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Top tips for Northern Ireland home buyers

Monday, December 10, 2018 by OFTEC Ireland

From testing Carbon Monoxide alarms to knowing your EPC, here are top tips for making the move a smooth one.

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Top tips on how homeworkers can stay productive and save money on heating this winter

Monday, December 10, 2018 by OFTEC

As a new survey reveals that 60% of UK adults are now working from home, households are being urged to think about their heating systems to avoid expensive bills during the winter months.

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Virtual events offer heating technicians expert advice on breaking into renewables

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 by OFTEC

OFTEC registered technicians looking to expand into the renewables sector should sign up now for the second in a series of free interactive webinars hosted by OFTEC and MCS, which goes out live on Friday 19 March at 2pm.

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OFTEC's top tips to secure a sale during selling your home season

Monday, October 15, 2018 by OFTEC

With Selling Your Home Season approaching in the autumn months and the price of houses in Northern Ireland increasing by 0.3% in the last quarter, there is no better time to take the step of selling your home.

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Households struggle to keep warm as country faces fuel poverty crisis

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 by OFTEC

Over 2.55 million households in the UK are living in fuel poverty and struggle to keep warm during the winter months, according to a new government report which reveals the extent of the crisis facing the country.

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Safety advice issued to students choosing rental accommodation

Wednesday, September 05, 2018 by OFTEC

Students heading off to university are being urged to check the correct safety measures have been followed before moving in to rental accommodation.

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Oil heating industry calls for clarity on BEIS' ambitions for decarbonising off-grid heat

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by OFTEC

OFTEC and the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) have requested urgent clarification from the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) over the carbon reduction targets the oil heating sector is expected to meet under the Clean Growth Strategy.

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Not checking heating system is biggest regret of house buyers

Tuesday, August 07, 2018 by OFTEC

House hunters are being urged to check the property’s heating system before buying a new home to help avoid any unexpected costs.

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Heating sector thriving as demand for oil expertise grows

Thursday, August 02, 2018 by OFTEC

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.

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OFTEC welcomes inclusion of oil in ECO3

Thursday, July 19, 2018 by OFTEC

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.

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