What are the implications of using bio-liquids in existing oil storage and supply systems Findings from the heating oil project have shown that, subject to the use of bio-liquid compatible filters and fire valves, no other modifications are required to the ancillary equipment to facilitate the safe storage and supply f bio-liquid blends. However, it
What are the implications of using bio fuel in existing appliances ? The properties of bio-liquids and bio-liquid blends in comparrision to mineral fuels such as kerosene are different. This is an important factor to bear in mind as this means that to change from 100% mineral fuel (even kerosene or gas oil bio-liquid blend)
OFTEC Heating Oil Project – Bio-Liquids For the production of new bio-liquid compatible equipment such as boilers, burners and oil tanks, as well as the conversion of existing installations and equipment, it is vitally important and necessary that the properties of the fuel to be combusted are not only known but are consistent in supply.
When you consider the high price of home heating oil in the UK, most home owners are obviously very cautious about their oil usage. But in the winter, when we start getting frost and cold weather, our homes need to be warm, especially if there are young children or elderly people living there. Most people
Guide to Non-Domestic Oil Storage This guide applies to non-domestic oil storage tanks including those supplying commercial buildings such as offices, village halls, churches and schools. It also applies to domestic tanks over 3500 litres in capacity supplying single family dwellings. OFTEC recommends that tanks containing waste oil are treated in the same way as
Heating Oil Storage Tank Security Protect your oil tank Protect your oil tank with the following crime prevention advice offered by Norfolk Police: · Position your oil tank to allow maximum view from your property – this may discourage passing thieves. · Use good quality padlocks, close shackle are often best, to secure your tank.
Oil Heating Equipment What makes up a good oil central heating system? A good oil-fired central heating system will contain the same controls as a modern gas-fired system. In particular it should have: a room thermostat, ideally located in a living room, not the hallway thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs) on all but one of the
Domestic Oil Supply Pipes This guide applies to pipe work systems supplying kerosene to oil fired equipment under 45kW output serving single family dwellings. Oil Supply Systems There are two types of oil feed systems; gravity and sub-gravity. Gravity feed systems are typically used with bottom outlet oil storage tanks installations and or/where a tank
Domestic Oil Fired Appliances and Systems This guide refers to all types of oil fired appliances including boilers, cookers and stoves and outlines the basic principles of these appliances. Appliance Types Designed to be strong and long lasting, oil fired appliances are some of the most efficient you can get. There’s a huge choice of
Domestic Oil Storage This guide applies to oil storage tanks up to 3500 litres capacity supplying oil to single family dwellings for heating and cooking purposes. Depending on where you live, regulations may vary slightly. The information here is a general guide, and you should check with your nearest OFTEC registered technician which regulations effect