Masterclasses

Presented by exhibitors, our Masterclasses are an opportunity to learn from the experts

2022 MASTERCLASSES

Masterclasses take place on both days of the Show

Each Masterclass is approximately 30 minutes long. 

Saturday 5 March

10:30 Introduction to Passivhaus

An introduction to the leading international low energy and comfort building standard

Lee Broomhall will explain the main aspects of design when considering a Passivhaus build project. 

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11:20 Underfloor Heating

Choosing the right system to maximise performance

James Lloyd of Wunda will be de-mystifying floor heating and talking about the many different options you have when specifying floor heating, to enable you to make an educated decision on the heating system for your renovation, extension or new build project.

Visit the Wunda website »

12:10 The Benefits of Building With Timber Frame

Self-builder and managing director of Fleming Homes, Sarah Mathieson, dives into why timber frame is the smart choice for a self-build project highlighting some of the added value this structural system can bring to a project. 

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13:00 What is the Government’s new Help To Build Scheme and How Will it Work?

This session will introduce the government's new scheme, how it works, who is eligible and how Help to Build can make building your own home a realistic choice, even with a smaller deposit.

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14:00 Just Got Planning Permission... What Next?

Paul Newman of Potton asks what next after the euphoria (or relief) of gaining permission. He helps provide the answers to this question and many others to enable you to move your project forward with confidence.

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Sunday 6 March

10:30 Heat Pump Technology

Ian Griffiths from Griffiths Heat Pumps will provide a detailed review on all types of renewable heating and heat pump design and selection.

Visit the Griffiths Heat Pumps website »

11:20 Just Got Planning Permission... What Next?

Paul Newman of Potton asks what next after the euphoria (or relief) of gaining permission. He helps provide the answers to this question and many others to enable you to move your project forward with confidence.

Visit the Potton website »

12:10 What is the Government’s new Help To Build Scheme and How Will it Work?

This session will introduce the government's new scheme, how it works, who is eligible and how Help to Build can make building your own home a realistic choice, even with a smaller deposit.

Visit the Homes England website »

13:00 Funding Your Self Build Project

Tom McSherry of Buildstore will discuss how to secure funding for your project and how best to manage your money during the build.

Visit the Buildstore website »

14:00 Introduction to Passivhaus

Lee Broomhall will explain the main aspects of design when considering a Passivhaus build project. 

Visit the MBC Timber Frame website »