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Here's a link to all our recent news releases, please feel free to link to our news items from your website or social media platform. If mentioning OFTEC on Twitter please tag @OFTEC (or on Facebook @OFTECuk).

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As oil prices fall and electricity prices soar heat policy must be reviewed says OFTEC

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 by OFTEC

As the average cost of heating a home on oil continues to fall, whilst more than 3 million consumers face a 12.5% rise in electricity prices, OFTEC has reignited its call on government to urgently review current heat policy.

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OFTEC registrations hit four year high as competent persons scheme reaches 15th anniversary

Monday, July 31, 2017 by OFTEC

OFTEC has marked the 15th anniversary of its industry recognised Competent Persons Scheme with the news that registration numbers have hit the highest level since 2013.

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OFTEC and NI Environment Agency launch oil tank safety campaign for businesses

Thursday, June 22, 2017 by OFTEC

21st June 2017: The Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) and the Oil Firing Technical Association (OFTEC), which represents the domestic and light commercial oil heating sector, joined forces today to launch a campaign on oil tank awareness for businesses owners.

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OFTEC and NI Environment Agency launch oil tank safety campaign for businesses

Thursday, June 22, 2017 by OFTEC

21st June 2017: The Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) and the Oil Firing Technical Association (OFTEC), which represents the domestic and light commercial oil heating sector, joined forces today to launch a campaign on oil tank awareness for businesses owners.

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OFTEC's future vision launched at annual conference

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by OFTEC

OFTEC’s proposals to improve energy efficiency and carbon reduction for off grid homes in England and Wales were officially presented at the trade association’s annual conference and AGM, where new chairman, Niall Fay of Grant Engineering, was also welcomed to the post.

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Oil heated households top the league for cheapest fuel bills, says new report

Thursday, June 15, 2017 by OFTEC

Oil heated households are enjoying the cheapest fuel bills in the country for the second year running, according to a new report*.

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Manifesto pledges on domestic energy efficiency fall short, says OFTEC

Monday, June 05, 2017 by OFTEC

OFTEC has welcomed moves announced in the main party manifestos towards improving domestic energy efficiency and carbon reduction but says these measures don’t go far enough in supporting the 970,000 oil using homes in England and Wales.

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New technical notice issued

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by OFTEC

HM Government has recently published a new Manual to the Building Regulations for use in England. The manual includes guidance on how to ensure the requirements of the building regulations are met when carrying out work.

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New technical manager at OFTEC

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by OFTEC

OFTEC has welcomed a new manager to its experienced technical team to further strengthen the range of services offered to technicians and consumers.

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OFTEC officially launches future vision at annual conference

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by OFTEC

The future of liquid fuel heating will be under the spotlight next month when OFTEC officially launches its vision to improve energy efficiency and carbon reduction for off grid homes at the trade association’s annual conference and AGM.

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