Company Profile: Grant design and manufacture a range of highly efficient, innovative heating technologies including Grant Vortex condensing oil boilers, Grant Aerona3 R32 air to water air source heat pumps, Grant Solar Thermal panels and Grant pre-plumbed hot water cylinders. The company also offers homeowners a diverse range of heat emitters including Grant Uflex underfloor heating, Grant Afinia aluminium & Solo fan convector radiators. In addition to providing cost effective heating solutions which can help reduce carbon emissions, Grant also offer a free of charge bespoke home heating design service which can help ensure compliance on all heating requirements for new build homes.
Seminar Title: Everything you need to heat your new build home
Seminar Description: Grant’s presentation features an overview of all the products needed to heat a new home and advice to help self-builders make an informed choice on what heating solution will best suit their requirements and achieve compliance. Grant has been providing innovative home heating solutions for the last four decades and this presentation offers viewers the opportunity to learn more about the complete integrated heating package offered by Grant to help each homeowner on their individual journey.
Speaker Profile: Keith has been working in the heating and plumbing trade for over 24 years, working in both the domestic and industrial sectors. Since joining Grant in 2007, Keith has been involved in technical sales, product commissioning, installer and merchant product training, as well as developing new training courses on new products. CPD training for architects, engineers and energy assessors is also part of his remit. With the new Grant Training Centre coming on line, Keith has designed many new courses to meet the demand for the ever-evolving heating industry.
Company Profile: The principal manufacturer in Ireland and Uk of binder used to produce Roadstone’s liquid screeds
Seminar Title: Liquid Screeds for Underfloor Heating
Seminar Description: A look at the benefits of using a liquid screed, manufactured by Roadstone; Ireland’s leading concrete and screeds producer. We also look at how we ensure best value, best performance and best installation with a specification design service, tailored for the needs of the Selfbuilder.
Speaker Profile: Having worked for 30 years employed with leading manufacturers of construction products, and recently the specification of screeds into Ireland’s Self- build market these last 6+years, I really enjoy delivering the best products from the very best manufacturers, backed up by my critical design assistance that ensures a good service. Coming over frequently from Scotland with this screed business , I miss and look forward to seeing the beautiful Irish country again in person as soon as we are all safe.
Company Profile: We provide practical, independent advice to help self builders achieve a comfortable, healthy home which is low cost to heat and within their budget.
Seminar Title: The Universal Priorities for New Build
Seminar Description: The presentation will highlight the critical points when planning your new build.The focus should be fabric first. Keep the heat in, achieve good airtightness, install a proper mechanical ventilation heat recovery system – for the health of your family.
Speaker Profile: Eric is totally independent and takes a practical approach to house building. For many years he worked in the renewables industry. Now he brings together insulation, airtightness, ventilation and renewables to achieve the best result for each client.
Company Profile: KORE Insulation is a manufacturer of high quality Expanded Polystyrene insulation solutions for the Irish and UK markets. In operation for over 20 years, KORE provides a range of EPS solutions to insulate towards a whole-home, fabric first approach. KORE EPS is a cost-optimal material that easily meets and exceeds Part L 2019 and nZEB requirements. KORE’s Retrofit department offers a range of insulation grants and incentives for homeowners looking to upgrade energy efficiency measures in existing properties, enabling us to be a one-stop shop for deep retrofit and low energy building projects.
Seminar Title: Meeting & Exceeding Building Regulations Utilising Easier Construction Methods: A Cost-Optimal & Fabric First Approach
Seminar Description: KORE’s Technical Business Development Manager, Andrew Butler, will explore construction methods that reduce cost while still offering high performance to meet and exceeds today’s building regulations (Part L 2019). Utilising a fabric-first approach, this presentation will cover insulation methods for the most common building elements, including the floor, external walls, attic and roof.
Speaker Profile: Andrew Butler acts as KORE’s Technical Business Development Manager. Andrew graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology and has a varied background in engineering and architecture, giving him the perfect mix of skills and education needed to excel in his role. Andrew is also our in-house BIM expert, having worked closely with Waterford Institute of Technology on all our details.
Company Profile: Homecare Systems design and install Residential Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery in Ireland
Seminar Title: 30 years of MVHR in Ireland. Choosing the best system for your home
Speaker Profile: Gareth Fitzsimons is a building services engineer who is the co-director and co-founder of Homecare Systems Ltd. Homecare Systems was established 16 years ago and was Ireland’s first bespoke MVHR design, installation and servicing company.
Company Profile: Lagan Building Solutions (LBS) are the market leading specialist supplier of natural roofing products (including natural slate and clay), stone cladding systems and architectural slate and stone. We cover all aspects of the roofing industry, from conservation to commercial and residential projects.
Seminar Title: An Introduction to Lagan Building Solutions
Seminar Description: An overview of Lagan Building Solutions company and our natural slate, clay and stone products.
Speaker Profile: Henry is the LBS Sales Director for Northern Ireland. He has been working for LBS for 12 years now and has 25 years experience in the roofing industry. He has been involved in numerous projects from one-off self builds to major commercial and conservation projects.
Grant has been designing and manufacturing reliable heating products for nearly four decades. From award winning oil-fired condensing boilers to the latest renewable products, our heating systems have a reputation for quality that is second to none. Our belief in straightforward solutions guarantees that, while our technology is sophisticated, our heating appliances are low maintenance and simple to install.
Grant manufacture heating systems that respond to the challenges of rising fuel costs whilst protecting our environment. This ecological responsibility is central to all that Grant do and we will continue to innovate the most efficient products that make best use of our natural resources. We are passionate about developing sustainable, high-performance and affordable alternatives for heating homes into the future.