Government must develop a more inclusive UK heat policy which addresses the key issues of energy efficiency and fuel poverty alongside efforts to reduce carbon emissions from heating in off-grid … more
Despite the average cost of heating a typical home on oil rising over the last quarter, new industry figures reveal that oil remains by far the cheapest of all major domestic heating fuels, trumping … more
OFTEC’s new commercial assessment course, which covers the servicing and commissioning of multi stage burners used in many light and medium commercial heating systems, is now available in eleven … more
Households across Great Britain are being encouraged to make sure they have a fully working carbon monoxide (CO) alarm fitted in their homes to stay safe and protect against the risks of CO poisoning. … more
The Boiler Replacement Scheme was launched in Northern Ireland in 2012 to give homeowners the opportunity to replace their current boiler with the assistance of a grant of up to £1,000. Since … more
Campaign included misleading and unclear energy saving claims for consumers.
16th November 2016: OFTEC Ireland today welcomed a decision by the Complaints Committee of the Advertising Standards … more
OFTEC is pleased to announce that inspection manager Tim Lock has taken over the position of technical director at the trade association, with effect from 1 November.
Tim joined OFTEC in 2011 as a … more
Households across the country are being encouraged to take steps to ensure they keep warm and reduce their fuel bills this winter as part of Big Energy Saving Week (31 October – 5 … more
The oil heating industry is keeping ahead of the game and, following manufacturer innovations, should be ready to comply with the new lower NOx emission legislation on a range of appliances before the … more
With predictions that a particularly cold winter may be on its way, households across the country are being urged not to let the current unseasonably warm weather make them complacent and ensure their … more