Top Myths about Bioheat® Fuel

As Bioheat® fuel becomes more popular and widely used in New York, you’ve probably heard speculation and wondered whether it was fact or fiction. We’re here to uncover the truth about Bioheat® fuel and help you know exactly what you’re getting when you choose this low-carbon liquid energy source. Let’s get into it! Continue reading this blog post to learn more about the top myths about Bioheat® fuel.

Bioheat® Fuel: True or False?

Whether you are a longtime Bioheat® fuel user or new to the movement and want to learn more about this eco-friendly energy option, we’re breaking down some common questions so that you can better understand the benefits of this low-carbon liquid heating fuel.

True or False? Bioheat® fuel is a renewable heating fuel.

TRUE! Bioheat® fuel is a renewable heating option because it is made from a blend of ultra-low sulfur fuel and renewable biodiesel. Biodiesel is renewable because it is made from renewable and recycled resources, like agricultural vegetable oil by-products and recycled animal fats.

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True or False? I would need a new heating system to use Bioheat® fuel in my home.

FALSE! If you already have a liquid fuel boiler or furnace, your system is ready to use Bioheat® fuel. Bioheat® fuel requires no modifications to be used in liquid fuel heating systems, which means if you don’t already order Bioheat® fuel for your home, you can do so whenever you’re ready.

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True or False? Bioheat® fuel produces lower emissions compared to other fuels.

TRUE! By blending ultra-low sulfur fuel with renewable biodiesel, Bioheat® fuel is significantly cleaner-burning than other liquid heating fuels. It produces fewer emissions than traditional heating fuel and is nontoxic. All of these factors contribute to cleaner air in our community.

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True or False? Bioheat® fuel helps support jobs and our local economy.

TRUE! According to, the Bioheat® fuel industry employs roughly 62,000 people and counting. By ordering Bioheat® heating fuel from a local energy provider, you are doing your part two-fold to support your community.

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Learn More About The Benefits of Bioheat® Fuel for NY

To sum things up, not only is this fuel better for the environment, but it is better for your family and our local economy, too. Have more questions about the benefits of Bioheat® fuel? Browse our website to read more about this alternative heating fuel. We are proud to be a resource for all things Bioheat® fuel for residents of New York.

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