Cornwall LivingIssue #77

Cornwall Home Show seminar schedule October 2018

Get expert advice and professional insights from those in the know.


Saturday 6th OCTOBER


Heat Pump and Renewable Heat – The Smarter Way

Smart Renewable Heat

Discover why energy efficiency is so important and how a heat pump can benefit your project. Sharing 15 years’ experience, the Smart team shows how successfully implementing a heat pump is a great investment whilst making your house a warm, comfortable home.


Designing Integrated Future Ready Homes

AGW Technologies

This seminar looks at how to plan and design technology into your home. It’ll look at best practices for wired and wireless networking, multiroom audio, TV and video distribution, lighting control (artificial and natural), and hiding technology, as well as security, control, and automation systems and home cinemas.


Is It Possible to Live Off Grid?

ZLC Energy

Is it possible to live off grid? ZLC explore the opportunities available for off-grid living. Is it possible? Is it cost effective? What are the limitations? With ever increasing utility costs, we discuss the pros and cons of living off grid.


The Benefits of Employing Architectural Services

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.


Self-Builders Don’t Ask Daft Questions

Timber Frame Design & Build

One seminar cannot answer all your questions, but it can address some of those asked most often by folks who have the building site but feel a little like they have lost the plot!


Sunday 7th October


The Future of Sustainable Energy

SunGift Energy

As renewable technologies become a larger part of our day-to-day lives, the way we generate, supply and use energy will change. But how will the integration of renewables alter the way we buy energy? How can you maximise your self-consumption using energy storage technologies? And what role will energy storage play in the future of renewables?


The Benefits of Using Recycled
Plastic Products


PAHS discuss the benefits of using 100% recycled plastic products for self-build projects. They also compare the benefits to other building materials such as timber and metal. Considerations for decking, landscaping, fencing, driveways, planters, and garden furniture will be explored.


Materials explained:
Debunking the myths behind windows

Nordic Designs

In this session Nordic Designs will offer advice and expertise on each type of window: PVC, aluminium, timber and composite systems. The team will also explain the benefits and drawbacks to each material as well as introducing Scandinavian systems and their suitability to maritime property development.


The Future of Woodburning
Stoves and Gas Fires

Cornwall Woodburners

A guide to the latest Eco Design ready woodburning stoves and gas fired appliances available for your home. With expert advice on design, planning and installation.



Free Entry Registration

Save money by registering in advance of the show.
Simply complete the online form and turn up!

(Registration closes at 5pm on 4th October). Alternatively entry is £4pp (under 16s free)