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Leading the way in the off-gas grid heating sector, OFTEC's vision is for all consumers to have safe and efficient heating. We achieve this by working with manufacturers of heating equipment, training providers, UKAS, LABC and other industry experts.

Almost 10,000 technicians are registered with OFTEC's renowned UKAS accredited registration schemes to show their commitment to completing work that meets regional building regulations and industry best practice. 

‘Perfect storm’ as oil heated homes face major costs for government’s green energy plans amid cost of living crisis

Thursday, May 12, 2022 by OFTEC

Alongside rising energy and food bills, oil heated households could soon face additional costs to install green heating systems if government plans go ahead.

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Malcolm Farrow, head of public affairs at OFTEC, responds to the Queen’s speech

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 by OFTEC

Whilst we welcome the commitment in the Queen’s Speech to bring forward an Energy Bill to ‘deliver the transition to cheaper, cleaner and more secure energy’ in the long term, this was a missed opportunity to set out measures to help households reduce their energy usage today and achieve the challenge of net zero.

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Technician survey reveals majority of customer homes not ready for heat pumps

Thursday, April 21, 2022 by OFTEC

Heating technicians have voiced concerns over the government’s proposals to convert off-grid homes to heat pumps with the vast majority (87%) revealing less than one-fifth (20%) of the properties they service are currently ready for the technology.

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