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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. 

Heat and Buildings Strategy Reactive Statement

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 by OFTEC

Trade Associations UKIFDA, for fuel distributors, and OFTEC, representing liquid fuel equipment manufacturers and training providers, welcome the publication of the Heat and Buildings Strategy and associated off-grid consultation which recognises the role of renewable liquid fuels in supporting the decarbonisation of off-grid households in the UK.

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OFTEC welcomes delayed date for kerosene Carbon Tax

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 by OFTEC Ireland

OFTEC were pleased to see that increases in carbon tax will not impact home heating bills this winter, particularly given the challenging economic circumstances that many households are facing and recent increased fuel costs.

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Advertising Standards Authority censures Firmus Energy over emissions claims

Monday, October 04, 2021 by OFTEC Ireland

October 4 2021: The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has told gas supplier Firmus Energy it must have evidence of claims it makes in any of its adverts. The censure comes after the body representing the liquid fuel industry in the UK and Ireland lodged a complaint with the ASA over claims Firmus made in an advertisement that households who switch to natural gas from home heating oil emit 48% less Carbon Dioxide (CO2).

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