This self build show is a great one to attend. It features a number of relevant seminars and presentations including…
Battle of the Building Systems – Live Demonstration Arena
Have you ever wondered how ICF’s are assembled or how a thin joint or timber frame systems are erected? This will be demystified in their ‘Battle of the Building Systems’ Live Demonstration Arena. Exhibitors will demonstrate the pros and cons of their various building systems, from traditional to modern methods, looking at everything from materials and labour costs; speed and versatility and environmental impact and energy performance. Obviously, we feel that timber frame is best – but you can decide for yourselves!
Self Build Theatre
Here you can listen to a series of talks that cover the major considerations you need to be aware of when undertaking a self build project. NSBRC’s experts will give
Energy Efficiency Theatre
Soaring energy costs are taking a bigger chunk out of incomes than ever before, and for many households it’s not enough to simply switch suppliers, fit extra insulation or put in a new boiler. For those who want to seriously reduce their energy consumption, the Energy Efficiency Theatre provids a series of talks on why building a truly energy efficient and sustainable home is the best solution. you the facts on everything from finding land and assessing its value; establishing a budget, and arranging self build finance and insurance; design and specification; hiring professionals and trades; and project management options.
Self Build Walking Tour
Their Self Build Walking Tours let the experts introduce you to the unique, permanent exhibits at the NSBRC, which follows their Self Build Education Journey. Explore the whole process – from site set up; groundworks and foundation options; wall and roof structures, renewable technologies and finishes.