Free Workshops

Free Workshops – 15+ FREE Sessions!

The Workshop Theatre is proudly sponsored by the STA

Build It Live offers a range of free workshops, each presented by leading suppliers and specialists, with a focus on specific problems and choices that self-builders and renovators face every day. Our workshops aim to answer your burning questions and help you progress your project. Topics include everything from the benefits of ICF, energy efficient building solutions and real self builder stories, to how much your dream home will cost to build.

Take a look at the 2019 programme.

SATURDAY

Time   Topic

10.30   Smart Technology: The Easy Way to Run Your Home – CEDIA
11.00   SELF BUILDER STORY – Timber frame home
12.00   How to Finance your Self Build or Renovation Project – BuildStore
12.30   Underfloor Heating: The Truth Behind the Myths – Nu-Heat
13.00   Custom Build & New Routes to Finding Land – Custom Build Homes
13.30   Choosing the Best Windows for a Sustainable Home – Internorm
14.00   SELF BUILDER STORY – Graven Hill, Grand Designs: The Street
15.00   Protect your Project: Why you need the right insurance – Self-Build Zone
15.30   The Great Heating System Debate – Build It Experts
16.00   Eco Homes: Why Passivhaus Makes Sense – Beattie Passive

SUNDAY

Time  Topic 

10.30   The Benefits of Timber Frame for Your Project – STA member
11.00   SELF BUILDER STORY – Oak Frame Home
12.00   How to Finance your Self Build or Renovation Project – BuildStore
12.30   Design & Build the Perfect Extension – HOME EXTENDER STORY – lapd Architects
13.00   What You Need to Know Before Buying a Plot – Brethertons Solicitors
13.30   Lighting Design: Why You Should Plan Early – Brilliant Lighting
14.00   SELF-BUILDER STORY – Graven Hill home
15.00   How to Find the Best Builders – Build It Expert
15.30   The Great Heating System Debate – Build It Experts