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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).
House hunters are being urged to check the property’s heating system before buying a new home to help avoid any unexpected costs.Full story
OFTEC registration figures have hit a five year high and are continuing to rise, underlining the increasing value both technicians and consumers are placing on professional qualifications.Full story
OFTEC has welcomed today’s (19 July 2018) announcement from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) that oil boilers will not be excluded from the next phase of the Energy Company Obligation scheme (ECO3) as initially proposed.Full story
OFTEC has written to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) expressing major disappointment that, despite clear evidence showing heat pumps are not providing a viable route to decarbonising heat from off-grid homes, the Government’s advisory body has still endorsed this approach in its latest report.Full story
Households in the UK are being encouraged to protect themselves against fraud and overpricing tricks used by some rogue traders as part of this year's Scam Awareness Month (June 2018).Full story
Low carbon liquid fuels play vital role in future of off-grid heating says OFTEC in response to BEIS enquiryThursday, June 28, 2018 by OFTEC
OFTEC has responded to a call for evidence from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) with a strong case highlighting the crucial role low carbon liquid fuels should play in decarbonising heat from rural homes.Full story
The future pathway for liquid fuel heating was the key theme of OFTEC's 2018 annual conference which saw the trade association share industry's progress towards developing a low carbon alternative to kerosene in support of government's decarbonisation plans.Full story
The development of a low carbon solution to secure the future of liquid fuel heating will be the focal point of OFTEC's 2018 annual conference next month, which promises to be one of the trade association's most pivotal yet.Full story
As a new survey reveals home repairs are top of most people’s to do list, households are being warned that trying to fix their own heating system could be dangerous and should only be tackled by a professional.Full story
With nearly 40% of adults in Ireland concerned about scams in their everyday lives, OFTEC, representing the domestic oil and solid fuel heating industry, is calling for homeowners to protect themselves and their homes during Scam Awareness Month taking place this June.Full story
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