UK’s first National Home Energy Week opens up new trade opportunities at the London Homebuilding & Renovating Show this September

14 August 2022

30 September – 2 October, ExCeL London

The London Homebuilding & Renovating Show will be partnering with the UK’s first National Home Energy Week, an initiative designed to offer tons of practical ideas and guidance to switch millions of people off fuel poverty.  To align with this new feature, companies within this sector are invited to secure a stand at ExCel from 30 September to 2 October 2022 to present their home energy and eco solutions to a motivated and committed audience are looking to improve their energy efficiency, delivering exciting new trade opportunities for exhibitors.   

Nick Noble, commercial and events director Future, explains,

“With the national energy regulator Ofgem on course to raise the cap on household energy bills to nearly £3,000 in October, householders want to upgrade insulation or make other energy improvements.* We’re partnering with National Home Energy Week to help visitors understand how they can make the most of the energy in their homes, save money on their bills and reduce their carbon footprint. Our experts from the Home Energy Academy will cut through the hype, debunk the myths and offer pragmatic and realistic solutions for homeowners, landlords and tenants, especially those on fixed incomes. The London event will present an innovative platform for exhibitors to share their products, services and knowledge with visitors who are genuinely interested in finding solutions to the fuel poverty crisis. It is not to be missed!”

In new features for the show, eco-focused experts at the Home Energy Academy will be giving individual advice on how to save money on bills and reduce carbon footprints. During Home Energy Hour, the industry’s leading eco experts will be offering talks on topics including how to retrofit and upgrade the heating in older homes, finding gas boilers, effective draft proofing, and more. Eco-expert David Hilton will de-mystify heat pumps and present other affordable and viable options, and experts from show partners, the National Energy Association, will be on hand to give further guidance and advice.

* Office for National Statistics survey covering the two weeks to May 22: link here

As well as providing a chance to show interested homeowners all about advances in eco and energy-efficient heating, the London Homebuilding & Renovating Show will, once again, deliver a dedicated venue for exhibitors with thousands of products in industries including kitchens; bathrooms; doors and windows; extensions and conversions; architecture; design; financial services; planning permissions, and much more.  

‘DIY SOS’ and ‘60 Minute Makeover’ interior designer Julia Kendell will be offering her expertise through both live seminars and one-to-one consultations. With over 30 years’ experience as an interior design professional, property renovator and kitchen specialist, Julia has now launched a ‘Virtual Room Design Service’ to provide her interior expertise online.

The Masterclass Theatre offers information on creating a sustainable home, choosing the right structures for a project, finding and evaluating land, and much more. Useful wisdom on all things interior design, upgrading kitchens and bathrooms, and creating extensions can be found at the Home Improvement Theatre. Speakers at the Self-Build Theatre will address in-depth topics ranging from a beginner’s guide on renovation to maintaining good relationships between homeowners and tradespeople.

A key area at the show is The Advice Centre where industry leaders can help showgoers with specific issues. Members from the Royal Institute of British Architects will provide information on the design, planning and construction process during Ask the Architect consultations. And the Federation of Master Builders will guide people booking an Ask the Builder session on hiring accredited, highly skilled construction workers.   

Fifteen minute Ask the Expert consultations will continue to be available through interactive sessions with property experts Michael Holmes and Jason Orme; interior designer Julia Kendell; eco expert David Hilton; self-build mortgage and financial specialist Tom McSherry, and planning expert Sally Tagg. Sally will also be present at The Planning Clinic, setting out the tactics for a successful, straightforward planning process.

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