Ecobuild 2012 is sponsored by Schuco, who make solar power and heat (thermal) systems, glass, facades, etc.
Ecobuild claims to be the world’s biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment – although that claim doesn’t sound very ‘eco’. Bigger? I though Small is Beautiful. Anyway…
This show is focussing on “new eco thinking [...]
, Climate change
, solar energy
, Solar power
The Conservative government’s decision to more than halve the FIT (feed-in tariffs) for electricity put back into the grid (from sources such as solar power) from 43 to 21p per kilowatt hour, as reported here on Building DIY previously, has been attacked by the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) as disastrous for the solar and [...]
strong>Exhibition and Advice on Feed-In Tariffs and Renewable Heat Incentives
The National Self Build & Renovation Centre, off M4 in Swindon
Saturday 16th July 2011
10.00am to 5pm
Tickets are free in advance
Find out about recent Government changes to tariffs, ratings etc. Many experts will be there including David Hilton and reps from 4 other eco companies.
Micro Renewable Energy [...]
This weekend in Esher, Surrey, exhibition for all DIY and Builders.
Make the most of this weekend and the most of your home at The Homebuilding & Renovating Show, Surrey!
Join us Saturday 10am – 5pm &
Sunday 10am – 4.30pm
A venue close to home: Sandown Park Race Course, Esher KT10 9AJ
Easy access by car, rail or [...]
On 16th – 17th April 2011 is another exciting event at The National Self Build & Renovation Centre in Swindon, off the M4 junction 16.
Coming soon, 3 weeks away, this event is a practical guide to what to do to renovate, refurbish and generally spring build your home.
With 200 exhibitors, many workshops and master classes [...]
Hanse Haus make modular eco-friendly houses that are simple to construct and cheap too. They are ideal for quick builds on cheap land, as normal housing development involves buying expensive land. This means the new build property has to maximize the potential of the site, and be custom built, to get the best price on [...]
News here is that we adding a big new section on how to buy wholesale supplies and wholesale products for all aspects of building and construction. We think that DIY and small time and amateur builders should also benefit from cheap and low cost building supplies. Already suppliers like Wickes, B&Q and Homebase, Home Depot [...]
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Registration is now open for the big Ecobuild exhibition at London’s ExCeL. This is in Canary Wharf and is a very interesting place to visit.
Dates are Tuesday 01 March to Thursday 03 March 2011.
There are 1300 exhibitors, all sorts and sizes, since everyone does green certified materials and processes these days. This is a fun [...]
, solar energy
Seminars and show, this Saturday 27th November, at National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon, off M4.
Eco Technologies Workshop – Retrofit Your Home – 10am – 5pm
95% – 99% of housing is old not new – so green and sustainable technology has to be added to OLD homes and office snot just glamorous new housing.