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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
Log into the website and visit the changes in legislation page in the Technician's hub to access the new manual.Full story
A damning new report on the effectiveness of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) has endorsed OFTEC's long held concerns about the carbon reduction initiative.Full story
In line with the new General Data Protection Regulation we have updated our Privacy Notice.Full story
OFTEC has expressed major concerns that government proposals to exclude oil boilers from the next round of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme would unfairly discriminate against rural households and lead to even higher levels of fuel poverty.Full story
April 2018: New research has revealed that across Ireland 65% of homeowners place home improvements in the top three priorities on their 'life admin' list. With Home Improvement Month being the ideal opportunity to update and refresh your living space, OFTEC Ireland, representing the domestic oil heating and solid fuel industry, has revealed its own handy hints and tips to help Irish homeowners make small improvements to enhance their homes in a big way.Full story
With the warm weather hopefully on its way, households are being urged to ‘spring clean’ their heating system to avoid missing out on significant savings.Full story
With female technicians accounting for less than one per cent of OFTEC's 9,000 plus registration base, the trade association says action must be taken to encourage more women into the profession as a vital step towards combatting the industry's growing skills crisis.Full story
The impact of the recent extreme cold weather on the country’s energy supply should raise important questions for politicians as they consider the pathways towards future decarbonised energy, says OFTEC.Full story
OFTEC has re-ignited its calls for an overhaul of the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) following a recent report from the National Audit Office (NAO) which confirms the scheme 'has not achieved value for money'.Full story
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