In order for you to understand how oil heating works, it’s important to know what a burner is. A burner is simply a device that heats up a liquid or gas so that it can be expelled by burning it quickly in a controlled environment.
In this case, home heating oil, Generally, the liquid will have been mixed with air in a tank and then lit on fire, causing the liquid, and thus creating heat. This process is called combustion.
Oil heating works by using a tank filled with oil to provide warmth for your home or office space. Of course, it’s not as simple as just lighting a fire – the oil has to be put under pressure in order to heat up properly and safely.
The oil heats up and is distributed to the furnace in your home through a heat exchanger, where it’s burnt to create heat.