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Leading the way in the off-gas grid heating sector, OFTEC's vision is for all consumers to have safe and efficient heating. We achieve this by working with manufacturers of heating equipment, training providers, UKAS, LABC and other industry experts.

Almost 10,000 technicians are registered with OFTEC's renowned UKAS accredited registration schemes to show their commitment to completing work that meets regional building regulations and industry best practice. 


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Representing the interests of liquid fuel heating manufacturers and OFTEC-approved training providers


We are lobbying UK and Irish governments to include liquid fuels in future heat policy decisions.

Students urged to carry out checks before moving into rental accommodation

Thursday, September 16, 2021 by OFTEC

Students heading off to university this month are being urged to check their rental accommodation is safe and that they know what they are signing up to, as a new survey reveals as many as one in three don’t read their property contract.

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Top Tips for Safe Student Accommodation to Northern Ireland Students

Friday, September 03, 2021 by OFTEC Ireland

With freshers week around the corner and thousands of young people in Northern Ireland set to start University or new career paths, many will be on the hunt for rented accommodation.

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Student safety tips for first time renters

Friday, September 03, 2021 by OFTEC Ireland

With students set to receive Leaving Cert results today, and round one of CAO offers being made on 7th September 2021, thousands will soon be making the move to rented accommodation. Amidst spiralling rent prices, OFTEC, representing the liquid fuel industry in Ireland, is concerned that students may take subpar accommodation without inspecting the property for potential dangers.

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