The National Oilheat Research Alliance has released a new Advanced Gold Series manual, Heating Fuel Storage Tanks, to accompany its Advanced Storage Tank Gold Series course or as a stand-alone study guide.
Written by John Donohue, J Donohue Associates and John Levey, NORA, the new manual recognizes the importance of on-site liquid fuel storage to the homeowner and emphasizes the need to choose the correct tank type, install it properly and conduct ongoing inspections and maintenance.
With eleven chapters the manual covers:
- Why Tanks Fail
- Codes & Regulations
- Tank Selection Criteria
- Installation Procedures
- Fuel Lines
- Fuel Valves and Accessories
- Tank Inspection& Maintenance Procedures
- Tank Abandonment
- Service Guides
In addition, two Appendices include six evaluation, inspection and delivery report checklists along with NORA’s Recommended Practice for Home Heating Oil Tank Flood Resistance white paper.
Heating Fuel Storage Tanks is available in either print or free digital versions at noraweb.org/advanced-study-manuals