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Bioheat vs. #2 heating oil emissions

Date: August 19, 2019

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If you live in our Massachusetts service area and use fuel oil to heat your home, we have some good news for you (and your children): by using B20 Bioheat® from Cubby Oil & Energy, you won’t just be helping your heating equipment – you’ll be helping the planet.

That’s because every gallon of Bioheat you use reduces airborne emissions compared to using other sources of home heating, including coal-generated electricity and conventional No. 2 heating oil.

Here are six pollutants that heating your home typically produces – and Bioheat reduces every one when compared to other energy sources:

  • Sulfur oxides (especially sulfur dioxide, or SO2) – 80 percent reduction vs. No. 2 heating oil
  • Nitrogen oxides (especially nitrogen dioxide, or NO2) – 20-30 percent reduction vs. No. 2 heating oil
  • Carbon dioxide (CO2) – 20 percent reduction vs. No. 2 heating oil
  • Carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
  • Particulate matter emissions (particulates)

Residential Bioheat is so good for the environment, in fact, that heating equipment powered by the fuel is not even regulated under the Federal Clean Air Act.

More Bioheat B20 benefits

Still not convinced to make the switch to Bioheat in your oil-fired, Boston-area home? Here are three other Bioheat points to ponder:

  • Bioheat has the highest BTU content of any alternative fuel
  • Bioheat costs the same as No. 2 heating oil
  • You don’t have to make any changes to your heating equipment or tank to use Bioheat

No matter how you slice it, Bioheat is a clear winner for eco-friendly households –great news if you become a Cubby Oil customer, since every gallon of heating oil we deliver is B20 bioheat!

To learn more about what B20 Bioheat from Cubby Oil & Energy can do for your home – and your peace of mind – contact our heating experts today!

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