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OFTEC reinforced the key role of the fossil fuel heating industry in transitioning homes to a low carbon future at a series of events held across the UK, aimed at tackling energy efficiency, cutting carbon emissions and reducing fuel poverty in the domestic housing sector.Full story
The results of OFTEC’s independent research into how oil-heated homes can best transition to a low-to-zero carbon heating solution and reduce their overall emissions, will be unveiled at OFTEC’s 2019 annual conference in June, when industry leaders unite to discuss the progress made and next steps towards securing a sustainable future for the off-grid sector.Full story
With an increased focus on the need to take action on climate change, UK households are being urged to think about how they can smarten up their heating system to help contribute to the nationwide effort of reducing carbon emissions.Full story
OFTEC, the organisation representing the liquid fuel heating industry in Ireland, has launched a competition to help share the importance of energy efficiency with school children across Northern Ireland.Full story
Homeowners across Ireland are being encouraged to upgrade their oil home heating system to include a bunded fuel storage tank to protect the environment, preventing oil leaks and theft.Full story
In the event of a fuel spill originating from a flexible fuel line, home insurers may try to pass the cost on to the technician who services the appliance. How can you protect yourself from this risk?Full story
OFTEC welcomes government’s commitment to accelerate the UK’s timeline towards net zero emissions. What is needed now is effective policy to deliver the rapid change required across all sectors, including off-gas heating.Full story
OFTEC Ireland is calling for young people in Northern Ireland to consider an apprenticeship or vocational training in the plumbing and heating sector.Full story
A new report has revealed people working from home have been paying an extra £45 a month in energy costs during lockdown, raising concerns that fuel poor households are being pushed into further financial difficulty.Full story
Malcolm Farrow, Head of Public Affairs at OFTEC, comments: “OFTEC welcomes the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) Sixth Carbon Budget report which clearly sets out the scale of the UK’s challenge to reach net zero, particularly in heating.Full story
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