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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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OFTEC calls for just transition to low carbon heat for rural households during Warm Homes Week 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021 by OFTEC

Rural households must be offered a fair, more affordable route to cutting emissions from home heating to prevent more being pushed into fuel poverty, says OFTEC in support of Warm Homes Week 2021 (27-30 September).

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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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