Bioheat® fuel is a blend of biodiesel and ultra-low sulfur heating fuel. A more eco-friendly alternative to both traditional heating fuel and natural gas, Bioheat® fuel can be used in existing home heating fuel systems. Bioheat® fuel is available right now and is currently offered in three tiers based on how much biodiesel is in the fuel:

  • Blends ranging from 2% to 5% biodiesel (B2–B5) are referred to as Bioheat® fuel.
  • Blends ranging from 5% to 20% biodiesel (B5–B20) are referred to as Bioheat Plus® fuel.
  • Blends with 20% biodiesel and above (B20+) are referred to as Bioheat Super Plus® fuel.

Get the Facts about Bioheat® Fuel

FACT: Bioheat® fuel is the only liquid heating fuel that can lower its carbon emissions. Current blends are already low carbon, and the industry is moving toward higher blends of biodiesel with goals to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

FACT: Bioheat® fuel is renewable because biodiesel used to make it comes from a diverse variety of renewable agricultural byproducts including, soybean oil, inedible corn oil, used cooking oil, fats and tallows, canola, and other recycled oils.1

FACT: Bioheat® fuel reduces SOx, CO2, particulate matter, and mercury emissions.2

FACT: The Bioheat® fuel industry supports more than 62,000 jobs in the US, and Bioheat® fuel is delivered by local, multigenerational family businesses that employ members of their communities.

FACT: Bioheat® fuel requires no expensive equipment conversions. It can be used in your existing heating system right now!

FACT: Bioheat® fuel is valued and priced comparably to traditional liquid heating fuels on the market.

[1] Source: The National Biodiesel Board
[2] Source: NESCAUM

Available Today

Getting Bioheat® fuel delivered to your home is extremely easy. If you find that your current heating provider doesn’t carry Bioheat® fuel blends, a simple Internet search will more than likely turn up several fuel dealers in your area that do. Because transitioning to Bioheat® fuel is so simple, you can start reducing your carbon footprint and reining in your energy costs with an easy phone call today. If you’re unable to find a dealer close to you, please contact your state heating fuel association for further assistance.

Are You a Fuel Provider?

If you’re a heating oil dealer interested in becoming a Bioheat® fuel provider, we can help. Please fill out the adjacent contact form and a member of our supply chain outreach team will contact you as soon as possible.