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INDUSTRY UNITES TO DISCUSS FUTURE OF LIQUID FUEL HEATING AT OFTEC ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The development of a low carbon solution to secure the future of liquid fuel heating will be the focal point of OFTEC’s 2018 annual...

Government support for fuel poor is set to be removed

If new plans go ahead vulnerable, low income households in Lincolnshire will no longer receive financial support from the government to repair their broken...

NEW ECO3 PROPOSALS DISCRIMINATE AGAINST RURAL HOUSEHOLDS, SAYS OFTEC

OFTEC has expressed major concerns that government proposals to exclude oil boilers from the next round of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme would...

GENDER DIVERSITY IN THE HEATING INDUSRTY MUST BE ADDRESSED, SAYS OFTEC

With female technicians accounting for less than one per cent of OFTEC’s 9,000 plus registration base, the trade association says action must be taken...

‘BEAST FROM THE EAST’ RAISES ALARM BELLS FOR FUTURE ENERGY PLANNING, SAYS OFTEC

The impact of the recent extreme cold weather on the country’s energy supply should raise important questions for politicians as they consider the pathways...

EOGB ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR OFTEC STRATEGY

Burner manufacturer and distributor EOGB Energy Products Ltd has announced its backing for OFTEC’s proposals to decarbonise the UK’s 1.5 million off-grid homes by...

OFTEC registration success for Action Chimney technicians

OFTEC, the leading representative of the domestic oil heating and solid fuel industry in Ireland, has awarded Action Chimneys technicians with OFTEC registration. Action...

REPORT BACKS OFTEC’S CALLS FOR RHI REFORM

OFTEC has re-ignited its calls for an overhaul of the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) following a recent report from the National Audit Office...

Young people in Northern Ireland encouraged to start a career in the heating industry

As part of National Apprenticeship Week (5th – 9th March) young people in Northern Ireland are being urged to consider a career in the...

Fuel tank ruptures sparking ‘large’ fire – so how often should tanks be changed?

A ruptured domestic fuel tank was the cause of a large fire in Barwick, near Yeovil, on Thursday (February 22). The fire service have...

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