Next years schedule will be updated from March 2019.
Below are the 2018 topics to give you a flavour of what to expect.
Our free to attend drop in seminars are open to all visitors and no booking is necessary.
1100hrs Optimising the Planning Process
Expert advice from Laurence Associates
For many people hoping to build a house, navigating the planning process will be one part of a long and complex journey to living in their dream home. Choosing the right company to assist with obtaining planning and building regulations consents will help to minimise the difficulties but we have helpful hints and tips to help make the process even more streamlined and cost-effective.
1200hrs An Overview of Insulated Concrete Formwork
Expert advice from The Fell Partnership
Sustainable solid wall construction creating the perfect building envelope, quickly and cost effectively. The strongest and most stable method of building a thermally efficient and healthy home you will ever find.
1300hrs The Benefits of Employing Architectural Services
Expert advice from A & K Architectural Services
An overview on how an Architectural Practice can assist you with your project featuring information on design, planning permission, building regulations, contractor tenders and project management to ensure a smooth and on budget development.
1400hrs Financial advice for Renting your Home to Holiday Makers
Expert advice from Cornish Horizons
Offering advice on all the financial aspects of renting out your holiday home including the benefits of becoming a Furnished Holiday Let (FHL) and how your property can qualify for this status, Council Tax VS Business Rates and the Non-Resident Landlord (NRL) scheme.
1100hrsEco Design, Lot- 20 Regulation from 1st January 2018
Expert advice from Kernow Electric Heating
This new legislation from the EU 2015/1188 is set to bring the biggest shake up in electric heating to-date. This seminar will help you identify what are intelligent electric heating controls and I.O.T.?
Intelligent controls managing the running times of your electric heater will incorporate three key features.
1200hrs Designing with Wood Flooring
Expert advice from Tre Concepts
We will discuss the any different formats of wood flooring, and the way that these formats can be used to design and installation to bring together board formats; layouts; design details; colours; textures; and grades to culminate in considered interior design.
1300hrs The Step by Step Guide to your Grand Design
Expert advice from Eco Architectural
An informative step by step guide on how to design and build a New Home or Extension to your existing property, including how to obtain planning & Building Regulations. Advice and guidance highlighting things to be aware of if your are considering undertaking a project of your own.
1400hrs Installing and Living with a Woodburning Stove or Gas fire
Expert advice from Cornwall Woodburners
For homeowners wishing to install a new Woodburning stove or Gas fire.
Guidance on the current building regulations and requirements when planning the installation of your new appliance.
With Information on the latest Eco design ready appliances that are due to come into to force in the UK in 2022
Advise on the best fuel to use in you appliance once fitted and servicing requirements in order to keep your appliance in its best condition.