Gordon Stone
  • Butler, NJ
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share

Gordon Stone's Friends

  • Bill Spohn

Gordon Stone's Groups

Gordon Stone's Discussions

Oil boiler smells in house

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Bergmann Jan 14, 2011. 1 Reply

We recently installed a Buderus high efficency direct vent condensing boiler in a closed furnace room. The homeowner reports significant unpleasant smells coming into the house. Ambient air testing…Continue

 

Gordon Stone's Page

Latest Activity

Gordon Stone commented on Tom White's video
Thumbnail

The Future of Housing - And How Airtightness Can Help

"Great video, it lays out both the hands-on aspects and the global and political sides of the air sealing issue.   Do you know of a similar, but much shorter and US accented video that could be given to customers in the sales process?  Most…"
Dec 30, 2014
Gordon Stone commented on Lester Shen's blog post Combi System Animations
"How does this solution compare in energy use to a high efficiency furnace with on-demand water heater?  Are these hydronic air handlers a slide-in replacement for existing furnaces?"
Dec 10, 2012
Jim Bergmann replied to Gordon Stone's discussion Oil boiler smells in house
"It looks like this boiler could run a positive pressure inthe combustion chamer. There might be leakage in the boiler or the vent system. It could be smoke tested to visually find the leak. I have done this on other power burners. Not sure what the…"
Jan 14, 2011
Gordon Stone posted a discussion

Oil boiler smells in house

We recently installed a Buderus high efficency direct vent condensing boiler in a closed furnace room. The homeowner reports significant unpleasant smells coming into the house. Ambient air testing does not show any by-products of combustion, and the company technician inspected the unit and says it is installed properly and operating properly.  The room is enclosed and gets hot. The smell seems to be off-gassing from the unit itself and from the copper pipes.  The install was over a month ago…See More
Jan 14, 2011
Gordon Stone and Bill Spohn are now friends
Jan 14, 2011
Gordon Stone joined James Sayers's group
Thumbnail

Marketing Energy Efficiency

Sharing ideas, tools and examples of promoting energy efficiency to consumersSee More
Nov 15, 2010
Gordon Stone is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Nov 15, 2010

Profile Information

Company
Home Energy Matters, Inc
Professional Certification
BPI Building Analyst, Envelope, Heating, A/C and Heat Pump
Website URL
http://www.HomeEnergyMatters.com

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Home Energy Pros to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Twitter

Latest Activity

Profile IconAlfonso Scott, Susan Benford, HomeWiz and 2 more joined Home Energy Pros
1 hour ago
Hannah Wood added a discussion to the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
Thumbnail

Healthy Home Evaluator (HHE) certification + recorded webinar

Thanks to those of you who joined BPI's webinar on the Healthy Home Evaluator certification…See More
1 hour ago
Michelle Usher posted a blog post

Addison Homes Wins Pinnacle Award for Best Achievement in Energy Efficiency

Addison Homes was amongst the home building industry’s best and brightest honored with a 2016…See More
1 hour ago
Eric Kjelshus replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Fireplace drafts
"A brick chimney will take some 70,000 BTU's to heat up to draft on a fireplace.   A…"
13 hours ago
Ed Voytovich replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Fireplace drafts
"Our solution was to install a Lopi Answer wood burning insert that vents directly through a metal…"
20 hours ago
Jim Gunshinan's blog post was featured

A Healthy Home and a Healthy Bottom Line

There has been a lot of interest of late in the weatherization and broader home performance…See More
yesterday
Jonathan Beers commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post Natural Gas is Becoming Less Attractive
"The carbon intensity of electricity use (lbs. of CO2/MWh) varies a lot from region to region. For…"
yesterday
Diane Chojnowski posted events
yesterday

© 2016   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service