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Selfbuild Live Cork is the ultimate showcase for people who are building, extending, improving or simply decorating their home. Visitors are presented an abundance of ideas, inspiration and advice via 1-2-1 Clinics, Theatre talks and hundreds of local exhibitors.

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Speakers & Experts

This years experts taking part Selfbuild Live Cork. Click on their image to find out more info.

Kieran McCarthy

KMC Homes
Kieran McCarthy

KMC Homes

About:
Kieran comes from a long family history of Engineers, Architects and Builders. He qualified as a Civil Engineer himself in UCC in 1996. Kieran’s design, building and project management skills were learned working for such acclaimed companies as John Sisk & Sons, PJ Hegarty & Sons and The Murphy Group (UK) and Joseph Lanes & Sons. Kieran has also travelled extensively and brings a dynamic, innovative and customer centric approach to the business of home building.

Talk: How to project manage your new home build
The history of house design in Ireland
House design today
What different design professional do
Setting up a design team
How to project manage a house build project

Edel Regan

Edel Regan Architects
Edel Regan

Edel Regan Architects

ABOUT
Edel Regan Architects. R.I.A.I. is a design led Architectural practice, based in Cork, We have a proven track record of commitment to design excellence in the field of architecture, planning and urban design and have extensive experience in a wide range of building types Our company has an excellent track record in achieving successful planning and can increase the value of your land or project. We are supported by a team of Architectural technicians, quantity surveyors and engineers to help us implement our designs to completion. We have proven ability in the following areas: • Mixed use developments. • Commercial. • Medical. • Pharmaceutical • Large scale residential. • Small scale residential.

TALK INFO
Talk Title: Finding a plot and planning permission

Andrew Rennie

Kingspan Insulation
Andrew Rennie

Kingspan Insulation

ABOUT:
Andrew has worked in insulation for over 20 years. Since 2011 he has been working for Kingspan Insulation promoting solutions for both New Build and Retrofit Projects.

TALK: Beyond nZEB
nZEB and Beyond

http://kingspan.com

Sean Corbett

Mortgage123
Sean Corbett

Mortgage123

ABOUT:
Sean Corbett is Sales Director of Mortgage123.
He has been working in the Financial Services industry since 1991. He has previously worked for Credit Suisse, Santander Bank and became Financial Services Director for Acorn Estates in London before returning to Ireland where he worked as Financial Controller before joining Mortgage123 in October 2017.

TALK: The Mortgage Process for a Self-built
The Dos and Don’ts of Self-build Mortgage Applications. Participants will get an overview of a sample self-built mortgage application process and tips for breezing through a mortgage application.

Michael Bass

Self-Build Zone
Michael Bass

Self-Build Zone

Its important that any project stays protected and in this group discussion Michael will cover insurances, warranties and risk management to keep your project safe.

ABOUT:
Michael has worked in the Insurance industry for 7 years. He is part of the Underwriting team and advises new and existing clients about Site Insurance and Structural Warranties for their project. Michaels experience allows him to confidently discuss insurance related questions and queries.

TALK: Protecting your project from start to finish
Essential information about Insurances, Warranties and Risk Management

Daniel Gordon

Roadstone
Daniel Gordon

Roadstone

About:
I am the Technical and Specification Manager for Roadstone's supplier of Gypsol binder, used to produce over 2 million m2 of screed laid annually in Ireland & UK. With many years experience in project design and specification of these screeds, we support architects, contractors and our clients receive the best advice and follow- on service.

Talk: Liquid Screeds for Underfloor Heating,  Refurbishment and New- Build Homes
Visitors will hear how a liquid screed, manufactured with local Irish sands, water and a calcium sulphate (Gypsol) binder will offer fast- track installation, ensure the fastest heat-up and warmest floors when laid on Underfloor Heating and learn of the many options applications and finishes to benefit the Selfbuild client.

Colin Doyle

Roadstone
Colin Doyle

Roadstone

About:
Colin Doyle is a Technical Support Engineer for Architectural Products at Roadstone

Talk: Lower costs and improve thermal bridging using Lightweight thermal blocks
What is a Thermal bridge
What are Thermal Blocks
How can Thermal Blocks help me to lower heating bills
Where are thermal blocks used in my build

Philip Birchenough

Sime Ltd
Philip Birchenough

Sime Ltd

About:
Phil Birchenough, Product Manager Sime
Phil joined the Sime Ltd team as Product Manager in November 2017.  Phil has a wealth of technical experience spanning over thirty years in both the commercial and domestic sectors.  Having worked with boiler manufacturers, local authorities, and contractors, Phil plays a key role in product development, in partnership with the technical team at Sime’s head office in Italy.
In his role as Product Manager Phil is responsible for overseeing the technical and after sales service offering, managing the relationships with agents and installers as well as introducing new boilers and accessories from the substantial global Sime portfolio to the UK market.

Talk: Hybrids
What is a hybrid? How can they save money? Are they for new build or retrofit? Do they reduce CO2 emissions? How much disruption to the consumer, installation and operation.

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