How to save money on your home heating bills

There should be nothing surprising about the fact that heating oil prices rise as the outdoor temperature drops. Finding ways to save money on fuel oil should be a priority for eve...

How to save money on your home heating bills

There should be nothing surprising about the fact that heating oil prices rise as the outdoor temperature drops. Finding ways to save money on fuel oil should be a priority for eve...

Check The Heating System When Moving House!

House hunters are being urged to check the property’s heating system before buying a new home to help avoid any unexpected costs.   The advice comes after a survey...

Why Upgrade Your Oil Tank?

Anyone that owns a home knows that it requires constant work and dedication. No matter how much you prepare and take care of your home, the inevitable happens and potential issues ...

Homeowners urged to 'Look for the Badge' during Scam Awareness Month

    With nearly 40% of adults in Ireland concerned about scams in their everyday lives, OFTEC, representing the domestic oil and solid fuel heating industry, is cal...

All Heating Oil Householders Urged To Have Their Say On The Future Of Heat In Homes

Heating oil trade association The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) is urging the 1.2m homeowners in the UK who use heating oil, to take part in the Government...

Top tips for better fuel efficiency when driving

    Drive smoothly at a steady speed. Driving like a boy-racer by aggressively accelerating or breaking not only makes you look like a bit of a fool, ...

Looking after your oil tank

You can follow our list of tips and advice to keep your home heating oil safe and to save you money in the long run.  Check your tank: There are some simple checks and s...

Twelve fascinating facts that you probably didn’t know about oil!

1. The word "petroleum" literally translates as "rock oil." It stems from the Greek word "petra," meaning rock, and the Latin word "oleum," ...

OFTEC calls for urgent heat policy intervention following winter death toll surge

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...

Protect your oil tank!

The costs of taking oil tank security measures will be far outweighed by the peace of mind and knowledge that your oil is protected. As some fuel tanks have the capacity to store t...

Oil is the cheapest way to heat your home this winter!

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 independ...