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How Safe Is Bioheat® Fuel?

Date: June 13, 2022

Today’s Heating Oil is Clean-Burning and Completely Safe

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Massachusetts families have used oil to keep their homes warm and comfortable for nearly 200 years, and the fuel they’ve burned has changed quite a bit in that time. It’s become much cleaner and safer in the process.

At Cubby Oil & Energy, we’re proud to deliver the most cutting-edge heating oil product around: Bioheat SuperPlus™. Made from a combination of ultra-low sulfur heating oil and biofuel, this is the greenest heating oil in Massachusetts! That’s because of our B50 blend, which ensures 50 percent of every gallon you purchase is made from recycled, organic feedstock like vegetable oils, animal fats, soybean oil, sunflower oil, palm oil and algae.

This 50 percent is way higher than our competitors. And Bioheat fuel is also incredibly safe.

Safe from Unintended Ignition

In this region and throughout the country, gas utilities face the constant issue of aging, overburdened or poorly maintained infrastructure. This problem was tragically demonstrated with the 2018 Merrimack Valley gas explosions.

If you use heating oil, you don’t need to rely on gas lines, and the fuel you use is entirely safe. Heating oil doesn’t explode. It won’t even ignite unless you heat it to 140 degrees and vaporize it — that’s how your boiler or furnace burns it.

If you drop a lit match into liquid heating oil, it will go out like you dropped it in a bucket of water.

Safe for the Air and Your Family

You can breathe easy with Bioheat® fuel. It’s non-toxic and releases far fewer emissions than traditional heating fuels. That’s great for your home, your family and the planet! Burning the ultra-low sulfur fuel we deliver reduces sulfur dioxide emissions by 75 percent and nitrous oxide emissions by 10 percent. This combats both acid rain and respiratory illnesses.

Safe for Your Equipment

Today’s heating oil — especially our B50 Bioheat SuperPlus — is so clean that it significantly reduces the number of deposits left in your equipment. This reduces wear and tear and extends your heating system’s life. Also, the low sulfur content of our fuel prolongs the life of heat exchangers by largely eliminating soot and scaling.

As you can see, Bioheat fuel is a safe, clean heating fuel that’s perfect for your Boston area household. Contact Cubby Oil & Energy to begin receiving Bioheat SuperPlus today!

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