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Boiler scope of work

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Scope of work

OFTEC’s registered technicians often call our technical department when they are unsure of what output pressure jet boiler they can service, install, or maintain.
A recent survey showed 50% of OFTEC registered technicians were not aware of the recent changes made in England to Approved Document Part L (ADL).

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Heat loss calculations

A recent survey showed 50% of OFTEC registered technicians were not aware of the recent changes made in England to Approved Document Part L (ADL).

Further Reading

OFTEC

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Important! Approved Document Part L 2022 – Wales

The Welsh Government has published a new version of ‘Approved Document Part L Volume 1 – Dwellings’ (ADL) that will affect all installers of heating equipment in Wales. This document details significant new requirements to ensure decarbonisation through energy efficiency. The document is free and is a must-have for all installers in Wales.
Solid fuel stove boundaries

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Solid fuel hearths – boundary issues

The purpose of a hearth is to provide a safe area around a combustion appliance to prevent the appliance setting fire to building fabric, furnishings and limit risk to persons in close proximity This area of a hearth’s surface separates and protects floor and room contents from radiated heat and falling embers.