Every year, Earth Day comes on April 22nd and people take a little extra time to think about how they can reduce their carbon footprint. There are many ways you can make adjustments in your daily life to reduce your environmental impact, including choosing an environmentally friendly heating fuel. The good news is that switching to a low-carbon heating fuel isn’t a hassle thanks to Bioheat® heating fuel.
Bioheat® fuel is made by blending traditional heating fuel with renewable biodiesel. Biodiesel is renewable because it comes from natural materials that are either recycled or waste by-products, like inedible corn oil, animal fats, and used cooking oil. Biodiesel requires no land for drilling and makes use of existing resources that would otherwise be wasted.
Bioheat® fuel helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and carbon emissions in two ways. First, Bioheat® fuel is inherently low in carbon because of its biodiesel content. And second, the biodiesel content in Bioheat® fuel also helps to reduce the overall use of traditional heating fuel.
Bioheat® fuel is ready and available for use in New York today. Production of biodiesel is fully prepared to meet increased demand and will continue to do so as more homes and businesses in New York switch to Bioheat® fuel. Bioheat® fuel is compatible with existing fuel heating systems and requires no extra expenses or conversions.
Tackling climate change is an uphill battle and what makes Bioheat® fuel a standout renewable energy option is that it is contributing to reducing carbon emissions right now. It is a low-carbon heating fuel that contributes to decarbonization like compound interest. The sooner you get started, even in small increments, the greater results down the road.
On top of Bioheat® fuel’s current low-carbon status, the industry plans to continue to evolve the fuel so that it can achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. There is an actionable plan in place to help fast-track Bioheat® fuel to become even better than it already is for our environment.
Earth Day is a great opportunity to take note of how we can all make changes for climate action, but real change can only happen if we do this every day. Using Bioheat® fuel to keep your home in New York safe and warm is a simple, affordable change that can contribute to significant results all year long. Contact your heating company to ask for Bioheat® fuel today!