Households need to be more vigilant against the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning as a survey reveals two thirds have not installed a CO alarm to protect themselves, suggesting the very real … more
With a sudden drop in temperatures expected to hit this week, households are being urged to check their heating systems are working correctly to avoid being caught out with an unexpected breakdown … more
As the UK marks its first ever 'Green GB Week' (15-19 Oct) to promote action on climate change, OFTEC has received further evidence that its work to develop a low carbon liquid fuel to replace … more
Heating rural homes with used cooking oil may be the most effective way of reducing their carbon emissions, according to industry experts.The proposal has been put forward during the first ever Green … more
Over 2.55 million households in the UK are living in fuel poverty and struggle to keep warm during the winter months, according to a new government report which reveals the extent of the crisis facing … more
Students heading off to university are being urged to check the correct safety measures have been followed before moving in to rental accommodation.The advice comes after a survey of students revealed … more
OFTEC and the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) have requested urgent clarification from the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) over the carbon reduction targets the … more
As students across Ireland get their Leaving Cert results, many will be on the hunt for privately rented accommodation for university.With less availability and rental property prices in Ireland … more
House hunters are being urged to check the property’s heating system before buying a new home to help avoid any unexpected costs.
The advice comes after a survey revealed that failing to ask … more
OFTEC registration figures have hit a five year high and are continuing to rise, underlining the increasing value both technicians and consumers are placing on professional qualifications.
The … more