Speakers Home Teaser Belfast
Profile: Ciaran McAliskey
Ciaran has been with Keystone for 10 years gaining a vast array of experience and knowledge across the Keystone Group specialising in Keystone Lintels and Keylite Roof Windows. For the past 4 years Ciaran has been delivering CPDs and Specification support and Technical services to Architects and Specifiers across the island of Ireland.
Company: Keystone Group
The Keystone Group is the UK and Ireland’s largest Steel Lintel manufacturer and Europe’s fastest growing Roof Window manufacturer. With a strong focus on innovation the company has grown to its present position in the marketplace by establishing a reputation for reliable supply of quality specialist products.
Talk: Lintel Innovation and Thermal Bridging
Ciaran's seminar will focus on how our high quality lintels, designed and manufactured in NI , have helped create unique lintel designs and how we have produced innovation solutions to combat Thermal Bridging in the Home.
Profile: John Corless
Independent advice from John Corless – the leading expert in building practices in Ireland.
Talk: House Plan Design
House Plan Design
Ochsner Heat pumps
Mechanical Engineer focused on heating and hot water solution using renewable energy including domestic, commercial, industrial and process energy.
Company: Eurotech Renewables Ltd
A renewable energy company which have designed and installed heat pump solutions from 1984 in conjunction with Ochsner Heat pumps
Talk: Selecting a Heat Pump and Best Energy Source for your Project
Our presentation is based on selecting the best energy source for a project and creating a complete heating solution that uses energy at the highest possible efficiency to deliver low running costs and extraordinary high comfort including endless hot water.
Profile: Jason Martin
Jason Martin heads up the Technical by Mannok team and has extensive experience in using smart product specification to improve the performance of the building. Jason is an advocate of a fabric first approach to achieve superior energy efficiency and more sustainable homes. He has led the development of industry leading thermal bridging and wall construction solutions using Mannok's aircrete blocks.
Mannok is one of the UK and Ireland’s most diverse and experienced manufacturers of construction products, producing a wide range of premium building materials including high-performance rigid insulation, aircrete thermal blocks, cement, rooftiles and precast concrete products.
Self Build with Mannok is specifically tailored to suit self builders, with custom package solutions, product discounts, expert technical support and construction solutions to help build a home for life.
Talk: Aircrete: A New Lease of Life for Cavity Walls
Cavity walls are the most common construction method in Ireland, but with heat loss through walls accounting for up to 35% of a home’s total heat loss, there’s room for improvement. Aircrete blocks can transform this traditional form of construction into one which can compete with other more modern forms of construction. This seminar will show how a simple
Ballantine Building Solutions Ltd
Profile: Jonathan Ballantine
An engineering graduate who formerly worked in the aircraft industry before joining the family Quarrying business in 1999. Having learned of ICF construction in 1992 an opportunity arose to travel to Atlanta in 2000 to attend the INHB show to research ICF further. In 2004 we completed our first ICF build and have been developing the market for ICF construction every since. Jonathan has gain considerable experience of ICF builds over the last 16+years.
Company: Ballantine Building Solutions Ltd
UK and Ireland Distributor of IntegraSpec ICF. We supply one of the most advanced Insulating Concrete Forms (ICF) currently available to build super energy efficient buildings. we have been building with ICF since 2004.We also ply and fit Thermal Bead Screed to our local market.
Talk: Building With Insulating Concrete Forms , ICF's
Jonathan's presentation will give a short introduction to our company and then a brief outline of the history of ICF construction before having a more in depth look at ICF and why you should build with this way.
We will look at IntegraSpec and its product range along with some typical details and finally have a look at some recent projects for inspiration.
Keylite Roof Windows
Profiel: Cathal McShane
As Specification Executive on Keylite’s Technical Specification team, Cathal McShane works alongside architects and housebuilders to help specify Keylite products for projects across the UK and Ireland.
Company: Keylite Roof Windows
Keylite Roof Windows Ltd offer a full range of roof windows, blinds, timber loft ladders, flashings, electric operation kits and accessories and is Europe’s fastest growing roof window manufacturer. We believe that every product produced should provide the very best in innovation, quality and value for money.
Company: Addressing Thermal Performance in Roof Windows
All Roof Windows are not created equally. Keylite Roof Windows CPD webinar ‘Addressing Thermal Performance in Roof Windows’ tackles the performance gap in roof window specification, providing solutions as to how thermal performance can be assured to achieve Part L and avoid thermal bridging, condensation and heat loss.e
Profile: Richard Sloan
Richard leads the team at SONAS Bathrooms, and is passionate about helping customers create their perfect bathroom solution. He has almost 20 years' experience in developing and marketing bathroom product solutions with consumers, installers, specifiers and retailers.
Company: SONAS Bathrooms
Ireland's leading provider of bathroom products
Talk: Planning your Bathroom
What to consider when planning your bathroom project, from first fix decisions to avoiding common mistakes
GMS Insulations Ltd
Profile: Gerry Sheridan
Over 30 years experience in the construction with 16 years experiencing of spray foam
Company: GMS Insulations Ltd
Spray Foam Insulation specialists
Talk: Spray Spray Foam Insulation for Residential Properties
Introduction to Spray Foam Insulation as a mainstream insulation product
Mervyn Mc Neill
McNeill Architectural Consultancy
Mervyn has over 40 years experience in Architecture, Planning and Project Management, both in the private sector for private bespoke dwellings, housing developments and commercial buildings, etc. Mervyn holds 4 chartered qualifications in Architecture, Surveying, Building Engineering and Project Management and is a Fellow of 3 of these professional institutes. In private practice Mervyn became an associate of a Chartered Architects practice at the age of 25. He then moved to the public sector and reached the level of Head of Building and Assistant Director of Estates Services. Throughout his career, his passion has always been architectural design, project management and building legislation including a particular interest in Planning legislation.
Talk: Finding a plot and planning permission
Finding a plot and planning permission