Oilheat Benefits

It has the warmth of coming home, the comfort of a smile, and the ease of a favorite chair … as well as the precision of a marching band, the reliability of an old friend, and the earthiness of an orchard before harvest.

What could be so safe, abundant, domestic and efficient? 
The answer is Oilheat!

Just take a look at all the great benefits you get when you heat your home with Oilheat: 

  • TheAnswerIsOilheat-logo.pngWhen you are looking for more warmth and lower bills, especially through the coldest winter nights … the answer is OilheatA gallon of heating oil produces 138,500 Btus – that's a lot of warmth! And when you upgrade your heating system you can save up to 40 percent!  What will you do with your 40 percent?
  • When you want a clean fuel that's good for the environment, one that will heat your home comfortably while producing minimal greenhouse gas emissions … the answer is Oilheat. In fact, the Ultra-Low Sulfur Heating Oil  (ULSHO) that is delivered to every home in New York State contains less than 15 parts per million (ppm) of sulfur. ULSHO virtually eliminates the Sulfur Dioxide emitted from the use of home heating fuel, reduces nitrogen oxides by 20-30 percent, and helps ensure the safety and quality of the air New Yorkers breathe.
  • When you want to 'go green' and use a renewable fuel source … the answer is Bioheat® fuel. Bioheat® fuel is Oilheat blended with biodiesel oil made from renewable resources like soybean and other vegetable oils, algae, animal fats and recycled cooking oil. The Ultra-Low Sulfur #2 Heating Oil you use is, according to NYC CleanHeat, the cleanest heating oil available and can be made even cleaner when blended with renewable biodiesel. Many heating oil dealers in your region may already be offering Bioheat® fuel. Ask your dealer or find a dealer now.
  • it-241-angled.pngWhen you're looking for a fuel that will pay you back with tax credits ... the answer is Oilheat. New York State's Clean Heating Fuel tax credit earns you a credit of up to 20 cents per gallon of Bioheat® fuel you use each year. Your credit will be calculated at one cent for every percentage of biodiesel used in the blend, between B6 (6 percent biodiesel, or 6 cents per gallon) up to B20 (20 percent biodiesel, or 20 cents per gallon). Please review all documentation with your tax professional.
  • If you want to be able to rely on a fuel that's so abundant approximately 16.5 million consumers use it each year … and we have enough supplies and access to last for years … the answer is Oilheat. The United States is producing, on average, 9.4 million barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil, the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve has a capacity of 727 million barrels of crude, and the Northeast Home Heating Reserve holds a one-million barrel supply of ultra-low sulfur heating oil. That's abundant!
  • When you're looking for a home heating fuel with a great safety record … the answer is Oilheat. You get peace of mind knowing that your heating oil does not burn in its liquid form, needs to be heated to 140° before your system can convert it to gas and heat your home, and is stored in a tank tested to ensure its durability in the worst of situations.
  • When you're concerned about your neighbors' jobs and want a fuel that's produced domestically … the answer is Oilheat. Crude oil is produced in 31 states, and your home heating oil is delivered to you by neighbors working for a local company.
  • If you want the independence of choosing your own service provider … the answer is Oilheat. There are hundreds of Oilheat dealers in New York State from which you can choose, each one offering a selection of services, prices, and value-added programs, so you can find the one right for you. Call your dealer and ask about their service and budget plans, automatic delivery, price protection and other programs, or find a local dealer now.


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