Preventative Maintenance

Alpha’s Evansville Team Presented with Vectren Award for 2016 Most KWH Savings

Alpha’s Evansville Team Presented with Vectren Award for 2016 Most KWH Savings   This week, the Alpha Energy Solutions Evansville, Indiana, the team received an award from Vectren, an energy company that serves over one million customers in Indiana and Ohio for the most Kilowatt-Hour Savings in the 2016 Vectren Commercial Rebate Program.   Alpha’s Evansville team saved customers 4,304,302 KWH in 2016. The customer electricity savings were achieved through Control retrofit projects, equipment replacement, and Preventative Maintenance services.   Additionally,…

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Prevent Emergencies by Scheduling Chiller Repair and Maintenance

Chiller Repair Service at Alpha Energy Solutions Chillers are complex systems that require a trained pro. The many components that make up a chiller system can face regular wear and tear over time. Regular maintenance is the best course of action for preventing costly damage and unwanted expenses. Alpha Energy Solutions does not just provide installation and rental options for clients. Our team of highly-skilled technicians is available to conduct chiller repair around the clock. There is no issue too…

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Sign of Spring – Alpha’s Preventative Maintenance Plans Prevent Problems

We’re finally free of the fear of freezing, and now is the perfect time to check your HVAC system and change your filters. Longer days and milder weather signal the arrival of spring, that transitional season when it’s common to rely on both your heater and your air conditioner to keep your facility comfortable as outdoor temperatures fluctuate. It’s also the time of year when an increase in pollen counts can exacerbate springtime allergies. Air filters play a significant role…

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HVAC parts and service

HVAC Parts and Service in 8 States With the expanding reach of Alpha Energy Solutions, customers with multiple locations throughout our eight-state coverage area benefit from Alpha’s ability to self-perform its service. For example, one regional retail store manager called Alpha to repair an HVAC unit in a small Kentucky city and was satisfied with Alpha’s performance.  When a similar breakdown occurred a few hours away, the retailer found that Alpha could immediately send a technician there. Now, Alpha is…

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Don’t Let the Dog Days Bite Your Cooling Equipment

Air-Conditioning Rentals Now that the summer’s dog days are here, it’s a significant time to pay attention to the maintenance of all cooling equipment under your care. With temperatures regularly reaching the 90s and even 100 degrees, one malfunction can put any business out of business. Alpha recommends that facility managers consider ordering mid-summer filter changes and having AC units checked to ensure they are running at peak efficiency. This includes checking refrigerant levels, a critical consideration during the hottest…

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Creative Solutions for Alpha’s PM Customers

Boiler Repair Technician By employing a wide range of skilled technicians, Alpha Energy Solutions can create innovative solutions to workplace equipment issues. Often these issues surface during routine inspections during Preventative Maintenance site visits. This was the case recently when Kirk Armes, an Alpha Energy Solutions boiler service technician, discovered that a customer’s equipment was susceptible to flooding because it was below ground. Armes suggested installing a Boiler Temperature Control Panel that put the controls in an accessible location and…

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It’s Time for Spring Cleaning and Maintenance

HVAC Service and More It’s time for spring cleaning. That’s not true just for homeowners with HVACs, but for facility managers at commercial operations. For Alpha Energy Solutions customers who have preventative maintenance agreements, the spring spruce-up is one of four annual technician visits. Alpha technicians perform an 18-point HVAC (or other equipment) inspection on equipment, which includes cleaning condenser coils, checking refrigerant levels, and changing filters. “This is a precious service for our customers,” said Gerry Lewis, Alpha Energy’s…

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Brrr. Get Ready for Coming Cold Temps

Monday may bring the coldest local temperatures we’ve seen in this area in 10 years. While we’re not getting the type of storm that paralyzed the Northeast, businesses in our region must prepare for Old Man Winter’s worst by taking some smart steps. Winter weather can take its toll on property. Water damage, freezing and frozen pipes, and roofs damaged by ice dams are just a few things that can go wrong. Be aware that water pipes with exposure to an…

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Bundle Up Your Buildings with Alpha Energy Solutions

Changing seasons and cooler weather mean that the holidays are right around the corner, and the basketball season is cranking up. What it means for Alpha Energy Solutions customers is something else entirely. Facility managers must go from keeping their buildings cool to make sure that interior temperatures don’t become chilly. It’s a good time to check all of your equipment — whether it’s a boiler, chiller, outdoor unit — to make sure it’s ready for the winter. That means…

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The Chill is On — Remember to Check the Heat

We all know what’s coming — chilly weather. And in our business, that means it’s time to prepare ourselves, AND our customers, by making sure that furnace systems are safe and ready to go. Remember, it’s not just a comfort issue. Every year we hear on the news about fires that start because heating equipment is not operating properly. These tragedies are heartbreaking and preventable. We came across this great story from business coach Frank Besedjnak and wanted to share it…

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