Following the cold festive period, households in England and Wales are being reminded to regularly visit vulnerable relatives, neighbours and friends to check they are keeping warm and well.The … more
OFTEC CEO Paul Rose writes:
Let's start with some facts.
Over the past three years, the number of English households living in fuel poverty has risen by 210,000 to 2.55 million.
Last winter … more
As temperatures start to fall, concerns have been raised over the welfare of vulnerable households following a new government report which reveals there were 50,100 excess winter deaths in England and … more
Liquid fuels trade association The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) Chief Executive, Guy Pulham and OFTEC CEO Paul Rose comment:"A wide range of responses to Government’s call for … more
OFTEC has received national recognition at the UK and Ireland Association Awards 2018.The awards, organised as part of the Associations UK Congress, showcase the achievements of trade associations … more
As the nights get darker and the days get colder, households in Ireland could miss out on significant savings by forgetting to adjust their heating system this winter.Poor energy use, including … more
With the nights drawing in and the weather turning colder, households could miss out on significant savings if they forget to adjust their heating system for the change in temperature.Poor energy use, … more
As a new report shows the number of fuel poor households in England has risen to over 2.5 million, OFTEC says recent revisions to the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme don't go far enough in … more
OFTEC, the organisation that represents the liquid fuel heating industry in Northern Ireland, has pledged its support to Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month throughout November. Research from Northern … more
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