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OFTEC and UKIFDA launch “Be Winter Wise” campaign

With unpredictable weather and the continuing cost of living pressures, the UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) and Oil Firing Technical Association (OFTEC) have launched their Be Winter Wise campaign – a five-point plan to help heating oil users plan ahead for winter 2023-2024. The campaign aims to provide guidance for the 1.7m off gas grid households, […]

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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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Grant announces 10 year guarantees on Vortex Pro oil boilers

Grant UK has announced that its Vortex Pro oil-fired boilers are now available with a 10 year guarantee when installed by a G1 Installer. This means that all Grant Vortex Pro Internal, External and Combi models which are installed on or after 1st February 2023 can receive a 10 year guarantee when installed and registered […]

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Navien announces that its oil boilers are HVO ready

Navien’s LCB700 Blue Flame boilers are all compatible with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), in line with the government’s decarbonisation targets. As the UK looks towards achieving Net Zero, utilising HVO will contribute towards reducing carbon emissions and lead the way towards lowering NOx levels. HVO is a fossil free fuel, sustainably produced, renewable paraffin that […]

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The essential facts about oil boiler heat exchangers

Oil boilers consist of many parts, each integral to their long-term performance and reliability. One of the most important components, particularly in terms of preserving boiler longevity and maintaining energy efficiency, is the heat exchanger – as Sean Keleher, National Technical Manager at Navien, explains. Inside modern oil boilers, the heat exchanger has to operate […]

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