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Kevin O’Connor of ‘This Old House’ is at the Salt Lake Home Show this year

Posted at 3:30 PM, Jan 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-11 17:30:53-05

This year, the Salt Lake Home Show welcomes Kevin O'Connor of PBS's 'This Old House', and he joined Budah live on The PLACE.

O'Connor got his start while renovating his first home when he encountered a few problems and asked for help from 'The Old House' experts.  Months after his guest appearance he was offered a hosting position on the show.  He quickly made the transition from financial expert to Emmy Award-nominated TV host.

O'Connor will share the latest renovation tips when he takes to the Design Stage on Friday, January 7 at 7pm and Saturday, January 12 at 10 am and 12 pm.

On The PLACE O'Connor talked about the latest in sustainability, technology and building practices to create a net-zero home... that was a recent undertaking by PBS's team.

They kept the architectural charm of an island cottage while introducing game-changing technology to make the home net-zero.  The home's energy-saving and energy-producing technology include:

  • Photovoltaic solar panals
  • Heat-recovery HVAC system
  • Layers of insulation
  • Energy Star appliances
  • Triple-glazed argon-filled windows
  • LED lighting

The Salt Lake Home Show presented by Mountain America Credit Union runs:

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 2:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Mountain America Expo Center (formerly, South Towne Expo Center)
9575 South State Street
Sandy, Utah 84070

Adults (Door) - $12.00
Adults (Online) - $10.00
Senior 55+ (Door & Online - $8.00
Children Ages 12 & under - FREE
Group Tickets (20 or more) - $8.00
Weekend Senior (55+) - Valid all three days of the show -$12.00
Weekend Adult (ages 13+) - Valid all three days of the show - $15.00

Hero Day: All active and retired military and first responders, as well as teachers, qualify for one FREE ticket with a valid ID on Friday, January 11, 2019.

For more information and tickets, please visit