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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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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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Households warned about home heating DIY dangers

Friday, April 28, 2017 by OFTEC

Households should think twice before they attempt to repair their own heating system to avoid the potential dangers of a bodged job. That’s the warning from experienced technicians following call outs to fix DIY heating disasters caused by homeowners, who have tried to cut corners by not calling in an expert and doing it themselves.

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OFTEC energy savings drive supported by SEAI

Friday, April 21, 2017 by OFTEC

With many Irish households unaware of the significant savings they could be making on their energy bills, OFTEC is urging consumers to book a professional boiler service that could reduce fuel bills by as much as 10%, saving you up to €150 per year.*

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Industry should meet lower NOx emissions requirements ahead of time, says OFTEC

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by OFTEC

The oil heating industry is keeping ahead of the game and, following manufacturer innovations, should be ready to comply with the new lower NOx emission legislation on a range of appliances before the September 2018 deadline, says OFTEC.

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OFTEC and MCS virtual events demystify route to renewables

Monday, March 27, 2017 by OFTEC

OFTEC registered heating technicians looking to expand into the renewables market can find out how to make the most of this business opportunity thanks to a new series of free, interactive virtual briefings hosted by OFTEC in partnership with MCS.

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OFTEC and FPS launch campaign to help consumers stay 'tank safe'

Monday, March 27, 2017 by OFTEC

OFTEC (Oil Firing Technical Association) and the FPS (Federation of Petroleum Suppliers) have joined forces to launch a new ‘Tank Safe’ campaign, urging the 920,000 oil-heated homes in England, Wales and Scotland to make sure their storage tanks are fit for purpose.

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