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Oilheat research agenda: A ten year blueprint for residential oilheat research and development in the Twenty-First Century

By R.J. McDonald and J.E. Batey

Abstract

This report summarizes a joint research agenda planned for the US Department of Energy and the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) under a cooperative effort between the Federal government and the private sector industries involved in oilheat marketing. The objective of the oilheat research program is to develop the technical basis for improved equipment designs and operating strategies based on an enhanced understanding of oil-burning fundamentals, heat transfer, and associated environmental factors. The program will continue to provide the oil-fueled heating equipment industry with the basis for developing a new, modern generation of equipment and provide the oil marketers, equipment installers, and consumers with improved knowledge of how best to install, maintain, and operate such equipment for maximum performance and minimum fuel use and environmental impact

Topics: Research Programs, Houses, 02 Petroleum, Small Businesses, Oil Furnaces, Information Dissemination, Energy Conservation, 32 Energy Conservation, Consumption, And Utilization, Heating Oils, Space Heating
Publisher: Brookhaven National Laboratory
Year: 1996
DOI identifier: 10.2172/491548
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Provided by: UNT Digital Library
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