HVO

Could HVO be a viable option for rural leisure properties?

With a commitment to achieving Net Zero by 2050, the plumbing and heating sector plays a crucial role in setting the standard towards a more sustainable future. With more conventional oils such as kerosene being a major contributor to environmental pollution, those working in the trade must explore cleaner and more sustainable alternatives for customers. […]

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Clarity needed over boiler reinstallation compliance as regulations create uncertainty – Opinion

An ambiguity in building regulations regarding the circumstances a boiler can be reinstalled to replace an underperforming low carbon heating system is creating confusion for consumers and the wider heating industry. Andrew Mathews, Technical Director at OFTEC, takes a look: That’s the message from OFTEC which has called for clearer guidelines for installers and an […]

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OFTEC announces new liquid fuel technical manual with HVO guidance

OFTEC has published a new technical manual with information on HVO and announced details of an updated digital field guide as part of a continued commitment to strengthen its offering to liquid fuel technicians and futureproof the industry. The publications follow two years of research and feedback from technicians as OFTEC further modernises its resources […]

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Step by step – How to convert a Grant Vortex oil-fired boiler to HVO

All of Grant’s floor-standing Vortex oil-fired boilers are compatible with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) biofuel. The process of converting a Grant Vortex floor standing boiler to HVO operation is straightforward and can be carried out as part of the boiler’s annual service. This step-by-step takes a closer look at the HVO conversion process. Step 1: […]

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HVO introduction helps business slash carbon emissions

The introduction of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) vehicles to its fleet has helped a heating, plumbing and air movement materials supplier significantly reduce its carbon footprint. TG Lynes started using HVO in two of its 18 tonne Euro 6 lorries late last year. HVO is a cleaner alternative to diesel and is manufactured from 100 […]

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