Frequently Asked Questions about Bioheat® Fuel

Want to know more about Bioheat® fuel? If you have unanswered questions or a general curiosity surrounding the eco-friendly home heating fuel that’s taking the place of oil, you’ve come to the right place. Albert Culver employs a team of experts who know all the ins and outs when it comes to this low-carbon liquid fuel option. Keep reading to learn more about Bioheat® fuel and how it helps improve the operation of your South Shore, Massachusetts home heating equipment.

Answering Your Queries about Bioheat® Fuel

Is Bioheat® fuel safe?

Yes, it’s very safe—safer than any other fuel option for your South Shore home. Bioheat® fuel is a nonexplosive fuel source. It is fire resistant. It also produces visible warning signs if a heating system malfunction were to happen, so you know to call an expert.

What are the most common uses for Bioheat® fuel?

In our area south of Boston, Bioheat® fuel is mainly used for heating and water heating. It can be used in furnaces, boilers, and water heaters that are powered by fuel oil.

What is Bioheat® fuel made of?

Bioheat® fuel is an oil product that is refined and blended with recycled cooking and agricultural oils and used to power furnaces, boilers, water heaters, and other heating appliances for homes in Massachusetts, surrounding states, and beyond.

What is the average Bioheat® fuel oil bill?

This can vary based on your location and the time of year. The US Energy Information Administration offers a monthly breakdown of oil prices. During winter of 2020, the national average price fluctuated from just over $3.00 per gallon to around $2.60 per gallon.

Does the outdoor temperature impact Bioheat® fuel usage?

Yes. The colder it is outside, the more Bioheat® fuel you will need to keep warm. Other factors can affect fuel usage too, including personal preference, household size, and heater efficiency.

How quickly is Bioheat® fuel delivered?

We prioritize making all fuel deliveries as timely as possible. However, driving a fuel truck in snow and ice can be extremely dangerous. If roads are closed during the winter or if other conditions make roads impassable, we are not always able to expedite orders as quickly. It’s important to always order a refill when your tank gauge shows ¼ or more to allow time for delivery.

How can I read my Bioheat® fuel oil storage tank gauge?

You can find the small circular gauge on your Bioheat® fuel tank. Read your home’s tank gauge just like you would read your car’s gas gauge. Be sure to check it regularly, and place a Bioheat® fuel order before the bottom of your gauge reaches 25% capacity.

What else should I know about Bioheat® fuel delivery?

If you are expecting a Bioheat® fuel delivery, please clear a path in the snow to your Bioheat® fuel tank so the driver can deliver safely to your home. If you have a fence with a gate, please clear the gate of any snow or ice so it can open freely. Thank you!

How much does Bioheat® fuel oil cost per gallon?

The price varies by location, supply, and demand. Please get today’s price quote online from to learn the current Bioheat® fuel price for our MA customers.

What equipment runs on Bioheat® fuel?

The most common Bioheat® fuel equipment in our locale includes furnaces, boilers, and water heaters.

What are the benefits of using Bioheat® fuel?

Bioheat® fuel is a safe, nonexplosive, affordable, and low-carbon fuel option in New England. It burns efficiently and is becoming cleaner every year with increased blends of biodiesel, a renewable blend used to make the fuel.

How long will Bioheat® oil last?

It depends on the size of your home, the capacity of your Bioheat® fuel tank, and the weather outside. It’s a good idea to track your first few orders closely so you know about how long a full tank of fuel will last for your situation.

Can I order my Bioheat® fuel online?

Yes! We make ordering online a breeze. This feature is available right in the header of our website, and you can take advantage any time that works for you.

How should I monitor my Bioheat® fuel levels?

Read your Bioheat® fuel storage tank gauge regularly. Check it frequently throughout the year so you know when to order a fuel refill to power your heat and how water appliances.

Albert Culver Is Your #1 Source for Bioheat® Fuel Delivery in Massachusetts

We at Albert Culver go above and beyond to provide you with clean, low-carbon, eco-friendly fuel blends like Bioheat® fuel. Are you interested in creating a professional relationship that will unlock low pricing and reliable delivery of your fuel? Become our customer today for the best Bioheat® fuel services around. We look forward to helping your home and family stay comfortable this winter and for years down the road.