Get to Know Bioheat® Fuel

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We have the pleasure of offering Bioheat® fuel. Our Bioheat® fuel is a blend of Ultra-Low Sulfur Heating Oil, Biodiesel, and UltraGuard™ Advanced Fuel Treatment.

With a new product, comes new questions and we want to make sure we answer them all:

Q: What is Ultra Low Sulfur Heating Oil (ULSHO)?
A: ULSHO is a heating oil fuel option that has a substantially lower sulfur content.

Q: What is Bioheat® fuel?
A. Bioheat® fuel is a blend of biodiesel and traditional heating oil. It is a great alternative that burns cleaner.

Q: How is Bioheat® fuel made?
A. The biodiesel in Bioheat® fuel is made from crushed soybeans. The oil from this pressing, goes through a chemical process called transesterification (glycerin is separated from the fats and vegetable oils of the feedstock). The remaining purified methyl esters are biodiesel.

Q: What are the benefits of Bioheat® fuel?
A. Bioheat® fuel has many benefits including:

  • Cleaner Burning Heating Oil
  • Doesn’t require modifications to current equipment
  • Better Indoor Air Quality & Environmentally Friendly.
  • Costs Saved!

Q: I still have regular heating oil in my tank – can you deliver Bioheat® fuel anyway?
A. Yes! You do not have to have an empty tank. Bioheat® fuel is a blend of vegetable and conventional petroleum-based heating oil, it will mix with the oil already in your tank.

Q: Will I need to modify my system in order to use Bioheat® fuel?
A: Modifications are not needed to your system when using biofuel and in fact, the system will run cleaner. This fuel will also add more lubricity to the burner components.


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