Right Solutions, Quality Products, Trusted People

Founded in 1936, BG Peterson Co serves the commercial, industrial, and governmental institutions with the finest HVAC systems, parts, and service available. Our dynamic team of professionals assist customers with equipment selection, budget pricing, equipment start-up, and much more.

Education is in our Company’s DNA
We believe that educating our customers is more important than sales. When we meet with a new client we ask a lot of questions. Why? Because we want to learn about your unique needs and hopes, so we can present the options we recommend. Ultimately, the decision to purchase is yours and we promise to be your resource along the way.

Dedication to Customer Relationships
Everyone at BG Peterson Co works passionately to build professional relationships with our clients. If you decide to do business with us, we want to become a team, available to you now and when called upon.

We are located in a charming, historic building at 29th & Harney Streets in Omaha, Nebraska, just east of the Omaha iconic Mutual of Omaha campus.

NEBRASKA & WESTERN IOWA:  402-344-4311

CENTRAL & EASTERN IOWA: 515-664-6505


  • Boilers
  • Steam Generators
  • Water Heaters
  • Commercial and Industrial Pumps
  • Steam Equipment
  • Hydronics
  • Heating and Cooling Equipment
  • Commercial & Industrial Fans
  • Make Up Air Units


Eric R. Peterson

Eric R. Peterson



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Eric joined B.G. Peterson Co. in 1976 and while working full time he continued to study Business and Engineering at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Becoming President in 1994 Eric became the third generation leader in the family business. Having worked all sales territories in Nebraska and Iowa, Eric prides himself on the relationships he has made throughout our industry. His vast product knowledge allows him specialization in design, selection, and control for food processing and industrial ventilation, steam process systems (generation, point of use, return, condensate management and system control), hydronic heating boilers and pump systems, industrial pump systems and hot water process.

Today he continues to be involved throughout Nebraska and Iowa. He remains a public voice for the company creating and making technical product presentations to engineers, contractors, institutions, food processors and industry, conduct sales calls, and share his experience and expertise with our industry members.

Eric has been married to his wife Debbie Jordan Peterson for 44 years, together they have 3 adult sons, Ben, Aaron, and Jesse, and three beautiful grandchildren. When he’s not at the office you can find Eric enjoying hunting, fishing, and boating with his family and friends.

Sean T. Williams

Sean T. Williams

VP & Equipment Sales



402-344-4311 ext 205
MOBILE: 402-305-4471



Sean Williams has been with BG Peterson Co since 1995. Sean helps provide HVAC equipment solutions to meet customer’s individual needs and goals. With a degree in Architectural-Engineering Technology from SCC-Milford Campus, he takes pride working on HVAC equipment selection, and making recommendations for high-efficiency equipment, i.e. boilers, water heaters, pumps and among many other areas. He often trains customers by presenting products or discussing on a jobsite in order to make sure everyone has the information they need.

Sean also enjoys camping with family, golfing when there’s time, and photography.

He has been married to his wife Brooke since 2002 and they have two incredible daughters.

Ben Peterson

Ben Peterson

Outside Sales Associate


402-344-4311, ext 222
MOBILE: 402-680-4132



Ben joined BGP Co in 2007 as a 4th generation Peterson in the family business. Using skills and experience he acquired as a Navy Combat Veteran Ben heads up our Special and Overseas projects. BGP Co is honored to have a US Military Veteran on our team. Ben specializes in Controls, Steam and Hydronic System Application Engineering. He also assists our customers with Start-Up Training, conducts product presentations, and offers product assistance to contractors. Ben will be your go to guy if your project is located in Nebraska but outside the Metro area or in Western Iowa.

Joe Dowdy

Joe Dowdy

Inside Sales Consultant


402-344-4311, ext 211



After earning a BA from the University of Nebraska Omaha, Joe joined the BGP Co team in 2008. Joe’s knowledge of Boiler Systems and Industrial Fan usage makes him an efficient estimator. This is also why Joe works on bidding out the Plan & Spec jobs, he knows his stuff. He also assists our customers with system parts and troubleshooting equipment problems. He also makes sure the coffee maker works everyday.

Joe has been married to his wife Risma for 3 years and they are parents to one fur baby, a German Shepard. Joe and Risma also enjoy visiting with family in Wisconsin and Kansas.

