Build It has teamed up with Potton to create a series of Self-Build Academy taster sessions – for you to sample some of their full day courses. These 20 minute taster sessions are an opportunity for you to get a ‘taste’ of what to expect from their full day courses, which run at Potton’s show centre throughout the year.
Sessions cover all build systems and offer impartial, practical advice – pick up some top tips for your project at Build It Live! Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. Below is the timetable for this years’ session at Build It Live Bicester 2018.
Build It Live 2018 programme:
Self Build Academy Taster Sessions –
How to Find Land
Top tips for finding that all-important building plot. This taster session will investigate ‘is it a plot or not?’ What to look out for, managing risks and purchasing land.
Designing your Self-Build Home
This taster explains the design process step-by-step. What you need to consider, how to ensure the home fits your lifestyle and how to work with your designer to achieve your dream home.
My energy efficient home
An introduction to achieving an energy efficient home. The session covers topics such as site & planning consideration, thermal mass, fuels, heating and choosing the right insulation.
Making the most of your plot at Graven Hill
Looking specifically on Graven Hill, we explain how to make the most of your plot and provide you with more detailed information on design, low-energy homes and project costs.