Home Improvement & Self Build Show 7th & 8th October 2017
Saturday 1000hrs - 1700hrs | Sunday 1000hrs - 1600hrs
Entry £3 per person, Under 16’s Free
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Below are the topics of the 25 minute free drop in seminars which took place at the Cornwall Home & Lifestyle show 2017, this schedule will be updated later in the year for our next event The Cornwall Home Improvement & Self Build Show 2017.

 Seminars are open to all visitors. No booking is necessary.

   

Saturday

 Sunday

Solar PV & Storage – On the Spot. 1100hrs
Woodburning Stoves Of Tomorrow, Available Today. 1200hrs
Incorporating Renewable Heating into your Building Design 1300hrs
Creating a Mindful & Hygge Home 1400hrs
A Guide to Renting your Home to Holidaymakers 1500hrs
     
     
Affordable and Sustainable Self-Building 1100hrs
Planning Permission, Tick. What Now? 1200hrs
Woodburning Stoves of Tomorrow, Available Today 1300hrs
The Benefits of Corian in your Home 1400hrs

 

Saturday

1100hrs Solar PV & Storage – On the Spot

Expert advice from Cornwall Solar Panels

Your chance to quiz Tony Sampson from Cornwall Solar Panels on anything related to Solar PV & Battery storage.  Braving the onslaught, Tony will spend the entire presentation taking your questions so be as challenging as you can be.

1200hrs Woodburning Stoves of Tomorrow, Available Today

Expert advice from Cornwall Woodburners

An overview of the latest in Woodburning stove technology and the Eco-design Ready scheme.

1300hrs Incorporating Renewable Heating into your Building Design

Expert advice from Blue Flame

What you need to know and what pitfalls do you need to avoid when incorporating renewable heating into your house.  Looking at the types of renewable heating technologies that would be best, sizing and specification of the equipment, heating distribution as well as space required. We will look at regulations and requirements for planning and how you can get the best renewable installation for your new home.

1400hrs  Creating a Mindful & Hygge Home

Expert advice from North55 Gallery

In late 2016 you couldn’t browse a magazine, surf the web or scroll through social media without the word Hygge jumping out at you. Whilst the popularity of this Danish concept is still on the rise, there’s also a new Scandinavian lifestyle concept on the radar too. This one is from Sweden and already is a major influence in home & lifestyle choices for 2017.

Creative consultant and abstract artist Inga Hayes explores how these on-trend Scandinavian concepts of hygge and lagom, with their overarching philosophies, can be simply & practically applied to our homes to promote happier, healthier and more mindful living.

1500hrs A guide to Renting your Home to Holiday Makers

Expert advice from Cornish Horizons

Their seminar will be a “warts and all” presentation which will go through all the pleasures and pitfalls of renting out your property to holidaymakers. We will cover topics such as what type of property and what location sells well, what holidaymakers look for, where do our tourists comes from and what insurances and paperwork you will need to have in place before renting your property

Sunday

1100hrs Affordable and Sustainable Self-Building

Expert advice from ZLC Energy

Tips and advice on how to build a sustainable home for your family. Getting good advice at the design stage is crucial and can save £££’s during the building process. Incorporating sustainable elements into the building will never be cheaper or easier than when starting from scratch.

1200hrs Planning Permission, Tick. What Now?

Expert advice from Timber Frame Design & Build

Designing your home or buying the plot with permission is exciting and relatively straight-forward.  To some folks, what happens next is a bit of a dark art which we would like to cast some light upon for you.  This presentation is a whistle stop tour from lifting the first sod to enjoying a glass of bubbly whilst relaxing in your new home.

1300hrs Woodburning Stoves of Tomorrow, Available Today

Expert advice from Cornwall Woodburners

An overview of the latest in Woodburning stove technology and the Eco-design Ready scheme.

 1400hrs The Benefit of Corian in your Home

Expert advice from Adrian Core Bespoke Furniture 

Adrian Core’s creative design, coupled with the stunning colour palette of DuPont™ Corian®, is ideal to make all of your home design aspirations come true. Corian is a quality product that will stand up to demands of family living so you can rest easy knowing you’ve picked a solid surface to last a lifetime!

FREE ENTRY with online pre registration, or £3 per person or £5 per couple on the door (under 16’s free). Pre register here

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