Bill Lemmers

Bill Lemmers

Manager, Parts Department


402-344-4311, ext 202
MOBILE: 402-669-7782



Bill has been with the BG Peterson Co team for 29 years. His practical and hands on experience has given him the tools to effectively and efficiently run the Parts Department. His strengths include solid customer relationships based on his ability to instill trust and confidence. Bill’s existing knowledge and ability to find answers to the difficult questions keeps our customers coming back.

Bill married his wife Christy in 1988 and in 1994 they moved to a one bedroom cabin on a lake with no heating or air. Bill’s labor of love and skills as a Jack of all Trades, master of none has turned that 900 sq ft cabin into a 2500 sq ft home they used to raise their two boys, Nico and Dallas. Christy and Bill enjoy playing with their two grandchildren, Mila and Camden who live close by and Kiko, their adorable Reverse Brindle Boxer. Since the work on the house will never be done (Chinese Proverb: House Done, Man Die) Bill takes time off to ride his Harley.

Scott Sharp

Scott Sharp

Inside Sales Associate


402-344-4311, ext 210



Scott is the newest member of our sales team, having been with us almost a year. He answers sales calls, provides customer follow up, and jumps in to assist other members of the BGP Co Sales team.

Scott has an Associates degree in Renewable Energy and is an Army Combat Veteran. We are proud of Scott and his service to our country.

Scott is a single dog dad to two mixed breed rescue pups, Dimmu and Gunnar. Scott also enjoys yoga and gardening …ask him about the mushrooms.

Debra L. Peterson

Debra L. Peterson



402-344-4311, ext 220



Debra was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, she attended Omaha Central High School and the University of Nebraska Omaha. She has gained valuable experience thru working in retail, banking, as an office/credit manager for an international construction chemical company and then stay at home Mom before joining BG Peterson Co in 1994 as the CFO.

Debra and her husband of 44 years Eric raised 3 sons, Ben, Aaron, and Jesse. They are fortunate to now have two daughters-in-law , Natalie and Irum, and three grands, Gunnar, Anneliese, and Henrik, who keep them on their toes. Debra enjoys social time with family and friends, she love to walk (especially if shopping is included), work out and read. You will also see Debra volunteering in the community with organizations such as the Opera Omaha Guild, Restoration Exchange Omaha and on the Mercy High School Golf Committee.

Teri Watson

Teri Watson

Accounting Clerk/Admin. Assistant




 Teri has been crunching the numbers at BGP Co for over 16 years. She will be the voice your hear when calling in for any member of our team.  With her experiences as a troubleshooter on peripheral devices, substitute teaching for Papillion LaVista Schools, and  being a mom to three children …we can see where she gets her problem solving skills.

Teri has been married to Ed for 31 years and counting, they are HUGE Capitals Hockey fans…”ROCK THE RED”. Teri enjoys a whole slew of hobbies, gardening, gaking, and Scuba Diving to name a few. 

Dana Carlton-Flint

Dana Carlton-Flint

Marketing and Customer Outreach


402-344-4311, ext 213



Dana joined BGP Co in 2019 and is the newest member of our team. She holds degree from the Universities of Nebraska Omaha and Lincoln in Design, which she puts to use on creating marketing materials. Dana is working at introducing BGP Co to the wide number of customers and potential customers in our sales territories of Iowa and Nebraska. She will be here to direct you to the right salesperson to assist you with your project.

Dana has been married to her husband Rodney for 19 years, they have three children and one grandson. With the youngest of their three children headed off to college they are lucky to have their two rescue dogs, Bentley and Scooter at home to keep them company.

 BG Peterson Co is a member of NFIB, NACM and Midtown Merchants Association.

We also belong to the The Better Business Bureau and maintain an A+ rating.


Over 80 Years of Exceptional Service

Since 1936 B.G. Peterson Co. has been dedicated to providing exceptional service to our engineers, contractors, institutional and industrial customers. Our reputation has been carefully built over 80 years. From the beginning design stage to equipment startup and commissioning we are proud that our commitment is never over until we are sure that our customers are completely satisfied.

The proof of this loyalty to our customers is that since 1936 until today our customers repeatedly seek B.G. Peterson Co. for their important equipment needs.