Company Profile: Xtratherm, Irish insulation manufacturer with a very approachable Technical Team. To reach our Technical Team for support on Self Build issues, please visit ww.xtratherm.ie
Seminar Title: NZEB Build Brings Family In From The Cold
Seminar Description: This is Arthur’s story of the planning, design and project management of his own Self Build. Arthur gives a frank account of the challenges involved in the build. He also talks about working with his architect, energy assessor, structural engineer and Xtratherm’s Technical team in his effort to achieve higher thermal performance and lower carbon emissions in his A2 Rated dream home.
Speaker Profile: Having previously lived in a semi-detached home built during the Celtic Tiger years, and more recently in a 1960s farmhouse, Arthur was very aware of what he wanted from a Self Build. He has researched extensively on Self Build and over the past 3 years, he and his wife Aoife have undertaken a build, which has become their forever home. Mark Magennis is the Head of the Technical Team at Xtratherm - a veteran of the construction industry with 18+ years’ experience working with insulation solutions. Mark was the first person in Ireland to be assessed and certified under the NSAI thermal modelling competency scheme, using the most comprehensive 3D software available.
Keylite Roof Windows
Company Profile: Keylite Roof Windows Ltd offer a full range of roof windows, blinds, timber loft ladders, flashings, electric operation kits and accessories and is Europe’s fastest growing roof window manufacturer. We believe that every product produced should provide the very best in innovation, quality and value for money.
Seminar Title: Addressing Thermal Performance in Roof Windows
Seminar Description: All Roof Windows are not created equally. Keylite Roof Windows CPD webinar ‘Addressing Thermal Performance in Roof Windows’ tackles the performance gap in roof window specification, providing solutions as to how thermal performance can be assured to achieve Part L and avoid thermal bridging, condensation and heat loss.
Speaker Profile: As Specification Executive on Keylite’s Technical Specification team, Cathal McShane works alongside architects and housebuilders to help specify Keylite products for projects across the UK and Ireland.
Company Profile: Ampack is one of the leading providers of solutions for sealing building envelopes against steam, air, wind, water, noise and emissions in Central Europe today. High-quality and durable products and over 70 years of experience make Ampack a constant in the industry.
Seminar Title: Ampack Air Tightness and Vapour Control
Seminar Description:This presentation explains the fundamentals of air tightness and vapour control from new builds renovation projects, to specifying on blueprints. We will be answering all your Air Tightness questions and sharing our experience and knowledge with you.
Speaker Profile: I have previously graduated with a Hons degree in Wood Science & Technology from University of Limerick from there I had a keen interest in timber frame construction and low energy construction sector. I have developed my experience from working in the construction industry from North America, Australia and Ireland. Learning building codes, regulations, and building practices along the way. Since then I've had a keen interest in Low energy construction and products that assist it. With Ampack we help provide the correct application, personal consulting and sales support, competent, face to face, comprehensive, reliable service.
The Garden Design Shop
Company profile: The team at the Garden Design shop are award winning designers who are dedicated to the creation of beautiful garden spaces and a design service that is flexible enough to cater to any requirement, at any budget. Twice awarded Gold at Garden Show Ireland, their work stands among the best in its class.
Seminar Title: The Garden Design & Build Process Unravelled
Seminar Description: From the smallest city terrace to the largest residential property, visitors will learn that the desired landscaped garden can be created to suit all budgets. Having a great outdoor space can be used for entertaining, relaxation and many other features if designed correctly. Attendees will learn about how to make the most of their outdoor room using top tips from an award winning garden designer.
Speaker Profile: Having started the company in 2008, Michael O’Reilly works today as the Director and lead designer at the Garden Design Shop - a Belfast based garden and landscape design company. Throughout this period, Michael has designed and produced numerous beautiful garden designs both locally and nationally. Michael has recently achieved MGLDA status, reflecting his expertise and enduring commitment to the field of Garden Design.