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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. 

Big Energy Saving Week 2022: heating advice for UK households

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 by OFTEC

As concerns over energy costs grow, a campaign has launched to highlight the simple steps UK households can take to reduce their energy usage and help save money on their fuel bills.

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Government urged to tackle UK’s winter death and cold home crisis

Thursday, December 23, 2021 by OFTEC

New figures1 have revealed there were 29,290 excess winter deaths across England and Wales between 2019 and 2020, excluding those from Covid-19, as calls for the UK government to tackle the cold home crisis intensify. Official figures for last winter (2020/21) have yet to be released.

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Celebrating one year of renewable liquid fuels in domestic UK properties

Wednesday, December 22, 2021 by OFTEC

UKIFDA and OFTEC, the trade associations behind the Future Ready Fuel campaign, have marked the one-year anniversary of the first ever property in the UK to be converted from oil heating to the renewable liquid fuel Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) by urging the government to back a wider rollout in off-grid homes.

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