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).
As the UK begins to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis, government must not waste the opportunity to ensure future heat policy is greener and fairer, says OFTEC.Full story
Episode 9 of series 1 of Jay Blades Home Fix (broadcast 4.6.2020) featured a section about someone building a fence around an oil tank.Full story
Concerns have been raised over the emergence of new types of scams which try to take advantage of vulnerable households in the UK during the Covid-19 lockdown.Full story
As the lockdown slowly begins to ease and more people consider having work carried out in their homes, new guidelines have been issued to help keep households safe.Full story
As lockdown continues in Ireland, OFTEC, who represents the liquid fuel sector, is providing advice for householders in the event of home heating emergencies.Full story
OFTEC, the organisation that represents the liquid fuel sector in Northern Ireland, has reported a significant increase in businesses investing in storage tanks.Full story
Winter lockdown ramps up fuel demand as householders brace themselves for an icy blast this week as Storm Christoph pulls away from the UK to be replaced by plunging temperatures across the country.Full story
Following comments from the Department of Public Expenditure, OFTEC Ireland, the organisation that represents the liquid fuel heating industry in Ireland, is urging the Irish Government to scrap their unrealistic plans to install 600k heat pumps and implement a more affordable plan to reduce carbon emissions within the off grid home heating sector.Full story
With an estimated increase of 46%* more people across Ireland working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic, concerns have been raised over Irish households facing higher bills as their energy consumption increases during the lockdown.Full story
As the weather begins to turn colder, a campaign has launched to raise awareness of the support available to vulnerable households who might be worrying about paying their heating bills this winter.Full story
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