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HVAC Oil Burner 3b Theory

This subject will provide students with the foundation of knowledge required for certification as a Oil Burner Technician 3. This certification is required for entry-level positions in the fuel oil industry. In this subject students will learn about installation codes, acts and regulations, theory of combustion, piping and tubing systems, storage and delivery systems, water heaters and forced warm air heating systems, burner types and nozzles, chimneys, draft and combustion efficiency and testing, and annual servicing, as they pertain to the oil burner industry. The lessons n this subject are specifically designed for students who already have been certified as a Gas Technician 3.