News and Blogs
Here's a link to all our recent news releases, please feel free to link to our news items from your website or social media platform. If mentioning OFTEC on Twitter please tag @OFTEC (or on Facebook @OFTECuk).
Concerns that rural homeowners could face major costs under government green heating plans were raised at this year’s political party conferences.Full story
OFTEC will champion the crucial role renewable liquid fuels have to play in a net zero future for rural homes at the Labour and Conservative Party 2020 Conferences.Full story
The government must ensure policies to decarbonise off-grid heating do not exacerbate existing social challenges experienced by rural homeowners, OFTEC has warned.Full story
With ‘back to school’ season having a whole new meaning in 2020, homeowners with an itch to sell and move are now getting a chance to get their house in order and on the market.Full story
As property prices in Northern Ireland hit a five-year high, many homeowners with an itch to sell are getting their house in order and on the market.Full story
Heating technicians can now apply for TrustMark certification as an extension of their OFTEC registration to access government funded installation work and further demonstrate competence to consumers.Full story
Households in the UK must futureproof heating system before selling to new generation of 'homeworkers'Tuesday, August 25, 2020 by OFTEC
With the house moving season in full swing, UK homeowners looking to sell their property are being encouraged to check their heating system is in tip-top condition to help sell their property and to avoid putting off potential buyers who plan to work from home.Full story
Students across the UK urged to 'stay alert' when moving into rental accommodation during COVID-19 pandemicTuesday, August 18, 2020 by OFTEC
Students across the UK heading off to university next month are being urged to stay alert and check that correct safety measures have been followed before moving into rental accommodation.Full story
Households should pay closer attention to their energy use post lockdown if they want to avoid unexpected costly bills, rural heating experts have warned.Full story
Government’s current reluctance to support renewable liquid fuels as part of the UK’s green heat agenda is based on flawed evidence, according to the initial outcomes of widespread field trials.Full story
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