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Record 1 2000-03-21


Subject field(s)
  • Environmental Management
  • Building Elements

Typical examples include underground fuel oil tanks for boilers and generators in buildings; underground motive fuel tanks for vehicle refuelling facilities; dockside gasoline or diesel tanks of either type for vessel refuelling; and small diesel above- ground 'day tanks' for supplying emergency generators in buildings.


  • Gestion environnementale
  • Éléments du bâtiment

Les systèmes de stockage sont implantés dans une large gamme d'emplacements, notamment : les réservoirs souterrains de combustible pour les chaudières et les génératrices des immeubles; les réservoirs souterrains de carburant des postes de ravitaillement des véhicules automobiles; les réservoirs d'essence ou de combustible diesel au bord des quais, pour tous les types d'embarcations; les petits réservoirs d'urgence hors sol de combustible diesel pour alimenter les génératrices d'urgence dans les immeubles.


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