Bioheat® Fuel and Safety

Bioheat® fuel is nonexplosive, so you can enjoy each winter knowing that you are heating your home with a safe, dependable fuel provided by a nearby company that you can trust. Research also shows that Bioheat® fuel is better for our health, too. A nationwide study found that transitioning to 100% biodiesel blend Bioheat® fuel would help reduce the risk of cancer, reduce respiratory problems, and even prevent premature death. Many local Bioheat® fuel companies offer 24/7 emergency service for an added level of security and peace of mind when it comes to the safety of your home and family.

Health Benefits of Bioheat® Fuel

The National Biodiesel Board in partnership with Trinity Consultants conducted a study in 13 locations across the United States, including Albany, NY, that are regularly exposed to high rates of petroleum and diesel pollution. The research found that transitioning to 100% biodiesel for home heating and transportation would:

  • Prevent 340 premature deaths annually
  • Result in 46,000 fewer sick days
  • Reduce cancer risk up to 86%
  • Result in 203,000 fewer or lessened asthma attacks and 17,00 fewer lung problems


NY Homeowners Stay Safe with Bioheat® Fuel

  • Approximately 8.1 million households in the US rely on the safety and comfort of Bioheat® fuel as their main heating source.
  • Aboveground Bioheat® fuel tanks can be inspected easily and routinely to prevent fuel leaks and to keep your property safe.
  • If your Bioheat® fuel heating system malfunctions, it will produce clear warning signs like smoke, odors, or soot before releasing carbon monoxide, unlike other fuels which provide no cautioning of the gas.

Better, Cleaner, Safer

Not only is Bioheat® fuel safe for your home, but it is also safe for our environment. Bioheat® fuel is one of the safest renewable liquid heating fuels because it produces significantly fewer greenhouse gas emissions and is contributing to carbon reduction right now. Bioheat® fuel is on the road to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, so you can trust that it is a safe energy source for your home, your family, and your environment.


Looking to switch to Bioheat® fuel? Find a Bioheat® fuel dealer in your community or contact your current fuel provider to ask for Bioheat® fuel today!

How Bioheat® Fuel Can Protect Your Health

Check out results from a recent study in Albany that proves Bioheat® fuel is better and safer for public health.

Bioheat Health Report
Source: The National Biodiesel Board

Bioheat® Fuel Safety Fact

Storing Bioheat® fuel in a durable tank poses no threat of explosion, making it an exceptionally safe fuel source.

Bioheat® fuel is safe for your family