'DIY SOS’ and ’60-minute makeover’ Interior Designer Julia Kendell of Kendell & Co will be present at the show to impart her advice on achieving a sustainable kitchen, offering her tips for making savings using LED lighting and upcycling kitchen furniture.
The event will present an opportunity for visitors to Ask the Expert about how they can make the most of the energy in their homes, save money on bills, and reduce their carbon footprint, with eco-expert David Hilton on hand to de-mystify heat pumps and more.
During the Home Energy Hour, industry leaders in home heating efficiency will be talking on topics including renewables – saving money and energy – with a fresh look at renewables in the home – solar and heat pumps, and heat recovery ventilation systems.
As well as providing a chance to find out about innovations in new and energy-efficient heating technologies, the show will allow visitors to experience thousands of products from over 180 exhibitors.
Experts in the Masterclass and Seminar Theatres will also present on topics ranging from ‘a beginner’s guide to building your own home’, ‘smart homes made simple’ and ‘how to manage your own building project efficiently and successfully’ to ‘how to get planning permission' as well as 'the importance of domestic soundproofing’.
The Advice Centre will provide opportunities to book free one-on-one sessions with other property experts, architects, planners and builders, including Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine property experts, Michael Holmes and Jason Orme, Architect Allan Corfield, Planner Sally Tagg, building expert Bob Branscombe and Tom McSherry, finance expert from Buildstore.
One-day tickets to the South East Homebuilding & Renovating Show are £8 in advance, and two-day tickets are £12 in advance (children under 16 go free).