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pomer
how close furnace to oil tank

hello i was thinking of moving my furnace and needed to know whats the minimum distance between oil tank and furnace and where to look at differnt size oil tanks

JacktheShack
Re: how close furnace to oil tank

pomer:

You'll have to call your town hall building regs dept---the distance is usually 10', but each town has it's own distance--some towns will modify the distance if a concrete or mortar wall is between the furnace & tank.

Consult the Yellow Pages under "Heating Equipment" for local fuel oil tank suppliers---there are Roth safety tanks with a double wall that have a much smaller footprint than steel 250 gal tanks.

Google "Roth tanks", "Granby Tanks", 'Highland tanks", "Bristol tanks"

pomer
Re: how close furnace to oil tank

thanks for your help jack
the other guy said change system altogether what else is out there natural gas is skyrocketing also. geotherm costs a fortune to install

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