“What’s that piece of equipment in the basement?" Does it need to be turned on/off or serviced? What’s this Bioheat® fuel I keep hearing about? And who do I call about that?”
New York real estate professionals need answers to these and other home heating and energy questions. The Empire State Energy Association can help with our Realty Professionals program.
As of July 1, 2022 all heating oil sold in New York State contains a minimum of 5% biodiesel, a low-carbon alternative fuel made from renewable resources like soybeans and used cooking oil! About 1.4 million New York homes depend on Bioheat® fuel for reliable heating each winter.
Bioheat® fuel is delivered by local heating fuel dealers, many of which are family-owned small business that have been serving the same homes and communities for generations. When you’re showing a home to a potential buyer, these local retailers can help.
A New York Bioheat® fuel dealer can:
All home inspectors should be able to tell real estate professional and any of their potential buyers about the heating fuel, equipment and tank used on the property. Boilers, furnaces, tanks, hot water heaters: if there’s heating fuel involved, there’s a story to behind it, and we can help you tell it to your real estate agency partners and their clients.
Home comfort (heating/cooling) is one of the homeowner’s largest expenses – and your clients look to you to provide knowledgeable answers about their equipment. A local Bioheat® fuel dealer can help by providing the following:
Free phone consultations available on request: contact the Empire State Energy Association for more information.
Today’s homes demand low-cost, low-carbon heating and energy. That’s why Bioheat® fuel is a perfect fit for your new construction. Every builder and HVAC professional needs to know about the benefits of Bioheat®: the reliable, clean, affordable, and environmentally responsible home heating source.
Talk to your local heating fuel dealer about building and renovation opportunities in their neighborhood.
Most full-service heating fuel dealers also sell, install, service, repair and replace heating systems, including burners, furnaces, boilers, water heaters and more.
These local heating experts can help determine the size and output required for the property, and also assist with purchasing, permits, installation and delivery.
When considering which heating equipment to use, think about this: