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1.9 Fuel Oil Systems
This part of the Energy Efficiency Manual presents the energy conservation measures that apply to your fuel oil systems. If your boilers use heavy fuel oil, it is important to adjust its viscosity before delivering it to the burner. Viscosity is usually controlled by heating the fuel. Here is how to do it properly.
Fuel oil has a variety of problems in delivery and storage, such as sludge formation, stratification, high water content, and other ills. A variety of additives are offered to correct these problems. Here are guidelines for judging whether additives will really provide a benefit.