Book your FREE ticket for future events and we will keep you up to date on what’s happening.

Get your FREE tickets for Selfbuild Live and be in with the chance to win amazing prizes for your home

Selfbuild Live Dublin 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.

Show Features

Tickets

Purchase your tickets here and choose from the following options
RegisterButton
RegisterButton1

Speakers & Experts

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

John Rainey

VELUX Co Ltd
John Rainey

VELUX Co Ltd

ABOUT:
John Rainey has been employed by VELUX Co Ltd since 1996. He began his career with VELUX as a Service Technician. This role developed into Regional Service Manager and presently John is the Area Sales Manager for Northern Ireland. John’s vast knowledge of the VELUX product range is a major asset to the Irish team and he uses it to great effect every day in providing unrivalled expert advice and daylighting solutions across a wide range of audiences, everything from somebodies dream extension or loft conversion to large housebuilding projects.

TALK: Creating a stunning living environment by maximising the use of daylight & fresh air
When embarking on a project, such as a new build, loft conversion or extension, it is important to plan for daylight as early as possible. While vertical glazing is important, roof windows can add natural daylight to your space to areas that cannot be reached by vertical windows or bi-fold doors. Here, John Rainey, Area Sales Manager for VELUX, will talk about creating a bright and beautiful new living space with plenty of daylight and fresh air.

Ciaran McAliskey

Keystone Group
Ciaran McAliskey

Keystone Group

ABOUT:
Ciaran is a graduate of Queen's University Belfast and has been with Keystone Group ever since - totalling seven years.
He worked primarily in logistics and dispatch before moving into sales and specification to architects, engineers and builders merchant.

TALK: The benefits of choosing a fabric first approach to your home
This seminar will discuss the use of Keystone products to help improve thermal performance within the build, the benefits of Keystone products to improve buildability and reliability and cost benefits to improve this thermal performance, buildability and reliability.
There will be information covering the following products:
*Keylite Roof Windows
*Keystone Lintels
*Hi-Therm Lintel
*IG Masonry Support Systems

Kristian Bird

Internorm UK
Kristian Bird

Internorm UK

ABOUT:
Kristian Bird is a Regional sales manager with over 15 years experience specifying aluminium and alternative glazing systems.

TALK: Window into the future
Visitors will learn the many glazing options available and the importance of choosing the right materials for their individual project. Kristian will also be explaining and helping you to understand the industry technical jargon.

 

Martin Mallon

Armatile
Martin Mallon

Armatile

ABOUT:
Martin Mallon is the Marketing Manager of the multi award winning Armatile; one of the leading tile importers & suppliers of high quality tile solutions in Ireland & UK for residential, interior, commercial and hospitality design projects. He has worked with Armatile for 12 years, beginning in the showroom and learning the industry.
The company - which was established in 1975 in the small village of Loughgall - has grown hugely and is one of the largest importers, retailers, distributors, manufacturers and commercial contractors of decorative ceramic and porcelain tiles in the UK and Ireland, employing almost 100 people.
It has done so by keeping up to date with changing markets and recognising customers’ needs and identifying future tile trends by visiting the largest tile exhibitions worldwide and visiting manufacturers throughout Europe to hand select truly beautiful tiles and mosaic for both residential and commercial design projects. And Armatile’s expert, experienced and technically skilled consultants provide guidance, advice and practical support to every customer from the concept to completion of any tiling project.

TALK:
This presentation will focus on the essential technical information consumers need to know if they are considering installing tiles onto underfloor heated screeds:
It will discuss

Stephen Maxwell

BPC Ventilation
Stephen Maxwell

BPC Ventilation

ABOUT:
Stephen Maxwell is a senior sales manager, with vast experience in home ventilation systems and their installation into all types of new and existing properties throughout the UK and ROI

TALK: Home Ventilation Solutions
If you are renovating or building a new house to any standard, it is important to know why and what type of ventilation system you require. As the largest designers and suppliers of all types of systems, we will discuss the various types, and their advantages and disadvantages, allowing you to make the correct choice

Leona Hill

Edgeways Immersive Solutions Ltd
Leona Hill

Edgeways Immersive Solutions Ltd

ABOUT:
Leona is the managing director of Edgeways. She initially came from a software development background, though now focuses solely on new cutting-edge technologies such as virtual and augmented reality.  She started Edgeways herself 2 years ago and has worked on a variety of private/public projects and has a passion for helping the normal person use these new technologies to enhance their life in a cost effect way.

TALK: VR – How You Can Walk Around Your House Before its Built
Learn what virtual and augmented reality is and how it can help with all your home needs, from gaging the size of the rooms from 2D plans to picking the perfect kitchen worktop.
Virtual and augmented reality provides a new dimension for home makers and can save you money in construction costs as well as helping to get plans past the planning stage.
Experience the many uses of these new technologies and how you can incorporate them into your planning and buying, to ensure you get what you truly want.  Ever wondered what that room would look like painted a different colour or how the new sofa would fit in that corner? - VR and AR can make that possible

Paul Glavin

Glavloc Build Systems Ltd
Paul Glavin

Glavloc Build Systems Ltd

ABOUT:
Paul has over 18 years’ experience in the civil and construction industries. He has designed numerous building and structures including all 12 of the NRA motorway service areas. He has a BEng (Hons) Structural Engineering (1 H), BEng (Ord) Civil Engineering (Distinction), Dip. Arch (Tech), and an Applied Diploma in Project Management from UCC. Past employers include Mouchel, Halcrow, J B Barry and Partners, and Melbourne local Authority.
In recent years he has worked as a Structural Engineer primarily in the timber industry and has designed timber frames for a number of Ireland's leading timber frame companies. He set up Glavloc Build Systems Ltd in 2015 to develop a component based fast build system for the construction industry.

TALK: How nZEB Regulations Will Affect Selfbuilders And Why The Construction Sector Needs To Change
This seminar will discuss the current problems with the existing residential construction sector, the new Nzeb regulations and why the industry needs to change.
It will outline innovative solutions to tackle these problems and show how self-builders can benefit from these technologies.

Gareth Fitzsimons

Homecare Systems Ltd
Gareth Fitzsimons

Homecare Systems Ltd

ABOUT:
Gareth Fitzsimons is a building services engineer who is the co-director and co-founder of Homecare Systems Ltd. Homecare Systems was established 16 years ago and was Ireland’s first bespoke MVHR design, installation and servicing company.

TALK: 30 Years of MVHR in UK and Ireland
Homecare Systems has 16 years of actual hands-on install experience, servicing and maintenance over a number of manufacturers systems. This seminar will discuss common pitfalls of poor installation. This will be backed up with Villavent UK’s 30 years’ experience of MVHR installations throughout Europe.

 

 

Request Info On Exhibiting at Selfbuild Live Events