Bioheat® 101: Get the Facts about Bioheat® Fuel

Bioheat® fuel is the future of the heating oil and HVAC industry. Learn more about what this renewable fuel option is, how it is made, and the ways it is advancing jobs in the Connecticut energy industry.

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Bioheat® Heating Fuel FAQs

  • What exactly is Bioheat®?
    Bioheat® is a blend of renewable biodiesel and ultra-low sulfur heating oil. The advantage of biodiesel being used to create Bioheat® is that it is made from renewable resources, like recycled vegetable oils and agricultural byproducts from soybean plants.
  • Where is Bioheat® heating oil made?
    Most of the biodiesel used to create Bioheat® in Connecticut is made right here in our state.
  • What makes Bioheat® environmentally friendly?
    Bioheat® produces significantly fewer emissions than other fuel options. Also, the fact that biodiesel heating oil is made from resources, like vegetable oils, that would otherwise be waste, makes it a very sustainable fuel.
  • Can Bioheat® fuel traditional oil heating equipment?
    Bioheat® home heating oil does not require any equipment alterations. Customers that already use heating oil can switch to Bioheat® without any additional equipment costs. In fact, many Connecticut energy marketers have already switched to delivering Bioheat® to their customers.
  • What types of jobs are available in the Bioheat® industry?
    Bioheat® oil is the new renewable liquid heating fuel that homes and businesses across Connecticut are using to stay warm each winter. The industry is on the rise, and there is a wide variety of job opportunities. Here are just a few of the different career opportunities that you could pursue in the Connecticut Bioheat® industry:

    • Account Executive
    • Field Sales Representative
    • Customer Service Representative
    • Heating Installer
    • Burner Installer
    • Heating Service Technician
    • Bioheat® Delivery Driver
    • Burner Technician
    • Pipefitter
    • …And More!

Additionally, many Bioheat® companies in Connecticut offer additional fuel and HVAC services, in which the opportunities are even more expansive. Working for a Bioheat® company could mean that you develop skills to become an HVAC Apprentice, A/C Installer, Multi-Fuel Delivery Driver, and more.

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