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Maes Yr Onn

Focus On Award Winning Welsh Farmhouse

An exemplary off grid farmhouse designed by BRE Wales has scooped the Royal Town Planning Institute Cymru Award for 2013. Maes Yr Onn, which is...
Paul Wheelhouse

Scottish Government Responds To CCC Report

The Scottish Government has responded to the Committee on Climate Change’s advice to HM Government on the Fourth Carbon Budget, which covers the period...
Scottish Government

Over 25% Of Scots Living With Fuel Poverty

Fuel poverty in Scotland declined between 2011 and 2012, yet 27.1% of households are still estimated to be ‘fuel poor’. The Scottish House Condition Survey...
Jeremy Hawksleyv - OFTEC Cold Homes Week

Technician Survey Shows OFTEC Performing Well

A survey carried out by the Oil Firing Technical Association - OFTEC - of its registered heating oil technicians has revealed a high level of satisfaction...
Radiators

Radiator Guidance A ‘Victory For Manufacturers’

Radiator manufacturers believe a recently announced change to Government assessments, which will see their products recommended for use with low water temperatures in official...
Mitsubishi Ecodan

Focus On Mitsubishi Hybrid Heat Pump Installation

The installation of a Mitsubishi Ecodan air source heat pump into a 3-bedroom detached house in Bedfordshire has demonstrated how effectively the heat pump...
Builders Merchant Federation

BMF Agrees Plumbing & Heating Group Membership

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has announced its first plumbing and heating group membership with PHG. PHG was formed in January 2013 and already claims...
Ecobuild

Ecobuild Targets Sustainable Events Management

Championing best practice for sustainability, Ecobuild, which claims to be the world’s leading event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment, is striving...
Kensa Western Morning News Awards

Kensa Receives ‘Business Of The Year’ Award

Ground Source heat pump specialist Kensa Engineering has been named ‘Business of the Year’ at the recent Western Morning News Awards, held in Plymouth. Kensa’s...
Winter Weather

OFTEC Urges Heating Oil Users To Prepare For Winter

As the winter weather begins to set in, rural households across the UK that depend on heating oil are being urged to make sure their central heating...

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Self-built Success for OFTEC Copy

OFTEC successfully shone a light on home heating at SelfBuild Live Belfast, encouraging homeowners to love their oil boiler. Throughout last weekend at the Titanic...

HISTORIC FREEZE set for the UK