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Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2016

The dangers associated with carbon monoxide are promoted to the general public every year through Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week. From the 22nd of September...
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Bodged DIY Heating Repairs Putting Householders At Risk

With spring a popular time for home repairs, households are being warned about the potential dangers of trying to fix their own heating systems,...
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Google’s Nest Labs Refreshes Entire Product Range

Google’s Nest Labs, Inc. subsidiary has unveiled changes across the company’s entire product range, introducing Nest Cam, the second generation Nest Protect, new features...
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East Of England CO Ambulance Screening Study Begins

The Gas Safety Trust has confirmed that the East of England Ambulance carbon monoxide (CO) screening study, which was first announced in December 2014 has now...
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Heating Oil Installer Fined For Sub-Standard Boiler Installation

A heating oil installer from Malswick has been fined £250 after installing an oil fired boiler at a property that had the potential to cause death...
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OFTEC Steps Up Fight Against Rogue Heating Oil Installers

Householders throughout the British Isles are being urged by The Oil Firing Technical Association (OFTEC), to be more vigilant against rogue heating oil installers who...
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Warm Welcome For Landlord CO Alarm Handouts

The Gas Safety Trust has welcomed the recent announcement by Fire Minister Penny Mordaunt confirming a £3m fund to support the roll-out of smoke and...
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CO Alarms Set To Become Mandatory In Private Rented Sector

Landlords will be required by law to install working smoke and carbon monoxide or CO alarms in their properties, under measures announced by Housing...
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Carbon Monoxide Campaigners Urge MPs To Save Lives Now

Save lives now was the challenge given to MPs from all political parties, who attended a House of Commons reception last week, staged by...
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OFTEC Urges Heating Oil Users To Say No To CO

OFTEC, the trade association for the oil heating industry in the UK and Republic of Ireland, is urging households to take action during Carbon...

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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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Brexit & The Oil Industry