Keep up to date with the latest trade events and shows to gain access to expert advice on your project.
8th – 9TH JUNE, Built It Live, Bicester:
Live seminars, free expert one-on-one advice, specialist workshops and more – ideal for prospective self-builders and renovators. Meet hundreds of manufacturers, suppliers, homebuilding companies and tradespeople to help visitors realise their dream home project, and chat to the team behind the Graven Hill development.
15TH JUNE, NSBRC ECO WORKSHOP: BUILDING SYSTEMS & PROJECT MANAGEMENT, Swindon:
This day will look at the particulars that are required when building a high performance property or one that utilises natural materials. It will also cover the role that the self-builder plays in the construction process, whether it is self project managing, package managing or using sub contractors – addressing the relative merits and drawbacks of each route. You will find out how to package all these things together to make sure that you end up with the home that delivers according to your original design brief, budget and future living expectations.
28th – 30TH JUNE, Homebuilding and Renovating Show, Surrey:
Whether you’re planning to build your own house, add a spacious extension or just want to remodel and update your existing home, the Homebuilding & Renovating Show is a must. From stunning kitchens to glamorous bathrooms, the show’s got it covered!
29TH JUNE, Green Building Store Open Day, Huddersfield:
Suppliers of sustainable building products, Green Building Store, are offering a series of talks and product demonstrations on low energy, Passivhaus and retrofit construction. There will be hands-on demonstrations and question and answer sessions with key product staff covering topics such as: high performance windows and doors, energy efficiency, and radical retrofits.
6TH JULY, NSBRC BUILDING YOUR LOW ENERGY DREAM HOME, Swindon:
A free seminar and surgery to gain an understanding of building low cost, energy efficient and environmentally friendly home that suits you, your lifestyle and your aspirations. Tis is aimed at self-builders and their architects and includes free refreshments.
17TH AUGUST, NSBRC ECO WORKSHOP: HEAT & ENERGY, Swindon:
Get the answers that the salesmen might not tell you on everything from heat pumps to solar panels; what’s new, what works and what are the practical issues that need to be considered when installing such renewable technologies, including who does what and how it all connects together. This is your opportunity to get the facts straight from the experts and hear what’s happening with government incentives around these products and services in terms of helping you understand the green investment opportunities they offer, as well as any financial implications you need to consider.