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Benefits of Bioheat®: Clean-Burning, Safe and Ultra-Efficient

Date: December 9, 2019

heating oil burnerClean, safe and efficient Bioheat® keeps many homes in the Bay State warm and safe, even during the coldest nights in Massachusetts. You can sit back and feel good about using this affordable heating source in your home, with a steady and reliable supply of Bioheat from your local Massachusetts fuel dealer.
You’ll feel even better knowing that domestic oil production at historic levels has given us an abundant supply of Bioheat at stable prices.

Heating Oil Keeps Getting Better
One of the largest transitions in heating oil in recent years has been the move toward ultra-low sulfur heating oil. This refined fuel reduces emissions from heating systems, lowers maintenance and improves efficiency. Cleaner-burning fuel has also paved the way for the next generation of compact, super-efficient boilers and furnaces.
Many gallons of heating oil now include Bioheat, a blend of heating oil and renewable materials like vegetable oils. Because this fuel integrates seamlessly with all heating oil systems, much of the heating oil sold in Massachusetts is already Bioheat. No changes to your existing oilheating system are necessary if you want to use Bioheat!

3 Great Benefits of Bioheat

  • Sulfur can buildup in the heating system, leading to system maintenance issues. The drastic reduction of sulfur present in biofuel for home heating creates far fewer system issues, which will lead to lower maintenance costs for Massachusetts homeowners.
  • Your oilheating system can burn fuel more efficiently, leading to lower heating costs due to virtually no sulfur in the system thanks to ultra-low-sulfur Bioheat.
  • Regular heating oil has been very clean for decades, but the ultra-low sulfur Bioheat is even cleaner, producing near-zero particulate emissions.

Only the Beginning
Heating oil quality will further improve in the years ahead. Before long, homes heated with oil could be using even cleaner-burning bio blends.

Those in the oilheat business are excited by these new opportunities that will positively influence the long-term future of the industry and the environment while improving the oil heat experience for millions of customers.

Educating yourself about today’s oilheat in Massachusetts will make you feel good about how you heat your home—now and well into the future. This is why it’s important for you to know that with every passing year, heating oil continues evolving into a cleaner, newer and more efficient fuel.