Urgent policy intervention is needed to improve energy efficiency for vulnerable rural households and help safeguard against the unacceptable number of additional deaths that occur during the winter … more
With this week expected to be one of the coldest of winter so far, households are being reminded to regularly visit vulnerable relatives and friends to check they are keeping warm and well.
The … more
OFTEC has welcomed a positive response from the Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry, Claire Perry MP, after putting forward strong concerns over the viability of government plans to … more
Almost one million rural households in England and Wales could see their heating bills soar if new government proposals go ahead.
Plans outlined in the Department for Business, Energy & … more
With the latest forecasts predicting the coldest winter for five years, households are being urged to check their heating systems are fit for purpose and ready for a prolonged cold snap.The warning … more
OFTEC Ireland, Age Action and Jim Daly TD, Minister of State at the Department of Health with special responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, officially launched a free guide, offering key … more
Technical Supervisor or Manager (DOE)Full-time 37½ hours p/w - Salary £28,000 - £32,000 DOE. The role is based in our Kesgrave office.OFTEC’s technical supervisor / manager … more
There are 50 fatal carbon monoxide (CO) incidents and more than 200 people hospitalised with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning every year in the UK.
This ‘Carbon Monoxide Awareness … more
Oil is the cheapest way to heat your home this winter
41% cheaper than LPG
53% cheaper than electric
7% cheaper than mains gas
These figures are provided by independent heating cost … more
By OFTEC CEO Paul Rose
There is no question that off-grid heating must be decarbonised in order to contribute to the UK’s challenging carbon reduction targets. But electrification, one of the … more