As you may know, Bioheat® fuel is a lower-carbon version of traditional heating oil that is helping New York and the whole country to make strides toward more eco-friendly energy. Produced domestically, Bioheat® fuel helps to reduce our dependency on foreign oil, creates more domestic jobs, and helps to support local, family-run businesses. Eco-friendly Bioheat® fuel can be used seamlessly, with no expensive conversions, in place of standard #2 heating oil for residential and commercial heating. To learn more about this excellent fuel choice, keep reading this page or visit New York’s Bioheat® fuel information hubs:
Frequently Asked Questions about Bioheat® Fuel
Q: What is Bioheat® fuel?
Bioheat® fuel is a low-carbon liquid petroleum fuel product that is refined, blended with renewable biodiesel products, and used as a heat source.
Q: Is home Bioheat® fuel safe?
Yes, Bioheat® fuel is a safe and nonexplosive fuel source. It is fire-resistant because of its high flash point of 140 degrees Fahrenheit. It also produces visible warning signs like smoke if a heating system malfunction were to occur, meaning oil users can benefit from home security.
Q: What are the main uses for Bioheat® fuel?
Bioheat® fuel is primarily used for heating and water heating. It can be used in furnaces, boilers, and water heaters that are oil-fired.
Q: How can I monitor my home Bioheat® fuel levels?
The simplest way is to read your oil tank gauge, which is like car’s gas gauge. You should order a refill when your home Bioheat® fuel tank gauge reaches ¼ capacity. Or, sign up for automatic delivery!
Q: How do you read a Bioheat® fuel tank gauge?
Read a tank gauge just like your car’s gas gauge: Full, ¾, ½, ¼, and Empty. You can find the small circular glass or plastic gauge on the top of your oil tank. Be sure to check it frequently and place a Bioheat® fuel delivery order before the bottom of your gauge reaches the 1/4th marker.
Q: How does the weather affect Bioheat® fuel usage?
The colder the temperatures are, the more Bioheat® fuel a furnace or boiler will need to provide warmth. During the dead of winter, you will go through oil more quickly than the spring or fall. Other factors can affect Bioheat® fuel usage too, such as personal heating preference, home size, and furnace or boiler efficiency—that’s why it’s so important to frequently check your oil tank gauge or sign up for automatic oil delivery.
Q: What are the advantages of using home Bioheat® fuel?
Bioheat® fuel has long-since been recognized as a safe heating fuel, since it is nonexplosive. It’s also affordable, abundant, efficient and is getting cleaner and cleaner with environmental advancement technologies such as increased biodiesel percentages.
Q: How much does Bioheat® fuel cost?
The price varies by location, supply, and demand, but you can check today’s low Bioheat® fuel price by giving us a call and asking. We’d love to speak with you.
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