Nick Helmholdt
  • Male
  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share

Nick Helmholdt's Groups

Nick Helmholdt's Discussions

How to Add a Passively Cooled Wine Cellar?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Heidner Jun 9, 2013. 11 Replies

I am working with a client on a home addition, and one element of the design is a wine cellar. Here are some basic facts about the existing home:Built in 1920'sLocated in Detroit metro area on an…Continue

Tags: earth, tube, cooling, passive, addition

Backdraft Detectors - Are they reliable?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Peck May 10, 2013. 2 Replies

On a recent Quality Assurance…Continue

Tags: gas-fired, spillage, backdraft, heater, water

Backup Power for Pump on Radiant Heat System

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Heidner Apr 11, 2013. 6 Replies

A friend of mine in Traverse City asked about options for powering a pump on his home's radiant heat system. During an extended power outage last winter, their gas-fired boiler was able to provide…Continue

Tags: renewable, energy, pump, distribution, heat

New furnace causing interference with AM radio?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nick Helmholdt Mar 25, 2013. 9 Replies

I just wrapped up a quality assurance site inspection where I heard something unusual. The homeowner had a new furnace & central air conditioning system installed in November.  Since then he's…Continue

Tags: weird, radio, conditioning, air, furnace

 

Nick Helmholdt's Page

Profile Information

Company
Clean Energy Coalition
Professional Certification
HERS Rater
Professional Interests
Quality Assurance, Building Science, Window Rehabilitation,
Twitter ID
NHelmholdt
LinkedIn Profile
www.linkedin.com/in/nickhelmholdt/

Nick Helmholdt's Blog

CO in Attached Garages

Posted on April 15, 2013 at 12:14pm 2 Comments

On two separate Quality Assurance site visits in the past two weeks I've detected elevated levels of Carbon Monoxide (CO) coming from attached garages. I was a bit surprised at this since neither garage contained a car - let alone any active source of combustion. So I did some digging and came up with this great resource from Iowa State on the topic. From my reading of…

Continue

Comment Wall (1 comment)

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

Join Home Energy Pros

At 7:58am on January 15, 2014, Better Buildings Support said…

Welcome to the Better Buildings Residential Network group on Home Energy Pros.

 

The Better Buildings Residential Network group is an online community where Better Buildings Residential Network members collaborate. We encourage you to share ideas, exchange materials, and connect with others about topics in energy efficiency. The Better Building Residential Network group will also serve as a repository for Peer Exchange Call summaries and other materials. We are honored to share this new group with you and look forward to you and your colleagues joining the conversation.

 

To view this group, visit:

http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/group/better-buildings-residential-network?xg_source=msg_wel_group

 

To control which emails you receive on Home Energy Pros, go to:

http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/profiles/profile/emailSettings?xg_source=msg_wel_group

 

If you have any questions about the Better Buildings Residential Network, feel free to contact us at any time by emailing bbresidentialnetwork@ee.doe.gov.

 

We look forward to working with you.

 

Best,

The Better Buildings Residential Network Team

 
 
 

Forum Discussions

What causes a temperature plane in a home

Started by Energy Wise Solutions in HVAC. Last reply by Eric Kjelshus 17 minutes ago. 9 Replies

Solar panel leasing

Started by Luis Hernandez in General Forum. Last reply by John Nicholas 1 hour ago. 15 Replies

Factory built Net Zero

Started by Steven Lefler in General Forum. Last reply by Steven Lefler May 18. 3 Replies

Latest Activity

Eric Kjelshus replied to Energy Wise Solutions's discussion What causes a temperature plane in a home
"Hot air goes up and cool air goes down.   I put in returns high and low.  In summer use…"
17 minutes ago
John Nicholas replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Solar panel leasing
"The variables in buying a solar panel installation: Equipment -  Length of all Guarantees,…"
1 hour ago
Richard Drohan liked Brian Sipp's discussion Minneapolis Duct Blaster System with DG-700 For Sale
9 hours ago
Richard Drohan liked John Wagner's discussion Barely Used Energy Equipment for Sale
9 hours ago

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

© 2017   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service