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UK HOUSEHOLDS URGED TO PREPARE FOR A COLD WINTER

16 Nov 2016 Author Marlene Gray

With predictions that a particularly cold winter may be on its way, households across the country are being urged not to let the current unseasonably warm weather make them complacent and ensure their heating systems are ready for a prolonged cold snap. The warning comes after the dramatic increase in the number of excess winter deaths seen last year, with vulnerable people living in cold homes...

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Oil remains the cheapest home heating fuel by far

27 May 2016 Author Marlene Gray

New industry figures show that despite a slow increase in heating oil prices since the start of 2016, the average annual cost of heating a home on oil has fallen again, providing welcome news for industry and homeowners alike. According to the latest quarterly data from the Sutherland Tables, a recognised independent source of comparative UK domestic heating prices, oil remains by far the cheap...

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As oil prices remain low, OFTEC says consumers need realistic carbon reduction solutions

9 Mar 2016 Author Marlene Gray

As new industry figures show a further 7.8% fall in the cost of heating a typical home using oil in the last three months, OFTEC says the case for consumers to stick with, or even switch to oil is growing stronger, underlining the need for urgent change to the government’s low carbon heat strategy.   According to the latest Sutherland Tables*, the cost of heating an average three ...

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