Join us in our workshop theatre in the Peggy Killick Suite at the Civic Hall
for sessions giving practical advice for key aspects of home renovation and planning.
1. PLANNING YOUR LOW ENERGY HOME
10.30 - 11.00
Presented by Sue Dewhirst from Evolved Design
Building your own home is probably one of the biggest investments of your life. What do you need to consider before you even start the planning and design process? How do you plan and design a home that suits you?
2. THE FOURTH RENEWABLES REVOLUTION
11.30 - 12.00
Presented by Ron Fox of Noerus Ltd - Moving on from rock wool and solar panels to insulation designed for the Arctic, solar panels to heat the home and provide electricity at night too. We will look at how you can enhance your home to eventually go off grid!
3. EFFECTIVE VENTILATION FOR RENOVATION AND SELF BUILD PROJECTS
12.30 - 1.00
Presenter Greg Dimond from Envirovent. Ventilation is often an overlooked element in renovation projects. If you get it wrong it can make homeowners life a misery. Greg takes us through some of the options available and the things that need to be considered to get it right for you
4. INSULATION FOR RENOVATION
1.30 - 2.00
Presenter Chris Dewhirst from Evolved Supplies. What are the products you will need on your project to get the insulation right? Evolved Supplies specialise in the insulation and air tightness treatments for hard to treat properties.
5. THERMODYNAMICS for HOT WATER, CENTRAL HEATING and SWIMMING POOLS
2.30 - 3.00
Delivered by Stuart Dixon Managing Director Hyrax Sola Power Company Limited. How the new and exciting solar thermodynamics can heat your hot water and provide heat for a central heating system. More people aew waking up to the potential of solar thermodynamics as a way to cut bills and live a greener lifestyle.