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OFTEC has announced that it has been successful in a bid for funding available under the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s (BEIS) Home Decarbonisation Skills Training competition.Full story
Inspectors will play a critical role in the future of the heating industry as we strive to achieve our net zero ambitions, as John Vinter, OFTEC’s inspection services manager, explains.Full story
A rural pub in south Lincolnshire is celebrating one year of net-zero emissions thanks to the renewable liquid heating fuel Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO).Full story
A new survey* has revealed how the government’s green heating policies are impacting voting intentions across key rural Conservative constituencies from cabinet minister seats to key marginals ahead of the next election.Full story
OFTEC is urging households to avoid cutting corners if they need to buy a replacement oil tank this autumn. The warning comes amid reports of consumers purchasing unsafe second-hand oil tanks or attempting risky ‘DIY’ oil tank installation projects, as many look to reduce costs in the midst of the current cost of living crisis.Full story
Households are urged to be vigilant this summer after it emerged more than one-in-six adults* across the UK has been impacted by rogue traders in the past year. The warning comes amid concerns ‘cowboy tradespeople’ are seeking to take advantage of consumers looking to cut back on the cost of home improvement or maintenance work in the midst of the cost-of-living crisis and stretched household finances.Full story
The liquid fuel heating industry called on the government to take immediate action to ensure the UK’s off-grid homes and businesses have affordable and realistic decarbonisation solutions as leaders gathered at OFTEC’s 2022 Conference.Full story
OFTEC has announced a new heat pump training course in the UK as it sets out a technology neutral vision for decarbonising the off-grid sector.Full story
Transitioning oil homes to renewable liquid fuels will take centre stage at OFTEC’s 2022 conference where industry leaders will meet to discuss the progress made towards delivering a sustainable low carbon future for the off-grid sector.Full story
‘Perfect storm’ as oil heated homes face major costs for government’s green energy plans amid cost of living crisisThursday, May 12, 2022 by OFTEC
Alongside rising energy and food bills, oil heated households could soon face additional costs to install green heating systems if government plans go ahead.Full story
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