Monthly Archives: August 2013

Program Your Way to Savings

Did you know that if you adjust your thermostat by just one degree every night before you go to bed, you will save about 1% of your total energy bill? If you adjust it more, the savings will increase. So when you are sleeping or gone for the day, making those small adjustments can really add up to significant savings. Follow the se programmable thermostat tips from Getzschman to program your way to savings.
On busy weekdays when your home is empty, raise the temperature set point as you leave the house. You can actually adjust the temperature by 8-10 degrees. So if you normally keep your house at 70 degrees, up it to 78 during the day. The air conditioner will still run occasionally throughout the day, but less often, saving energy. When you get home, lower it back to normal temperatures. Then at bedtime, after everyone is asleep no one will notice that the house is a few degrees warmer, raise your thermostat to 75 degrees.
If you are very organized, you can do this manually. When you wake up each morning, adjust your thermostat to comfortable levels and then adjust it again as you leave the house for work. When you return home, you probably want it a little cooler indoors , but once you head off to sleep, it is time to adjust it again. If you are like me, with all those ups and downs, you are likely to forget and end up overheating or overcooling an empty house. No worries, a programmable thermostat will do the remembering for you. A programmable thermostat can adjust the temperature before you come home so your house is a welcome relief on those hot summer days or frigid winter evenings.
If you are like most families, your weekend schedules are different from your Monday – Friday routine. People are in the house longer in the morning with more irregular times in and out throughout the day, and bedtimes may be later. With a seven day programmable thermostat, you can customize the temperature settings for your lifestyle. These smart devices will also store settings for summer and winter, so each year all you need to do is flip the switch between seasons and the thermostat will do the rest. 
What if it is unseasonably warm or cold, you have a large party or simply feel colder or warmer than normal?  That’s no problem: you can always manually override the system for a few hours. Then it will automatically return to its regular program. 
There are a number of different models. Which one makes the most sense for you? Simply give us Getzschman Heating & Cooling call and we will be happy to help.

What Do Our Customers Have to Say About Us?

Getzschman Heating & Cooling has served the Omaha, Nebraska area for over 50 years. Since 1960, our team has provided the best heating and cooling services and strived to deliver 100% customer satisfaction. But don’t just take our word for it, we asked our customers for their feedback. Here are a few recent testimonials that paint a picture of the kind job we do when it comes to your home’s air conditioner, furnace, heat pump, or ducts.   
“Getzschman put in a new furnace last fall and I didn’t hesitate to call them for my new air conditioner! I had no problem not being home during the install! I also like that when I call Getzschman someone answers the phone and I don’t have to push a dozen buttons to talk to someone!”
-J. Studnicka
“I have been a customer for 9 or 10 years and always received great service. Your receptionist and office staff are always anxious to help and are prompt in forwarding messages to your personal. The guys who have worked here are clean, look good, are courteous and we trust them!”
-L. Nehrmann
“I chose Getzschman because of your reputation! Just keep doing what you’re doing! We liked the fact that we could leave for work after the installers arrived and trusted them to be here alone and that they locked up our house when they were done before we got home. Your representative Andy was very helpful and provided us choices that would best fit our needs in regards to size of equipment.”
-J&K Huff
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