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Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (HVO)


In the modern world, fuel has been vital to driving change and advancement universally. Today that advancement is driving the improvement of more sustainable and environmentally friendly fuels.


What are the advantages of Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (HVO)?

– Reduced CO2 emanations

– Fully sustainable

– Cleaner consume, lessening carbon develop in boilers

– Minor adjustments to your current heater


Will I have to change my boiler for HVO?

HVO is a great substitution for Diesel, as well as Kerosene, and depending on the type of boiler you have, you may not need to make any changes at all to use HVO. The more modern your boiler is, the more likely it is that it will compatible with HVO with a couple of simple modifications. Some newer boilers have the ability to consume HVO without any requiring any alterations at all.


HVO fuel – What is it?

Known as Hydroprocessed Esters and Fatty Acids (HEFA) or basically, sustainable diesel, HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oils) are a much better for the climate and motors than mineral diesel. HVO is a great alternative for a range of applications that have environmental impact.


What does it contain?

Both HEFA and HVO contain high cetane numbers and can be portrayed as chain paraffinic hydrocarbons. These segments are sulfur, aromatics and oxygen free and have some huge benefits over Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME) which empower them to be utilised in aviation, agriculture, transport, marine and a range of other applications.


How is it be produced?

Biofuel types, for example, HVO can be produced in different ways. The most common to produce HVO is through refining residue and waste materials, typically cooking oils, to remove impurities and to produce a high quality fuel.


How is HVO commonly used?

HVO can be used in generators, agricultural machinery, construction, marine, transport and a range of other applications.


Could my vehicle run on HVO fuel?

HVO meets the fuel specification EN15940 which guarantees that it can be used in all applications that require fuel to that standard. HVO is being used more and more in commercial applications, with many vehicles that are part of large multinational fast-food chains currently running on the fuel.

Companies that have endorsed HVO for their vehicles include; DAF, Scania, MAN, Renault, Mercedes-Benz, Iveco, Peugeot, Citroen, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, John Deere, Caterpillar, Scania, Agco and Steyr.


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Priority Club: Heating oil smart monitor


Join our club and get a free heating oil smart monitor

We all live in a fast-paced world and much of our lives is automated, providing efficiency, peace of mind and simplicity. When it comes to heating oil, it’s something that you take for granted but when it runs out, you soon realise how much you rely on it. Whether it’s in a domestic setting, a commercial setting, agricultural or retail, when you run out of heating oil, you soon understand the problems that you face but this doesn’t have to be the case with a free heating oil smart monitor.


How Can You Avoid Running Out Of Heating Oil? 

We invest in technology that improves and enhances the way that people use oil. We understand that running out of oil is an inconvenience but we believe that making life simple is key.

Running out of heating oil during the dark depths of winter, or in fact, at any time of year can be upsetting. With our priority account, you can change all of that. Through a priority account, you can transform how you use oil with an Oil Fox tank monitor. It gives you the ability to remotely check your tank levels and it removes the need for active management, similar to being on main gas, as we take care of topping up your tank when it needs it.

Ultimately, it’s about ensuring that your system can keep up with demand. Without oil, it cannot do that but that’s where we are on hand to ensure that we continue to keep you well-supplied with oil when you need it. An oil tank monitor allows you and us to accurately and efficiently monitor your tank levels without the need to look at your tank. We never want customers to run out and that’s why our priority account is designed to help meet demand, allowing us to efficiency schedule oil drops when we’re in the area.

OilFox heating oil tank smart monitors can connect to both mobile signal towers and WiFi to ensure that daily usage readings are sent to your app. The app can then provide you with an overview of you current tank level and consumption rate over time. To ensure that your OilFox unit remains active, there is a requirement for an on-going data subscription. This is similar in many ways to data subscription charges for mobile phones, however the cost is significant lower, at just 20p per day which equates to £6 per month. This cost is factored into your monthly direct debit arrangement, so there is no need to make any additional payment to us and your direct debit covers the cost of your fuel throughout the year along with the data connectivity charge.


Managing oil levels 

If you have been managing your oils levels yourself then you’re probably aware of how important it is to keep on top of them. We have a team of experts and the right technology that works to identify when your levels are running low. An oil tank sensor enables you to take a hands-off approach, and that means that you will never run out of fuel again.

Smart monitors are a technology of the future but we believe that our customers have the right to adopt this technology today. What’s more, our priority account offers you much more than just our Oil Fox smart oil monitor. You will benefit from oil when you need it but you can also benefit from cost savings because due to efficient routing with Eco deliveries. Overall, the future of monitoring your oil levels is changing and we’re there leading from the front.


Take the hassle out of ordering heating oil

If you are someone who actively monitors your own oil tank levels then there is every chance that you have been faced with situations where you have either run out or come close. This is a situation that can be avoided with ease because an oil tank monitor can transform the way you manage your oil levels.

Using state of the art technology, we will remotely monitor your fuel tank level. We’ll set up alerts to our depots when your level is getting low, allowing us to route a load to your tank when it’s required.


How’s does it work?

  1. Join our priority club, just fill out a quick form 
  2. Get a FREE smart monitor for your oil tank
  3. Once activated, download the app to your smart phone
  4. Get piece of mind that we’re monitoring your tank and will re-fill it before you run out

Get a free smart monitor


As well as having the guarantee to never be left without oil in your tank, when you sign up to the priority club, you will receive a free tank telemetry unit, worth over £180. The unit will be professionally installed by our in house installation team, meaning you have the peace of mind your device is set up correctly.

To make payments simple, you pay for your fuel with direct debit payments and have access to your digital consumption chart, through the use of the mobile phone app.


Priority club cost savings

Not only do you get all of these great benefits, but you will also get the cost savings passed onto you directly, through our Eco deliveries, avoiding demand inflated or surge pricing.


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