The Economic and Environmental Impacts of Oil
Clean Energy Incentives for
Burning Used Oil
One gallon of used oil contains about
140,000 Btu of energy – about the same heating value as new oil.
Tax Credits and Grants in the
Technology and Safety for
Used-Oil Heaters and Boilers
Three Simple Rules for Used Oil Heaters
The U.S. EPA established simple guidelines for the environmentally sound, economically beneficial practice of recycling used oil on-site as a fuel in a used-oil heater or boiler:
The heater must burn used oil generated on-site or collected from do-it-yourselfers
The heater must be vented to the outside air
The capacity of the heater cannot exceed 500,000 Btu/hour
The Used Oil Glossary
The legal liability of a material from its generation to disposal regardless of third party involvement.
Energy Retention Disc
A composite material formed in the shape of a disc which is placed at the back of the combustion chamber for the purpose of capturing heat and to aid in heat dispersion.