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Edel Regan

Edel Regan Architects Ltd
Edel Regan

Edel Regan Architects Ltd

Company Profile: Edel Regan Architects is a design led practice which can increase the value of your land or project through innovative design,planning and construction.Edel Regan Architects bring design flair whether the project is commercial or residential.

Seminar Title: Finding a plot and seeking planning permission

Seminar Description: If you have a rural site or are involved in the selection of a particular site, the choices you make about the site and the design on the site can make all the difference to the success of your planning application and the completed house .Feel free to discuss.

Speaker Profile: Edel Regan Architect M.R.I.A.I. is a Senior Design Architect who has over 25 years’ experience and is an Award-winning Architect on several projects, such as Mixed-Use Development’s and has also has produced Master planning projects in the U.S. Edel has received 1st class honors Architectural degree from Trinity College Dublin in Architecture with a B.Arch. Honours degree and is a memeber became a member of the R.I.A.I. She is now a fellow of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland. (F.R.I.A.I.) Edel founded her own practice in Cork in 2001 and has worked with some of the major multinationals – Pfizer etc. She describes herself as a highly Conceptual Design Architect, who has run an extremely successful firm and is a stickler for detail in design.

Shane Robinson

Ulster Bank
Shane Robinson

Ulster Bank

Company Profile: Designing and building your own home sounds like a dream come true for many people. At Ulster Bank, we know it also takes time, dedication and a special type of mortgage. That’s why we’ve designed our mortgage to help self builders realise their dream plans. Website: https://digital.ulsterbank.ie/personal/mortgages/talk-to-us/mobile-mortgage-team.html

Seminar Title: Ulster Bank Self Build Mortgages

Seminar Description: Shane will deliver a presentation covering what Ulster Bank can offer on self build mortgages to customers.

Speaker Profile: With over 20 years in the financial services industry, he started his career with IIB Home loans and has worked for various brokers since, bringing with him a wealth of experience in mortgage lending Shane is an approved product advisor (QFA) with the LIA and holds a degree in Management from UCD. Email - shane.robinson@ulsterbank.com Call - 0874359299

John Corless

Building Consultant
John Corless

Building Consultant

Independent advice from John Corless – the leading expert in building practices in Ireland. A show regular for over 15 years John knows house plans inside and out. Take a seat and learn the do’s and don’t and see what can be achieved in your home!

 

Keith Kelliher

Kelliher & Associates Quantity Surveyors
Keith Kelliher

Kelliher & Associates Quantity Surveyors

Seminar Title: Building Contracts Explained

Seminar Description: The presentation will seek to outline the benefits of having a contract, the different types of contract (fixed price, lump sum, remeasureable etc), dealing with risk, programme, retention, insurance, sub-contractors, responsibilities, changes, payments, VAT and dispute resolution. It will be a whistle stop tour of contracts in domestic construction (N.B. The presentation  will be based on the RIAI forms but similarities in JCT for NI self builders will be discussed).

Speaker Profile: Keith has over 20 years of direct experience across all aspects of the construction industry including road and motorway construction, housing developments, apartment and commercial developments and private domestic project works. Keith is a quantity surveyor, contract specialist and a dispute resolution consultant who also specialises in Arbitration, Adjudication, Conciliation, Mediation to general Negotiations. Keith is also an experienced trainer and provides training on construction contracts and dispute resolution processes for leading organisations including the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Construction Industry Federation. Keith has experience across the full suite of Contracts including government contracts PWC, RIAI contracts and general subcontract documents. Keith has assisted private clients from small extensions to large one off properties throughout his career and the domestic market still represents the largest part of his practice. Keith has assisted many clients who having ended up in dispute with their builder, have come to him for assistance to get the project completed and issues resolved and unfortunately this part of the practice is growing all the time. Keith has been writing a regular series in the Self Build Magazine around the area of costs and understanding the costs of the various elements and choices in self builds

Niall Healy

healycornelius design
Niall Healy

healycornelius design

Company Profile: healycornelius design ltd. is a multi-award winning CIAT Chartered Practice providing a wide range of architectural design services on private residential and commercial projects for a growing client base in the South West of Ireland and South East of England.

Seminar Title: Choosing an Architectural Designer

Seminar Description: This presentation will explain the differences between the disciplines of Architect, Architectural Technologist, Engineer, and Surveyor. These terms are often used in an interchangeable manner and defining the roles will help lay foundations for the presentation. Niall will also include references to the various professional bodies and explain in detail the importance of engaging a properly qualified professional.

Speaker Profile: Niall is the Founder and Managing Director of healycornelius design ltd. with over 30 years experience working in architectural practice. Niall's experience in practice includes high-end residential, restaurant, retail, and leisure design as well as contract administration to completion and delivery. Having established healycornelius design in 2004, the multi-award winning practice has grown from strength to strength.

Michael O’Keeffe

healycornelius design
Michael O’Keeffe

healycornelius design

Company Profile: healycornelius design ltd. is a multi-award winning CIAT Chartered Practice providing a wide range of architectural design services on private residential and commercial projects for a growing client base in the South West of Ireland and South East of England.

Seminar Title: A 3-Step Approach to Achieving a Low-Energy Dwelling

Seminar Profile: Further to amendments to the ventilation and energy efficiency Building Regulations towards the end of 2019, all new dwellings and major renovations must achieve a minimum energy performance level. This presentation explains the new standards and explores a 3-Step Approach to meet the requirements effectively.

Speaker Profile: Michael is a Director of design-led CIAT Chartered Practice healycornelius design ltd. with offices in Kerry and London. His experience includes delivery of private residential refurbishments, extensions and new-builds in the south-west of Ireland and London to the restaurant, entertainment and retail sectors in Greater London. Michael is a Chartered Architectural Technologist (MCIAT), a Chartered Construction Manager (MCIOB), a Chartered Building Engineer (C.Build E MCABE), a Registered Building Surveyor and Certified European Passive House Designer.

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