, they must be housed in an extra cool environment. Indoor temperatures must be maintained between 66 and 74 degrees. Alpha Mechanical teamed with the data company’s engineers and created a design featuring two 105-ton cooling units placed on a concrete pad behind the company’s local headquarters. The units are redundant in that one runs for…

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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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Home Heating and Air Conditioning System Spring Maintenance

To keep your home comfort system operating properly, it is important to perform seasonal maintenance. Below is an excellent Spring HVAC maintenance checklist with tips on how to best maintain your HVAC system and reduce energy costs in your home all year around. HVAC System Maintenance Trim bushes and shrubs around outdoor units to allow at least two feet of clearance around. Remove leaves and debris from inside the unit’s top grille. Replace your central air conditioner, furnace and/or heat…

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