North West Build and Renovate Show this weekend

The North West Build and Renovate Show 2013 is being held in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town this weekend Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th March from 11am – 6pm.

The North West Build and Renovate Show 2013 is being held in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town this weekend Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th March from 11am – 6pm.

The North West Build and Renovate Show is a one-stop expo for builders and renovators in the north-west. The show aims to showcase the range of building companies, services and expertise that are available locally and give information to anyone that has an interest in building, extending or renovating.

Speaking on the upcoming show, the organisers, Brendan Sheridan and PJ Patton, said: “There is an extensive range of building companies exhibiting at the show including home heating, window amd door providers, security - gates and automation, kitchen, flooring and stairs. There is also a green homes area featuring the latest green technologies including solar heating, geo-thermal and rain-water harvesting systems.”

As well as exhibiting a range of building services, a series of home heating and interior design seminars will be held daily giving information on tips and trends for 2013 in ventilation, heat pumps, insulation, hot water heating, BER and the new Renewable Heating Incentive Grant Scheme. Show attendees are invited to the free seminars which will be followed by a question and answer session.

Gerry Duffy, Heating Consultant with Eurotech Renewables, will deliver seminars on Home Heating at 1pm and 4pm daily. Seminars will cover all of the following topics: Ventilation – passive, heat recovery or demand control; Heat Pumps – Air Source, Ground Source and Water Source, the facts and figures; Insulation and Cold Bridging - How to get it right; Hot Water Heating - the options and running costs; Building Energy Rating and BER Certificates; New Renewable Heating Incentive (RHI) Grant Scheme explained. Each seminar= will be followed by a Question and Answer Session.

La Maison, Letterkenny will hold an interior design seminar entitled ‘La Maison Tips and Trends’ to display the latest design trends and learn how to work them into your home. This seminar will be held at 2.30pm daily.

The Ocean FM Roadcastor will also be broadcasting live from the Show on Saturday from 2-6pm.

Brendan Sheridan and PJ Patton are local businessmen. Brendan believes that bringing together local expertise in one venue is a great way to promote local business and urges the public to come out and support the event. PJ says:“If you are thinking about building or renovating or just want to learn more about reducing your heating and electricity bills, this is a great opportunity to do so. The Donegal Show is the only one of its kind in the north west this year and promises to be very popular event for anyone with an interest in building.”

For further information on the show contact Brendan Sheridan, Sheridan Security Systems 087 286 3077 or PJ Patton, PJ Designs 087 278 9434.