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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
With an estimated 16.8 million more people across the UK staying at home* during the Covid-19 pandemic, concerns have been raised over vulnerable households facing higher fuel costs as their energy consumption increases during the lockdown.Full story
Scottish energy policy must fairly provide for rural consumers living in some of the country's lowest standard homes, says OFTEC in its response to the recent 'Energy Efficient Scotland: Improving energy efficiency in owner occupied homes' consultation.Full story
Our CEO Paul Rose has issued a statement highlighting some of the key areas that have been addressed and some of the key omissions in the 2020 Budget announcements.Full story
New figures have revealed that oil heated households in the UK continue to enjoy the lowest energy bills compared to other off-grid homes, with the promise of a greener ‘drop-in’ replacement fuel on its way.Full story
Heat decarbonisation policy must be flexible, says OFTEC in Future Homes Standard consultation responseThursday, February 27, 2020 by OFTEC
Government should embrace a range of solutions to decarbonise heat in future homes with a focus on achieving set emission reduction targets rather than prescribing technologies, says OFTEC in its response to the recent Future Homes Standard consultation.Full story
As tackling climate change remains an important issue on the government’s agenda, industry experts have outlined the 5 ways new technologies will impact how households live and work over the next ten years.Full story
Equipping installers with the training, skills and qualifications needed to thrive in a net zero energy market will be a key theme of the new ‘Future Installer’ zone at the 2020 FutureBuild exhibition (3-5 March, ExCel London), which OFTEC is joining as a key partner.Full story
Any consultation arising from the Government’s long anticipated Heat in Buildings strategy must allow a genuine discussion on all the options to decarbonise rural homes, otherwise thousands of households could suffer severe financial consequences, warns OFTEC.Full story
As part of National Apprenticeship Week (3rd to 9th February 2020), young adults across the UK are being encouraged to take up a career in the heating sector and play an important role in tackling the climate change crisis.Full story
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