Seminars

Seminars

All Seminars are FREE WITH PAID ADMISSION located in the Stark Room outside the Expo Center!

In a time when getting the right professional to work in your home is even more important than ever, we have seminars that include:

  • Energy Efficient Homes
  • Kitchen & bath remodeling
  • Protecting your investment

Saturday March 7, 2020

11:00 AM
How to get the home loan
you want,  with the loan
you need!
-Service Credit Union
Matthew Gallant

To succeed in getting the home you want, you need to be prepared. Service Credit Union is offering homebuyers the opportunity to receive free guidance on the home-buying process at this year’s NH State Home Show. Matt Gallant, a real-estate lending specialist, will present essential information, including how to get pre-qualified for a mortgage, pick the right broker and make an offer on a home. This seminar offers a fun way for prospective buyers to get the info they need to get into their dream home. After all, every buyer needs a little coaching.

12:00 PM
Home Inspectors:
Not just for
home buyers! 
-Premier Home Inspections 
Nick Jette

Nick is a Certified Master Inspector and Certified Residential Thermographer. Whether you are a first time home buyer, an empty-nester getting ready to downsize, or if you just want to learn more about how your current home works, this interactive seminar will help show you how a home inspector can be one of your most valuable resources. We will discuss the role of a home inspector in a real estate transaction, talk about home maintenance, and show you how non-destructive equipment such as drones and thermal imaging can help you understand what your house expects from you.   

1:00 PM
Kitchen Design
David R. Crupi ,LLC
Presenter: Susan Crupi, Director of Design Services, David R. Crupi,LLC

Designer Susan Crupi has received national recognition for her award-winning kitchens and baths. Her projects are frequently showcased in magazines, cabinetry brochures, and have appeared on WMUR ABC.  From cabinets-to-countertops, join Susan for an inspiring look at Kitchen Design, including a behind the scenes tour of award-winning projects.

2:00 PM
Bath Design
David R. Crupi , LLC
Susan Crupi

Designer Susan Crupi has received national recognition for her award-winning kitchens and baths. Her projects are frequently showcased in magazines, cabinetry brochures, and have appeared on WMUR ABC.  From beautiful updates to luxury spa retreats, join Susan for an inspiring look at Bath Design, including a behind the scenes tour of award-winning projects.

3:00 PM
The State of Solar Power
-Harmony Energy Works
George Horrocks

Solar plus Storage in NH; the other is Commercial Solar USDA REAP Grants and Other Incentives.  George Horrocks, received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and has more than 30 years experience. George has had a successful engineering career in a number of startup companies as Engineering Manager. George is one of only a handful of NABCEP nationally-certified Solar PV Installers in the state of New Hampshire and has been the Principal Designer and Project Manager for over 300 solar photovoltaic projects – residential and commercial – totaling over 3000 KW and was responsible for the design, procurement, and project management of those projects.

4:00 PM
Is Your Water Safe?
Reverse Osmosis
Water Systems
Secondwind Water Systems Inc.
Marie Degulis

Recent water quality issues and concerns in NH have caused residents to wonder about their own home’s water supply.  We will provide an overview of the latest issues and offer details on how Reverse Osmosis technology works to provide a peace of mind for their family’s consumable water.

Sunday March 8, 2020

11:00 AM
A look at your chimney
with 2020 vision!
-Crown Chimney
Jesse Doucette 

We will address the most common questions that we get asked when it comes to chimneys. Discussions will include how to burn and what to burn and best practices to protect your chimney. 

12:00 PM
10 Things you should
know when designing
your kitchen!
-Norfolk Kitchen & Bath
Diane Fleming & Team

Norfolk Kitchen & Bath will discuss 10 thinks you should know when investing in your new kitchen, and 10 ways to make a space that is a perfect reflection of who you are, without breaking the bank!

1:00 PM
All you need to
know about residential
construction loans
-Merrimack County Savings Bank
Matt Thomas & Jeni Williams

The presentation will be reviewing specific loan requirements necessary to apply for a construction loan.  The presentation will discuss the different types of construction loans available through lenders as well as what additional documentation is needed to present to the lending institution for consideration for financing a consumer residential construction project.  A helpful checklist and sample guide forms will be available to  the attendees.

2:00 PM
Home energy audits 
are you losing money?
-Building Alternatives
Bob Tortorice, MBA, MGP

This seminar will open your eyes as how to SAVE 20%-40% on your energy bills. Also learn about the NH SAVES program which could pay for the energy audit as well as paying 50% for the approved energy improvements up to $4,000.