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IMechE Publishes ‘Heat Energy: The Nation’s Forgotten Crisis’ Report

A new report published by The Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ (IMechE) entitled ‘Heat Energy: The Nation’s Forgotten Crisis’ is calling for the Westminster Government...
OFTEC - Heating Businesses Should Think Now About New Apprenticeship Levy

Households putting themselves at risk from home heating DIY

Households are being warned about the potential dangers of trying to fix their own heating systems, with local technicians revealing their top ‘DIY fails’. The...
Australian Government Opens Up 28 Areas for Energy Exploration

Australian Government Opens Up 28 Areas for Energy Exploration

Australia has this week, opened 28 areas off the Western Coast of the country to energy explorers. The 2016 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release makes...
Mitsubishi Signs With Wigan Warriors Foundation

Mitsubishi Signs Three Year Deal To Support Green Warrior Project

Heat pump manufacturer Mitsubishi Electric, has announced that it has become the official main partner for rugby league side Wigan Warriors' Community Foundation and...
QRL Radiator Group petitions the government for 'well overdue' efficiency ratings

QRL Radiator Group petitions the government for efficiency ratings.

UK manufacturer, QRL Radiator Group, has recently launched a campaign for the introduction of an energy labelling system for radiators – similar those used for boilers,...
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Heating Oil Prices Tumble To 3 Year Low

Latest independent figures show that heating oil prices have carried on falling and are now at a three year low, which according to The...
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OFTEC Celebrates ‘Major Win’ Against Brussels Bureaucrats

The Oil Firing Technical Association (OFTEC), working closely with the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC), the Department for Environment, Food & Rural...
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Positive If Cautious Response To Ministerial Changes At DECC

There has been a generally positive if slightly cautious response from industry to this week’s ministerial reshuffle, which saw significant changes at the Department of...
UK’s Oil and Gas Authority Established as Government Company

UK’s Oil and Gas Authority Established as Government Company

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has been established as an independent government company by the UK. This formalizes the transfer of the Secretary...
APHC Questions Ofqual Plans for Development of Vocational Qualifications

APHC Questions Ofqual Plans for Development of Vocational Qualifications

APHC has expressed doubts about the feasibility of plans for the development of vocational qualifications, following a speech made by Phil Beach CBE in collaboration...

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Seattle to Tax and Regulate Home Heating Oil Out of Existence...

The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on the 23rd of September to phase out the use of home heating oil in the city, a...
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